SAFETY and Environmental Leader
Performs Safety and Environmental related guidance and technical
advice in partnership with site leaders to support the safety of
employees at all levels at Salt Lake City Fabrication site. Be a
strong subject matter expert, collaborator and influencer to
provide effective safety solutions and advance the site safety
culture. Coordinates EHS trending, program updates, and manages
An employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all
of the following essential functions. (These examples do not
include all of the functions that the employee may be expected to
Provides support to all employees in any Safety matter by acting
as advisor, and technical and procedural resource. Help apply OSHA
regulations and other safety standards to the needs of
Develops, updates, and evaluates the effectiveness of Safety
Procedures - guide changes and updates due to business or
regulatory changes by coordinating with stakeholders; facilitate
implementation of changes. Conduct research on technical topics in
order to advise stakeholders regarding procedure changes.
Assists with business area needs for Safety support including
facilitating JHAs, area inspections and checklists, compliance
questions, procedure or PPE guidance, machine or process safety
Provides support to leaders regarding the reporting and
management of injuries and incidents. Investigates injuries with
leaders to assist in identifying root causes and potential
corrective actions, focusing on safety system improvements.
Manages safety trending systems such as incidents and injuries,
hazard identifications, and inspections. Maintains the OSHA 300
logs and associated tracking and generates monthly safety
Lead and support safety initiatives to strive for continuous
improvements using trending to identify root causes and corrective
actions for focus areas. Work in partnership with internal
departments including engineering, facilities, operations,
maintenance, and human resources.
Lead collaborative teams by being an inspiring leader that can
motivate others; collaborate to obtain optimal results from teams
through respect, and confident, competent, and diplomatic
Maintain a leadership presence on the plant floor to engage
employees and leaders in safety processes.
Conducts effective training and communications on various safety
Develop the knowledge and skills of the Plant Safety
Coordinates Safety Committee meetings, working with the
Committee Chairperson to ensure agenda, discussions and handouts
Accountable for leading campus to ensure continued readiness for
Corporate Safety audits
Maintain positive relationships with external entities such as
regulatory agencies, vendors and professional organizations
Manages environmental programs such as EPCRA reporting,
sustainability, recycling, and hazardous and non-hazardous waste
management. Work with regulators, vendors, and internal
constituents to meet regulatory and business needs.
Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe
Position requires regular and predictable attendance.
Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job.
Will attend trade shows and participate in professional
associations in order to maintain a current body of knowledge that
may be incorporated into the workplace. This may involve traveling
Will meet with vendors and suppliers to remain informed of work
site safety equipment.
QUALIFICATIONS AND KSA'S FOR EMPLOYMENT
An employee in this position, upon appointment, should have the
equivalent of the following:
Solid knowledge of manufacturing processes and industrial
Solid knowledge of federal, state and local safety standards and
strong research skills to stay abreast of changes and apply
effectively to the business
Solid knowledge of, and experience performing safety inspections
Solid knowledge of writing procedures, reports and
Solid knowledge of computer programs and applications such as
Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Basic knowledge of federal, state and local environmental
Basic knowledge of project management in order to establish
timelines for various projects.
Skill in developing and maintaining effective work
relationships. Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication
skills, understand various perspectives, and work effectively with
a wide range of associates in a diverse community.
Skill influencing employees and leaders, coaching teams and
developing safety skills in employees at all levels and
Ability to maintain trending, statistical, and other
Ability to conduct presentations before large groups as a
Ability to demonstrate a high degree of self-motivation and
personal initiative to undertake and complete work assignments with
Ability to identify, analyze, measure and control occupational
health and safety risks within the workplace.
Ability to communicate complex information in a way that is easy
to understand for a wide range of audiences with different levels
of education, life experiences and language.
Ability to analyze cause and effect relationships, identify and
overcome obstacles, and resolve concerns of employees to achieve
results in a timely manner.
Ability to deal with highly confidential and sensitive
Acceptable Training and Experience includes a related Bachelor's
degree or equivalent, and four to six years Safety experience, with
at least 3 years in a fabrication/manufacturing environment is
required. CSP or ASP, or other safety certification preferred.
For knowledge statements, according to the Uniform Selection
Guidelines issued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
the following definitions of knowledge are:
Basic General familiarity; aware of universal principles and
able to locate/access resources. Understanding of a determinate
number or functions or activities.
Solid Working knowledge; able to apply general principles.
Understanding of most functions, operations or activities. Includes
a general knowledge of applicable theory.
Expert Able to apply general principles and specific details.
Understanding of virtually all functions, operations or activities.
Includes full comprehension of applicable theory.
INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTOR COMPETENCIES
The Fabrication Division Individual Contributor Competencies are
abbreviated in this job description; refer to Individual
Contributor Performance Appraisal to view the full version. An
Individual Contributor at Hunter Douglas Fabrication Division
displays these characteristics:
Achievement Focused - Focuses on what is important and
demonstrates a sense of urgency, successfully managing multiple
Project and Task Management - Plans and implements projects or
tasks with well-defined objectives and outcomes.
Continuous Learning Mindset - Demonstrates a commitment for
learning new skills and proactively strengthens current knowledge
Critical Thinking - Anticipates events and potential problems
before they arise.
Decision Making - Initiates actionable and practical solutions
when faced with challenges.
Communication - Communicates in a tone and matter that
demonstrates respect; and responds effectively to the views and
opinions of others.
Interpersonal Skills - Engenders a positive climate through the
use of optimism, integrity and sincerity.
Resilience/Adaptability - Maintains an optimistic outlook,
responding constructively when presented with change.
Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities - Demonstrates an in-depth
knowledge of their own profession and essential functions of the
Collaboration/Teamwork - Actively involves others in
decision-making, planning, and problem-solving when
Will constantly walk to and from locations and buildings at the
Will constantly stand while conducting training and performing
assessments of production equipment and processes
Will frequently use hands while keyboarding and writing.
Will frequently sit at desk while processing paperwork and
Will frequently reach above head when removing items stored in
overhead cabinets or storage shelves.
Will occasionally twist upper body when assessing equipment or
accessing items from overhead cabinets.
Will occasionally bend/stoop/squat at knees assessing equipment
or filing materials.
Back and Upper Body (lifting and carrying)
Will occasionally lift and carry supplies weighing 35 pounds or
Constantly uses sight in performance of daily job duties.
Sense of Touch
Frequently uses sense of touch when using keyboard, assessing
hazards, and assembling packets of information
Constantly uses hearing when performing job duties and
communicating. Listens for excessive noise, backup alarms on
forklifts and warning signals on production equipment.
70% office; 30% fabrication/manufacturing areas. Some dusts from
fabrics, woods and metals.
Travel approximately 10% (air)
From "Dictionary of Occupational Titles," U.S. Department of
Labor, 4th Edition, 1991:
Constantly:activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the
Frequently:activity or condition exists 1/3 to 2/3 of the
Occasionally:activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the
Changeability:Management of Hunter Douglas, Inc. - Fabrication
Division reserves the right to modify, change, or eliminate this
job description at any time, with or without notice.
Reports to: Manager, Environmental Health and Safety
Functional Group/Dept: HR/EHS
Written by: Meg Hummel