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Safety Health and Environmental Manager Automotive Supplier
Birmingham, AL

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PLANT SAFETY MANAGER / Automotive Supplier in the Birmingham Al area

About the company

  • Leading supplier of automotive glazing for the OEM and aftermarket industries.
  • Company has been in business for more than 100 years
  • Supplier to the big names in Automotive manufacturing
  • Pride in best product and customer service
  • Stable, profitable company

What they provide

  • Excellent compensation and benefits package including a strong bonus program, extremely cost affordable medical / dental / vision plans, life insurance, 401k, short term disability
  • 401k with match
  • Health Care Reimbursement and Dependent Care Reimbursement Programs – choice of HSA or FSA
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • 14 company paid holidays
  • Vacation

The Role you will play:

Responsible for planning, scheduling, and coordinating departmental activities of a comprehensive Safety, Health, and Environmental program addressing all areas of operations in compliance with local, site, and federal OSHA requirements and Company Policies.  Part of the plant management team reporting direct to the Plant Manager.  This position has 2 direct reports and budget responsibility.

  • Develops and executes strategic departmental long- and short-range plans to support the company vision and mission as it relates to environmental, safety, and health of the workplace
  • Develops, deploys, promotes and maintains health and safety management systems including policies, programs, procedures, and processes designed to identify hazards, assess risk and identify solutions to manage risk and ensure compliance with applicable regulations and company requirements
  • Mage the effective operation and administration of the plants environmental, health & Safety management systems to ensure system reliability for maximum performance
  • Develops coordinators, managers, and associates through coaching, feedback, and continued training activities to assist them in developing skills and talents necessary to execute their health and safety responsibilities
  • Manages environmental health and safety-related communication flow and coordination between departmental resources for safety performance, improvement strategies/initiatives and compliance issues
  • Serves as liaison for regulatory agencies and for effective case management with the worker compensation carrier
  • Establishes, implements, and ensures compliance in investigating and reporting incidents involving injuries, illnesses, property damage, and near miss cases
  • Addresses all request for safety related information from government agencies and corporate in a timely manner including preparation and submittal of required reports
  • Audits facility for environmental/safety compliance to federal, state, and local regulations as well as company standards and initiates any required improvements
  • Acts as consultant to the leadership team and associates for all safety and health issues
  • Designs, implements, reviews, and leads safety related training programs for associates
  • Ensures safety and environmental compliance to all federal, state, and local safety regulations

What the ideal candidate needs:

  • Bachelor of Science in Occupational Safety and Health, Engineering, or relevant area of study
  • (5-7 years professional experience in health and safety in a manufacturing environment
  • Leadership experience in management a mixed team of hourly and professional associates
  • Knowledge and ability to utilize problem solving tools such as Six Sigma, Fishbone, KT, 8D, etc.
  • Moderate to advanced computer skills including use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of applicable federal and state safety and health regulations
  • Previous experience in leading continuous improvement activities
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Effective presentation and motivation skills
  • Knowledge of Behavioral Based Safety programs
  • Strong human relations and team building skills
  • Strong analytical and process skills

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