Belton, MO

Safety Specialist

  • Direct Hire
  • 8360e235-c686-4579-9421-a2b2d5afab8e
  • April 1
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Safety Specialist
Belton, MO area 
Salary dependent on experience plus bonus potential, profit sharing, three weeks of vacation, 401K match and benefits day one of employment!
➡️ This company is investing in the plant and recently added a manufacturing line
➡️ Profitable, stable organization in a recession-proof industry
➡️ Excellent work/life balance, averaging 40-45 hours per week and the flexibility that you need to your manage life
➡️ Opportunity to work with a collaborative operations team
➡️ Sit in your own office and walk on an airconditioned production floor
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Due to an internal promotion, fast-paced manufacturer is seeking a Safety Specialist to report to the EHS Manager and assist with execution and leading of the site safety plan.  Daily you will be responsible for the following tasks:
  • Monitor, improve and regulate the site safety, health and environmental policies and processes
  • Keep updated documentation related to safety policies and regulations
  • Assist with creating and delivering safety and environmental training to team members
  • Operate as a shop floor liaison and promote a safety-oriented culture 
  • Participate in Lean and Kaizen activities and directives for the plant 
  • Complete accident investigations and reports
  • Ensure all PPE is on site and available as needed 
  • Lead the emergency response team
  • Support the EHS Manager with BWC 
  • Perform new hire orientation safety training 
  • Utilize the LMS system, including documentation of training 
  • Complete needed safety and environmental testing 
  • Ensure all paperwork is completed and filed accurately 
  • Assist with the recycling program
  • Complete additional tasks as assigned
Candidates should be eager to learn, able to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment, enjoy building relationships on the manufacturing floor, be process improvement minded and have excellent problem solving skills.  Individuals should enjoy spending 50-60% or more of their time on the manufacturing floor, requiring candidates to be able to walk 2-4 miles daily as needed. 
The company offers EXCELLENT benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, profit sharing, bonus potential, 401K, 13 paid holidays, three weeks of vacation (standard) and tuition reimbursement.  Medical benefits are available the first day of employment!

REQUIREMENTS for the Safety Specialist:
1. Bachelor's Degree in a related field with at least 1-3 years of similar safety work experience 
2. Experience supporting safety initiatives in manufacturing environments 
3. Experience completing incident investigations 
4. Experience performing safety training, with a willingness to create training and deliver it to large groups at a time
5. Microsoft Office, specifically Excel

Skills preferred but NOT required:
1. CSP and/or GSP certifications 
2. Experience working with an LMS system 
3. First Aid/CPR certified 
4. Hazardous waste management 
5. Project management 
6. Working knowledge of Behavior-Based Safety programs 
Why work for this organization:
➡️ Company supplies a diverse product line to multiple industries 
➡️ EXCELLENT benefits, including 401K, profit sharing and bonus potential
➡️ No layoffs in the last 20+ years
➡️ Good work/life balance, averaging 40-45 hours per week and flexibility for appointments/activities 
➡️ Fast-paced work environment, focused on continuous improvements and Lean initiatives 
➡️ You will have your own office
➡️ Million dollar investments have been made to the plant
➡️ The plant is adding air conditioning 
➡️ Work with a cohesive management team; there is a lot going on RIGHT at this plant! 
➡️ FREE product giveaways; save money on items that you use daily

Candidates are highly preferred to be local to the Belton, MO area.  A moderate sign-on bonus can be offered to move regional candidates closer to the plant.  
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