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Safety Coordinator

Company: Oshkosh Defense LLC
Location: Spartanburg
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

About Oshkosh Defense, an Oshkosh companyOshkosh Defense stands behind those who dedicate their lives to protecting others. As an industry-leading tactical vehicle manufacturer, every day we strive to meet or exceed our customers' ever-changing needs with next generation defense technologies and advanced systems. We operate with unparalleled commitment to those who depend on our products and services worldwide to perform their missions.ABOUT THE ROLE:The Safety Coordinator will implement and oversee safety standards, programs, and procedures that meet all applicable local, state, and federal regulations; responsibilities include educating site team members and assistance in building a safety culture driven by all team members while focusing on prevention and reducing injuries.Conduct safety audits within the facility to pinpoint unsafe working conditions, behaviors, practices, and developing sound recommendations for correctionsAttend safety walks and inspections to analyze safety risksEducate and train team members on safety standards and expectationsCoordinate industrial hygiene testing and implement corrective action, if requiredOversee and provide safety-related training that is required to remain in compliance with all applicable regulationsUpdate management on the status of Oshkosh's safety program through monthly and quarterly reportsLiaise with outside organizations in facilitating emergency response planningAssist in training initiatives throughout the team member's work cycleInspect facilities, machinery, and equipment to identify and correct potential hazardsLead implementation of the Oshkosh Safety management System at the facilityStrengthen and lead the site ergonomics programOrganize, plan, and steer the Safety Representative Program to ensure that Oshkosh team members are provided a safe workplaceCoordinate with manufacturing and engineering on the design and construction of new equipment, facilities, and processes to ensure safe designAssist in coordinating incident and near miss investigations and ensuring implementation of corrective and preventative measuresOther duties, as assignedABOUT YOU:Bachelor's Degree in safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science, or related field; and/or equivalent work experienceAt least 1-2 years' relevant experienceUnderstanding of OSHA, federal, and state safety requirementsAbility to establish effective and professional relationships with team members throughout the organizationProficient in Microsoft OfficeAbility to build trust and work collaborativelyExcellent organizational skillsCapable of communicating at all levels of the organization and providing feedback and recommendations as it relates to a safe work environmentAttention to detail, must possess a keen eye for detail and potential risksWHAT MAKES YOU EXCEL:ASP Certification2-3 years' experience in a safety coordinator role, preferably in manufacturing environmentAir permitting experienceOshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: or .Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.

Keywords: Oshkosh Defense LLC, Spartanburg , Safety Coordinator, Other , Spartanburg, South Carolina

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