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Safety Manager

Vermeer Midwest -Goodfield
Goodfield, IL
  • Expired: November 18, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

About Us

You're not likely to find another company like Vermeer Midwest. Our people are from all walks of life, rolling up our sleeves and getting tough work done every day, together. We're a family-owned and operated company with an unmatched culture, one that is built on the belief that every Vermeer team member has real, personal impact - on our people, our customers and our world. Whoever you are and where you are in your career, Vermeer helps you be Equipped to Do More.

Benefits

  • Medical PPO Plan
  • Dental PPO Plan
  • Vision Plan
  • 401(K)
  • Profit Sharing
  • Company provided life insurance
  • Company provided accidental death & dismemberment
  • Company provided long & short term disability
  • Paid Holidays
  • Vacation
  • Sick Time

Job Summary

The Safety Manager is responsible for continuously monitoring and adapting safety procedures and operations to ensure a safe and fully compliant work environment for all team members. Additionally, the Safety Manager will serve as the Department of Transportation (DOT) subject matter expert and be responsible for the companys compliance in relation to these standards. The Safety Manager is a member of the Vermeer Midwest Board of Directors, and must contribute to the growth of all Vermeer Midwest divisions.

Essential Functions

  • Designs and directs safety training programs to reduce accidents, occupational illness, and exposure to long-term health hazards.
  • Develop team member plans and policies for new team member safety orientation including skill training, emergency preparedness, proper job instruction, hazardous material disposal procedures, and the use of protective equipment.
  • Develop content for weekly safety stand-up meetings.
  • Studies, identifies, and reports causes of past accidents and develops recommendations and follow-up to prevent accident recurrences.
  • Visit VMW dealerships throughout the year to attend meetings and to examine current safety procedures in action.
  • Research developments in safety technology and recommend new equipment or methods to the safety committee.
  • Facilitate bi-weekly safety meetings with the safety committee.
  • Ensure compliance of Department of Transportation regulations.

Non-Essential Functions

  • Facilitate bi-weekly safety meetings with the safety committee.
  • File annual OSHA 300 logs
  • Run Kaizen events annually
  • Report workers compensation claims and enter OSHA recordable accidents in iSolved
  • Review DOT scorecard and take appropriate action for those falling minimum requirements

Qualifications

  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to lead and teach a team.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to explain technical concepts in simple terms.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with team members, other agencies, and the public.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, and the internet.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree of occupational safety and health, or related degree is preferred.
  • At least five years of organizational safety experience preferred.
  • In-depth knowledge of OSHA, EPA, and DOT standards preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to lead and teach a team.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to explain technical concepts in simple terms.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with team members, other agencies, and the public.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, and the internet.

Vermeer Midwest provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Vermeer Midwest -Goodfield

Address

Goodfield, IL
61742 USA

Industry

Business