Safety Manager

West Columbia, SC 29172

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Environmental Health & Safety Job Number: JS991548918 Compensation: $78000-115000 / year

Job Description

Title: Safety Manager

Location: West Columbia, SC

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Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Summary:
  • The Safety Manager plays a crucial role in directing EHSS programs. This position focuses on establishing and implementing occupational health and safety management systems, promoting a culture of safety, and ensuring compliance with legal and corporate policies. As a member of the senior management team, the EHSS Manager contributes to cross-functional efforts to achieve organizational goals.

Job Duties:
  • Lead the development and implementation of a robust occupational health and safety management program to foster an injury-free work environment.
  • Champion a safety culture with a strong emphasis on a zero-accident mentality.
  • Collaboratively manage the return-to-work program and workers' compensation claims for work-related injuries involving employees, working closely with HR and managers.
  • Develop, integrate, and manage written safety programs, policies, and procedures in line with legal requirements and corporate policies.
  • Cultivate a strong relationship and facilitate an employee-led, behavior-based safety process within a team-based environment.
  • Desired experience in the Food and Beverage industry.
  • Lead Health, Safety & Environmental Train-the-Trainer programs.
  • Conduct regular safety audits, identify workplace hazards, and evaluate solutions to minimize or eliminate risks. This includes spending time in a manufacturing environment.
  • Research federal, state, and local regulations to define existing and forthcoming legal obligations and requirements related to EHSS programs and policies.
  • Proactively identify opportunities for improvement in all safety aspects.

  • Bachelor's degree in Safety or a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of comprehensive safety experience, with a strong background in a manufacturing environment.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 
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