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Safety Professional. Job in Lake Mills Top Essex Careers

Lake Mills, Iowa
Job Type
10 Jun 2022

Job Description:

The Role and the Company 

Lehigh Hanson is North America's leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready-mix concrete, and asphalt.  We have hundreds of plants and thousands of employees working across the United States and Canada.  We are also part of Heidelberg Cement Group, one of the world's largest building materials companies.   

The Safety Professional role is based in Mason City, IA, and reports directly to the Safety Director.  

What you'll get to do 

    Coordinate and administer safety programs at the plant 
    Perform or coordinate industrial hygiene tests  
    Assure that all employees, visitors, and contractors are properly trained in job hazards and safe work practices  
    Conduct safety audits as needed and assist the plant manager in representing the plant during regulatory agency inspections  
    Assist in developing and administering task training for all employees and the onboarding of new hires, including New Miner training 
    Chair the plant Safety and Health Committee 
    Assist in developing or locating specialized training programs as well as the administration of such programs  
    Maintain accurate record keeping of safety compliance and employee training records 
    Effectively manage the reduction of all accidents in the workplace  
    Manage all Workers' Compensation claims and accident reporting effectively 
    Continuous interpretation and compliance planning for current and emerging regulatory issues for employee safety and health  
    Guides the purchase and maintenance of safety equipment 
    Conduct compliance inspections by actively walking the plant daily to review safety practices and potential hazards 
    Ensures safety systems are maintained and data is accurate 
    Proactively manages the health and safety of employees to continuously improve the company's health and safety performance 
    Participate in intra-company audits upon request  
Essential Experience and Skills 

    At least 3 years of safety management experience in heavy manufacturing or mining 
    Bachelor's degree or a strong combination of training, certifications, and extensive safety and industrial hygiene experience in construction materials or adjacent industry 
    Experience in industrial hygiene sampling and computation 
    Excellent knowledge of MSHA and other relevant statutes and regulations 
    Proven experience as a skilled safety trainer 
    Proficient in Microsoft Office  
    Detail orientated with the ability to prepare clear and complete reports and analysis 
    Excellent organizational and communication skills 
    Strong interpersonal skills, particularly the proven ability to be effective with all levels of the organization  
Preferred Experience and Skills 

    Certified Mine Safety Professional qualification preferred 
Work Environment 

    The role operates in a manufacturing environment with moving mechanical equipment, inclement weather, heat, humidity, elevated noise levels, and dusty conditions. 

What we have to offer 

    Competitive base salary and participation in our annual incentive plan 
    Highly competitive benefits programs 
    401k retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions 
 External candidates must be able to work in the USA without sponsorship.


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  • Job Reference: 621079625-2
  • Date Posted: 10 June 2022
  • Recruiter: Lehigh Hanson
  • Location: Lake Mills, Iowa
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent