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G-TECH Services, Inc. Project Leader / Specialist / Associate Human Resources in Chicago, Illinois

Job Description

  • Consult and advise in technical and non-technical safety topics, including local and national safety regulations

  • Coordinate implementation and continuous improvement in company safety programs

  • Serve as the plant's Emergency Response Coordinator, responsible for plant’s emergency response plan, annual drills, and Emergency Response Team meetings and training

  • Directly responsible for corporate and internal safety reporting

  • Take immediate and appropriate action when an "imminent risk of serious injury" has been identified

  • Facilitate plant's Safety Process Review Board Meetings

  • Effectively communicate new initiatives, standards, regulations, significant incidents and management directives to internal and external stakeholders

  • Lead and/or participate in incident investigations as required

  • Provide oversight for health and safety training and orientation, and ensure all safety trainers are qualified in the subject in which they are training

  • Conduct appropriate audits and assessments as required

  • Conduct Risk evaluations for the plant

  • Liaise effectively with the plant Medical functions and, where required, Security functions

  • Liaise effectively with Statutory Authorities, Local Municipalities, OSHA and OHS Representatives as needed

  • Conduct, facilitate or advise as necessary in Machinery and Equipment Design Reviews and/or buy-offs

Skills Required

  • Demonstrate the ability and flexibility to work in a team setting and be able to lead a team when necessary

  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal, negotiation and persuasion skills

  • Demonstrate effective decision making skills in a fast paced manufacturing setting Demonstrate strong analytical, problem solving and organization skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Knowledge of state and national OHSA regulations

  • Must be available work rotating shifts, including weekends and some holidays

Skills Preferred

  • Conduct, facilitate or advise as necessary in Machinery and Equipment Design Reviews and/or buy-offs

  • Work in cooperation with UAW Health and Safety Representatives and Plant Leadership to achieve objectives

  • Advise management as to compliance of the local and national collective bargaining agreements regarding safety topics

  • Ensure that there is a viable, working ergonomics process for the facility

  • Work in cooperation corporate safety office and plant leadership to ensure the plant’s safety budget is planned and implemented as required by the plan

Experience Required

  • 5+ years of safety experience in the field of occupational safety in a manufacturing environment (including co-op experience)

  • 5+ years of experience in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Education Required

  • High School Diploma

Education Preferred

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Category Human Resources

Function HR / Benefits

Req ID JN -112019-113183

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