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Safety Coordinator

Prospect, CT

Job ID: 443 - Construction - Posted 1 month ago

 

Our client, a growing leader in the building materials industry, is currently seeking a Safety Specialist based out of their Prospect, CT facility. As a Safety Coordinator, you will be responsible for coordinating safety activities throughout the facility, ensuring the implementation, maintenance, and improvement of safety and health policies and procedures.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the safety program and initiate activities to improve safety levels.
  • Develop and administer safety training for all employees, including outside sales personnel and office staff.
  • Conduct timely accident/incident investigations and ensure prompt reporting to plant management and Insulfoam Safety Manager.
  • Ensure completion and communication of all corrective actions and recommendations from safety committee meetings within established time frames.
  • Review and update safety policies and procedures in accordance with company goals and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain Hazard Communication (Hazcom) requirements and keep Safety Data Sheets (SDS) data current.
  • Coordinate Industrial Hygiene surveys as required, including air, noise, and ergonomics assessments.
  • Ensure completion of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Job Safety Analyses (JSAs), and Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) procedures for all new processes, materials, and equipment.
  • Review safety-related documents and narratives such as safety committee minutes, inspection reports, accident investigation reports, and near-miss reports.
  • Maintain records of employee training, corrections of unsafe conditions, and workplace inspections, submitting necessary documentation to the corporate office for recordkeeping.
  • Conduct weekly, monthly, and yearly safety inspections, as well as hazardous material area checks.
  • Oversee yearly updates to the safety program, including the Safety Manual, Injury Illness Prevention Plan, Emergency Procedures Manual, and Emergency Contingency Plan.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
 

Competencies

  • Teamwork
  • Managing Change
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Customer Focus
  • Continuous Learning
  • Drive for Results
 

Equipment Used

Standard office equipment.

 

Working Conditions

  • Significant time spent on the production floor.
  • Exposure to varying temperatures in manufacturing environment.
  • Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm. Facilitating training on other shifts occasionally required.
 

Requirements

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations and occupational plant safety requirements.
  • Experience with formal problem-solving and root-cause analysis.
  • Ability to function in a team environment, work well with others, handle multiple priorities and projects as necessary.
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office; experience with Benchmark operation is a plus.
  • Basic mathematics and data analysis skills.
  • Knowledge of CPR, Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP), and First Aid.
 

Education and Experience

  • Associate degree (two-year college or technical school) required; bachelor’s degree in environmental science, safety, or related field preferred.
  • Three years of proven experience in Environmental Health and Safety (EHS), ISO, OSHA PSM, standards, and regulations in a manufacturing environment preferred.
 

Travel Requirement

  • Occasional (<10%) travel for training or support of other facilities.
 

What we offer

  • Generous paid vacation and sick leave
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Insurance benefits from DAY ONE: Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Family Leave, Short-Term Disability (STD), Long-Term Disability (LTD)
  • Retirement fund with company match
  • Ongoing training and growth opportunities
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Employment Type: Full time

Location: Prospect, CT

 

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