Regional Safety Leader

Job Locations US-WA-Washougal | US-OR-Portland | US-OR | US-WA
Posted Date 3 months ago(7/6/2020 11:58 AM)
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Portland, OR; Washougal, WA; olympia, WA; Seattle, WA


We are looking for a Regional Safety Coordinator to join our team! 




The Regional Safety Coordinator is responsible for supporting company-wide initiatives and programs related to Safety within regional manufacturing operations and providing support to the Plant Manager. This will include mentoring the safety committee chair, conducting safety inspections/audits, assist with development of needed safety training. Will assist with plant projects as requested such as SOP program, data collection related to safety and continuous improvement efforts, KMI and accident investigation support. Also assist with administrative organization of safety files and needed compliance. This position requires the flexibility to work 40+ hours per week and weekends, as required. This position requires the ability to travel within the manufacturing region to all plants within the region and various meetings as required, approximate 40% travel. This position reports to the Regional Manufacturing Manager.


Primary Job Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in identifying, developing and delivering safety training and training materials as needed
  • Monitor safety related computer based training
  • Assemble and distribute safety related metrics/reports focusing on performance, trends and improvement opportunities
  • Observe and conduct periodic safety audits and behavioral assessments and make recommendations to Plant Manager and region
  • Track regional corrective actions associated with safety audits.
  • Assure all safety and environmental compliance issues are current
  • Primary contact for Environmental, Health & Safety compliance issues
  • Assist in accident investigation and follow up
  • Mentor plant safety committees and chairperson
  • Work with plant leadership to improve understanding and promote ADS safety culture

Job Skills:

This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:

  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Strong math and computer skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Solid OSHA & EPA knowledge and understanding
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to work independently

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree preferred

Preferred Experience:

  • Past safety experience: 3- 5 years

Physical Requirements:

  • Working in manufacturing environment
  • Climbing and crawling on plant floor and equipment
  • Heavy Travel

EEO Statement

Advanced Drainage Systems is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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