Safety Engineer - Macon
Company: First Quality Enterprises, Inc.
Posted on: January 10, 2019
First Quality was founded in 1989 and, in nearly three--decades, has grown to be a global privately held company with over 4,000 employees. Its corporate offices are located in Great Neck, New York, with manufacturing facilities and offices in Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Georgia, and Canada. First Quality is a diversified family of companies manufacturing consumer products ranging from Absorbent Hygiene (adult incontinence, feminine care, and baby care), Tissue (bath and towel), and Industrial (print and packaging materials and thermoformed plastics), serving institutional and retail markets throughout the world. First Quality focuses on private label and branded product lines. Our core business philosophy is built on a proud culture driven by safety and quality, respect, humility, integrity, customer focus, and teamwork. With leading edge manufacturing technologies and processes and visionary leadership, First Quality is positioned to continue significant growth in the coming years. We are seeking an experienced Safety Engineer for our First Quality Baby Products, LLC located in Macon, GA.-- This position provides technical skills in the operation and support of the environmental health and safety program to maintain an accident-free work environment and ensure compliance with regulatory agencies. Primary responsibilities include: Plans and implements safety policies and procedures in compliance with FQ local, State and Federal OSHA rules and regulations. Aspires to achieve a zero injury culture through visible support of the injury prevention and safety program. Ensure required safety training is complete for all team members and training records are maintained. Participate in the new hire safety orientation process. Assist organization in controlling hazardous working conditions and unsafe activities. Conduct regular walk through safety inspections to identify hazards, document findings, recommend corrective actions and follow through to ensure corrections have been made. Assist in establishing policies for preventive actions through studying incidents and potential risks in general work environments. Ensure incident investigation, mitigation and reporting process is followed. Build and maintain positive working relationships with all team members, vendors and customers. Facilitate communication of company safety policies, procedures and standards with all visitors, including contractors and vendors. Complete administrative responsibilities and documentation, including training records, accident/incident reporting, OSHA log updates, employee files and workers compensation claim filing. Assist in overall workers compensation administration and coordination of the Return-to-Work program for injured team members. The ideal candidate should possess the following: Bachelor's degree in Occupational Safety/Health is preferred. 2+ years of experience in an EHS field, preferably in a manufacturing setting. Member of ASSE. Basic First Aid and CPR certified, EMT preferred. Self-starter with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Strong organizational skills are required. Computer proficient and excellent oral and written communication skills. Thorough understanding of regulatory compliance of all local, state and federal safety requirements (OSHA). Working knowledge of EPA regulations. Ability to recognize hazardous situations and recommend corrective actions. Excellent compensation and benefits, which are effective the first day of employment! For immediate consideration, please go to the Join Us section at www.firstquality.com to complete our online application. E/O/E #CB
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