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National Safety Manager EHS and DOT

Company: Wurth Baer Supply Company
Location: Vernon Hills
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

*W--rth Baer Supply Company* is one of the nation's leading specialty wholesale distributors to the woodworking industry, offering an extensive inventory of decorative and functional hardware and fittings, tools, shop supplies, surfacing materials, and board and panel products.We are searching for a *Safety Manager* for multiple distribution centers, based out of our *Corporate Headquarters in Vernon Hills, IL. * The Safety Manager is responsible for continuously monitoring and adapting safety procedures and operations which reflects a commitment to protecting the Health and Safety as well as the Security of all W--rth Baer Supply employees and property.Responsibilities:* Conducts safety surveillance audits and inspections on a frequent basis according to the required standards and regulations* Oversee and enforce compliance with all OSHA, EPA and DOT Regulations pertaining to company operations while maintaining awareness of OSHA, EPA and DOT amendments and make recommendations for their implementation* Review internal safety policies and practices to ensure they are current and appropriate; conduct hazard and risk assessments and develop new or, where necessary make recommendations to management to amend safety policies and procedures* Create and implement facility specific Safety and Security plans* Conduct all Safety and Security training* Keep abreast of any changes within the DOT regulations and ensure compliance within the regions* Establish baseline procedures and practices to ensure compliance with DOT and Hazmat regulations to maintain a satisfactory safety rating* Oversee the monitoring of DOT driver "Hours of Service" and report non-compliance issues to management when required* Assist various WBS managers with DOT enforcement and compliance in day-to-day operations* Coordinate, develop and provide DOT training in hours of Service, load Securement, Hazardous Materials, Vehicle Maintenance, Driver Qualification procedures, Drug and Alcohol training, Fatigue Management, and Reasonable suspicion training* Work jointly and collaboratively with all departments to improve Security/Safety efficiencies and reduce Health and Safety related costs* Workplace injury investigation for TRIR and DART reporting* Analyze incident reports, metrics and injury case studies in order to institute change that leads to a safer environment* Performs other related duties as assignedQualifications:* Bachelor's Degree in environmental health and safety, or a related field preferred* Three to five years of experience developing, implementing and/or managing a safety program in a warehouse or distribution environment* Certified Safety Professional Certification, highly preferred* Experience with OSHA/EPA/DOT recordkeeping* Strong interpersonal skills* Great attention to detail* Critical-thinking and problem-solving skills* Excellent organizational skills* Computer knowledge to include Microsoft Office Suite, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook* Ability to travel* Bilingual English/Spanish preferredWe offer the following employee benefits* Competitive wages* A variety of excellent health insurance choices* Paid time off* Paid Short Term and Long Term Disability* Paid life Insurance* Company matched 401(K)Equal Opportunity EmployerJob Type: Full-timeSchedule:* Day shift* Monday to FridayApplication Question(s):* How many years' experience do you possess dealing with EHS and DOT compliance and safety management?* What is your desired annual salary?Education:* High school or equivalent (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Wurth Baer Supply Company, Arlington Heights , National Safety Manager EHS and DOT, Executive , Vernon Hills, Illinois

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