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Health and Safety Manager
Category: Automotive
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Job code: lhw-e0-88367843

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  Job posted:   Sun Apr 15, 2018
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Health and Safety Manager

We are looking for a Health and Safety Manager to identify, develop, implement and manage health and safety programs and initiatives consistent with company business plans and in compliance with federal, state, local and Volvo requirements. The Health and Safety Manager will also be responsible for establishing internal policies that will create and maintain a safe workplace.

As the Health and Safety Manager, the ideal candidate must have excellent attention to detail to identify hazards and potential exposures. The Health and Safety Manager will provide leadership to the organization, and be able to identify opportunities for improving conditions and execute various safety programs and initiatives. The ability to communicate guidelines to a multidisciplinary workforce is essential.

**Core Responsibilities**

+ Develop and implement Health and Safety plans in the workplace to reduce work related injuries and illnesses, in accordance with established regulatory requirements, as well as, Volvo policies, directives and guidelines

+ Prepare policies to establish a culture of Health and Safety

+ Evaluate practices, procedures and facilities to assess risk and adherence to the law; establish internal plant wide policies, and review and update as necessary to ensure compliance

+ Conduct training and presentations for Health and Safety matters and incident prevention

+ Monitor current and future legal and other requirements applicable within operations, and planned operational changes or new equipment/processes. Ensure potential impacts and controls are communicated to operational management

+ Provide support to ensure incident investigations are effective to discover causes and ensure appropriate actions are identified, implemented and monitored

+ Recommend and lead solutions to issues, improvement opportunities and initiatives, or new prevention measures

+ Define, drive and Report on Health and Safety goals, actions, awareness, issues and statistics

+ Coordinate efforts with Corporate Risk Manager on all litigated claims with our insurance companies and external counsel

+ Partner with organizational leadership and Corporate Regional H&S to establish health and safety strategic plan and priorities and to develop, implement, and continuously improve health programs and performance

+ Lead and monitor the workers' compensation claims management process, with occupational medical staff.

+ Manage and develop programs to support the Return to Work program ; evaluate, and place employees, as appropriate

+ Establish facility goals for medical placements management, monitor program effectiveness and provide data and/or progress reports to NRV Management Team

+ Participate in collective bargaining contract negotiations, and establish process to administer and monitor adherence with established contractual health and safety language

+ Represent the Company working closely with regulatory agencies, community groups and other interested parties related to health and safety matters

+ Manage site Safety Supervisor, and Industrial Nurse(s) and ensure coverage on all shifts in compliance to the company's commitment to the UAW Labor Contract

**Minimum Education Required**

+ Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Health, Safety or Environmental Science/Engineering

+ Master of Science in related field preferred

+ Health & Safety Certification preferred (e.g. CIH, CSP, or other)

**Minimum Years of Experience Required**

+ Ten (10) years' experience managing safety and health within a manufacturing environment

+ Three (3) years' supervisory experience

+ Experience with Workers' Compensation Claims management preferred

+ Union experience preferred

**Other Requirements**

+ Working knowledge of industrial hygiene and ergonomics concepts

+ Working knowledge of Microsoft Office

+ Working knowledge of heavy industrial manufacturing and assembly operations

+ Deep understanding of legal Health and Safety regulations

+ Ability in producing reports and developing relevant policies

+ Good knowledge of data analysis and risk assessment

+ Excellent organizational, leadership and motivational skills

+ Outstanding attention to detail and observation ability

+ Exception communication and interpersonal abilities

+ Ability to quickly acquire a comprehensive understanding of State Workers' Compensation law; strong communication skills, both orally and written; experience working with people in varying organizational levels; ability to communicate with professional media consultants

**About us**

**Volvo Group Trucks Operations** encompasses all production of the Group's engines and transmissions, as well as all production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group's customers as well as for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chain for all brands, production facilities and distribution centers where the Volvo Group operates.

In Volvo Group Trucks Operations you will be part of a diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran

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