Coordinates with all departments to evaluate and analyze hazardous situations, prevent accidents and promote a safe place to work at Cambro. Coordinates with departmental management in the administration of employee safety to include monthly department safety performance audits, accident and incident investigation, hazard identification, job safety analysis, employee training, safety processes/procedures implementation and monitoring, documentation and associated record keeping.
Conduct monthly safety performance audits and inspections.
Develop and track action items as a result of safety performance audits.
Conduct new hire and transferred employee orientations.
Conduct specialized department and/or monthly management training as required or as appropriate.
Facilitate the established biohazard waste disposal program.
Assist management in investigation of accidents as necessary, review accident reports and track action items.
Assists with updating department safety rules; maintain current booklets.
Facilitate the maintenance of appropriate safety records.
Ability to read chemical labels and distinguish chemical properties.
Facilitate moving vehicle equipment program; train and certify employees as necessary.
Facilitate emergency management programs and conduct annual employee evacuation drills.
Assists with the management of various safety programs, such as the Hearing Protection Program
Assist departments with the development of JSA's or one of a number of any other safety-related items or projects.
Responsibility for task/project management.
Coordinate Site Safe Work, Emergency Response, Contractor Safety, Incident/Accident/Illness Injury Investigations and General Safety Procedures and/or Programs.
Provide input to Manager and interface with regulatory agencies and third parties, as needed, on compliance and enforcement issues.
Serve as subject matter expert (SME) on industrial safety and health regulations, policies, standards, and programs.
Participate actively in the local EHS community.
Maintain reliable and consistent attendance, including being punctual, and dependable in order to meet the needs of the department and the organization.
Execute each essential duty satisfactorily in order to perform job successfully.
Follows all safety procedures required in work area, wears PPE as needed, attends all safety meetings, and reports safety issues regarding equipment or unsafe/hazardous conditions.
Performs effectively as a team member, able to work well with others, open to receive and give feedback, and treats everyone with respect.
Takes ownership of own work and behavior, accepts accountability for own actions, encourages solutions, and communicates status of work/projects.
Follow all department quality standards/criteria. Raise concerns and issues to immediate manager.
Able to understand and demonstrate Cambro company culture, display company core values (Safety, Quality, Respect, and Service).
Understands department's key performance indicators and contributes to achieve these goals both individually and as a team.
Other duties as needed or required.
Responsible for multiple facilities and may be required to travel between them, sometimes frequently.
Must be able to work overtime as needed, remain flexible and open to possible schedule changes in order to meet business needs.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Sitting, walking, standing, bending at the neck, bending at the waist, squatting, climbing, kneeling, crawling, simple grasping, power grasping, fine manipulation, pushing and pulling, reaching above and below the shoulder, carrying/lifting up to 50 lbs.
Driving cars, trucks, forklifts and other equipment
Working around equipment and machinery
Exposure to excessive noise
Exposure to dust, gas, fumes or chemicals
Working at heights
Use of special visual or auditory protective equipment
Walking on uneven ground
Risk of exposure to bio-hazard while working such as: bloodborne pathogens, sewage, hospital waste, etc.
Utility gloves/cutting gloves
Full leather upper, protective-toe slip-resistant shoes
Hardhat or bump cap
Hearing protection (e.g. ear plugs, ear muffs)
Dispoable particular respirator
Face covering (mask) in accordance with company policy.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Broad, general knowledge of health and safety regulations, California Code of Regulations, Title 8, and 29 CFR (Code of Federal Regulations)
Some environmental regulatory knowledge
A minimum of 5 years' experience in a health and safety role
Three or more years' experience in administering safety programs in a manufacturing environment
Knowledge of the Incident Command System
Valid California Driver's License or ability to obtain one
College degree and/or certification in related field
Experience in ISO or OHSAS
ASP or CSP Certification preferred
CAMBRO is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to and will not be discriminated against based upon race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.