Safety Engineer at ArdaghGroup

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Job Description:

Purpose of the Role: The Safety Engineer is responsible for supporting the EHS Director as well as AMP-NA plants in the development and management of Ardagh's safety programs and projects. This position will drive safety and create a culture that leads to zero harm to our team members through proactive, risk-based programs that engage with AMP-NA manufacturing plants.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Develop and maintain safety written programs and related documents (forms, templates, etc.).
  • Oversee management of internal audits, including conducting audits, generating reports, and generating relevant action items and tracking of same.
  • Perform analysis of safety data to identify trends and data points indicating where action is needed.
  • Responsible for managing vendor programs, including audiometric exams, industrial hygiene audits, safety shoes program, etc.
  • Manage incident investigation and management, including leading investigation teams, facilitating 8D root cause analysis, create action plans, develop Safety Alerts, track closure of action items in Ardagh Risk Management system.
  • Develop Job Safety Analysis.
  • Support the development of annual EHS budgets and capital projects.
  • Support Machine Guarding Audits including but not limited to managing and tracking corrective actions.
  • Assist the corporate EHS team in the development of annual OSHA training as well as BSafe safety audits.
  • Recognize health and safety noncompliance matters as well as lead AMP-NA plants in providing solutions to these noncompliance matters.
  • Respond to regulatory request and assessments as well as provide solutions to any enforcement actions.
  • Liaison for property inspection by insurance carrier and will also be responsible for facilitating the completion of findings
  • Responsible for OSHA Logs as well as annual entry into the OSHA database
  • Assist AMP-NA plants in ISO 45001 compliance and corrective actions.
  • Corporate resource for security systems and issues.
  • Timely and effectively communicates with AMP-NA plant personnel concerning federal, state, and local authorities on health and safety compliance issues.
  • Interact with the company's worker's compensation third party administrator to ensure timely and appropriate administration of worker's compensation claims.


  • A B.S. in Industrial Safety and Health or a related field.
  • A minimum of 3 years of H&S experience.
  • Experience generating, preparing, and writing compliance reports is required.
  • Ability to interpret regulations and assist industrial plants with compliance solutions.
  • Exceptional organizational skills are required to manage/support multiple concurrent projects.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including strong technical writing abilities.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office is required.
  • Estimated travel - 50%

Ardagh Group is a global leader in metal and glass packaging solutions, producing packaging for the world's leading brands. We trace our roots all the way back to the Irish Glass Bottle Company, founded in 1932. Since then, we have grown rapidly to a team of more than 16,000 people with yearly revenues of approximately $7 billion. Today, we have a presence across Europe and the Americas.

Did you know....
  • Ardagh produces many of the beverage cans and bottles you drink your favorite beverages from?
  • Metal and glass packaging we produce are permanent materials, meaning they can be infinitely recycled without any loss of quality?
  • We produce more than 160 million containers per day across the country?
  • Ardagh Metal Beverage North America produces more than 15 billion cans and can ends annually?
  • Approximately 75% of aluminum ever produced is still in use today?
  • Aluminum cans, with 73%, have the highest recycled content among all beverage containers?
Ardagh is passionate about sustainability and has a reputation for innovation. We push the boundaries of what's possible, pioneering new production methods, new design techniques and new ways to recycle and save energy. Our aim is to reduce any negative environmental impact while remaining economically sustainable and socially responsible.

Ardagh Group North America has been and will continue to be an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breast feeding, and related conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, race, creed, religion (including religious dress and grooming), color, national origin, ancestry (including association, affiliation, or participation with persons or activities related to national origin, English-proficiency or accent, or immigration status), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital or domestic partner status, age, veteran or military status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. Discrimination against any employee or applicant based on any of these factors is prohibited.

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