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Plant Safety Coordinator- Garland, TX

Company: Future Foam
Location: Garland
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Recent graduates are welcome to apply!Future Foam, Inc., is a leading manufacturer of polyurethane foam products that has been family owned for over 60 years. Its primary focus is to provide excellent quality and service throughout the manufacturing process. With 27 facilities across the United States and internationally, we take pride in having a culture that fosters an open, trusting and collaborative work environment. Most importantly we put safety first.We are in search of a Plant Safety Coordinator based out of our Garland, Tx foam manufacturing facility. This position reports to the Plant Manager. This is a hands-on position in a manufacturing environment that offers the opportunity to plan, implement and oversee the company's employee safety program. This position will be responsible for facilitating compliance with Occupational health and safety guidelines as well as the site's continual improvement program. This is a hands position that offers a challenging work environment where independence and creative thinking are the norm. Strong communication and collaboration with all levels of all the organization is important to ensure that the environmental and safety needs are met. RESPONSIBILITIES Communicate company Safety vision to all employees to provide a clear sense of direction and focus Responsible for safety and environmental compliance programs, audits, gap analysis, corrective actions, training, and documentation. Direct and facilitate the ongoing lean safety continual improvement using techniques such as Standard Work, safety Kaizan events, 5S, Safety Gemba Walks, Agile Sprints, etc. Monitor processes and track corrective actions to continually improve operation Responsible for all incident and near miss investigations, documentation, corrective actions, and follow up. Plan, organize, lead, direct and run plant safety employee engagement and empowerment activities and programs including leading the plant safety committee. Collaborate with other Safety Coordinators in business unit to develop safety process documents including safe work procedures, Job Safety Analysis, Hazard Assessments & Controls, machine operator certifications and training, and safety reviews and audits. Direct, Document, and implement safety training materials, training systems, and training matrix tracker. Confirm effectiveness of implemented actions. Stay updated with Federal, State, and local safety laws. Be a liaison for worker's compensation claims and eternal audit requests. Assist with transforming and maintaining an interdependent "safety first" culture Develop and maintain a trusting relationship with workgroup as a servant leader for safety and continuous improvement. Develop and lead behavior based safety (PBS Observation) system and Risk Reduction Programs. Stay up to date with latest environmental, safety, and health best practices and concepts QUALIFICATIONS / OTHER REQUIREMENTS 3+ years of Environmental, Health, and Safety program Or EHS Degree Experience in compliance programs and behavior based safety programs. Degree in Safety Engineering, Environmental Health and Safety or related field. Training in lean production concepts, problem solving, 5S, and OSHA Safety (30-hour course) is preferred Excellent written and oral communication skills, computer literacy, and a demonstrated proficiency in the use of MS Office software Experience training and developing team members across an array of functional groups within a matrix organization Leadership approach that gathers input, develops people through teaching/coaching and utilizes a systematic approach to achieve objectives Strong analytical skills and process focused; progressive, flexible, and team-oriented with the ability to communicate effectively to direct and motivate teams at all levels of the organization Ability to analyze complex situations involving diverse date and information; ability to effectively manage multiple complex tasks simultaneously Ability to anticipate, negotiate, and manage conflicts, problems, changing situations, and deadlines Ability to understand technical challenges and problem solve Ability to successfully lead cross-functional teams and manage multiple complex project plans Must have strong interpersonal skills, courage, and fortitude to speak up and address issues as needed. Must be able to spend up to 50% of time on factory floor. Must have organizational skills, attention to detail and multi- task. Familiarity with Continuous Improvement concepts and methodologies. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Bilingual (Spanish/English) desired but not required Ability to manage travel up to 15% Flexibility to work after hours Must be able to lead by example Must be an engaging and proficient trainer. BENEFITS SUMMARY Future Foam offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package: Health, Dental & Vision Coverage 401(k) with a Company Contribution Paid Holidays Health Savings Account Flexible Spending Account Training and Development Short & Long Term Disability Life Insurance Compensation Commensurate with Experience Job Type: Full-timeBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee assistance program Employee discount Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Vision insuranceSchedule: Monday to FridayWork Location: One location

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