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Health and Safety Manager

Company: Holcim US
Location: Hagerstown
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Why work for us?:Driven by our purpose: Building progress for people and the planet. We are transforming to become the leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions. Holcim US offers an unparalleled range of innovative cement, aggregates, asphalt, concrete products and construction services that have been the foundation for infrastructure projects across the globe. To move the industry forward to a greener future we need people who are passionate about sustainability, are driven to shape and influence perception and keen to build, grow and thrive in our high-performance culture. Are you ready to build progress with us?Overview:About the job:The Health and Safety Manager in Hagerstown, will support and challenge the management line, employees and contractors of the area assigned in reducing their risk exposure and defining the actions to mitigate risk and achieve zero accidents and occupational illnesses throughout the organization.Provide the expertise and support to implement the Health and Safety Management System (HSMS) and strengthen the H&S competencies across the organization, The incumbent must provide day to day guidance to management, staff and supervisors in continued building of a strong H&S culture.Responsibilities:What you'll be doing:Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas.In line with the Holcim Health & Safety (H&S) Strategy and taking into account Holcim priorities.Provide H&S expertise and support to site management and supervisors for the management of H&SSupport and challenge the line in defining and prioritizing the actions to implement long-term country and site H&S strategy.Use and provide specialized H&S knowledge and experience to help site leadership drive behavioral changes in the business to reduce incidents and become an industry world reference in H&S.Translate strategic vision into comprehensive and pragmatic improvement plans to meet or exceed H&S ambitions set up at country level.Actively participate in working with the rest of H&S team in proposing, communicating and implementing the Group and Country H&S strategy.Play a leadership role in the US H&S group to provide expertise on two or three critical H&S topics, becoming the subject matter expert for the US organization.Define the relevant dashboard to track the safety momentum and performance of the sites they are assigned. Support collection, analysis and distribution of relevant KPI.Coach and assist supervisors and managers on incident investigations.Works with HR and site management to provide support on best working conditions and safe working environmentParticipate and/or lead safety audits on sites/entities as per the group's yearly schedule.Works with the Hygienist Specialist and site leadership teams to ensure regulatory and group compliance regarding exposure and monitoring of vibrations, noise, dust and other chemical agents.Assist site leadership in their communications with MSHA and OHSA.Advise, assist and support local operations regarding compliance with federal, state and local regulatory compliance. Assists the sites during MSHA inspections and investigations, providing local management with the expertise to interpret regulatory compliance issues and the capacity to challenge inspector's findings.Ensure regular benchmark and implementation of good practices from other sites or companies.Other duties as assigned.RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHER JOBSPartner with site management teams and H&S coordinators from USSupport and guide plant/site employees, especially supervisors and middle managers to build strong H&S leadership skills.Collaborate with peers in other businesses/geographies to leverage good practices and ensure consistency of approaches and culture.Work closely with HR to coordinate training and development program for the area of responsibilityWork closely with HR on the safety and loss control aspects of the following programs.Worker Compensation ProgramReturn-to-work (Light/Modified Duty) ProgramOccupational Medical Evaluation ProgramDisciplinary and Consequence Management Program.Qualifications:What we're looking for:Required Education: Bachelor's/Undergraduate DegreeAdditional Education Preferred: Master's/Graduate DegreeField of Study Preferred: Engineering, Chemistry, Occupational H&S, HSERequired Work Experience: 5-7 yearsMSHA and OSHA experience (preferred)DOT experience (preferred)Experience in Management Systems and Continuous Improvement cycle: ISO - 9000, or ISO 14.000 , or OHSAS 18.000 (preferred)Experience in configuring, defining and implementing SOP'sRequired Training/Certifications: Certificate in Occupational Health and SafetyRequired Computer and Software Skills: Proficient in MS Office and Google software programs: Excel, PPT, Word, G-Drive Knowledge of document management softwares (preferred)Additional Requirements:Demonstrate a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to health, safety and environmental policies in all work environments and areas. Promote a culture of safety and exhibit these behaviors.Successful candidates must adhere to all safety protocols and proper use of Holcim approved Personal Protection Equipment ("PPE"), including but not limited to respirators. Employees that are required to wear respirators must be clean shaven where the respirator seal meets the face in order to pass the qualitative and quantitative fit tests.Sound knowledge of H&S principles, policies, procedures and regulations. Sound knowledge of business operating processes and procedures. Sound working knowledge of federal/state legislation per MSHA/WSIA/OHSA. Must provide honest, objective feedback to management.Building effective teamsInfluencing othersCustomer focusDecision QualityAction orientedApproachabilityTime managementManagement through systemsWhat we Offer...Competitive salary based on experience and qualificationsGenerous Paid Time Off & Paid HolidaysDress for your day policyHolistic health & well-being programs for physical, mental/emotional and financial health with access to resources and benefits to help focus on staying well through education and preventionMedical, Dental, Disability and Life Insurance coverageHealth Savings Accounts (HSAs) & Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) for health and dependent CareVision and other voluntary benefits and discountsRetirement Savings - Choose from 401(k) pre-tax and/or Roth after-tax savingsPaid Parental Leave (Maternity & Paternity)Educational Assistance Program#SalaryUS

Keywords: Holcim US, Germantown , Health and Safety Manager, Executive , Hagerstown, Maryland

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