Area Safety & Health Professional
Company: Heidelberg Materials US, Inc.
Posted on: May 27, 2023
**Pay Class:** Salaried Exempt
**Minimum Pay Rate:** $90,600.00
**Maximum Pay Rate:** $135,900.00
**Department:** Health, Safety and Environment
**Line of Business:** Aggregates
Heidelberg Materials is seeking an Area Safety & Health Manager to join our team in Georgia. As an Area Safety & Health Professional you will be responsible for implementing the organization's Safety and Health (S&H) programs and initiatives for the Southeast Aggregate and Ready-Mix Concrete Operations in Georgia. This position will report directly to the Director of Safety and Health.
Heidelberg Materials provides the materials to build our future. Our future is sustainable. Our future is digital. And it goes beyond cement, aggregates, and ready-mixed concrete. Heidelberg Materials North America, previously known as Lehigh Hanson, operates more than 450 locations with approximately 9,000 employees in the U.S. and Canada.
**What You'll Get to Do**
+ Implement and support all S&H systems and programs, including training, inspections/audits, industrial hygiene, implementation of company S&H policies, accident investigation/reporting and regulatory compliance programs.
+ Provide ongoing S&H support and continually raise the level of Safety awareness and training of Plant management, Employees and Contractors.
+ Provide ongoing S&H support/facilitation of management driven Safety Audits/Risk Assessments and work collaboratively with Operations to ensure sustainable solutions are implemented.
+ Collaboratively work with Operations in ensuring compliance with statutory requirements, company policies and practices with regards to safety standards.
+ Lead local rollout of corporate safety initiatives.
+ Work as a liaison with Local, State and Federal regulatory agencies (MSHA, OSHA, etc.).
+ Manage Workers Compensation, General Liability and Auto claims.
+ Continuous interpretation and compliance planning for regulatory requirements.
+ Work closely with Area Environmental Managers to ensure a team approach is used to effectively monitor all ESH activities.
+ Other duties and tasks, including travel, as necessary and/or assigned to effectively carry out job responsibilities and maximize the effectiveness of this position.
+ **75% - 90% local travel within the assigned area.**
+ **5% travel outside assigned area.**
**What We Are Looking For:**
+ Bachelor of Science Degree in related field AND/ OR a minimum of 5 years of relevant safety experience, preferably in Mining, Heavy Manufacturing or Construction environment.
+ Extensive working knowledge of MSHA, OSHA and DOT rules and requirements is REQUIRED.
+ Experience with Workers Compensation laws and Injury Case Management.
+ Experience and competence in developing and implementing key (Training, Incident Investigation, Audit etc.) aspects of an industry leading Safety and Health program.
+ Strong management, communication and influencing skills from Management to Plant level employees.
+ Competent in coaching, teaching, and presenting.
+ Ability to form, facilitate and maintain internal and cross functional teams and relationships.
+ Competent in Federal, State and Local S&H regulations and the regulatory agencies governing the assigned facilities.
+ Competent in Microsoft Office software including Word and Excel.
+ Safety Accreditations such as CMSP or CSP are a plus.
**Will regularly be exposed to each of the following:**
+ Employee must be able to function in an office environment as well as the companys industrial environment, including the environmental conditions described below and the physical demands of working/auditing at the plant level (standing, walking, sitting, stooping, kneeling, climbing, crouching, or crawling)
+ Employee is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear
+ Occasional use of personal protective equipment, including a respirator
+ Specific vision abilities required by the position include:
+ Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
+ Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more)
+ Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)
+ Peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point)
+ Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)
+ Ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus)
+ Will frequently be exposed to plant environment conditions which include:
+ Wet or humid conditions
+ Working near moving mechanical parts
+ Working at height, sometimes in precarious places
+ Fumes or airborne particles
+ Toxic or caustic chemicals
+ Outdoor weather conditions
+ Extreme cold and extreme heat (non-weather)
+ Industrial risks like those experienced by operations personnel including noise, dust, electrical and machine risks, large equipment and vehicles, and occasional work in enclosed spaces.
Heidelberg Materials is a Drug Free Workplace
Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled
**Employer Statement:** Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled
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