Safety Engineer

  • Amsted Industries
  • Granite City, IL, USA
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Full Time Engineering Manufacturing Operations Quality Control OTHER

Job Description

Amsted Rail has an immediate opening for a Safety Engineer its Granite City, IL location.

Amsted Rail is the world’s leading provider of fully integrated bogie systems for the heavy haul freight market, with facilities spanning 40 locations across 10 countries and 6 continents. Through their state-of-the-art manufacturing processes, Amsted Rail is redefining industry standards for innovation and technology, providing customers worldwide with unmatched performance and reliability for the long haul.

This position is responsible for overseeing and enforcing all safety measures for the manufacturing facility to include inspection of work areas, products, and employee work habits to ensure that everything is in compliance with OHSA rules and safety guidelines and makes changes to improve the safety of the workplace as necessary.

  • Develop procedures and designs to reduce the risk of illness, injury, or damage, identifying root causes and recommendations of policies and procedures
  • Inspect the plant and take action to eliminate hazards
  • Conduct accident investigations and prepare reports in response to workers compensation claims and reported injuries
  • Conduct formal training programs
  • Maintain hazardous communication program, including Safety Data Sheet programming (SDS)
  • Organize the safety program to meet or exceed applicable regulations, prevent injuries and minimize workers compensation costs
  • Maintain Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) records and analyze injury statistics to provide guidance and emphasis on programs for the plant
  • Develop hazard control processes, methods and programs
  • Maintain lockout/tag out procedures for all equipment
  • Provide guidance to supervision/management of applicable policy changes
  • Work with department supervisor to mitigate hazards through proactive daily safety audits
  • Work with regulatory agencies during visits and notice of violations/complaints
  • Provide guidance on Industrial Hygiene (IH) monitoring and corrective actions
  • Lead safety committee to ensure employee involvement
  • Perform and develop Job Safety Analysis (JSA) for applicable tasks or new tasks
  • Monitor and track safety trainings by using applicable software programs

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety or related field
  • 1-3 years of experience in an industrial environment
  • 1-3 years of safety experience
  • Knowledge of OSHA standards as well as local and state requirements
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and able to work collaboratively with others and accomplish objectives

PREFERRED

  • Experience collaborating with regulatory agencies
  • Associate Safety Professional (ASP) or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certification
  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety or related field
  • 1-3 years of experience in an industrial environment
  • 1-3 years of safety experience
  • Knowledge of OSHA standards as well as local and state requirements
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and able to work collaboratively with others and accomplish objectives

 

Working at Amsted Rail:

We are a privately held, 100% employee-owned company! Our commitment to employee’s professional satisfaction includes creating space and opportunities to be creative and an integral part of our innovation journey and business success; for employee’s personal fulfillment, we invest in everyone’s growth and development while ensuring a work environment that values them as an individual, with their unique set of strengths and beliefs.

EOE M/F/D/V

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree