Safety Coordinator in Fargo, ND

Fargo, North Dakota
Job Type
US$ 54,000 - US$ 55,000 per year, $54k - 55k per year + none
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Michael Lenhart, Spherion
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Job Description

Our client, a local manufacturing company has an opening for a full time Safety Coordinator.
This position is responsible for communication of safety programs and policies under the guidance of the Corporate Safety Director. This position is responsible for assisting others in enforcing safety programs and policies.

Pay $55k/year

- Communicate safety policies and procedures in compliance with Company's corporate standards
- Support supervisors and communicate programs for managers and supervisors to train employees in work site safety practices, fire prevention, and correct handling techniques for chemicals, toxins, equipment, and other materials
- Inspect facilities organization to detect existing or potential accident and health hazards, determines corrective or preventative measures where indicated, and follows up to ensure measures have been implemented
- Provide information, signs, posters, barriers, and other materials to warn of potential and actual safety hazards and to prevent access to hazardous conditions
- Communicate findings or investigation of accidents and injuries to all local supervisors & posts incidents to the corporate reporting system
- Maintain safety files and records
- Provide technical safety support and information to managers, supervisors and employees
- Identify company safety training needs in order to recommend, develop and coordinate safety training programs
- Involved in setting annual company safety goals and objectives for business plan
- Participate in new product/process reviews including process hazard analyses, Operator Training, etc
- Support production employees in selection of appropriate personal protective equipment
- Promote safety and health awareness through company communication, including newsletters and specific training programs
- Act as the Emergency Coordinator in overseeing the site's Emergency Action Plan

Working hours: To be determined

- Associate's Degree in a related field and/or equivalent work experience
- Computer skills a must
- Process development skills
- Leadership skills to motivate co-workers to work safely
- Knowledge in OSHA standards
- Capable of understanding proper shop techniques for maximum safety
- Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly
- Assertiveness - Ability to act in a self-confident manner to facilitate completion of a work assignment or to defend a position or idea
- Training - Ability to develop a particular skill in others to bring them up to a predetermined standard of work performance
- Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task
- Research Skills - Ability to design and conduct a systematic, objective and critical investigation

To be considered, please apply online at
If you have any questions please contact Michael Lenhart at 701-412-2886

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