Safety Manager

    • Job Tracking ID: 512812-802911
    • Job Location: Chippewa Falls , WA
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: January 04, 2022
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Spectrum Industries is a Chippewa Falls manufacturer and provider of high quality products and services that connect people with technology. As an organization we are dedicated to continuous improvement, meeting or exceeding customer expectations, developing our employees to meet current and future challenges, and ethical business practices. That's who we are - that's what we do!

Would you like to join our team in pursuit of excellence? We have the following job opportunity -

Safety Manager Summary :

Provide and coordinate the technical support/oversight necessary to maintain the company-wide safety and health, environmental, and security programs. Through close collaboration with HR, Product Development, Maintenance, Production, and Manufacturing Engineering teams, help identify continuous improvement initiatives that would enhance and promote safer and healthier processes, policies, practices, and systems proactively throughout the corporation

Key Responsibilities and Duties :

    • Regularly review, audit and monitor the employee safety programs to ensure they remain adequate and effective for the ever changing workplace; maintain and post appropriate metrics to communicate the status of the health and safety program throughout the corporation
    • Proactively research and implement new and progressive Safety and Health related programs and policies
    • Order suspension of activities that pose threats to workers' health or safety.
    • Investigate and report findings of any industrial accidents, injuries, or occupational diseases to determine causes and preventive measures
    • Work with Design/Development, Maintenance, and the ME teams to proactively determine the appropriate safeguards for any new process, equipment, or plan/work-cell redesign; meet with Workers Compensation representatives or other outside entities to determine best methods to improve safety and environmental health within the organization
    • Lead and facilitate the Safety and Health Committee in successful solicitation of employee feedback, documentation of potential issues/concerns, and then the elimination of any unsafe issue from reoccurring in the workplace
    • Conduct or coordinate worker training in the areas such as safety laws and regulations, hazardous condition monitoring, and the use of safety equipment; this includes new employee orientation and various certified employee operations programs
    • Compile, analyze, and interpret relevant data related to occupational illnesses and/or accidents; assist with any required reporting processes, and communicate status updates to pertinent staff
    • Coordinate the safety and environmental regulatory compliance requirements, including data collection, document upkeep and reporting
    • Support the Manufacturing Engineering team as a resource for various departmental projects and continuous improvement activities
    • Security management -
      • Develop and implement security policies, protocols and procedures
      • Monitor security compliance and collaborate with Production management, maintenance, administration, and security service providers to maintain and upgrade the security system
      • Coordinate with administration for the setup and assignment of personal security badges and access rights for individuals
      • Train managers and authorized personnel on protocol for system activation, deactivation and reset

Secondary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Support the corporate Sustainability initiatives by assisting in the implementation, training, and maintenance of a sustainability programs
  • Support production and quality functions with systematic and detailed problem solving skills leading to properly identifying root causes and then the implementation of irreversible corrective actions
  • Setup and facilitate team review meetings, when facility teamwork and cross functional ownership is critical to the success of a project or assignment
  • Support all departmental and corporate goals and objectives as required to help grow the business, and ensure our customers always receive superior service and product quality
  • Represent and preserve the best interest and integrity of the company whenever and wherever possible

Experience and Skills:

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) in Engineering or Safety related field

  • Three plus years of related work experience

  • OR the equivalent combination of education and experience

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities :

    • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures, record management systems, and terminology
    • Knowledge of general math and its application
    • Knowledge of the English language
    • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing quality internal/external customer services
    • Working knowledge of computer hardware and software, including applications and programming, among other general office equipment
    • Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
    • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
    • Detail oriented
    • Understanding written work related documents
    • Time management, multi-tasking and prioritization skills
    • Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
    • Inductive Reasoning — The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
    • Ability to follow through and complete tasks in a fast paced environment
    • Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
    • Systems Analysis — Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
    • Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
    • Instructing — Teaching others how to do something.


This position pays a bi-weekly salary plus bonus eligibility 

Spectrum provides a comprehensive benefit package which includes:

Group Insurance -

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Life and Short Term Disability
  • Voluntary (supplemental) - Additional Life, LTD, Accident, Critical Illness
  • Vision 

401k Retirement plan (with employer matching)

PTO, Holidays, Bereavement pay

Training and education reimbursement

Health and Wellness