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Safety Lead

Health & Safety

Job Req Number:  [[22569]] 

SUMMARY

The Safety Coordinator is responsible for keeping track of required safety plans, audits, and training requirements and strives to ensure that plans and inspections are completed and up-to-date. The Safety Coordinator may enlist the assistance of other staff to complete these activities. This position is expected to uphold and comply with all regulatory, corporate and site-specific policies, procedures, and safety rules.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Practice safe working techniques and re-enforce the safety policies, guidelines, and procedures as set out by the Company and the Client.
  • Provide daily guidance and direction in HSE programs at the employee / supervisor level to ensure a common and effective approach;
  • Responsible for assisting in the identification of possible losses; evaluating the risk in such loss exposure; developing and implementing a plan to correct or prevent a loss and audit the plan to ensure its effectiveness.
  • Ensure that contractor personnel working on the property follow DSV policies and safety requirements.
  • Maintain and update as needed SOP’s for all safe work practices and equipment and utilize them in the day-to-day training.
  • Provide advice, assist, and audit line management to ensure that effective HSE is implemented and working.
  • Perform and contribute to the Site Training Plans by conducting employee orientations; emergency response training; and coordination of modular training programs for the Operation.
  • Ensure inspections by regulatory agencies are coordinated and deficiencies minimized and corrected.
  • Coordinate with Site Supervisor, Operations, and General Manager on facility deficiencies and monthly safety inspections
  • Maintain all logs and documentation associated with permits and regulatory requirements;
  • Assist with maintaining the Site Preparedness and Emergency Plans & Procedures.
  • Review accidents and incidents which occur in responsibility and conduct audits, reporting and managing the corrective actions.
  • Maintain filing systems regarding worker training and safety;
  • Maintain working relationships with External Agencies and co-chair and help lead the Safety Team.
  • Manage Team Base Risk Assessments and the process and regularly conduct training needs analysis.

 

OTHER DUTIES

  • Other duties or responsibilities as requested by Management.

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a medium to large warehouse with HSE management responsibilities
  • Prior experience in safety observations/inspections, developing and implementing compliance strategies and plans.
  • Knowledge of safety and health management systems and practices.
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Preferred)

 

 

 

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

Computer Skills

  • Strong computer skills are required;
  • Proficient use of MS Office Applications;
  • Preferred knowledge of WM systems: preferably SAP, WM4000, WM10 or Red Prairie. 

Language Skills

  • Bilingual (Preferred)

Mathematical Skills

  • Intermediate skills

Other Skills

  • Excellent training skills
  • Good communication, supervisory and people skills are essential
  • Strong project management and analytical skills and ability to pay attention to detail

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee uses his/her hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear. The employee uses computer and telephone equipment.  The employee also may lift and/or move objects up to 40 pounds. Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision and distance vision.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee rarely is exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. The duties of this job are performed in a working distribution center that is not temperature controlled. 

 

DSV – Global transport and logistics
DSV is one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. 45,000 employees in more than 80 countries work passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services – as part of the operation or in a variety of supporting roles. If you have drive and talent and enjoy responsibility, we’ll give you the support you need to explore your potential and forward your career. Read more at www.dsv.com   

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