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Company Name:
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Location:
Hays, Kansas
Country:
United States
Job Categories:
Safety Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Safety Corporate Director/Manager
Industry Segments:
Utilities
Experience level:
6-10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Reference Number:
456

Corporate Safety Manager

Join our Safety department and play a key role in transforming our safety culture!

This is a fantastic opportunity to apply your leadership skills and knowledge of employee safety in an industrial environment. You'll play a valuable role in our journey to create a positive Safety culture and guide an excellent group of safety technicians and other employees.

Opportunities

  • Choose to work in the friendly, hometown atmosphere of either Hays or Holcomb, Kansas.
  • Provide support to provide reliable, affordable energy to people in central and western Kansas.
  • Receive outstanding benefits including a company funded pension and low health insurance premiums.

SUMMARY
Manage the corporate safety, drug and alcohol, and Department of Transportation program ensuring Sunflower Electric Power Corporation provides a safe working environment and complies with safety regulations.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Manage the Sunflower safety program and ensure employees are provided the leadership necessary to establish and embrace an attitude of working safely and are provided a safe working environment. Serve as the key subject matter resource to advise and ensure all Sunflower work sites are safe and the company complies with policies, procedures, regulations (e.g. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), Department of Transportation (DOT), worker’s compensation, and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)), and Article 18 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

  • Critically review on an ongoing basis the effectiveness of the safety function through measurement and assessment.
  • Work closely with managers and supervisors in the training and development, investigation, appraisal, and discipline of employees and supervisors involved in safety related activities. Develop and provide safety performance metrics.
  • Identify, develop, recommend, and implement measures to eliminate or reduce individual accident and health hazards. Compose policies and procedures. Inspect and ensure safety and protective equipment are available, installed, in proper working order, and being used.
  • Ensure work sites and safety equipment are audited and inspected for hazard assessment and ensure follow through on corrective action. Also inspect specific projects or job work sites where unusual equipment, supplies/materials, numbers of staff, etc. may be needed.
  • Ensure on-site contractors abide by safety procedures and regulations.
  • Administer the Safety Data Sheets (SDS) program ensuring accurate and available information on chemicals across the company.
  • Ensure accurate records for OSHA are tracked and maintained and submit reports as required.
  • Supervise the Safety and driver’s award programs

Top Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in safety, environmental health and safety (EHS), industrial hygiene, business, occupational health, or related field and eight years progressive industrial or utility experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong knowledge of OSHA, DOT, and other applicable safety policies and best practices.

Refer to the Responsibility Outline for a complete list of qualifications.

This position could be located at Hays, KS or Holcomb, KS 

Sunflower Electric Power Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.