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6700 Tussing Road, Reynoldsburg, OH, USA

Daifuku America Corporation is a leader in Design, Manufacturing, Installation and Support of automotive automation/material handling systems in North America. The company is currently seeking an experienced Safety Manager to join our team at the facility in Reynoldsburg, OH.

The Safety Manager will be responsible for providing strong site safety administrative and supervisory support. The position administers safety and health programs at numerous facilities to eliminate or reduce the risk of injury and illness, promote the maintenance of employee health and safety through coaching, team building, open communications, and active involvement in the workplace. They are also responsible for ensuring health and safety programs and hazard identification and control and complying with company, plant, and federal regulations.

Other Responsibilities

  • Write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals

  • Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public

  • Investigate and provide accurate reports on all accidents/incidents, ensuring causes are identified and recommendations are appropriate

  • Analyze accident/incident trends and develop/implement recommendations to improve safety behaviors and plant safety record

  • Motivate employees to meet or exceed organizational expectations

  • Explore and implement ways to recognize and encourage employee performance and document plant and individual safety performance achievements

  • Initiate regular meetings with the Plant Managers to set personal goals and measure performance

  • Maintain working knowledge of Company policies, procedures, and government regulations


  • Experience in training and taking a proactive approach with regard to recordable incidents and meeting goals of the company

  • Experience in assuring compliance with all OSHA regulations at various sites

  • Physically capable of standing, walking, bending, pushing, pulling, reaching, and twisting on job sites to inspect for safety

  • Good decision-making skills and ability to perform in stressful situations

  • Must have a background in safety

  • Must possess strong knowledge of OSHA Rules and Regulations

  • Must be experienced in automotive and conveyor systems

  • Must be willing to work Overtime, weekends, and holidays such as Christmas, Easter, and July 4th

  • Must be able to travel an average of 40-50% of the time during peak times.

Interpersonal and Communication Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work under tight deadlines with limited supervision

  • Ability to effectively communicate both oral and written to the company executives and business partners

  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with the peers, management & leaders of the business area

  • Assume accountability and take ownership for ALL projects that you are responsible and involved in

Education and Experience

  • B.A. or B.S. in Organizational Development or Management, related discipline, or equivalent experience

  • Six Sigma helpful

  • OSHA 500, 501n 510 or 511 preferred (or combination thereof)

  • OSHA 30 Hour in General or Construction Industry

  • Must possess basic P/C skills, MS Word and Excel, MS Outlook

  • Must possess knowledge of machine operator equipment such as is used by Welders, Crane Operators and Field Service Engineers

  • Experience in the Manufacturing Industry is preferred

  • SAP FI certification is a plus

  • Passport a plus

Daifuku offers an excellent compensation package including great benefits such as excellent medical, vision, and dental insurance, paid vacation time, paid sick time, and paid holidays, 401K, Flexible Spending Programs, and more.

Daifuku is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status or medical condition.

If you’d like to view a copy of the company’s affirmative action plan or policy statement, please email [email protected]

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