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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Wausau, Wisconsin
United States
Job Categories:
Safety Manager/Coordinator: Single site
Safety Corporate Director/Manager
Industry Segments:
Manufacturing - Miscellaneous
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Safety Manager

This position, located in beautiful Wausau, WI, is responsible for developing and leading Linetec’s safety programs and compliance initiatives. Winner of the 2018 Wisconsin Corporate Safety Award, Linetec’s track record and accomplishments in the area of health and safety are exceptional. 

This position will collaborate with all areas of the Company to drive a strong safety culture, manage work site hazards and insure safety best practices are in place.   

Summary of Position: Perform safety and risk management related duties at the professional level and may carry out responsibilities in some or all of the following functional areas:

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.

  • Manage workers comp process, programs and compliances, to include tracking injuries and accident statistics and reports
  • Develop, implement, and monitor all Safety programs in conjunction with established policies, procedures and laws/regulations in order to prevent industrial injuries and provide a safe working environment
  • Act as a resource for all employees for their safety concerns by responding in a timely manner
  • Establish and promote the maintenance of safe and healthy working conditions, and recommend measures to reduce or eliminate accident and health hazards in compliance with OSHA regulations.
  • Assist in the investigation of all accidents by gathering all pertinent facts, interviewing witnesses, reviewing reports concerning the incident in cooperation with operations personnel and occupational health coordinator.
  • May represent the company in hearings, insurance investigations and OSHA informal hearings.
  • Work in concert with company and operations leadership to drive safety culture and change.
  • Recommend and implement cost savings
  • Monitor and manage all local, state and federal regulatory rules and regulations in the area of safety
  • Conduct safety training for multiple plants and ensure all Job Safety Analyses (JSA's) and safety training materials are kept up to date
  • Participate in corporate safety audits
  • Monitor and manage inventory of needed safety items
  • Apply Lean principles in own work performance and drive Lean applications in company operations.
  • Other duties may be assigned


 Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Business/Safety or related field, 3-5 years related experience in a Manufacturing setting; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Previous safety management in manufacturing setting required
  • Proficient with Federal, State, and Local safety regulations
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills a must
  • Quality orientation and high attention to detail a plus
  • Project management experience and the ability to multi-task
  •  Problem analysis and problem resolution
  • Ability to plan and manage multiple projects
  • High performance team player -- must collaborate well at all levels
  • Computer proficiency: Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Reporting Packages
  • Experience working with Workers Comp insurance a plus
  • Thorough knowledge of current OSHA practices and regulations

Linetec is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Qualified Women/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.