Warehouse Safety Administrator

Otsego, MN

Posted: 1/15/2020
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Summary Information: Category: Internal Job Posting - Location: Otsego MN
Warehouse Safety Administrator
Primary onsite safety resource responsible to ensure compliance with OSHA/NFPA/DOT regulations and company specific safety policies and procedures. Regularly conduct team member safety training, incident investigations, safety audits, facility inspections, observations, problem resolution and continuous improvement in a safety focused environment consistent with Ruan's Guiding Principles.
  • Train, coach and mentor team members in developing and maintaining safe work practices necessary for physical work and operating material handling equipment, performing light assembly, handling tools and other equipment as necessary. Evaluate and measure team member safety performance and compliance with OSHA/NFPA regulations and company policies and procedures.
  • Conduct team member orientation, training, and safety meetings.  Assess performance and determine training needs through observations, skill assessments and incident trend analysis . Provide recommendations for continuous improvement and assist with the planning and development of training programs.
  • As necessary, participate in the recruitment, interviewing and selection of new warehouse team members.
  • Assess all incidents/accidents at warehouse operation(s) and provide feedback and recommendations as part of the root cause analysis process. Provide regular weekly performance reports to management.
  • Interpret, monitor and enforce OSHA, NFPA and DOT regulations to ensure compliance.
  • Process, complete, and maintain necessary training and OSHA (300 and 300A) as required.  Maintain employee safety meeting attendance and training history records per company policy.
  • Conduct routine audits of physical warehouse(s) to ensure compliance with OSHA and NFPA regulations.  Resolve any identified problems in order to maintain compliance.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with team members, supervisors, operations staff and customer personnel.
  • Communicate effectively with regulatory agencies, including OSHAas required by federal, state and municipal regulations and in accordance with company policies and procedures. 
  • Associate, Vocational or Technical Degree or equivalent experience.
    Course(s) of Study:  Health/Safety, Industrial, Manufacturing, Technology, Transportation, Logistics, Warehousing, Supply Chain or related field of study.
  • 1-2 years’ experience HSE related work in warehousing or manufacturing, including training, orientation, conducting safety audits, etc.  
  • Experience with material handling equipment including forklifts, powered industrial trucks and cranes.

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