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Supervisor of Safety, Security & Environmental Services - Lake Region Medical
Safety Manager - General Industry Plant/Job Location Safety, Kohner Materials, Inc.
Occupational Health & Safety Specialist, Aggregate Industries
Chief Operating Officer, Gopher State One Call
SFM Risk Solutions, Risk Consultant — Workers' Compensation

Job Title, Organization Supervisor of Safety, Security & Environmental Services – Lake Region Medical
Description of Position The Supervisor of Safety, Security & Environmental Services will be responsible for facilitating, administering and record keeping of the Lake Region facilities in compliance with manufacturing, safety and environmental regulations to federal and state requirements. This position will also oversee security department administration and the security systems. Develop and implement the policies and procedures that promote and maintain a safe, secure and healthy work environment for all Lake Region employees.
Desired Qualifications
  • BS degree in Safety, Engineering or Environmental management.
  • Certified as a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and/or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) preferred
  • Evidence of detailed interpersonal communication skills and technical knowledge of manufacturing process with quality management systems.
  • Training skills.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple assignments.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters.
  • 3 to 5 years Supervision experience
Location Chaska, MN
Salary $69,000 - $80,000
Organization Web site address http://www.accellent.com/index.php
How to Apply https://accellentcareers.silkroad.com/ Apply to directly to the Supervisor of Safety, Security & Environmental Services — Requisition # 9012
or submit your resume and cover letter directly to Al.Rubio@Accellent.com.
Date Posted 09/8/14

Job Title, Organization Safety Manager - General Industry Plant/Job Location Safety, Kohner Materials, Inc.
Description of Position Kohner Materials, Inc. is a family owned and operated company that operates eight ready mix plants, two aggregate pits and a storage/transport facility. We have been serving the area for over 40 years. We currently have over 80 employees amongst our locations. Our main office is located in Winona, MN.

This is a full time salaried position that requires a minimum of 40 – 50 hours per week. The individual will have to travel between multiple locations on a regular basis within Southeast Minnesota and West Central Wisconsin.

Safety Manager Duties:
  • Plant and equipment safety
  • Job location safety
  • Ability to conduct safety training and conduct safety meetings
  • Knowledge of general concrete construction, OSHA, MSHA, and DOT for both Minnesota and Wisconsin
  • Understanding of OSHA recordkeeping and reporting requirements
  • Ability to develop and implement written safety programs
  • Experience conducting accident investigations
Desired Qualifications Safety Manager Qualifications:
  • 5 years of safety management experience is preferred
  • Degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Safety, or a related field of study is preferred
  • OSHA 30-Hour Construction Course
  • First-aid/CPR certification
  • Working knowledge of computers and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to travel and work long hours
Salary Salary is dependent on the qualifications of the individual.
How to Apply Send resume to 4980 W 6th St. Winona, MN 55987 and/or jmacaskill@kohnermaterials.com.
Date Posted 09/04/14

Job Title, Organization Occupational Health & Safety Specialist, Aggregate Industries
Description of Position Aggregate Industries, a leader in supplying quality construction building materials in the United States is immediately seeking an Occupation Health & Safety Specialist for their Moorhead, MN location.

In this position, you'll be responsible to execute site and regional safety goals to support corporate safety initiatives. You will accomplish this by:
  • Participating and administrating our worker's compensation program through investigation of serious incidents/injuries, preparing material and evidence for use in hearings, lawsuits, and insurance investigations and compiling and submitting accident reports required by regulatory agencies.
  • Conducting periodic site visits to monitor and assess the execution of the safety policies to ensure the hazards of the workplace are identified, analyzed and controlled.
  • Overseeing safety behavioral audits and analyzing statistics of audits and incorporating new OSHA/MSHA/DOT/Coast Guard regulations into the safety process, and provide this information to managers and employees. Measure the effectiveness of the safety policy and provide consistency among the different divisions.
  • Organizing and leading staff safety training, promoting day to day safety policies and providing suggestions to ensure safety first in the workplace.
  • Provide informational signs, posters, barriers, and other materials to warn of potential and actual safety hazards and to prevent access to hazardous conditions.
  • Maintain safety files and records and manage the upkeep of the medical recertification for DOT employees.
  • Actively represent the organization in community, industry associations, safety groups and programs.
Desired Qualifications Our ideal candidate will hold a bachelor’s degree in Occupational Health & Safety or a related field along with 3-5 years of experience in a safety leadership role. Prior exposure in plant operations is a plus. You must also possess and demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills. Self-motivation and the ability to work independently or in a team environment interacting with employees at all levels within the company are essential. Strong computer skills in MS Office are a plus.

Come join a leader and a rock solid company that offers immediate participation in benefit programs along with competitive compensation and the opportunity to work in a first class cooperative team environment.
How to Apply To be considered for this position, go to: www.aggregate-us.com and apply online.
Date Posted 09/02/14

Job Title, Organization Chief Operating Officer, Gopher State One Call
Description of Position Detailed job description and how to apply
Date Posted 09/02/14

Job Title, Organization SFM Risk Solutions, Risk Consultant — Workers' Compensation
Description of Position SFM Risk Solutions has distinguished itself as workers' compensation experts and we take great pride in servicing our customers by bringing quality services, cost control and specialized workers' compensation insurance expertise to employers. We are committed to hiring people who have passion for what they do and are dedicated to making a difference.

SFM Risk Solutions is seeking a Risk Consultant to advise Assigned Risk Plan customers on safety-related issues. You'll participate as an active team member of a multi-functional team comprised of policy service representatives, claims representatives and premium auditors by assisting assigned policyholders and agents with the development and continued implementation of specific loss control actions and activities resulting in reduced losses and loss potentials. Applies the Assigned Risk Plan servicing criteria as articulated in the servicing agreement. Consults and provides resources to policyholders for injury prevention. Works closely with policy service representatives and claims representatives to identify and resolve policyholder issues. Ensures that all required Assigned Risk Service standards are being met. Plans for, conducts, and prepares reports of findings and recommendations resulting from safety hazard surveys at policyholder worksites in accordance with the servicing guidelines. Manages the required risk consulting services for the assigned risk book of business. Engages in continuing professional development, including professional-association membership.
Desired Qualifications Job specifications:
Bachelor's degree in safety, risk management or science preferred. Direct safety field experience can be substituted for a four-year degree.
Master's degree in safety, risk management or science preferred.
One to two years' experience working in a safety-related field (manufacturing or construction setting) preferred.
ASP or ARM designation a plus.
Knowledge of applicable state and federal regulations related to workers' compensation insurance, safety and OSHA.
Ability to operate or learn to operate sound level meters.
Solid presentation skills to educate and present safety-related classes to external customers.
Solid communication skills to communicate effectively with external customers (agents and policyholders), to advise on services, and to interact in a team environment and collaborate with other team members.
Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Solid written communication skills.
Effective organizational and time management skills to handle multiple priorities and deadlines.
Resourceful, with good organizational and multi-tasking skills.
Ability to follow directions and understand and adhere to team procedures and company best practices.
Demonstrates positive teaming skills.
Must possess valid driver's license and acceptable driving record.
Flexibility in scheduling to accommodate customer needs and ability to participate in overnight stays, primarily in the State of Minnesota.
Ability to work in a paperless environment with extensive computer and mouse work, which involves sitting for extended periods of time.
Solid communication skills including ability to listen and speak clearly and concisely to customers whom have a wide variety of insurance comprehension.
Ability to present information in a confident manner on the phone, in-person and via written communication.
Travel to meet with policyholders.
Engages in occasional lifting (approximately 25 to 35 pounds) of A/V equipment, suitcase containing laptop and bulk papers, etc.
Regularly required to walk, climb stairs and climb ladders and be able to walk around construction job sites.
Regularly exposed to different work environments (i.e., dusty, noisy, cold, hot, around farm animals). Use of personal protective equipment on policyholder sites may be required.
Ability to operate and drive a car as regular travel by car is required.
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.

Salary SFM offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, incentive bonus based on company and team goals, flexible work arrangements, and a career-enriching environment.
How to Apply For more information about SFM or to apply online please visit our website at www.sfmic.com or click here: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=10383371 to apply directly.
Date Posted 08/12/14

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