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Health, Safety & Environmental Manager, Cummins NPower
Environmental Safety and Health Coordinator, Brunswick - New York Mills
Safety Coordinator, Venture Solutions
Project Safety Coordinator - Minnesota, Hooper Corporation, Electric Power Division
Safety and Health Professional, Liberty Diversified Industries
Environmental Health and Safety Director, The Schwan Food Company
Workers' Compensation Consultant, Loss Prevention Services, Coverys

Job Title, Organization Health, Safety & Environmental Manager, Cummins NPower
Description of Position Cummins NPower, the area's exclusive engine and power generation systems distributor for Cummins products, seeks qualified candidates for the following position: Health, Safety & Environmental Manager, White Bear Lake, Minnesota

Key Responsibilities
  • Main point of contact for all safety, health, and environmental questions/issues for all NPower Branch and Corporate management personnel
  • Coordinates and leads quarterly HSE Steering Committee meetings
  • Acts as Co-Chair of the Safety Excellence Committee. Provides direction and subject matter expertise in helping set priorities, develop programs and practices, and ensure compliance with related programs and regulations
  • Provides leadership in obtaining and maintaining ISO 14001 and OSHAS 18000 certification within established timeframe
  • Provides leadership in interpreting, implementing, and maintaining all Cummins HSE initiatives
  • Develop and update Safety Policies Handbook
  • Lead review and update of all procedures, forms and guidelines regarding accident and near-miss reporting.
  • Provide leadership and education to ensure compliance with all requirements and guidelines established by the Cummins HSE Team, including the Major Incident Reporting Program
  • Coordinate and lead Electrical Safety Committee to ensure proper training and procedures are in place
  • Primary point of contact for the Cummins HSE Department communications and distributor programs. Ensure compliance with all related programs and alerts
  • Maintain all reporting and data input to the Cummins DBU including reporting of accidents and near-miss incidents
  • Oversee the investigation of all accidents and injuries to identify causes and necessary corrective action to prevent reoccurrence. Ensure follow-up and accountability procedures are in place
  • Work in conjunction with workers compensation insurance carrier to administer workers compensation claims and return to work program. Work with workers compensation insurance carrier and branch management to minimize lost time
  • Administer all Safety Scorecards and reporting requirements, including OSHA 300 logs. Follow-up with locations as needed
  • Administer Branch Facility Inspection/Hazard Identification process. Ensure follow-up and accountability procedures are in place. Personally perform inspection at each location twice each year
  • Ensure compliance with the Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations
  • Ensure compliance with all safety regulations (OSHA, MSHA, etc…)
  • Manage Vehicle Safety Program and provide Safety Kit for all company vehicles
  • Coordinate and maintain all safety related programs and training (forklift, CPR, safety shoe/boot & eyewear, vehicle safety, etc.)
  • Primary point of contact and CNP representative regarding compliance with customer safety requirements, regulatory and compliance audits, and Cummins representatives
Desired Qualifications Critical Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities by Dimension:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Safety Management or related field required
  • CSP and/or CIH preferred
  • 5-10 years of work experience in the Safety/Environmental management field
  • Familiarity with standard concepts, practices and procedures within the safety management field
  • Knowledge of electrical safety regulations, MSHA and DOT regulations
  • Must be willing to travel 30% of the time
  • Highly developed communication skills with all levels of employees and management
  • Strong computer skills
  • Prior experience implementing safety programs at multiple sites.
  • Ability to set priorities and multi-task
  • Excellent customer service skills encompassing the "Customer Support Excellence" philosophy and standards.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record
  • Ability to contribute to system improvement process
  • Commitment to task and results oriented
  • Strong commitment to safety
  • Must be reliable and maintain a good attendance record
  • Ability to work through conflict and use effective problem solving techniques
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with customers and co-workers
  • Possess a strong work ethic and positive attitude
  • Ability to maintain positive perspective in the face of setbacks, resistance, and shifting priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate, expedite, and follow through to project completion
  • Effective user of good problem solving skills
  • Exhibits organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to positively react to change in environment, process and people
  • Ability to delegate to and empower others
How to Apply Please go to our website to learn more about us and to apply!

Cummins NPower LLC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that welcomes diversity in the workplace. All applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance.
Date Posted 04/11/14

Job Title, Organization Environmental Safety and Health Coordinator, Brunswick – New York Mills
Description of Position About Us:
Are you looking for an exciting career opportunity in the boating and fishing industry? Brunswick New York Mills Operations is the innovative manufacturer of Lund and Crestliner Boats. We pride ourselves on building the highest quality, most durable and innovative fishing boats in the industry. If you have a passion for fishing or boating, and desire a career in a growing organization with a team focus, we encourage you to apply for a position with us. Brunswick New York Mills Operations is looking for individuals to join our team who are proud of our incredible legacy and share in our vision to create life-long memories on the water!

This position works closely with management personnel and employees at all levels to administer and facilitate the facilities Safety and Environmental Systems. This position would be responsible for administering the Environmental and Health and Safety (EH&S) Systems for the New York Mills.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure plant safety by providing a safe environment for employees and actively supporting the departmental audit program Brunswick Safety Management System (SMS) procedures.
  • Responsible for environmental programs such as storm water compliance, HAZWASTE compliance, air emissions compliance, and waste water compliance.
  • Organize and maintain training records for all required OSHA and MPCA compliance requirements.
  • Assist Facility Manager in keeping facility compliant with all EPA, MPCA regulations.
  • Plan and schedule training for all required OSHA and MPCA compliance requirements.
  • Assist with compliance audits, weekly safety stand downs, machine guarding audits and ladder audits.
  • Plan evacuation drills, take cover drills and conduct after action reviews to make corrective actions.
  • Maintain computer records in support of the company's safety programs.
  • Assists with inspections and audits; investigates incidents and injures.
  • Assist in the management of all Workers' Compensation activities in direct coordination with Human Resources, including Return to Work Program.
  • Conducts all EH&S training for facility personnel. Oversee monitoring activities, facilitate the Employee Safety Committee and Management Safety Action Team.
  • Assists with all EH&S documentation and reporting deadlines, communicates with governmental agencies.
  • Monitors federal, state and municipal regulatory changes to ensure future compliance. Serve as a primary liaison between this location and regulatory entities.
  • Oversees the EH&S review of new/modified processes/equipment/chemicals.
  • Assist proper handling and disposal of hazardous and solid waste.
  • Assist with storm water Pollution Prevention Program and storm water monitoring.
  • Provide analysis and interpretations of EH&S findings and prepare technical plans and reports as required.
  • Review accident reports and provide dept. with information that will aid in reducing accidents and improving safety.
  • Administer the safety incentive programs.
Desired Qualifications Qualifications/Experience:
  • Minimum of two years of EH & S exp. in an industrial/manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of MN OSHA, MN EPA, DOT, State and local regulations.
  • Workers Compensation background.
  • Must be familiar with air permit compliance. Exp. with Title V permits is a plus.
  • Must have strong communication skills; ability to work in a team environment.
  • Strong math and writing skills.
  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks and priorities and adapt to changing situations.
  • Strong analytical ability is required in order to gather and summarize data for reports, find solutions to various EH & S issues and prioritize work.
  • Strong Excel skills – heavy spreadsheet skills.
  • Proficient in word processing, spreadsheets, Lotus Notes, power point. Compliance software experience preferred.
  • Associates degree in Occupational Safety and Health, Environmental or equivalent experience required.
  • Certified in CPR and first aid.
Work Environment:
  • Works in a manufacturing and office environment.
  • Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, climb and bend about the facility.
  • Exposed to dust, odors, fumes and moderate noise.
Location New York Mills, MN
How to Apply Contact Greta Smith 218-385-6448 or Mark Flemmer 218-385-6235

About the Company:
Based in New York Mills, MN - Lund Boats has been manufacturing high quality aluminum and fiberglass fishing boats since 1948. Lund Boats are built by people who love to fish and take pride in engineering and building the most innovative and durable fishing boat on the market. Whether you're a part-time weekend angler or a serious tournament pro or guide, Lund prides itself on delivering the Ultimate Fishing Experience!

Crestliner headquarters are located in MN with production facilities in Lebanon, MO and New York Mills, MN. Crestliner celebrates 65 years in business and traces its origins to the Aluminum Boat Company that came to life within the walls of an airplane hanger back in 1946. Several transitions later, the company became known as Crestliner, and in 1991 the rivet-free UniWeld welded hull was a true revolution in aluminum boats. Crestliner continues to lead in innovations and setting new standards. Learn more about Crestliner and its line of boats by visiting www.Crestliner.com.

Brunswick Corporation and all subsidiaries are deeply dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Brunswick loves Veterans! All Veterans and Reservists are encouraged to apply. We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. (Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans).
Date Posted 04/10/14

Job Title, Organization Safety Coordinator, Venture Solutions
Description of Position Are you a safety-focused individual who wants to support a rapidly growing business? If you are ready to help lead us forward - then consider a career with Venture Solutions. When you join our team, you will have an opportunity to help us continue in Transforming Customer Communications.
Venture Solutions, an affiliate of Taylor Corporation, is a fast-paced, growth oriented, market-leading company that provides variable print solutions to top companies across the US. Come and share your expert skills as a Safety Coordinator to assure the highest level quality that meets the needs of our customers. You will be responsible for planning and implementing the Company's safety programs to ensure a safe, healthy and incident-free work environment to assure the client's satisfaction and the continued growth of Venture Solutions. Venture Solutions has more than 40 years of data, print and mail experience in compliance- and regulatory-driven industries — including mortgage and vehicle loan servicing, consumer banking, insurance, utilities, communications and healthcare. Venture is the go to solution for enhancing the customer communication program. Extending beyond traditional print, Venture delivers email, web and mobile solutions to meet today's customer demands for multichannel communications.
Built on decades of providing high-quality communications, Venture Solutions continues to enhance its expertise, capabilities and capacity with the October 2013 acquisition of SCICOM Data Services. SCICOM has been focused on providing full-service data processing and document output for more than 50 years.

Scope and Responsibilities
The Safety Coordinator will report directly to the Facility/Safety Manager and be responsible for managing the activities of safety and the safety committee, who also manages the safety training schedule for all staff and ensuring OSHA requirements are met and maintained.

Specific Responsibilities
Manages and coordinates safety activities throughout the Company to ensure implementation of safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal agencies, including the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Interprets and implements the AWAIR Act.
Provides oversight to the safety committee and provides guidance in addressing safety concerns.
Oversees Accident and Injury investigation and provides corrective action recommendations.
Reviews and approves OSHA logs and other reports required by management and/or regulatory agencies.
Implements site safety programs including JSA's audits, PPE and employee training.
Trains and provides consultation to managers and employees in a variety of safety topics including but not limited to best practices, Employee Right to Know, PPE, Hearing Conservation, Lockout-Tagout, Confined Spaces, and Heat Stress.
Coordinates the investigation of incidents/accidents/injuries through employees, supervisors and management.
Coordinates/performs audits to detect existing or potential incident and health hazards.
Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to apply Federal, State, and local HSE regulations
Must have a strong hands-on record of successful implementation of HSE programs
Will require travel to our Fort Worth, TX facility on occasion to assist with safety initiatives.
Desired Qualifications Minimum: Associate's degree or two-year certificate in a related field; or equivalent experience. CPR certification.
Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Industrial Safety, or a related field; or equivalent experience. Certified Safety Professionals (CSP).

Ability to coach employees and management to take ownership of safety.
Interpersonal skills to interact with all levels of management and staff.
Strong relationship building skills
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a high sense of urgency and time constraints
Ability to defuse volatile situations resulting in a win-win situation
Experienced in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point)
Good verbal and written communication skills
Analytical and problem-solving skills
Organized and detail-oriented
How to Apply To apply contact:
Thao Habeck, PHR
HR Business Partner
Taylor Corporation
1725 Roe Crest Drive
North Mankato, MN 56003
Date Posted 04/09/14

Job Title, Organization Project Safety Coordinator - Minnesota, Hooper Corporation, Electric Power Division
Description of Position Primary Accountabilities:
  • Assists in controlling hazardous working conditions and unsafe employee activities by monitoring the implementation of the safety program related to the electric power transmission projects in the Minnesota area. (First project is a few miles south of the Twin Cities).
  • Participates in developing and conducting new hire safety orientations.
  • Conducts electric power safety training related to electrical exposures and mitigation methods such as equipotential grounding, barricading, hot stick and gloving techniques etc. (An experienced electric power trainer will assist on site).
  • Conducts and documents work area inspections to ensure compliance with safety programs and regulations and to detect any unsafe working conditions by employees or subcontractors. Initiates corrective action as required.
  • Investigates any incidents and near misses; compiles information for review, corrective action and dispersal to field personnel.
  • Closely manages any work related injury cases to avoid or minimize any lost time.
Desired Qualifications Education and Skills:
  • B.S. degree in occupational safety/health with a construction emphasis and 1-7 years' work experience in the construction field; A.A.S degree in Safety considered.
  • Ability to recognize unsafe or hazardous working conditions and implement corrective measures as necessary
  • Working knowledge and ability to enforce federal, state, local and company safety regulations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and strong computer aptitude.
Description of physical working environment:
  • Works primarily on field electric transmission "right-of-way" construction strip site.
  • Ability to walk and climb in rough construction terrain.
  • Minimal travel with some overnight stays required.
Location While headquarted in Madison, Wisconsin, the job opening will be the safety professional at various project sites in the Minnesota area. The incumbent will probably need to reside or relocate to the Twin Cities area. (Relocation assistance will be provided).
Salary The base compensation range will be $50k-70k depending on experience level. Benefits are top tier including a 100% employer paid health care plan and a generous retirement profit sharing plan.
Organization Web Address www.hoopercorp.com
How to Apply Interested candidates should email resumes to DDailey@hoopercorp.com.
Date Posted 04/03/14

Job Title, Organization Safety and Health Professional, Liberty Diversified Industries
Description of Position Role: Purpose the job serves in the organization–-why does this job exist? Develop and implement safety culture/programs to ensure the maintenance of safe and healthy working conditions throughout the facility.

Responsibility: Key responsibilities for the position, listed in priority order. This is not intended to be a comprehensive listing of job tasks.
  • Support the company management system and implement safety programs to reduce or eliminate industrial accident and health hazards
  • Track, analyze, and report safety statistics/information
  • Lead safety committee, emergency response teams, and incident review teams
  • Facilitate cross–functional team (HR, Risk Management, Production) on workers compensation prevention and return–to–work planning/implementation
  • Develop and conduct safety audits and facilitate/review corrective action, drive root cause analysis
  • Work with Training to develop and implement safety and wellness education/training
Performance Measures (Accountability): Key performance measures that remain relatively constant over time. Annual performance measures, priorities/weightings, and specific targets will be agreed to and documented separately each performance period.
  • Compliance with organization safety rules and OSHA regulations
  • Responsiveness
  • Incident rate
  • Lost time (attendance, time without accidents)
  • Environmental impact prevention/minimization
  • Industry standard and regulatory compliance
  • Community and regulatory relations
  • Cost effectiveness
Desired Qualifications Technical Skill Requirements: The skills that define the position, specific practical, industry, professional skills – applied discipline or knowledge
  • Knowledge of safety principles and concepts ( Behavior Based Safety, Human Error Reduction)
  • Knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements ( OSHA, DOT,RCRA, HAZMAT)
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes, office operations, and facilities/grounds
  • Risk assessment
Performance Skill Requirements: Transferable skills or competencies used to apply technical skills and accomplish position purpose
  • Influencing
  • Presentation
  • Problem solving/analysis
  • Interviewing/investigation
  • Process management
  • Program development
  • Office systems software – word processing, spreadsheet
Experience/Education/Certification Requirements
  • Bachelors of Science degree /equivalent experience.(Certified Safety Professional or working towards)
  • Two years related experience
  • Safety experience
Location Becker, MN
How to Apply Please apply by sending your resume to EricaNaughton@libertypaper.com
Date Posted 03/27/14

Job Title, Organization Environmental Health and Safety Director, The Schwan Food Company
Description of Position This position is responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local environmental health and safety laws standards regulations and requirements for the organization/Operations. The Director of EHS develops necessary programs procedures and policies for compliance and loss prevention so as to ensure losses and risk to the organization/Operations are minimized.
  • Develops and implements environmental health and safety compliance programs and policies as well as coordinate and/or deliver training for all Operations facilities and their applicable staff.
  • Provides technical direction and guidance to plant managers and all facility-level EHS staff and other key staff regarding compliance for all workplace conditions/hazards as well as all air water and waste requirements and regulations that apply to their facilities/operations.
  • Measures analyzes evaluates reports and communicates loss control and accident information to senior management.
  • Develops and implements accident prevention and loss control methods and programs at Operations facilities to improve safety performance.
  • Directs all environmental permitting activities; including NPDES program permits (surface groundwater and storm water), air use permits/Title V, POTW, wastewater discharge permits, UST & AST registrations, RCRA notifications. Prepare and file all necessary environmental reports for facilities - including SARA, Title III, Tier Two reports, air pollution reporting, Form R reports, Monthly NPDES, DMRs,POTW, wastewater reports, Biennial hazardous waste reports, other state-required reports.
  • Directs all relationships and communications with USEPA and OSHA. Negotiates all enforcement actions notices of violation informal settlement agreements administrative orders and permit agreements with local state and federal governmental environmental agencies.
  • Represents the company on all contested OSHA citation matters. Identifies develops and implements economically feasible solutions to environmental health and safety issues/problems for the company's facilities.
  • Coordinates workers compensation activities, loss control programs, risk engineering and fire protection planning for Operations facilities and with the company's insurance providers.
  • Assess the impact of environmental health and safety laws and regulations as they affect the company and its operations.
  • Track regulations as they develop.
  • Formulate and implement policies, procedures and programs for compliance. Directs environmental due diligence for mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, divestitures, site expansions and/or redevelopments.
  • Conducts environmental site assessments with environmental engineering consultants (Phase I II).
  • Advises senior management on the compliance status costs and technical improvements needed to achieve compliance.
  • Negotiates satisfactory environmental protections and terms in real estate transaction and purchase agreements.
  • Manages all hazardous and solid waste activities for the company including the approval and auditing of all Treatment Storage and Disposal facilities.
  • Develops and implements facility-level environmental health and safety auditing and/or inspection programs for all Operations facilities.
  • Contracts with appropriate environmental health and safety analysts, hygienists, consultants, engineers and suppliers and directs their activities related to the environmental health and safety needs of Operations.
  • Directs the activities of outside and in-house attorneys representing the company to ensure adequate legal advice is provided to the company regarding environmental health and safety matters.
  • Represents the company and directs the activities of outside and in-house attorneys representing the company in relation to company involvement with state and federal Superfund sites.
  • Provides senior management with summary briefings and strategic guidance on the company's liability exposures as a potentially responsible party (PRP) in relation to such sites.
  • Participates in appropriate trade associations to promote the company's position in a prominent manner.
  • Provides assistance with the company's participation in regulatory rulemaking and negotiation processes through such associations where such efforts involve and/or affect the company's products and manufacturing processes.
  • Manages, trains and develops subordinates if applicable.
  • Responsible to conduct yourself and ensure your subordinates (if applicable) conduct themselves in a manner consistent with company mission values code of ethics policies and other standards of conduct.
Desired Qualifications Education: MBA or equivalent experience preferred.

Years of Related Experience: Typically has 8-10 years related experience.

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret scientific and technical journals, financial reports, governmental regulations, laws and legal documents.
  • Ability to comprehend highly technical biological, chemical, physical, engineering and other such information.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establishes facts, and draw valid conclusions (sound understanding of the scientific method).
  • Possess advanced mathematical and statistical skills and abilities.
  • Good communication skills including a high level of competency in writing and speaking skills.
How to Apply APPLY TODAY: www.careers.schwansjobs.com, position #14000053
Date Posted 03/26/14

Job Title, Organization Workers' Compensation Consultant, Loss Prevention Services, Coverys
Description of Position Coverys is growing. We are looking for qualified, experienced employees to join our Workers' Compensation Services.

This is a home based position and the successful applicant will provide loss prevention services to health care clients on a regional basis. We prefer applicants who live in Minnesota.

Significant travel is required. This position spends up to 50% of the time traveling to meet with our clients and insureds who are located in Minnesota and South Dakota.

The focus of responsibilities of the Consultant in Occupation Health & Employee Safety is to evaluate the work environment of clients to reduce or eliminate the risk of occupational injury. This job will also require the provision of occupational health and safety educational information for clients. The clients served are primarily within the healthcare industry, most of whom are participants in one of the workers' compensation programs administered by Workers' Compensation Services.

  • Completes client service plan (ASP) for each qualifying policyholder annually.
  • Conducts Health & Safety Management System (HSMS) Audit for each qualifying policyholder as needed.
  • Provides risk management & loss prevention services designed to achieve a targeted reduction in clients' frequency/severity of occupational injuries and/or illness.
  • Conducts an onsite visit for new policyholders and as needed thereafter; provides a semi-annual status report; and, an evaluation of implemented recommendations. On occasion may be requested to conduct an onsite visit for a prospective policyholder.
  • Contributes written material for Workers' Compensation Services newsletters and other marketing pieces as requested.
  • Creates presentations and other materials for individual policyholder training and annual workers' compensation seminars.
  • Maintains documents within Sharepoint in accordance with records management requirements.
Desired Qualifications Experience:
  • Three or more years of practical experience relating to loss prevention and/or occupational health. Previous experience in employee safety for the healthcare industry desirable.
  • Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills and knowledge of applicable state laws and safety regulations.
  • Possess strong planning and organization skills
  • Ability to function under stress of deadlines.
  • Ability to prepare and deliver training and safety related presentations.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, legal procedures, and data processing operations desirable.
Education: Bachelor's Degree in a related field (or a combination of education and experience) is required.
Salary Dependent on education and experience.
Organization Web Address www.coverys.com
How to Apply Visit our website www.coverys.com, then follow the link for Midwest positions under the Career tab. Or fax your cover letter and resume to 517-327-4271
Date Posted 03/25/14

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