Volvo Group Health & Safety Supervisor in Macungie, Pennsylvania

PURPOSE/DESCRIPTION

Provide supervision to the team organization to assure employee Health and Safety in daily operations. Implement and support H&S programs to ensure compliance with all applicable regulations and Corporate/LVO policies to reduce work-related injuries and provide a safe and healthy work environment.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implement and monitor health & safety programs that ensure protection of health, provide a safe workplace and comply with applicable regulations and company policies. (40%)

  • Conduct facility inspections and audits measure compliance with H&S programs and ensure corrective measures are taken if required. (15%)

  • Record and analyse accident, injury, & near miss data and trends and propose data driven H&S methods and programs to mitigate hazards and risk. (10%)

  • Work with UAW/Management ergonomic team to evaluate work-station design and tooling to ensure sound ergonomics practices. (10%)

  • Become familiar with H&S section of UAW labor agreement to ensure company compliance with agreement language. (5%)

  • Conduct Industrial Hygiene surveys to ensure exposure levels are within acceptable limits and provide the necessary protection of employees. (5%)

  • Provide training in accordance with regulatory requirements and company directives. (5%)

  • Participate in Joint Health & Safety Committee and Joint Ergonomics Committee. (5%)

  • Manage SDS and chemicals labelling program. (5%)

CRITICAL COMPETENCIES

Technical Competencies:

  • Understanding of OSHA regulations, NFPA fire code as they apply in an industrial setting

  • Knowledgeable of industrial chemicals and industrial hygiene sampling equipment

  • Knowledgeable of manufacturing processes and ability to utilize policies, practices, trends, and tactics to accomplish business objectives within a complex organization

  • Familiar with OHSAS18001 management system and general ergonomics principles

  • Experienced in a team-based Kaizen and 5S environment and Lean Manufacturing concepts

Soft Skills:

  • Ability to maintain a professional attitude under pressure and manage change

  • Effectively, accurately and understandably communicate and actively seek feedback

  • Taking action without specific instructions and taking reasonable risks to achieve results

  • Ability to manage multiple conflicting projects and tenacity to drive long term projects to a successful conclusion

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's degree in occupational safety and health, environmental science, or related subject

  • 7-10 years’ experience

  • Master's degree or a professional designation preferred (OHST, ASP, or CSP)

  • 5+ years of management experience

  • Excellent skills in written and oral communication

  • Basic computer skills with both word processing and database applications

  • Ability to drive and inspect both outdoor and indoor areas to observe compliance with established programs

About us

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions, as well as all production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group's customers as well as for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chain for all brands, production facilities and distribution centers where the Volvo Group operates.

In Volvo Group Trucks Operations you will be part of a diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

Auto req ID

81407BR

Entity

Group Trucks Operations

State/Province

Pennsylvania

City/Town

Macungie

Employment/Assignment Type

Regular

Travel Required (Maximum)

Occasional

Last application date

Functional Area

Health & Safety

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran