Safety SpecialistRite Hite Corp, Dubuque, IA
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RITE-HITE® Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, WI, is an industry leader in the manufacture and sale of loading dock and materials-handling products designed for maximum safety, productivity, and reduced operating costs. RITE-HITE first rose to prominence as a manufacturer of loading dock equipment with an original product line that consisted primarily of loading dock levelers and vehicle restraint systems.
However, with its 1991 acquisition of FROMMELT(TM) Industries, Dubuque, Iowa, RITE-HITE's lineup of dock products was significantly broadened to include industrial power doors, cooler/freezer doors, and dock seals and shelters. Recognizing the need of its customers and an industry's shift toward a preventive maintenance philosophy, RITE-HITE has a separate division dedicated solely to aftermarket sales and service.
The family-owned corporation was founded in 1965 by Arthur K. White, father of RITE-HITE president, Michael White. The company has historically placed a strong emphasis on research and development, leading to new products that pioneer the loading dock industry. In its early years, RITE-HITE established itself as a manufacturer of loading dock equipment of unequalled quality - and that reputation holds true today. A 12-month guarantee of customer satisfaction is standard on all RITE-HITE products sold.
After 30 years, RITE-HITE Corporation remains a leading producer of loading dock and materials-handling products that provide solutions to maximize dock and warehouse safety and productivity. RITE-HITE employs approximately 1600, and maintains more than 30 representative organizations at over 100 different locations throughout Asia, Europe, and North America.
Rite-Hite Corporation is a very family friendly, flexible employer with a pleasant, air conditioned, clean work environment. We are experiencing dyamic growth and have added a second shift manufacturing shift to help us meet our ever growing business demands. We offer competitive pay with an attractive benefit package. We provide paid on the job training for our entry level manufacturing associate positions with great advancement opportunities. Apply today to learn more about this exciting career opportunity.
Rite-Hite is a global leader in industrial loading dock and warehouse equipment and is continuing it's 56-year history of solid growth. We are always looking ahead to develop innovative new products and services to improve our customers' safety, security, and productivity. To continue our growth, Rite-Hite Corporation, has an excellent opportunity for a Safety Specialist at our manufacturing facility in Dubuque, IA. This position will be responsible for facilitating the continuous safety improvement efforts at the Rite-Hite Corporation manufacturing plant.
The safety specialist position establishes and promotes the maintenance of a safe, accident free, and healthy work environment by performing the following duties personally or through Supervisors and Managers at the Dubuque manufacturing plant.
Below are some essential duties and responsibilities for the position:
Working with Corporate Safety, Director of Manufacturing, and HR Manager to develop annual Strategic Safety Plan.
Makes studies and analyses of industrial accident causes and hazards to health for use by company personnel and outside agencies.
Formulates general safety programs, policies and procedures to be followed by company or plant personnel in compliance with local, state, and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations.
Formulates general environmental programs, policies and procedures to be followed by company or plant personnel in compliance with local, state, and federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules and regulations.
Develop and maintain a health and safety-oriented work philosophy among employees.
Consults with all departments on design and use of equipment, shops, fire prevention and safety programs.
Inspects facilities to detect existing or potential accident and health hazards, and recommends corrective or preventative measures where indicated.
Trains and oversees various site safety and ergonomics committees.
Keeps managers and employees alerted as to the hazards of working with toxic fumes, dangerous chemicals, and any other hazardous substances.
Responsible for managing safety budget.
Work with company insurance provider to perform the applicable industrial hygiene sampling as needed.
Participates in the investigation of accidents and injuries and cooperates in the preparation of material and evidence for organization use in hearings, law suits, and insurance investigations.
Compiles and submits accident reports and record keeping required by regulatory agencies.
Oversees the administration of workers' compensation program, including working with the insurance carrier to cut down on overall incurred dollars, lost employee time, and cut back on unjust claims.
Effectively manages work comp claims by working with the insurance company, injured employee, clinics, and managers from the opening of the claim and until the claim closes.
Effectively manages auto and general liability claims by working with the insurance company, employee(s) involved, and managers form the opening of the claim until the claim closes
Devises, supervises, and coordinates safety training programs, media, and safe operating procedures which will increase proficiency in safe practices and promote safety consciousness.
Represents the organization in community or industry safety groups and programs.
Maintains safety and work comp files and records.
Responsible for executing and supporting the quality 6S system and procedures in the effort for continuous improvement.
Develop, promote, and support Rite Hite SAFE initiative and any other awareness campaigns
Coordinates the safety shoe program, prescription safety glasses program, and any other safety related programs.
Conducts job safety analysis and risk assessments on assigned tasks and jobs
Coordinates safety philosophy, policies, and programs with all safety personnel to ensure consistency throughout company operations.
Coordinate and instruct OSHA 10 and 30 hour construction and general industry classes for managers, supervisors, technicians, and employees.
The successful candidate will combine a Bachelor's Degree in a safety-related field, along with 1-3 years work related experience in Safety or closely related field. Must be detail oriented, have good communication skills, and be able to work cooperatively with line managers and employees to effectively address safety concerns while maintaining production and customer service.
Rite-Hite provides competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes medical, dental, and vision coverage along with life and paid medical leave. We also provide a retirement savings plan that combines 401(K) with company match and profit sharing. Paid holidays, vacation, and career growth round out the package.
Rite-Hite is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer offering a drug free workplace four our customers and employees.
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Paid Sick Leave
|Years of Experience||2-5 Years|