JOB TITLE: Corporate Safety Manager

REPORTS TO:   Director of Culture and People Services
LOCATION:      Portland, OR
DATE POSTED: 2019-06-25

Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Inspects all operations being performed on a regular basis, such as production, plant maintenance, and storage of material, for compliance with company and government regulations.
    2. Writes reports implementing the safety program, trains employees, inspects the facility for adequate fire protection, and ensures that all equipment is in good working condition. Maintains safety files and records.
    3. Improves working conditions, using knowledge of industrial processes, mechanics, and safety standards; develops loss-control programs; and devises methods to evaluate safety programs.
    4. Assists line and staff management to understand OSHA regulations and standards, including guidance on handing OSHA compliance, inspections, and citations.
    5. Investigates accidents in conjunction with line and staff personnel. Notifies senior management of pertinent details weekly.
    6. Evaluates hazardous conditions and practices and develops hazard control practices and programs.
    7. Assists in communicating hazard control information and evaluates effectiveness of the control.
    8. Guides and assists plant personnel at locations with critical safety and health problems.
    9. Overviews company accident statistics and makes recommendations for correction of problem areas.
    10. Plans and directs safety and industrial hygiene service of insurance carriers to obtain optimum service.
    11. Works with trade and professional organizations to promote goals and objectives in the health and safety area that affect the company’s business.
    12. Assesses new developments in the health and safety field that may have application to the company’s operations.
    13. Establishes target areas and long range accident prevention and cost control objectives.
    14. Keeps apprised of developments in federal and state safety laws likely to affect the company.
    15. Acts as ranking company representative in dealing with government agencies on safety and health matters affecting the company.
    16. Investigates fatalities or serious injuries that occur at company facilities in which more than three employees are hospitalized.
    17. Reviews medical reports, witness statements, department investigation results, and other documentation for all accident reports. Processes and authorizes payment of medical bills and temporary total disability benefits upon receipt of proper documentation.
    18. Serves as liaison to insurance companies to open, monitor, and close workers’ compensation claims.
    19. Reviews accident reports to identify patterns of injury and determine whether unsafe conditions contributed to the accident; advises department of trends and proper safety to reduce injuries; provides department with information to aid in reduction of accidents and improve safety.
    20. Attendance in the office during normal business hours.

Qualified Candidates Will Possess the Following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (four year college or technical school) Required, Field of Study: Business or Safety.
  • Minimum five years professional safety experience; seven + years preferred.
  • Career professional desired, exempt salaried position. Curtainwall, construction, or engineering background preferable.
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) status, preferred
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, MS Outlook, MS Excel
  • Strong verbal, written, analytical, and organizational skills. R
  • Requires the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management, utilizing persuasive skills.
  • Position demands maturity, confidentiality, and the ability to implement improvements in safety.
  • Ability to develop procedures and training tools for increased efficiency.

Work Hours:

Monday through Friday

Application for Position:

Please indicate your interest by submitting your resume via email to online.

Selections will be made based on a combination of skills, knowledge, and abilities. Indicating your interest in this position does not necessarily guarantee that you will be hired.

Benson is an E-Verify and Drug and Tobacco-Free Workplace

We are an Equal Opportunity, M/F Veterans, People with Disabilities, Affirmative Action, and E-Verify employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, gender identity, national origin or ancestry, tribal affiliation, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation, disability status, medical condition, genetics, pregnancy, or any other considerations under federal, state, or local law.