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Safety Manager I


Job Summary

St. Louis, MO
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code

Safety Manager I

About the Job


Henkel´s Laundry & Home Care brands have been trusted by generations of families. To maintain the trusted quality it takes constant innovation, sound research, cutting-edge product development, smart marketing and sales. Above all, it takes people who share our passion and embrace change. What do you strive for?


The Safety manager identifies hazardous workplace conditions and removes hazards and/or protects employees by guarding machinery, revising work procedures, and training employees. Takes effective steps to ensure that workplace conditions comply with applicable Federal, State, Local and Henkel occupational safety and health standard provisions and that all required SHE records are prepared, accurate, up-to-date and complete. Organizes, leads, and participates in activities that promote employee involvement in the SHE program (i.e. safety committees, accident investigation teams, inspection/audit teams, etc). Responsible for the completion of the incident investigation process using participative root cause analysis techniques. Develops and schedules SHE training and provides day-to-day coaching, feedback, and functional leadership on the effectiveness of SHE programs. Provides consultative guidance and information to the local, regional and global management team on SHE priorities and risks, associated costs, performance, major issues, and interpretation of regulatory requirements.



What we offer
Design and implement effective SHE programs in alignment with business objectives and maintain compliance with all Henkel, Federal, State, and Local regulatory requirements.
Identify risk conditions which could produce occupational injuries or illnesses and eliminate/reduce the occurrence of unwanted, undesired conditions and behaviors (injuries, illnesses, unsafe acts, unsafe conditions, environmental releases, exposures to chemical / physical agents, etc).
Facilitate the development and reinforcement of behaviors and attitudes that contribute to a culture of employee engagement that supports the goals of Henkel’s SHE programs.
Investigate occupational and environmental accidents/incidents using participative root cause analysis techniques and develop appropriate response to prevent recurrence.
Design, develop and ensure appropriate administration of SHE training for all employees, including new hire safety orientation programs.
Create and maintain accurate, up-to-date, and complete records and documentation (Manuals, SOPs, JRAs, WHAs, etc) as related to Corporate and Site SHE requirements.
Achieve full compliance with regulatory and Henkel SHE standards by directly supporting facility staff with policies, procedures, work instructions and training.
Acts as Site “Dangerous Goods/Chemicals” Safety Advisor (DGSA) Working with local management team to drive and improve health and safety standards across the site within area of responsibility and where required to meet ISO 18001 and 14001 standards.
Other duties as assigned.


Who we are looking for

Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Business Administration, Environmental Science, or other related discipline
5-7 years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
Must possess knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for leading and directing programs; including the ability to perform detailed risk assessments on all applicable machinery/equipment in the facility and the ability to prioritize assessed risks and ensure that effective controls are implemented.
Must possess a working knowledge of regulatory requirements (i.e. OSHA), SHE Program Management (Safety, Industrial Hygiene, and Environmental), Risk Management, Behavior-Based Safety, EPA, DOT, Training, and Auditing. Experience in a PSM regulated facility, a plus.
ASP, CSP or other safety certifications, preferred
Ability to persevere in times of crisis and handle adverse circumstances effectively
Have solid knowledge in the use and features of the suite of Microsoft packages (especially Access and Excel). And can also work with integrated databases and generate neatly formatted numerical and graphical reports. Experience with SAP a plus.
Able to communicate (verbal and written) clearly, accurately and effectively in formal and informal settings. Listens well in one-on-one and group settings. Realizes when information needs to be communicated to appropriate parties.
Knows how to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with managers and employees at all levels. Able to participate on team projects by contributing ideas that add value and completing team assignments. Is able to give and receive feedback constructively and modify behavior accordingly.
Project Management - is able to set goals on projects in collaboration with others. Remains organized while conducting various activities and coordinates own work efforts to stay on schedule. Recognizes when projects are not meeting expectations and offers recommendations.
Can independently arrive at good solutions on simpler problems and works with others to solve more complex problems. Makes well-informed decisions and recognizes the need for new or modified approaches. Designs and completes basic quantitative and qualitative analyses to evaluate and display various types of information and data. Reviews information for accuracy and completeness and draws accurate conclusions from data.
Personal Effectiveness - can be counted on to honor commitments and follow through. Builds stable, trusting relationships. Strives for quality and continuous improvement as a way of doing business and consistently demonstrates high ethical standards. Manages time and effectively balances multiple competing priorities while setting challenging and aggressive goals.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.


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