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Holcim (US) Inc. Health and Safety Coordinator in Hagerstown, Maryland

Overview

PURPOSE

Support and challenge the management line and all employees of the area he has been assigned in reducing

their risk exposure and defining the actions to mitigate risk and achieve zero accidents and occupational illnesses throughout the organization. Provide the expertise and support to implement the LH Health and Safety

Management System (HSMS) and strengthen the H&S competencies across the organisation, The incumbent

must provide day to day guidance to management, staff and supervisors in continued building of a strong H&S

culture.

Responsibilities

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all workenvironments and areas.

  • In line with the LafargeHolcim Group Health & Safety (H&S) Strategy and taking into account LafargeHolcim US Cement priorities:

  • Provide H&S expertise and support to site management and supervisors for the management of H&S

  • Support and challenge the line in defining and prioritizing the actions to implement long term country and site H&S strategy.

  • Use and provide specialized H&S knowledge and experience to help site leadership drive behavioural changes in the business to reduce incidents and become an industry world reference in H&S.

  • Translate strategic vision into comprehensive and pragmatic improvement plans to meet or exceed H&Sambitions set up at country level.

  • Actively participate in working with the rest of H&S team in proposing, communicating and implementing the Group and Country H&S strategy.

  • Play a leadership role in the US H&S group to provide expertise on two or three critical H&S topics, becoming the subject matter expert for the US organization.

  • Define the relevant dashboard to track the safety momentum and performance of the sites he has beenassigned. Support collection, analysis and distribution of relevant KPI.

  • Coach and assist supervisors and managers on incident investigations.

  • Works with HR and site management to provide support on best working conditions and safe workingenvironment (for night shift personnel, office and job place ergonomics, etc…)

  • Participate and/or lead safety audits on sites/entities as per the group’s yearly schedule.

  • Works with the Hygienist Specialist and site leadership teams to ensure regulatory and group complianceregarding exposure and monitoring of vibrations, noise, dust and other chemical agents.

  • Assist site leadership in their communications with MSHA and OHSA.

  • Advise, assist and support local operations regarding compliance with federal, state and local regulatorycompliance. Assists the sites during MSHA inspections and investigations, providing local management with the expertise to interpret regulatory compliance issues and the capacity to challenge inspectors findings.

  • Ensure regular benchmark and implementation of good practices from other sites or companies.

  • Other duties as assigned.

RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHER JOBS

  • Partner with site management teams and H&S coordinators from US (Cement and ACM)

  • Support and guide plant/site employees, especially supervisors and middle managers to build strong H&Sleadership skills.

  • Collaborate with peers in other businesses/geographies to leverage good practices and ensure consistency of approaches and culture.

  • Work closely with HR to coordinate training and development program for his area of responsibility

  • Work closely with HR on the safety and loss control aspects of the following programs.

  • Worker Compensation Program

  • Return-to-work (Light/Modified Duty) Program

  • Occupational Medical Evaluation Program

  • Disciplinary and Consequence Management Program.

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

Required Education: Bachelor's/Undergraduate Degree

Additional Education Preferred: Master's/Graduate Degree

Field of Study Preferred: Engineering, Chemistry, Occupational H&S, HSE

Required Work Experience : 5-7 years

MSHA and OSHA experience (preferred)

DOT experience (preferred)

Experience in Management Systems and Continuous Improvement cycle: ISO – 9000, or ISO 14.000 , or

OHSAS 18.000 (preferred)

Experience in configuring, defining and implementing SOP

Required Training/Certifications: Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

Required Computer and Software Skills: Proficient in MS Office and Google software programs: Excel, PPT,

Word, G-Drive Knowledge of document management softwares (preferred)

Travel Requirements: 50%

Additional Requirements:

  • Sound knowledge of H&S principles, policies, procedures and regulations. Sound knowledge of businessoperating processes and procedures. Sound working knowledge of federal/state legislation perMSHA/WSIA/OHSA. Must provide honest, objective feedback to management.

  • Building effective teams

  • Influencing others

  • Customer focus

  • Decision Quality

  • Action oriented

  • Approachability

  • Time management

  • Management through systems

  • Standing alone

Estimated Wage Range

$64,000 - $90,718

Pay Type

Salary

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EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

# of Openings 1

Requisition ID 2021-9654

Position Type Salaried Full-Time

Category Health & Safety

Product Line Cement

Job Locations US-MD-Hagerstown

Company Holcim (US) Inc.

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