Safety Engineer Morgan Corporation Morgantown – PA
Location: Morgantown, PA
Morgan Corporation is the largest manufacturer of medium duty freight and refrigerated van and truck bodies in North America. Founded in 1952, as a small welding shop in Morgantown, Pennsylvania, on the site where Conestoga wagons were manufactured through the late 1800s, we have experienced tremendous growth and continue to look for additional expansion opportunities around the world. With a total of eleven manufacturing and five service facilities strategically located across the U.S. and Canada, Morgan is able to provide the quality, service, and prompt delivery our customers expect.
A subsidiary of J.B. Poindexter, a privately held diversified manufacturing company, Morgan Corporation offers a vast variety of career opportunities, internally as well as within the J.B. Poindexter family of companies. We offer competitive salaries and progressive benefits including health, dental, vision, life insurance, disability plans, 401K, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and more. We pride ourselves in team member development, performance, recognition, and a culture of diversity and respect. Whether you are taking the next step of your career or just beginning, joining Morgan’s winning team means being part of a great home away from home. You will be challenged. You will be proud.
The Safety Engineer, Northeast Region will support Morgan Corporation manufacturing and service facilities in the Northeast region (3 manufacturing facilities, 1 service operation and Corporate Headquarters) to ensure safe environmental working conditions for all team members. Position will report to the Director of Environmental, Health & Safety, which is located in Morgantown, PA. The Safety Engineer will be energized to eliminate accidents, injuries, and property loss. This role will continuously communicate a positive message and a course of action to be taken. The position will be responsible for maintaining a positive safety culture throughout the Northeast Region that will cultivate the value of safety to each individual and be practiced at every level.
KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Lead the local health and safety processes, including risk assessments and mitigation, behavioral based safety, and ergonomics
- Manage the local regulatory compliance to include, but not limited to: Title V, SPCC, EPCRA, RCRA, and storm water discharge
- Maintain polices and standards and ensure all team members are appropriately informed
- Assist in the preparation of recommendations for corrective actions to eliminate or minimize potential or existing risks and hazards
- Measure and evaluate the effectiveness of hazard management systems, policies, and procedures with recommended changes that reflect opportunities to eliminate workplace injuries
- Assists the site in investigating, analyzing and reviewing near-misses and accidents to ensure proper corrective and preventative measures have been implemented
- Assist the site in the review of injury and property damage reports, and in compliance of worker’s compensation regulations
- Compile, analyze, and communicate metrics and KPIs via monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting
- Develop and perform education and training classes for orientation of new team members, introduction of new topics, refresher classes, and similar functions
- Conduct and coordinate on-site inspections to audit physical conditions and safe work practices
- Study ergonomic issues and recommend corrective actions
- Other duties as assigned
- Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college or university in Occupational Safety and Health, Environmental Safety and Health, Safety or Environmental Management, Safety or Environmental Science, and/or Engineering
- Minimum of 3 years of hands-on professional health, safety, and environmental experience in manufacturing environments
- Certification/Licensure(s) – Associate Safety Professional, Certified Safety Professional, Occupational Health and Safety technologist, and/or Professional Engineer
- Working knowledge of health, safety and environmental regulations at local, state, and federal levels
- Proven ability to be proactive and can facilitate change through education and training and by being a team player
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral and be able to work with all levels
- Problem analysis and problem resolution; Green Belt a plus
- Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Minitab
- Travel will be required; up to 30%
The performance of this position will require exposure to the manufacturing areas where under certain areas require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses with side shields and mandatory hearing protection. Primary environment: ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment as found in a typical office environment. May require walking primarily on a level surface for periodic periods throughout the day. Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required to file documents or store materials throughout the workday. Proper lifting techniques required. May include lifting up to 25 pounds for files, computer printouts on occasion.