Safety Specialist

  • location: Alexandria, LA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $75,000 - $80,000 per year

job description

Safety Specialist

Permanent position: A Safety Specialist is needed for a leading Industrial Manufacturing organization in Alexandria, LA. The Safety Specialist is responsible to evaluate, plan, coordinate, and maintain safety compliance within the facility. Qualified candidates must have a BS in Degree and 5+ years' of related safety experience. Candidates with an industrial hygiene background are preferred. This is a direct hire role, and relocation assistance will be considered for qualified candidates.

Responsibilities for the Safety Specialist

  • Develop, implement, train, and audit Health and Safety, policies, and procedures; ensure compliance with all applicable regulations
  • Support departmental managers and supervisors in the accident investigation and reporting of incidents; take the lead when assigned and manage emergency situations as needed
  • Schedule and manage Industrial Hygiene program
  • Oversee safety audits
Requirements for the Safety Specialist

  • BS Degree is required; Safety Sciences or Industrial Hygiene discipline preferred
  • 5+ years' of related safety experience, preferably within an industrial environment
  • Working knowledge of OSHA 29 CFR 1910
  • Prior supervisory experience preferred

  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • 401K with match

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