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Industrial Safety Coordinator

Location: Batavia
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

Why join us? At Design Within Reach, home comes first. We believe in creating and sourcing pieces that move with you and are meant to be enjoyed over a lifetime from home to home, generation to generation. For us, that means exceptionally crafted, built-to-last, and beautifully designed furnishings. Our purpose is to design for the good of humankind. It's the ideal we strive toward each day in everything we do. Being a part of Design Within Reach means being a part of something larger than your work team, or even your brand. We are redefining modern for the 21st century. And our success allows Design Within Reach to support causes that align with our values, so we can build a more sustainable, equitable, and beautiful future for everyone. As a Warehouse Safety Specialist, you will work to expand employee engagement, team leader safety training, safety program support and partnership at our Distribution Center. The Associate will be directly supporting the Distribution Center team and collaborating with the Global Environmental Health and Safety team. You will also act as a technical Subject Matter Expert for your site in the application of the powered industrial truck operations, warehousing, and pedestrian safety programs. Additionally implementing MillerKnoll Environmental Health and Safety Management System (EHSMS) procedures, processes, best practices, training, and assisting with execution of warehouse safety capital projects). ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Assist site leaders on incident investigations related to High Risk pedestrian/ powered-industrial-truck activity. Be responsible for the annual completion of internal audits to identify gaps in MillerKnoll standards. Develop a deep working relationship and partnership with Operations and Retail business units for the distribution center that you directly support. Drive ownership through site team leaders Procurement and Operations, and safety programs in the establishment and continued excellence of the site safety steering teams. Ensure Technician Safety Concerns are promptly addressed or escalated to applicable support teams at the site, regional or network level. Ensure your site has completed an action plan against the open items to ensure they are closing gaps identified. Review incidents to determine which require Global Incident Alerts and require teams to collaborate on the resolution of Technical Safety Concerns. Share best practices between your site and within the Global Environmental, Health and Safety department. Stay attuned to changing regulations and internal EHS performance to change policies when required. Support and maintain a strong relationship with warehousing/ retail/ logistics companies to drive reduced safety incidents, improve HSMS compliance, and drive continuous safety improvement. Performs additional responsibilities as requested to achieve business objectives. QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and Experience Bachelor's Degree Occupational Safety and Health, Industrial Hygiene or related degree 5+ years of Occupational Safety and Health experience Licenses and Certifications Skills and Abilities Possess or actively working towards ASP, CSP certification Experiencing in deploying automated reporting systems Detailed understanding of EHS regulatory requirements Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to communicate at all levels of the organization Strong analytical skills with demonstrated problem solving ability Ability to adapt well to fast-paced environments with changing circumstances, direction, and strategy PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Must be able to perform all essential functions of the position with or without accommodations. Who We Hire? Simply put, we hire everyone. Design Within Reach is comprised of people of all abilities, gender identities and expressions, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, veterans from every branch of military service, and more. Here, you can bring your whole self to work. We're committed to equal opportunity employment, including veterans and people with disabilities. This organization participates in E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification. Employment Type: Full Time

Keywords: DESIGN WITHIN REACH, Covington , Industrial Safety Coordinator, Professions , Batavia, Kentucky

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