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Safety Coordinator

Noti Division
Noti, OR
Close Date:  Open
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

At Sierra Pacific Industries, we understand our greatest strength is the people who choose to build a career with us.

What does it mean to be part of the Sierra Pacific family? It means you are a valued team member and part of a growing third-generation family-owned forest products company built on hard work, innovation, and wise investments.

With over 5,000 crew members in over 30 states, Sierra Pacific offers many opportunities for personal and professional growth; from entry-level to skilled trades, from truck drivers to sales managers, from foresters to engineers - for everyone! We invite you to learn more about our history, our 2 million acres of forestlands, and our state-of-the-art wood product and window manufacturing facilities at www.spi-ind.com/Home/AboutUs.

We are seeking a qualified Safety Coordinator to strengthen our current safety programs and work collaboratively with our management team. This position covers our divisions in Eugene, OR and Noti, OR.

About The Position
• Work closely with the Plant Manager, Company Safety Director, Superintendent and Supervisors to achieve company-wide safety goals
• Drive safety excellence, promote crew involvement and accountability, and proactively eliminate hazards
• Lead by example, assure safe workplace practices are followed, and promote safety awareness
• Manage health and safety programs, accident and injury prevention, and regulatory compliance
• Lead efforts to identify, recommend, develop, and implement best practices for safety programs
• Implement, maintain, and improve safety programs and processes that educate, engage, and motivate crew members at all levels
• Design and direct programs and procedures to reduce accidents, occupational illnesses, and exposure to health hazards
• Investigate circumstances of claimed injuries/illnesses objectively, and minimize Workers Compensation costs and fraud
• Investigate and analyze accidents, potential accident situations, and property damage, with complete documentation and root cause analysis and recommend future preventative and corrective measures
• Conduct safety analysis of equipment and machinery, develop and implement appropriate process changes
• Maintain relationships with regulatory and government agency personnel, as well as various industry groups
• Act as Company representative in cases of government agency inspections concerning safety issues
• Audit programs and processes for compliance with company standards and government regulations
• Train managers, supervisors, and crew on safety programs such as lockout/tagout, confined space entry, emergency evacuations, and ensure such programs and training are properly documented
• Maintain an understanding of, and ensure compliance with, current Federal, State, Local, and Company regulations and policy


Qualifications
• At least 2 years' lead or supervisory experience preferred
• Knowledge of OSHA, EPA, and Hazardous Materials regulations
• Ability to work independently, analyze problems, and make decisions with minimal management intervention
• Ability to establish credibility and be decisive, while recognizing and supporting Company goals and priorities
• Proven commitment to safety and Company policy
• Demonstrated skill in leadership, communication, motivation, and people management
• Ability to handle multiple priorities under demanding circumstances
• Analytical reasoning and problem-solving capabilities
• Understand machinery operations with sufficient knowledge to address safety considerations
• Experience in managing injury/accident claims, claims analysis, and resulting cost reduction is helpful
• Solid working knowledge of Word and Excel, and ability to learn various PC based reporting system applications
• Flexibility in work schedule to effectively interact with multiple crews and shifts, availability to respond to emergencies 24/7


Why Join Our Team?
Because this is more than an invitation, it's a commitment to offer opportunities for personal and professional growth to everyone! We ask people to grow with us and make the company even better.

We provide an excellent benefit package including a full Health Benefits Plan with low cost premiums, a 401(k) with Company Match, additional Retirement Contributions, and company paid Life Insurance. In addition, for over 38 years, the Sierra Pacific Foundation has provided scholarships to help the children of our crew members with education expenses. Each year, we give an average of $500,000 in scholarships.

How To Apply
If you are qualified and would like to join our team, please send a cover letter referencing this position and a resume to:

Sierra Pacific Industries
Human Resources
PO Box 496011
Redding, CA 96049
(866) 378-8001

At Sierra Pacific Industries, we understand our greatest strength is the people who choose to build a career with us.

What does it mean to be part of the Sierra Pacific family? It means you are a valued team member and part of a growing, third-generation family-owned, forest products company built on hard work, innovation, and wise investments.

With nearly 6,000 crew members in over 30 states, Sierra Pacific offers many opportunities for personal and professional growth; from entry-level to skilled trades, from truck drivers to sales managers, from foresters to engineers – for everyone! We invite you to learn more about our history, our 2.3 million acres of forestlands, and our state-of-the-art wood product and window manufacturing facilities at www.spi-ind.com/AboutUs.

As part of our safety in the workplace policy, an offer of employment is subject to a negative drug screen result. We are also proud that all Sierra Pacific facilities follow our tobacco-free policy. Sierra Pacific adheres to E-verify to verify the social security number of all newly hired employees. Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans. If you are an individual with a disability and need accommodation to complete the application process, please call 800-378-8001 or write to Sierra Pacific Industries at PO Box 496011, Redding, CA 96049.

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