Dexter Axle

  • Plant HSE Manager (Health, Safety, and Environmental)

    Location US-IN-Albion
    Posted Date 2 months ago(8/12/2018 8:50 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2792
    # Positions
    1
  • Overview

    Dexter, the premier supplier and manufacturer of axles, doors, venting products and related components in the utility trailer, boat trailer, recreational vehicle, heavy duty and manufactured housing markets, has an opportunity for a Plant HSE Manager (Health, Safety and Environmental) at our multi-plant manufacturing facility located in Albion, Indiana.

     

    Dexter has been a leading manufacturer of trailer axles, brakes and actuation, along with entrance door and venting products for over 50 years serving the utility trailer, recreational vehicle, heavy duty, manufactured housing, agricultural, marine, and specialty markets. Dexter is headquartered in Elkhart, Indiana employing over 2,800 people and operating 18 manufacturing facilities in the U.S. and Canada (Indiana, Georgia, Oklahoma, California, Tennessee, Texas, Florida, Utah, Ontario, and Alberta). Dexter has achieved its many years of success through a commitment to the principles of superior quality, continuous improvement, and unparalleled customer service. Dexter is a wholly owned subsidiary of DexKo Global, Inc.

     

    For more information about our company, access Dexter's web site at www.dexteraxle.com.

     

    Dexter offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits. Dexter’s benefits package includes Health, Dental, Vision, Life, STD, LTD, FSA, HSA, and 401(k) Plan with company contributions.

    Position Summary

    The Plant HSE Manager provides leadership and coordination of activities related to the company’s health, safety, and environmental program, including performance of the following essential duties:

     

    • Developing and maintaining a variety of safety and environmental programs, policies and procedures that will ensure all associates are in compliance with local, state, and federal rules and regulations, including OSHA and EPA standards.
    • Developing and implementing a program to reduce occupational injuries and illnesses, including area assessments, injury investigations and clear, measurable goals.
    • Correcting working conditions, using knowledge of industrial processes, mechanics, chemistry, psychology, and safety standards, develops loss control programs, and devises methods to evaluate safety progresses.
    • Assessing share, and leverage HSE best practices across sites.
    • Establishing, implementing, and maintaining all Environmental and Safety Management systems in accordance with ISO 14001/ISO 18001, reporting to top management on performance, and recommend improvements.
    • Serving as the interface between local, state, and federal regulatory agencies, corporate and any insurance carrier representatives in order to ensure plant compliance.
    • Managing plant’s environmental and OSHA regulatory reporting and record keeping requirements.
    • Creating and managing budgets for HSE activities including consulting and testing, waste removal, safety equipment, safety recognition activities, etc.
    • Leading investigations on environmental non-compliance, safety non-compliance, and root cause incidents and provide urgent response to operational issues.
    • Leading implementations and use of team implemented problem solving.
    • Conducting site audits and evaluate plant’s compliance with environmental regulations and identify areas of improvements.
    • Implementing environmental solutions and drive changes in manufacturing processes/systems that lead to reduction in environmental waste streams.
    • Managing worker’s compensation claims.
    • Leading safety, HSE, and awareness program trainings.
    • Performing other tasks, duties or special projects as directed.

     

    Health and Safety expertise:

    • Behavior based safety, preferably DuPont STOP
    • Chemical hazard communication
    • Contractor safety
    • Confined space entry
    • Electrical safety
    • Emergency response planning
    • Ergonomics
    • Fall protection
    • Hazardous energy control - Lock Out/Tag Out
    • Hearing conservation
    • Incident investigation
    • Indoor air quality/industrial hygiene
    • Injury reporting and analysis
    • Job hazard analysis and risk assessments
    • Machine guarding
    • Personal protective equipment
    • Powered industrial vehicles
    • Safety programs and awareness and OSHA compliance

     Environmental expertise:

    • Sustainable processes/recycling
    • Solid and hazardous waste management
    • Wastewater and storm water management, permitting, compliance, and controls
    • Air emission management, permitting, compliance, and controls
    • Pollution prevention and resource conservation

    Requirements

    Requirements:

     

    Position requires a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Engineering, Occupational Health and Safety, Industrial Engineering, or a comparable degree and at least 10 years of HSE experience in industry. An equivalent in combination of education and experience will be considered.

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