PRIMARY EMPLOYMENT OBJECTIVES
The Training and Safety Coordinator will develop, maintain and improve all aspects of manufacturing training and safety programs. This role will create training materials and competency tests for manufacturing operations based on existing work instructions and other inputs. The Training and Safety Coordinator will review manufacturing jobs and procedures to create/enhance Job Safety Analysis documents as well as ensure compliance to all applicable VOSHA/OSHA regulations.
SPECIFIC ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Develop, maintain and coordinate with department and shift supervisors a periodic training schedule to build and ensure competency throughout the Revision Newport manufacturing work force.
- Maintain employee training records and proactively identify training needs at an individual and site level through internal assessment audits and group testing.
- Develop training qualification plans for new and existing employees with progression goals.
- Identify external training/awareness requirements to ensure compliance with local, state and federal regulations.
- Develop training programs for newly acquired equipment and processes.
- Organize, develop or source training programs to meet specific training needs
- Design and apply assessment tools to measure training effectiveness.
- Report to Supervisory assessment results and formalize plans of action to address deficiencies.
- Evaluate and make recommendations on training material and methodology
- Handle logistics for training activities including venues and equipment.
- Establish and maintain relationships with external training suppliers
- Develop a “train the trainer” program to ensure all trainers have the skills to train effectively
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Conduct Job Safety Analysis/Job Hazard Analysis assessments as needed along with recommended actions to reduce risk
- Recommend measures to help protect workers from potentially hazardous work methods, processes or materials
- Coordinate investigation of incidents and accidents to identify root causes and to develop robust corrective actions to prevent recurrence
- Inspect and evaluate workplace environments, equipment and practices in order to ensure compliance with safety standards and government regulations.
- Help to identify “at-risk” behaviors and train employees on how to conduct safety observations
- Conduct safety training and education programs and demonstrate the use of safety equipment
- Provide new employee health and safety orientations and develop materials for these presentations
- Coordinate OSHA “right-to-know” programs and required training. GHS Blood borne pathogens trainings etc.
- Maintain and update emergency response plans and procedures
- Work with proper vendors to identify the adequacy of ventilation, exhaust equipment, lighting and other conditions that could affect employee health, comfort or performance.
- Develop and maintain hygiene programs such as noise surveys, continuous atmosphere monitoring and ventilation surveys
- Conduct audits to identify training & safety opportunities. Maintain inventories of hazardous materials and wastes, prepare and coordinate transportation and maintain all required documentation
- Understand and ensure the site is compliant with all VOSHA/OSHA regulations
Knowledge, Skill & Experience Requirements
- Associates degree in a related field or equivalent experience
- 5+ years’ experience in related positions within training and safety.
- Excellent interpersonal skills with clear written and verbal communication skills are required.
- Attention to detail; excellent time management and project management skills; and good problem solving ability.
- Demonstrated experience in OSHA compliance and training.
- Able to deal with confidential information in a professional and timely manner.
- Capable of presenting ideas and results through both informal and formal presentations.
- Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and ERP system.
- Experience in a Lean Manufacturing environment; and Military experience a plus.
Behavioral competency Requirements
Work environment (include physical requirements)
- Some travel may be required between Revision facilities.
- Walking, standing, sitting for extended periods.
- Work in both office and manufacturing environments (eye and ear protection required).
- Ability to lift up to 50lbs.