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Safety Manager

Chicago based, supporting all Chicago and Wisconsin facilities

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for the design, management, and implementation of V&V’s comprehensive Health and Safety programs and provides direction to all levels of the Company regarding appropriate practices. Plans, implements, evaluates, and communicates safety initiatives that meet and exceed regulatory requirements.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Health & Safety Compliance

  • Incident Management

  • Risk Assessment

  • Safety Programs

  • Training & Mentorship


Key Activities:

  • Ensure V&V’s compliance with health, safety, as well and coordinate, lead and follow up on safety meetings.

  • Plan and implement safety policies, procedures, and preventative actions in compliance with local, state, and federal rules and regulations including OSHA.

  • Develop & evaluate companywide training programs on work site safety practices.

  • Conduct safety training sessions for employees, including new hires and ongoing refresher courses.

  • Maintain safety files and records.

  • Conduct post-incident investigation and prepares reports identifying possible incident causes and hazards company and manages Workers Compensation cases.

  • Maintain and implement Emergency Response plans.

  • Conduct regular safety inspections to ensure regulatory compliance at each facility Remain current with all regulatory, operational, and technical matters relative to safety management and safety training programs.

  • Advise on risk and hazard mitigation


Performance Metrics:

  • Number of safety violations

  • Time to resolve risks and safety issues

  • Total recordable incident rate

  • Accident frequency rate

External Collaboration:

  • External Agencies (OSHA, local regulatory bodies, etc.)

  • Local Emergency Services (police, fire, ambulance, etc.)

Skills Required:

  • Working knowledge of OSHA

  • Knowledge of all federal, state & local regulations, and industry requirements

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to travel and support Chicago and Wisconsin Facilities.

  • Effective problem-solving skills

  • Detail oriented

Necessary Experience:

  • 5+ years of safety work experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Bachelor’s degree in occupational safety or equivalent.

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) is a plus

  • Bilingual - fluent in Spanish and English


Why Should you Apply?

  • Competitive Pay

  • Growth and Advancement Opportunities

  • Sign-on Bonus

  • Competitive Benefits (Medical/Dental/401K)

  • Paid Time Off (Vacation/Sick/Personal)

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