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Safety Specialist
Ref No.: 18-08008
Location: GRANITEVILLE, South Carolina
Overview
Nashville, Tenn.-based Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world's largest tire and rubber company.
Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand tires to address the needs of a broad range of customers, including consumers, automotive and commercial vehicle original equipment manufacturers, and those in the agricultural, forestry and mining industries.

The companies are also engaged in retreading operations throughout the Western Hemisphere and produce air springs, roofing materials, and industrial fibers and textiles. The Bridgestone Americas family of companies also operates the world's largest chain of automotive tire and service centers.

Guided by its One Team, One Planet message, the company is dedicated to achieving a positive environmental impact in all of the communities it calls home.

Qualifications
Required
BS Safety Management or related field & 2 or more years of full-time safety and health experience
OR
MS Safety Management or related field and minimal safety and health experience

Preferred
ASP
Tire/rubber industry exp.
Responsibilities
This position will be responsible for
  • Assistance in directing and coordinating all safety and health related activities for the facility.
  • Promote and support the facility's line-driven safety process.
  • Assist department and plant management in achieving safety and business objective.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of a comprehensive safety management system. This includes providing leadership and being a resource to the Safety and Health Manager and the line organization.
  • Coordinate all industrial hygiene activities including medical surveillance, air monitoring, noise, hazard communication, laser, ventilation, radiation, chemical approval, etc.
  • Prevent occupational injury/illness related losses and minimize future liabilities by evaluating risks and establishing appropriate loss control/reduction activities.
  • Oversee the workers' compensation claims process by establishing a thorough and aggressive system to closely manage and monitor claims (new and old) from the time they are reported until closed out.
  • Coordinate the fire prevention programs including routine inspections/testing and issuance of hot work permits-acts as the Company liaison with the property issuance carrier and local fire authorities.
  • Helps coordinate the ergonomics program including risk identification and countermeasure.


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More Information About the Job
Is Relocation Available?
Yes, nationwide

Is there a bonus structure?
10%

Are you open to sponsorship?
No

This position is:
Backfill

Is there a possibility to work remote?
No

Is there equity?
No

Are there flexible work hours?
No

Does this position have direct reports?
No