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Open position:

Health and Safety Specialist

Location:

Mount Airy, NC

POLYCOR INC.

Polycor Inc. is the world leader in the natural stone industry, and its main mission is to make people fall in love with this timeless material again. Our international reputation stems from a strong heritage of working with stone on historic sites, institutional, commercial and residential projects.

Founded in Quebec City, Canada, in 1987, the company now employs nearly 1,300 people and has more than 50 quarries and 20 manufacturing plants across North America and Europe.

THE POSITION

Polycor is looking for a Health & Safety Specialist to support its North Carolina operations. This is a hands-on role with a focus on regulatory and risk management, monitoring, and measurement of safety performance. Your role will be to drive a culture of safety accountability throughout the organization through coaching and supporting team members. The Health and Safety Specialist will be responsible for creating value through their leadership focusing on continued management commitment and employee ownership. The successful candidate will be critical in supporting initiatives for continuous improvement and transformation for our businesses.

The position reports the Human Resources Director, and will focus on supporting and guiding quarries and manufacturing facilities. Occasional travel to other Polycor operations may be necessary.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Assist facility leaders with the development of short and long-term safety & health objectives, strategies, targets and measures that identify critical hazards, to prioritize risks, and to help generate controls that will both aid to prevent and safely recover from incidents

· Maintain and improve Occupational Health & Safety programs, procedures and policies

· Ensure a regular presence on the various sites in order to provide support to managers/supervisors

· Perform workplace inspections ensuring direction is provided for corrective actions

· Assist with the development and utilization of risk assessment methods/systems for anticipating, identifying, and evaluating hazards

· Provide and maintain a solid understanding of the company’s safety and health standards and all OSHA/MSHA and Federal and State regulations

· Assist with the interpretation and evaluation of compliance with safety and health laws, regulations, and permits as it relates to the operation of our production facilities and quarries

· Facilitate the development, improvement, and implementation of safety training systems and effectively conduct safety training

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s Degree (B. A.) from a four-year college or university; or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

COMPUTER SKILLS

Proficiency in MS Office Products, such as Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint

OTHER CAPABILITIES

· Ability to work collaboratively with others to achieve desired business results

· Strong influencing, negotiation, interpersonal, and communications skills

· Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

· Thorough and detail oriented

· Superior time management skills

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $60,000.00 – $65,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Schedule: Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types: Bonus pay

Experience:

  • Health and Safety: 3 years (Required)
  • Manufacturing: 1 year (Preferred)

To apply

By mail:

E-mail your resume to:

jackie.ivey@polycor.com

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