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Newell Brands Safety Supervisor - Home Fragrance in Whately, Massachusetts

Title: Safety Supervisor, MA Manufacturing

Reports to: Plant Manager

Location : Whately, MA

Direct and overall responsibility for the development and continuous improvement and execution of health, safety and environmental policies and procedures for the Home Fragrance Manufacturing Location in Whately, MA. This position will provide support to the Manufacturing leadership team in achieving their goals to eliminate work related injuries and achieve world class safety cultures. Support includes evaluation of the worksite, training in safety and OSHA related matters, proactive analysis of loss experience and recommendation regarding worksite safety practices.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop,direct and lead health and safety (H&S) strategy, programs, initiatives andoverall H&S direction

  • Promoteworld class safety culture by raising expectations and set standards tomaintain and assess a robust, effective EHS Management System

  • Directinitiatives aimed at improving the safety culture consistent with companyprinciples and values

  • Developsand implements company health and safety procedures, processes, and programswhich ensure the safety of the operations, which are compliant with OSHA andother local, state, and federal rules and regulations

  • Developsand implements safety awareness programs, which are behavior-based andcontribute to increased awareness of core safety program elements.

  • Participatein the investigation, documentation and analysis of accidents and injuries andmaintains a follow-up system to ensure corrective action is promptlyimplemented.

  • Responsiblefor serving as a technical resource to support associates, at all levels, onsafety-related issues

  • Analyzesand assesses plant safety trend data to drive safety resource allocation, andergonomic initiatives to reduce injuries.

  • Maintain agood relationship with Workers’ Compensation TPA’s and manages claims,including return to work practices

  • Facilitates,develops and maintains existing safety programs to improve on the SEALassessment score year after year

  • Maintains locationand retail OSHA logs, written safety plans, training records and otherreporting requirements

  • Responsiblefor inspecting the facility to detect existing or potential accident and healthhazards and recommends corrective or preventative measures where indicated.

  • Conducts/participatesin site meetings and promotes an open line of communication with other teammembers

  • Completespecial assignments and projects on an as needed basis

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in a manufacturingenvironment.

  • Actionoriented – results driven

  • Workscollaboratively at all levels of the organization

  • Demonstratesintegrity and credibility in all aspects of responsibility

  • Strongleadership, coaching and relationship building skills

  • Proventrack record of results in a fast-changing environment

  • Experiencein project planning and management

  • Ability togain employee commitment to site and company objectives

  • Bachelor’sdegree in Safety Management, EH&S, Engineering, or other relevant technicalfields required

  • Experiencein a manufacturing, distribution and retail environment preferred

  • Subjectmatter expert in Health, Safety and Environmental topics.

  • Experiencein implementing safety culture improvement programs preferred

  • Proficiencyin MS office and safety management information systems.

  • Exceptionalorganizational and communications skills

  • Provenleadership skills, ability to foster employee engagement

  • Knowledgeablein Workers’ Compensation case management including transition to work programs

  • Ability towork independently, with minimum supervision, under the guidance of the Sr.Logistics Manager within the stated objectives and guidelines of the company

  • Be able totravel as needed

Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Marmot, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply

Newell Brands is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide all employees and applicants for employment with equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, immigration status, marital status, military status, any covered veteran status, disability status, genetic information, caregiving responsibilities or any other basis prohibited by law.

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