Safety Manager

Company Name:
Gerdau Long Steel North America is a leader in mini-mill steel production and steel recycling in North America, with an annual manufacturing capacity of approximately 10 million metric tons of mill finished steel products. Through a vertically integrated network of mini-mills, scrap recycling facilities and downstream operations, the company serves customers throughout the U.S. and Canada, offering a diverse and balanced product mix of merchant steel, rebar, structural shapes, fabricated steel, flat rolled steel and wire rod.

We believe our employees are the best in the business. We have high standards and our employees constantly strive to reach even higher levels of success. Gerdau growth is based on our values and on a vision focused on excellence. We see customer satisfaction, the personal and professional growth of each employee, total safety in the workplace, a commitment to our stakeholders, employees, and communities, and profit as a measure of performance.

We are seeking a Safety Manager at our Rancho Cucamonga, CA facility.
Relocation assistance available.

Basic Function:
Responsible for providing effective professional safety and health leadership to improve the industrial health and safety of all division employees located at the Rancho Cucamonga, CA steel mill. This position will provide direction, guidance and expertise regarding all safety and loss prevention programs. In addition, this position will ensure compliance with all federal, state, local and corporate safety guidelines.

Assessing current loss prevention and control efforts (in the area of safety and health) and making recommendations to management for improvement.
Provide direction and guidance regarding the implementation and maintenance of all health and safety related programs.
Assist management with the strategic development and implementation of a management accountability system aimed at preventing and controlling losses by identifying and developing role definitions for all levels of the organization.
Maintain a communication systems to effectively communicate safety and health issues throughout the organization.
Evaluates risks and develops guidelines for roles, training, measurements, and rewards for the management system in the areas of employee safety (behaviors, conditions that lead to accidents); industrial hygiene (noise, lead exposure, hazard communication, etc.); property protection (fire suppression systems, inspection procedures, etc.); post Injury and General Claims Management (all lines); OSHA compliance (lockout/tagout, confined space entry, fall protection, OSHA record keeping, etc.); contractors; and job safety analysis.
The incumbent actively participates in accident prevention activities to include inspections, observations, and incident investigations. This position acts in an advisory capacity to management and liaison with OSHA inspections and correspondence.

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Safety or Industrial Hygiene combined with 3-5 years Safety Management experience (heavy industrial manufacturing environment preferred)
Excellent verbal & written communication skills
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Professional applications (Word, PPT, and Excel)
Mill is operational 24/7 and the incumbent must be willing to be on call
Must also possess the following: OSHA training, leadership, accident investigation, workers compensation/litigation experience, and solid project management experience.

Preferred Skills:
Steel industry experience in a unionized environment
Root Cause Analysis Training
Leadership for Safety Training
ASP/CSP certification

Gerdau offers opportunities for advancement in an ever challenging, high-tech environment. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to grow with a world-class, multinational company. We recognize the contributions of our team members and provide opportunities for advancement.

Apply online only. Please do not phone the mill.

Gerdau offers excellent benefits that start the FIRST DAY OF EMPLOYMENT!
Medical and Prescription
Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account)
Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
Health Advocate Services
Employee Assistance Program
Tuition Reimbursement Program

Gerdau is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to diversifying its workforce. All applicants must be legally eligible to work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship.
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