VIVA USA Inc Safety Professional in Ankeny, Iowa
Req Ref No: JNIASP1155 Location: Ankeny, IA Duration: 12.0 months
Entry level position into the safety profession. Understanding of the principles and can independently use the knowledge of those principles to comply with regulatory agency and company standards for injury and illness reporting requirements necessary to document incidents. The client is really needing candidates who are OSHA 500/501 & 510/511 certified.
Works with employees and assists supervisors and others on injury prevention by identifying and correcting potential safety and health hazards as well as identifying unsafe actions in order to eliminate on the job injuries and illnesses. Assists in developing recommendations for safety processes/programs to attain and sustain a hazard free workplace. This includes design and evaluation of components to monitor effectiveness. Conducts audits to verify compliance to required regulations and company policies and then assures management is aware of items identified for proper and corrective actions. Develops, directs and may conduct safety presentations and training. Analyzes appropriate Environmental Health Safety (EHS) functional reporting metrics to identify opportunities for improvement. Reviews new products, equipment, processes and facilities for potential hazards and compliance with regulatory requirements and company standards; making recommendations if necessary prior to introduction. Communicates and works with safety equipment suppliers.
Specific Position Requirements :
Looking for someone with experience in training OSHA compliance material. If the candidate had the OSHA 500/501 & 510/511 certifications that would be great. Safety education or 5 years’ experience required. MS Office (Excel and PowerPoint). Great communication skills. Must be willing to present training to the client employees (wage and salaried). May present training during interview to show communication/training skills.
This position may travel to other facilities using personal vehicle or the client owned vehicle. Position will work onsite immediately. Metatarsal shoes will be required for the first day. Business casual dress code. The manager is planning to take his time finding the right candidate for this position.
VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.