GERDAU AMERISTEEL US INC Safety Manager - GER04254 in WILTON, Iowa

About UsGerdau is the leading company in the production of long steel in the Americas and one of the major suppliers of specialty long steel in the world. With more than 45,000 employees, Gerdau has an installed capacity of more than 25 million metric tons of steel and it is the largest recycler in Latin America, and around the world, it transforms millions of metric tons of scrap into steel every year.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.Gerdau Special Steel North America is an engineered bar producer headquartered in Jackson, Michigan with world-class steel manufacturing mills in Jackson, Michigan, Monroe Michigan, and Fort Smith, Arkansas, and metal processing facilities in Huntington, Indiana, Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, Lansing, Michigan, Canton, Ohio, and North Vernon, Indiana.With engineered steel bar producing capabilities in North America, Europe, Brazil, and soon to be India, the Gerdau Special Steel group is the largest supplier of SBQ engineered steel bars to the global automotive and heavy truck industries.Job DescriptionResponsible for providing effective professional safety and health leadership to improve the industrial health and safety of all division employees. This position will provide direction, guidance and expertise regarding all safety and loss prevention programs. Develop training programs/modules and conduct training classes and implement all corporate and division skills training programs at the mill. Maintain division training facilities, materials, equipment, and training records. In addition, this position will ensure compliance with all federal, state, local and corporate safety guidelines.Duties & ResponsibilitiesProvide guidance and expertise regarding the Health and Safety programs.Assist management with the development and implementation of management accountability system for safety and health initiatives.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.Be responsible for the administration of all facility safety policies and attend all Major accident/incident investigations.Assure that the facility maintains compliance with regulatory requirements.Establish and maintain active safety committees with hourly employee involvement.Participate in safety inspections, observations, and incident investigations.Develop, implement and conduct safety training programs for division employees.Monitor all loss control activities through routine meetings with Safety Manager and Staff.Provide continuous improvement and loss reduction programs related to health and safety.Implement all aspects of GBS and SPM Programs and SystemsAct as liaison with OSHA inspections and correspondence.Stay abreast of developments in industrial safety and hygiene fields.Responsible for the management of contract security personnel at location(s).Excellent communication skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Office Professional applications are required.Effectively communicate safety and health issues throughout the organization.Participate in routine safe