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All, California
United States
Job Categories:
Safety Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Safety Consultant
Industry Segments:
Insurance/Real Estate/Legal Services, Machinery & Equipment, Transportation - Water
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Safety Manager

Can be located in Long Beach, San Diego or San Francisco!

At Charles Taylor, we truly believe that the key to our growth and success is our people. We care about hiring, developing and rewarding talented individuals; after all it is our people that make us who we are! 

We differentiate ourselves through the quality of our people, their expertise and commitment to excellence. We provide a stimulating work environment, which may include overseas postings, within a friendly, supportive organisation. 

We are an agile, growing business where everyone can make a significant impact, yet at the same time work for a leading, established brand with an outstanding reputation for providing high quality professional services in insurance.

We are an organisation that has an appetite for growth. New initiatives and strategic investments provide excellent career development prospects and challenging and fulfilling work, as well as a secure and exciting future.

If you are looking for a career where you are able to make a real contribution, collaborate with highly experienced and professional colleagues and benefit from an abundance of personal growth opportunities, Charles Taylor may well have a career for you.

Become a member of our experienced team of safety professionals around the continental U.S., who provide innovative and industry leading safety consultation services to Signal Mutual Members including, but not limited to, instilling an incident free safety culture, building safety relationships across our Member sites and their employees, loss analysis, safety management systems assessment and installation, hazard evaluations, employee training, and health & wellness.

Within an assigned territory/group of Members, assist in delivering the Signal Safety Services Department's Strategic Safety Plan with the primary goal of reducing Members' injury incident frequency through enhancing safety culture and development and implementation of strong safety processes.

Signal's Safety Services Management Team has an abundant knowledge base across all general and maritime industries, and offers its Members specialized services specific to their operations. Each Member is assigned a professional Safety Manager to assist with achieving safety goals.

The Safety Manager utilizes a Safety Management System Profile that identifies safety performance in numerous major categories. After identifying the safety performance, the Safety Manager will assist the Member in implementing and monitoring a Continuous Improvement Program, which includes site visits, training, and other consultation. Signal offers seminars, self-help, and educational materials for executive management, managers, supervisors, and line employees.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Assist with instilling a personal safety culture throughout the workforce
  • Conduct safety visits at Member locations, identify solutions for identified risks.
  • Conduct training sessions for members.
  • Develop formal reports to location management with recommendations for improvement.
  • Participate in special safety and health projects, as assigned.
  • Maintain a schedule of visits and projects resulting in a target productivity rate of 80%.
  • Develop and help implement safety management system elements for Member use, including, but not limited to, documentation templates, training materials, checklists and handouts.
  • Work with Members to ensure safety accountability to leveraged throughout the management and employee teams
  • Investigate serious and fatal incidents as requested.
  • Provide information for internal/external printed and electronic publication.
  • Assist the Signal Underwriting and Marketing Department as requested.
  • Develop and submit monthly productivity reports indicating Members visited, project status and scheduled dates for future Member visits.

Other Duties:

  • Company provided equipment, including smartphones, laptops, printers, and other equipment will be maintained in good operating condition.
  • Perform other duties as required or directed.

Decision Making Authority:
Familiar with standard concepts, practices and procedures within the safety and health discipline. Relies on experience and judgment to interpret policies and procedures as established by senior management. Works under limited supervision and usually at location(s) remote from supervision. Has the authority and responsibility to make decisions to plan and accomplish goals.

To perform this job successfully, the employee should demonstrate competence in safety and health management systems, executive level training, best practices and procedures, and applicable OSHA regulations. The employee must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

In addition, the employee must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such level as determined at the Company's sole discretion; ensure work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrive at meetings and appointments on time. 

The employee must also show adaptability, initiative, dependability, the acumen to form and develop and maintain strong interpersonal relationships and must maintain absolute confidentiality with respect to the Company's proprietary information. 

The employee must have superior project management skills as well as excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks, manage competing demands, handle multiple tasks simultaneously, perform under pressure and meet deadlines. Employee must make decisions and display a willingness to make decisions; exhibit sound and accurate judgment; support and explain reasoning for decisions and include appropriate people in decision-making process; make timely decisions and follow through on all assignments to ensure completion. 

Employee will be required to work such hours as may be necessary for the efficient and conscientious performance of the essential functions of the position. The job requires travel for business purposes.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university and 3+ years' related experience; or Associates degree and 4+ years related experience.

Language Skills:
Spanish speaker a plus. Maritime work experience a plus. Ability to read and understand written and oral communication in English and to interpret U.S. safety and technical information. Ability to communicate orally and to prepare reports and correspondence in English. Capable of responding effectively to requests for information and to communicate clearly and accurately, both orally and in writing. Capable of preparing, organizing, and delivering presentations in English using appropriate tools and techniques.

Mathematical Skills:
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in whole numbers and to accurately perform calculations involving decimals and fractions and apply to practical situations. Ability to compute rate, ratio, percentages and to create and interpret graphs and compare values. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to identify problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, recommend solutions and justify decisions. 

Computer Skills:
Competent personal computer skills using Microsoft Office applications, electronic mail system, and Signal Administration proprietary systems, e.g. eManager.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Safety certificate such as CSP or equivalent preferred.

Physical Demands: 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Frequent domestic overnight travel required. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. The employee regularly is required to stand and walk for extended periods. The employee is occasionally required to climb to heights exceeding 20',stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl in tight spaces. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. 

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to the outside elements, moving machines, and mechanical parts, and should take proper protective precautions. Proper personal protective equipment will be provided and must be used when performing requisite work.

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