Safety Manager

Seattle, WA

Posted: 05/01/2023 Industry: Environmental, Health & Safety Job Number: 43.23CM Pay Rate: 100,000 - 115,000 Experience:

Job Description

Safety Manager

Industry leader looking for a Safety Manager with manufacturing experience to join a stable & growing organization.  They provide work life balance, a diverse company culture, and a leadership team that believes in the importance of safety.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide overall leadership and direction for creating a culture of safety throughout the facilities and ensuring its prioritization in all aspects of the business
  • Drive and support visible and consistent leadership commitment to and accountability for safety. Ensure employee involvement, influence, and engagement in safety at all levels
  • In consultation with key stakeholders, design, develop, deploy, monitor, and improve the safety management system, infrastructure and processes. Ensure the effective integration of safety systems, processes and programs with operations and other business processes
  • Lead cross functional teams to develop and deploy hazard analysis and risk reduction programs. Leverages data to assess risks, hazards and trends, targets actions and communications specific to mitigating identified risks
  • In consultation with relevant stakeholders, develop plan, objectives to meet key safety performance indicators (KPIs) and deliverables. Monitors and facilitates the reporting and communication of safety performance metrics across the facilities, including leading and lagging indicators
  • Lead cross-functional teams in the implementation, monitoring and review of safety systems through governance plans, audits and inspections, and management systems reviews. Conduct and coordinate regular on-site safety audits and reviews
  • Oversees and monitors the design, engineering and modification of facilities, equipment, processes, and workstation to ensure safe operations including ergonomics and machine safeguarding
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local health and safety regulations
  • Manage incident investigation and reporting programs including data and root cause analysis, incident prevention and loss control. Manages mechanisms for consistent communication throughout the organization
  • Develop, lead and tracks safety education and training efforts for all levels of employees including supervisors and senior management
  • Develop and oversee process safety management (PSM), programs and ensures full compliance
  • Directs industrial hygiene, occupational and general safety programs to ensure a safe work environment and compliance win safety standards
  • Leads cross-functional teams to develop emergency response and crisis management plans, conducts drills and table top exercises as needed. Provides direct assistance, coordination and support for food defense, security, and crisis response issues

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Crystal Meeks at

JO:  43.23CM

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in occupational health and safety, engineering, or closely related field
  • 5+ years safety leadership experience in an industrial setting
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of workplace safety standards and regulations, safety engineering and design principals, safety management systems, and best practices in industrial safety
  • Superior communication, leadership and influencing skills
  • Knowledge of effective emergency and critical incidence response principles and practices
  • Project management skills and the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities
  • Strong MS Office skills
  • CSP/CSM or similar certification desire

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Crystal Meeks at

JO:  43.23CM

Meet Your Recruiter

Crystal Meeks
Sr. Technical Recruiter Environmental Health and Safety

My team recruits for all levels of EHS/Regulatory roles from specialists/engineers to directors/vice presidents. We place EHS professionals in single site, regional, and corporate positions. Examples of the specialty roles we recruit for include, but are not limited to:

• Environmental
• Environmental, Health, and Safety
• Industrial Hygiene
• Management of Change
• Occupational Nurse
• Process Safety Management
• Product Stewardship
• Regulatory
• Risk Management
• Safety
• Security

Industries we serve include, but are not limited to:

• Chemicals
• Construction
• Consumer Products
• Food & Beverage
• General Manufacturing
• Inks and Adhesives
• Medical Devices
• Packaging
• Paints & Coatings
• Petrochemical
• Pharmaceutical
• Plastics
• Polymers
• Refining

If you have interest in finding an opportunity that aligns with your career goals, or if you are a hiring manager looking for talent that can add value to your organization, I would love to hear from you!    312.668.8985

My recruitment philosophy encompasses the belief that people are the greatest asset in an organization.  Finding the right fit is not only about the technical capabilities.  It is about how an employee fits within an organization's culture and ensuring that both parties can add value immediately and in the future.   



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