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Safety Specialist
Title:Safety Specialist
Department:EH&S Team
Location:Holland, MI
Job Title: Safety Specialist
Company: LG Chem Michigan Inc.
Location: Holland, MI
FLSA Status: Exempt
Company Description:
LG Chem Michigan Inc. (LGCMI) manufactures large lithium ion polymer batteries for electric vehicle (EV) and energy storage applications.  LGCMI is a wholly-owned subsidiary of LG Chem, a South Korean company that has global operations focused on petrochemical products, information/electronic materials, and energy solutions.  LG Chem is part of the LG Group. Come join the leader in advanced EV batteries!
Job Summary:
The Safety Specialist will focus on improving safety and health at the Holland site by using his/her experience to anticipate, recognize, evaluate, and control hazards in the workplace and engage employees in the development of a strong culture of safety. Evaluates workplace compliance with regard to state and federal occupational health and safety codes and standards.  Functions as an expert resource to teams for consistent implementation of company safety standards and programs. Performs jobsite safety auditing and conducts incident investigation.  Conducts inspections and ensures compliance with applicable safety and health regulations and standards. 
Responsibilities will include:
  • Ensure plant-wide compliance with all state/local occupational safety and health regulations and standards. 
  • Ensure timely communication of safety issues/concerns to plant operations staff and senior management.
  • Oversee (primary responsibility for) one or more plant-wide safety and/or health programs.
  • Ensure effective hazard identification and mitigation for plant operations and administrative offices.
  • Conduct daily line walks to ensure safe practices are being observed and to note any at-risk behaviors, unsafe conditions, faulty equipment or non-compliance with any safety related policies/regulations.
  • Follow up promptly on any required corrective/preventive actions.
  • Maintain the site chemical inventory and ensure that Safety Data Sheets (SDS) are compliant, current and available at all locations plant-wide.
  • Bachelor’s degree required in Occupational Safety or a related field;
  • 0-8+ years of experience evaluating and improving safety and health programs in a manufacturing environment; Knowledge in advanced manufacturing technology (automation), chemicals, and electrical safety a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of and experience working with OSHA and state/local regulations and requirements
  • Skill in analyzing and evaluating technical data, test results, and reports
  • Positive attitude and demonstrated effectiveness in accomplishing goals
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and computer skills; able to work flexible hours occasionally
  • Professional certification (ASP/CSP) preferred
  • Experience in performing ergonomic assessments preferred
LGCMI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that values the diversity of its workforce. AAP/EEO
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