Regional Safety Manager

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Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Opening ID: 26133
Job Family: Safety and Environmental
Date Posted: Sep 23, 2022


Job Description

Why Join Altec?

Altec’s primary products include Aerial Devices, Digger Derricks, Chippers, Cranes, and Specialty Equipment -- Made in America. In addition to our 8 major manufacturing facilities, Altec has three final assembly plants, 40+ service centers and an extensive network of mobile service technicians.

This role requires a highly motivated, people-oriented person for the proactive application of Altec’s safety commitment to the operation and to the day-to-day behaviors of all team members. This individual will provide leadership in developing, implementing and managing safety policies, procedures, practices, and projects.

“Over the years, much has changed. But even more has not. We are as we have always been: a company led by values, powered by people and inspired to be a source of opportunity for those who depend on the performance of our products.”

Why Altec?

  • Settle in with a Secure Essential Industry (supporting Utilities & Telecom)
  • Make a difference in the safety & health of associates, customers, and the organization.
  • Take part in a leading role within an organization on its path to world-class safety performance with the total support of the organization.
  • Maintain a Career Focus, with growth & development encouraged within Altec
  • Competitive Compensation that rewards performance
  • Comprehensive Benefits including affordable medical options, dental and vision care, matching 401(k), company-paid Basic Life, wellness programs, company events, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation
  • Thrive in a company whose values include Enjoyment of Work and Family

Family-owned since 1929, Altec has the reach and resources of a large organization with the heart of a local firm. “More than just building equipment, we also build relationships.” Altec products and services can be found across the U.S. and in over 100 countries around the world. Safety is a primary responsibility in everything we do as is support of the Altec Company Values: Customer First - Enjoyment of Work - Family - Financial Stability - Integrity - People are our Greatest Strength - Quality - Spiritual Development – Teamwork

Education, Experience, and Skills required

  • Bachelor's degree in Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Engineering or a business-related field required.
  • 5+ years of safety and health experience, three years of which must have been in a management capacity; safety experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of Federal, State, and local safety laws and regulations is essential
  • Proven organization, planning, and leadership skills to lead and manage the Altec Prevention and Safety Management System throughout all levels of the organization. 
  • Experience with developing training using adult learning methods.
  • Experience conducting safety audits to ensure compliance, hazard identification and risk management.
  • Experience facilitating physical security assessments and guidance.
  • Experience in effective incident management using common methodologies.
  • Must understand Workers Compensation laws and other various local codes throughout a variety of states
  • CSP, CIH or other safety certifications preferred.

This position works closely with business to support the Altec Prevention and Safety Management System (APSMS).  Responsible for being a subject matter expert (SME) for specific assigned areas within Safety & Health. Supports the business of prevention and safety efforts, regulatory compliance, and overall governance programs within Altec. Responsibility for auditing of the Altec Prevention Safety Management System within Altec. Auditing is a team-based approach within the Corporate Safety Team. Monitoring governmental agencies and external associations to anticipate, track, and communicate regulatory activity and requirements. This position includes project management, the supervision of external consultants. Serve as a member of the Corporate Prevention and Safety Management Team. Provide direct support and leadership to safety professionals functioning at various manufacturing, assembly and service facilities within assigned region.

We are there from the engineered design, through manufacturing and final assembly, with technical sales support and solution-driven direct sales, with forward-thinking marketing and R&D, and there for the life of the equipment with troubleshooting and repair, parts, and product support.

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