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Safety Coordinator

PLI is the largest Hospitality, Gift and Loyalty Card manufacturer on the planet. But we know size without stature is meaningless. Being the biggest is the purposeful result of our determined drive to be the best. Dedicated to our customers' success. Invested in our employees' goals and achievements. We work hard. We play hard. We nurture our own and give back to our communities. We don't just manufacture an impressive variety of card products. We deliver solutions in card form.
Safety Coordinator

We are searching for an experienced Safety Coordinator at our Asheville, NC facility.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Job Summary:
Manages the planning and implementation of occupational safety, health and environmental programs to assure the highest possible degree of safety for employees. Ensures PLI complies with current applicable federal and state health, safety and environmental laws, regulations and standards. Maintains regulatory recordkeeping, develops and conducts regular training of employees.

Job Duties:
•Identify and evaluate hazardous conditions and practices in the workplace. Conduct and coordinate on-site inspections to audit physical conditions and safe work practices. Provide advice and counsel concerning all city, state, and federal compliance regulations.
•Develop and coordinate the implementation of controls based on results of hazard analyses. Measure and evaluate the effectiveness of the hazard control system, policies, and procedures and recommend changes that reflect improved opportunities to eliminate work place accidents and injuries. Review all injury/ illness and non-injury incident investigation reports and follow-up as necessary.
•Champion a sustainability program; leveraging organizational resources to design, gain support for, and execute a comprehensive strategic plan to address sustainability.
•Direct or assist in the development of specialized education and training materials. Conduct specialized safety and environmental training programs to communicate hazard control information. Assist in new employee occupational safety, health and environmental orientation. Lead and coordinate monthly safety committee meetings. Prepare and conduct monthly safety talks for all shifts and departments.
•Compile, analyze, interpret and report accident, loss, and exposure statistical data; prepare comprehensive recommendations for corrective action to eliminate or minimize potential hazards. Maintain all OSHA and EPA recordkeeping, complete annual statistical reporting.
•Maintain plan for fire evacuation and disaster response. Serves as facility Emergency Response Coordinator.
•Participate in new product/process reviews including process hazard analyses, operator training and implementations of engineering controls to minimize safety and occupational health hazards. Maintain a complete and up to date employee Right-to-Know program.
•Promote safety and health awareness through internal company memoranda, notices and postings.
•Advise Managers and Supervisors of regulatory changes with which the company must comply.
•Direct environmental compliance programs related to hazardous wastes, air permitting, and water pollution control. Manage waste disposal records and HAPS/VOC reporting. Incorporate essential occupational health, safety, and environmental requirements in all control actions. Recommend the purchase of safety equipment and supplies.
•Perform other related duties as directed that correspond to the overall function of this position.

Required Qualifications:
Qualifications:
•Associate Degree in related field preferred
•Two years EHS experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Two years of work experience in a role influencing people and outcomes; such as EHS, HR, Safety Committees, Supervisor/Lead position in a manufacturing environment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
•Creative problem solving
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Self-starter, organized, detail-oriented
•Able to effectively prioritizes tasks
•Intermediate skills in Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
•Ability to adapt to change and perform with minimal direction

Physical Requirements:
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, speak, hear and comprehend. The employee is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms on a daily basis. The employee must be able to lift up to 25 pounds on a regular basis. Specific vision abilities required by this job include the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is primarily in an indoor setting, but may be exposed to variable temperature conditions indoor and outside (occasionally extreme heat or extreme cold). The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals, and dust and/or mite hazards. The employee must be prepared to respond to emergencies should they occur. The noise level in the environment is usually moderate.

Exempt Salaried - Regular Full-Time
Annual Salary

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.