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Fiat Chrysler Automobile Safety Specialist in Kokomo, Indiana

Safety Specialist

Job ID:1042248

Career Area:Manufacturing & Production

Job Category:Manufacturing-Environmental and Safety



Date Posted:January 21, 2021

Brand:FCA Group

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Job Overview


The Plant Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) — Safety Specialist position is responsible for managing, implementing and administering standardized EHS processes to ensure safety and health compliance to federal, state, provincial and local regulations as well as Corporate Policies and Procedures. The Safety Specialist is expected to contribute to the achievement of world class status and corporate savings through managing the elimination of occupational injuries/illnesses, property damage and environmental impacts. This position will specifically focus on improving and safeguarding the health and safety of all employees, ensuring compliance, supporting World Class Manufacturing (WCM) Safety Pillar activities and Safety Management System (OHSAS 18001).

The EHS – Safety Specialist position will report to the Plant EHS Lead and job responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Oversee and implement EHS training programs and training assessments to ensure required training is identified and conducted

  • Conduct regular audits of EHS processes and necessary follow up to ensure compliance and advise plant leadership and corporate EHS staff of findings

  • Analyze injury/illness experience, identify/track injury correlation, determine root causes, determine corrective action and communicate this information to plant leadership and company EHS

  • Manage new equipment programs at the concept stage to ensure that EHS design specifications and regulations are included

  • Ensure ergonomic processes implemented/ integrated in an appropriate manner

  • Manage routine safety reports including data acquisition, documentation, record keeping, monitoring, review, and approval

  • Coordinate communication of EHS regulatory inspection activity with plant leadership

  • Lead EHS projects to improve EHS key performance metrics

  • Manage, in partnership with medical, first aid and lost time cases to help ensure desired outcomes

  • Lead the implementation and maintenance of the plant’s safety management system to meet OHSAS 18001 and WCM Safety Pillar requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental, Safety, Engineering, Science or related field

  • 5 years of Safety, Environmental, Engineering or related experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Strong understanding of federal, state, provincial and local regulations and requirements

  • Willingness to work on any shift and additional hours as required

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong leadership, analytical and problem solving skills

  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office suite and/or other software

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Environmental, Safety, Engineering or related field

  • Safety related professional certifications (e.g. CSP, CIH)

  • Internship in environmental, occupational safety and health or engineering experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Automotive or manufacturing experience

Our benefits reflects the FCA commitment to helping you reach your personal and professional goals. In addition to an environment that promotes career development, we offer benefits for a healthy lifestyle and a rewarding future, designed to take care of you and your family, in various stages of life.

As a global company, our employee packages will vary by country, customary norms and the legal entity into which you are hired.