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Senior Safety Specialist in Dearborn, MI at Hire Road

Date Posted: 4/14/2019

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Sr. Safety Specialist
Dearborn, MI

Our client is a third party logistics company responsible for warehousing, packaging, fulfillment and distribution. They are looking to add a Sr. Safety Specialist to their team. As part of the HR team the Sr. Safety Specialist shall be dedicated to identifying company health, wellness and safety needs across multiple sites.

Sr. Safety Specialist needs to have at least 5 years dealing with workers compensation and health and safety laws and regulations.

Sr. Safety Specialist Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, health promotion, or public health (master’s preferred)
  • 5+ years of experience working with workers compensation and Health/Safety laws and regulations 
  • Exposure to handling FMLA and willingness to learn all leave of absence 
  • Strong leadership, team management, interpersonal and customer service skills including the ability to motivate others
  • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work demands in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including at minimum Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of employees both within and outside the organization 
  • Demonstrated experience in the areas of program development and implementation, data collection and analysis and outcomes reporting
  • Ability to understand and speak Arabic huge plus

Sr. Safety Specialist Description:

  • Identify company wellness and safety needs and issues; Promote a culture of wellness and safety through innovative programs and services with the ultimate goal of reducing health and safety risks and addressing identified needs
  • Develop strategies that lead to health and safety improvement initiatives and programming for employees; 
  • Communicate and promote health, wellness and safety by developing educational materials, conducting workshops and presentations, and organizing events; evaluate program effectiveness; and to perform related work as required
  • Responsible for OSHA record-keeping and understanding such regulations 
  • Manages and processes all leave of absences including FMLA, ADA, medical, military, parental, workers compensation and personal leaves
  • Ensures all requests are responded to in a timely manner and that all leaves are managed in accordance with company policies and legal requirements
  • Develops and maintains reports to measure/track leave of absences
  • Will be the owner of workers compensation from discovery of issues, to hearings, working with each of the sites, then working with insurance companies to settle claims
  • Will investigate worker’s compensation issues, Attend hearings and meetings, handle issues/claims with insurance companies
  • Work with and alongside the representative from Staff Temping agency to effectively achieve success

Choosing the Hire Road is about shared success, active and committed partnerships and relationships that last.  Hire Road is solely focused on connecting highly skilled professionals with leading organizations. We are a solutions-based, results-oriented staffing company specializing in a wide range of industry specific practices. To put it simply, we recruit, screen and hire talented people for temporary and full-time positions. 

This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision.  The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.

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