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Safety Director

Description

A leading global industrial organization is looking to hire a Director of Safety to support a large facility in the Kankakee, IL, area. The ideal candidate will be tasked with updating and developing Safety programs and policies across the site, responsible for overseeing organizational compliance with local, state, and federal safety regulations.

The Role:

  • Influences regional and local stakeholders to drive the Safety performance
  • Accountable for preparing and managing Safety documentation 
  • Monitors changes to all Safety regulations and conducts regular audits
  • Supports company interface with regulatory authorities for regulatory visits

The Candidate:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in EHS/Science/Engineering or a related technical field preferred
  • 5-7+ years' experience in relevant Safety positions 
  • Experience within a heavy industrial or manufacturing environment  
  • Hands-on, "boots on the ground" approach to H&S