Safety Director

  • Posted: 1 month ago
  • Reference: job-11956
  • Location: Columbus, WI
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Organization: Shirley Parsons
  • Salary: $140000 - 170000 per year
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Columbus, WI

A 250-employee, family-owned agribusiness based in the Madison, WI area is seeking a Safety Director to lead and direct the company-wide health and safety program. The incumbent will be tasked with providing strategic leadership and overseeing organizational compliance with local, state and federal safety regulations. Managing a small team of direct reports and reporting into the VP of Operations, the Safety Director will be responsible for implementing progressive safety programs and driving a strong culture of safety throughout the organization.

The role:

  • Drive employee engagement and buy-in for safety programs, building a strong culture of safety throughout the organization
  • Develop and implement a strategic, foundational plan to achieve injury prevention goals and continuous improvement of safety performance
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations (OSHA, NFPA, ANSI)
  • Manage/oversee workers’ compensation, training, audits, incident investigations, and safety metrics/KPIs
  • Manage 3 direct reports (Safety Managers)

The candidate:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field required
  • 10+ years of progressive safety experience in process manufacturing, preferably chemicals or food
  • CSP highly preferred
  • Demonstrated track record of driving safety culture change and developing programs
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills


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