Safety Specialist in Cincinnati, OH at ITW Polymers and Fluids

Date Posted: 1/3/2020

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Company Description:

ITW Evercoat is the global leader in the manufacture of professional auto body repair fillers and putties, adhesives, professional car care, recreational marine patch and repair products. Evercoat is a division of Illinois Tool Works Inc within the ITW Performance Polymers and Fluids segment.  We are known for our unique 80/20 business model and core values of Integrity, Respect, Trust, Shared Risk and Simplicity. Illinois Tool Works (ITW) is a Fortune 200 Company headquartered in Glenview, IL.

Job Summary: 

This individual is responsible for overall divisional safety and government body compliance/reporting through the implementation of best-in-class safety programs, safety infrastructure and safety training for all employees.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Key responsibilities of the job include, but are not limited to, building a best-in-class safety culture that drives safety in all daily activities for all employees, provides regular safety training, drives safety infrastructure projects and programs, keeps and reports all safety statistics, and ensures compliance with all government bodies while maintaining excellent relationships with local community service organizations. 

  • Partners with all teams and departments to continue to grow a strong safety culture with the goal of Zero Accidents
  • Leads all safety incident and near-miss investigations, with focus on identifying root cause and implementing effective countermeasures
  • Safety training program leader
  • Leads the site Safety Committee, facilitates the monthly Safety Committee meeting, and drives the Safety Audit process across all areas of the campus
  • Be the voice of safety for all management of change activities including capital projects and hygiene programs
  • Conduct job safety analysis for all jobs
  • Drive best-in-class safety policy, infrastructure, behavior and programs
  • Maintain and report period safety statistics
  • Work closely with the local ITW Technical and Regulatory team
  • Ensures government body compliance and builds excellent relationships with our community
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Education and Experience:

  • Associate degree in Environmental, Health, Safety or Bachelor’s degree in any discipline. Chemistry or Chemical Engineering considered a plus
  • CSP certification or CSP certifiable
  • 5 Years in the life as a safety professional, previous experience in specialty chemical field a plus
  • Working knowledge of OSHA regulations
  • Experience in ergonomic analysis a plus

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with all levels of an organization, computer literacy etc.
  • Ability to work well in a cross-functional environment

Physical Requirements:

The inability to perform any of the following physical requirements does not preclude an applicant from consideration unless, following an individualized analysis, it is determined that the physical requirement is an essential job function and the applicant is unable to perform such function with or without reasonable accommodation.  Please refer to the Essential Duties and Responsibilities.

ITW Evercoat is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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