The Weir Group has been making our global customers more efficient for nearly 150 years. Our committment to innovation began in 1871 when two engineers, brothers James and George Weir, found a new way to improve steamship performance.
Our 14,000 people, operating in more than 70 countries, are dedicated to creating innovative engineering solutions which make our global customers more efficient. For more information on The Weir Group PLC please visit our corporate website
Under the direction of the Regional Manager of Safety, Health, and Environmental (SHE), this position is responsible for a team approach in developing, implementing, and administration of SHE programs for Madison facility. Assistance maybe required in other locations including Utah, Georgia, Pennsylvania, California, and Arizona.
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in safety and industrial hygiene or equivalent work experience. Minimum of eight (8) years related experience and/or training in a manufacturing environment. Excellent knowledge of behavioral-based safety processes. Basic principles of accident prevention and safety, state and federal regulations relating to occupational safety and health, and principles and techniques of employee training.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Requires the ability to operate a variety of standard business equipment, such as computer and job related software (Microsoft Office & email). Microsoft Word and Excel are used extensively to complete the tasks of the job.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Requires a valid driver’s license. A safety designation or advanced educational training in fields related to accident prevention, occupational safety and health, or employee training is highly desirable.
OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear, use hands to finger, handle and touch objects. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs work flows and procedures.
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; maintains confidentiality; listens to others without interrupting; keeps emotions under control; remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
Change Management - Develops workable implementation plans; communicates changes effectively; builds commitment and overcomes resistance; prepares and supports those affected by change; monitors transition and evaluates results.
Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; effectively influences actions and opinions of others; accepts feedback from others; gives appropriate recognition to others.
Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans.