Safety Representative

General Motor
June 01, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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This position is required to be onsite full time.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor's degree
  • Must have Manufacturing experience
  • Developed and refined verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to problem solve in a cross functional team environment
  • Understanding of Occupational Health & Safety Regulations and Standards
  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others in a union environment
  • Preferred Qualifications/Experience

  • Degree in EHS discipline
  • Certifications in EHS discipline
  • Understanding of / experience with GM's Safety Gate Processes
  • Prior experience in commissioning and bringing online new machinery and equipment
  • The Lead Safety Specialist is a technical position responsible for supporting site implementation of the Workplace Safety System. The Regional Lead Safety Specialist is a technical position responsible for supporting the implementation of the Workplace Safety System at multiple CCA sites. The Lead Safety Specialist is accountable for providing Workplace Safety technical and regulatory advice, mentoring, guiding, and coaching to site/functional operations. They are responsible for assisting Site Leadership with the following to maintain compliance with all GM Workplace Safety and regulatory requirements:

    - Analyzing Workplace Safety data and communicating results and trends along with continuous improvement opportunities

    - Working in partnership with the local site leadership to support Workplace Safety cultural transformation

    - Developing and educating site employees to drive Workplace Safety cultural transformation

    -Developing partnerships with key site personnel including Manufacturing and Non-Manufacturing Leadership, Human Resources, Industrial Hygiene and Ergonomics resources, and Health Services.

    -Is the Lead safety professionals to support a site and/or region in the implementation of safety processes.

    - Develops valuable strategic direction that drives successful execution of Global Workplace Safety Strategy Deployment at the site/regional level.

    - Responsible for driving successful execution of the annual GWS action plans at the sites, providing Site GWS Champions with clear direction, education and tools to be effective roadblock busters for their respective functions, requiring local/regional regulatory requirements and GM requirements are understood, implemented, and assessed at all managed sites.

    - Partners with their peers to share and demonstrate good practices across their sites, supports the site operations leadership and other key GWS functions at the sites

    - Meets with union representatives and works through resolution of issues

    - Assists or directs the resolution of government safety violations or citations Performs other tasks as assigned.

    Additional Description


  • Machinery/equipment risk assessments
  • Machinery/equipment offsite vendor visits (when required)
  • Machinery/equipment buy-off inspections
  • Research and provide technical information or direction to engineering support groups
  • Periodic monitoring and evaluation of safe work of contractors working on site
  • Integrate new process equipment into the plants safety system
  • Summarize critical issues and escalate to leadership when required for support
  • Flexible work schedule for inspections, especially during non-production down times
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