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PMX Industries Inc Safety Specialist in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Safety Specialist:

As a Safety Specialist, you will be responsible for providing leadership in employee safety and health programs.

Primary Duties Include:

  • Perform daily/weekly safety audits.

  • Report and correct unsafe behaviors/acts or work conditions.

  • Record overhead crane inspections and quarterly fire and safety audits.

  • Work with vendors to order/use radio equipment.

  • Participate in OSHA investigations and review regulations to ensure policies remain up-to-date for compliance.

  • Review new or trial product paperwork and update Safety Data Sheets (SDS's) for current products

  • Work with vendors regarding new and existing PPE products, and train personnel and contractors on how to use PPE, and input new hires into PPE vending system.

  • Coordinate and participate in Air and Noise audits/testing.

  • Conduct training for Contractors, review tests, and update Security systems accordingly.

  • Work with vendors to track, order, and troubleshoot employee uniform orders.

  • Conduct monthly safety training, new hire safety orientation, and implement Toolbox Talks.

  • Use online learning management system to set up training programs.

  • Coordinate Union Management Safety Committee meetings, follow up and track open items, and edit and publish meeting minutes.

  • Facilitate annual fire inspections with Cedar Rapids Fire Marshall.

  • Provide medical attention as needed for work and personal medical emergencies, coordinate first aid training for employees, and work with Security during emergency scenarios.

  • Organize monthly air calibrations of personal air and CO monitors with vendors, ensure completion of bump testing, and order replacement parts as needed.

  • Arrange EAP needs with Mercy, and review weekly reports.

  • Order necessary Respiratory PPE, and conduct annual/initial testing.

  • Assist HR and other groups with tours as necessary for safety purposes.

  • Any other duties as assigned.

    Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Associate degree in Safety, Business or related field preferred; or 4 years experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience with OSHA standards, reporting, and compliance.

  • Manufacturing experience preferred.

    Skill Requirements:

  • General understanding of PCs and related software experience.

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and organizational skills.

  • Must be able to communicate in English for all business/job related transactions.

    Work Environment:

  • Office environment; frequent time spent in the production facilities.

    Work Schedule:

  • Currently hiring for 2 shifts:

  • 2nd shift: Monday - Friday, 3 PM to 11 PM with on-call rotation

  • 3rd shift: Monday - Friday, 11 PM to 7 AM with on-call rotation

    Benefits include:

  • 401(k) plan

  • Retirement plan

  • Vacation

  • Paid holidays

  • Insurance:

  • Health

  • Vision

  • Dental

  • Disability

  • Short Term

  • Long Term

  • Life insurance

  • Employee

  • Dependent

    Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug and background screening.

About the Company:

PMX Industries is the leading supplier of high quality copper and copper alloys in North America.

Since our founding, we have been committed to continually improving our safety and environmental performance through ongoing training and new technology. Safety is a top priority. PMX employees also have an active recycling program of metals, cardboard, plastic, and paper. We believe there are direct links between worker safety, quality systems, environmental performance, and economic success.

Business is conducted in accordance with company policies which are based on respect and accountability. PMX has earned a reputation for integrity and consistently meeting high standards. We support our communities and strive to be good neighbors. We know that business success begins with our employees!