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Sr. SH&E Manager

Midvale, UT, USA ● Salt Lake City, UT, USA Req #10766
Tuesday, September 19, 2023

With more than 77 years of experience in hundreds of locations across North America and internationally, Savage is a trusted partner for safely moving and managing mission-critical materials with worry-free consistency while creating value for our Customers. Savage specializes in rail, truck, and marine transportation, logistics, materials handling, and other industrial and environmental services. We Hire RightTrain Right, and Treat Right, and strive to provide our Team Members with opportunities to do things they never dreamed possible.

Responsible for implementing and executing the safety, health and environmental (SH&E) plan and providing strategic direction for SH&E in the Power Plant Unit.

These are just a few of the benefits you can expect from working with Savage:

  • culture that appreciates our Team Members
  • Paid Time Off (“PTO”) and Paid holidays
  • Profit Sharing
  • Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k)
  • A commitment to helping our Team Members do things that they never dreamed possible.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Work closely with all operations managers and their safety teams in implementing all safety related portions of Savage’s S7 System
  • Development and delivery of procedural and regulatory training
  • Lead Business Unit operations in prevention of injuries and losses
  • Lead Safety, Health & Environmental (SH&E) efforts in the Power Plant Unit
  • Establish a proactive SH&E process towards incident prevention
  • Ensure all work is performed in compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Work with onsite Safety Specialists and Lead Safety Specialists to be an extension of SH&E and ensure team members follow proper safety rules and processes, and utilize the tools to prevent incidents
  • Implement and conduct training to ensure all Team Members are properly trained to perform their work safely
  • Ensure regulatory (EPA and OSHA) compliance; ensure all permits and reports are properly completed and submitted
  • Interface with key customer SH&E contacts and assist operations in implementing and executing customer-driven programs or emphasis areas (including involvement with each Plant’s Contractor Safety Team activities)
  • Own the Safety Specialist Program for the Business Unit
  • Ensure incidents are properly reported to internal and external parties
  • Assists in start-up of new business, products, and processes
  • Lead Savage team on customer safety audits
  • Provide strategic coaching and mentoring for direct reports
  • Lead the root cause investigation process when events happen
  • Spend time visiting the operations and time in the field with the front line team members
  • Track leading indicators to address trends within the unit
  • Gives and receives support to other operations when needed
  • Perform safety inspections and observations at operations
  • Responsible for growth, development, and continuing education and certification of SH&E supervisors (building bench strength)

What You Need to Be Successful:

  • Broad knowledge and understanding of safety, including OSHA, yellow equipment, bulk material handling, with some knowledge of environmental and rail best practices
  • Ability to analyze situations and data and make sound decisions
  • Experience delivering training preferred
  • Computer skills (MS Office Suite)
  • Excellent communication skills: written and spoken; excellent organizational skills & multi-tasking
  • Impeccable integrity
  • Detail oriented and self-starter, with the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Sets the standard for safety, professionalism, and performance
  • Excellent people skills – good listener and communicator, both written and oral
  • Responds well to high-pressure situations
  • Has “Ownership” spirit
  • Treats people fairly, with dignity and respect
  • Embraces and teaches company culture 

Preferred Education/Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree in Safety or related field
  • 8+ years’ experience in a safety leadership role
  • 8+ years’ experience working in an industrial setting (conveyors, yellow equipment, rail)
  • Holds a safety certification recognized by an accredited organization (CSP, SMS, OHST, or CET).
  • Coal-handling experience is preferred 

Physical Requirements:

  • 40% travel required
  • Ability to climb ladders, racks, and tanks
  • Ability to walk on uneven surfaces
  • Ability to work indoors in office environment, as well as outdoors in changing weather conditions
  • Willing to always wear appropriate PPE when needed and set the example
Additional Information:
The complete job description is available upon request
Savage has been designated as a Military Friendly Employer.
Savage has been recognized as a Top Company for Women to Work For in Transportation by the Women in Trucking Association 
Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.
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For more information or questions about opportunities at Savage, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team.

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  • Job Family Team Leader
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Midvale, UT, USA
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA