Safety Training Instructor

Posted: Dec 13, 2018

This individual will work with representatives from business, service, industry, education, and government to provide training and technical assistance in a cost-recovery basis. Flexibility in the work schedule is essential.

Essential Job Functions/Secondary Job Functions 

  1. Business/Industry/Community Instruction. Develop and deliver customized training for various clients and maintain involvement with business/industry/community. Seek and prepare revenue producing contracts. Produce revenue for 100% cost recovery of position and course expenditures.
  2. Facilitation of Learning. Plan, prepare and deliver instruction and facilitate the learning of students in the Emergency Response – Business and Industry field. Assess the learning outcomes of students at the unit, course, and program level.
  3. Curriculum Development. Develop, revise, and continually update curriculum and instructional materials which are competency-based, current, consistent with employer expectations, and aligned with the college policy on level of required documentation.
  4. Classroom Management. Fulfill assigned schedule, maintain accurate student attendance and grade records, maintain instructional environment with emphasis on safety, housekeeping, and equipment security, and ensure opportunities for student/participant evaluation.
  5. Interpersonal/Team Skills. Participate in activities of the instructional team, including planning, development, scheduling, and budgeting as a cooperative and professional team player.
  6. Student Support and Guidance. Advise and support students as a mentor and role model in the achievement of their learning and career goals.
  7. Professional Development. Participate in professional development activities that provide for continually updated knowledge and skills for the role of the contemporary instructor as directed by one’s Individual Professional Development Plan.

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HSE Manager – Green Bay

Posted: Nov 20, 2018

My client, Green Bay Nonwovens in Green Bay, WI currently is looking to hire an experienced HSE Manager.  This position is based in Green Bay, WI.

This is a very exciting time to join the company as, earlier this year, they received an investment of approximately EUR 6 million.  This investment involves the installation of new carding machinery, representing the latest technology on an existing, spunlace production line.  This will not only enhance plant capabilities and growth, but further support its global parent company, Suominen, in supplying new, innovative products that make lives better.

HSE Manager

This position is responsible for planning and implementing both Suominen and local plant’s (health, safety and environment) policies and procedures so that the site has full compliance with all procedures, regulations and laws.

Main Accountabilities
  • Implement health, safety and environment rules and regulations according to company policies, standards, corporate tools and programs, and local regulations.
  • Conduct health, safety and environment audits to identify risks, develop possibilities and actions to close gaps.
  • Participate actively in Suominen Best Practice team(s) network to take benefits of wider HSE community and also contribute to it. Evaluate the organization’s production processes, systems, and technology and recommend changes that will improve and reduce the safety, security, quality, environment impact of the organization’s operations.
  • Coordinate the training of the organization’s workforce on health, safety and environment issues to ensure that they understand and comply with the organization’s policies and standards.
  • Liaise with, alert, and influence the relevant internal and external stakeholders – local management and authorities – and advocate HSE mindset across the organization.
  • Contribute actively in employee relations procedures in health and safety related topics
  • Ensure adherence to Suominen Core Operating Principles for HSE
Some Key Responsibilities:
  • Support the company Behavior Based Safety Program and serve as a champion for the program and coordinate the organization of Safety and Site related events (i.e. incentive rewards, Safety/Communication meetings, annual hearing testing, etc.).
  • Responsible for completing OSHA and other required reporting accurately and in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Coordinates continuing/refresher training for FL, ArcFlash, CPR/AED, Fire Extinguisher, etc. to maintain compliance with OSHA standards and Company policies and procedures. As well as, monitoring new Health and Safety regulatory requirements to ensure the site remains in compliance.
  • Serves as the OSHA compliance resource.
  • Supports New Hire Orientation Safety Training as needed.
  • Maintain recordkeeping systems including monthly incident statistics, injury trend data, audit follow-up and other required KPI’s.
  • Manages the inventory supply of all Safety related items including Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Address timely Health and Safety related issues throughout the facility and support the departments in resolving safety related issues.
  • Participate in incident investigations to help analyze and document accidents and/or near-miss incidents, to the extent that a root cause is identified and act as a resource to insure follow-up actions are thorough and complete.
  • Assist in the management of worker’s comp related injuries and return to work program.
  • Writes/revises Safety work instructions and policies in ISO format as needed.
  • Interfaces with outside authorities during site audits or investigations.
  • Support employee engagement initiatives (Wellness, Activities Committee and other community supporting events.)
  • Demonstrate an ability to drive change, motivate, and maintain a high level of engagement related to the company safety culture.
Formal Education and Work Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree with 3 – 5 years’ professional safety experience in a manufacturing environment or 5+ years’ experience in lieu of degree
  • ASP or CSP Certification preferred
Technical Skills and Personal Attributes
  • Strong background knowledge of the OSHA standards and regulations.
  • Must have a strong command of the English language
  • High level of computer skills including above average ability to use MS office programs including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Must be able to effectively lead and coach in order to drive projects to completion.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of personnel in multiple formats from presenting to corporate level executives to one on one coaching with any site personnel.
  • Must be able to work independently with good trouble shooting and decision making capability.
  • Must be highly self-motivated to identify improvement opportunities and take action while being able to adapt to new circumstances.
  • The ability to bend, stoop, and occasionally lift 50+ pounds.
  • Works occasional off shift in a manufacturing environment.
  • Walks and stands for an entire shift, 8-12 hours, as position requires.
  • Must have the ability to be on-call in the event of an emergency and/or accident.

Resumes should be emailed to: – as Word document attachments (please no PDFs or Google docs).

Plant Safety Manager – October 2018

Posted: Oct 19, 2018

Degree:  BS Safety, Environmental or related degree

Years of Experience: 7+ years minimum

Compensation:  $115,000 based on experience plus annual bonus potential

Location:  Grafton, Wisconsin area – relocation assistance will be available

Industry:  Heavy Manufacturing

Must have a minimum of (7) years of progressive safety experience with at least (4) years of plant level safety leadership and prior staff supervision responsibility for safety professionals.    Position will champion the safety program for (3) facilities on a large campus, directly supervise a staff of (2) Safety Engineers and report into the Corporate Safety Director.   Highly collaborative and relationship-based culture.

Due to growth, this newly created Safety Manager position with be responsible for driving and promoting site business specific safety system improvements.  Establish and implement the safety strategic programs and drive safety performance through training, programs and policies.

Personality Traits: collaborative style, ability to influence without authority, action oriented with the ability to drive employee accountability; strong leadership, excellent communication skills, persuasive with the ability to build relationships.


If interested contact:

Laura Petraitis-Doll


LS Doll & Associates

708-478-3894  Office | 708-212-2810  Cell

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