John Deere Senior Safety Specialist in Dubuque, Iowa
At John Deere, we run so life can leap forward. This powerful purpose is our promise to humankind that we will dream, design and deliver breakthrough products that sustain our world for generations to come. The world is counting on us to feed billions of people and build vital infrastructures in villages, towns, and megacities. We live up to the legacy our founder forged in a one-room blacksmith's shop nearly two centuries ago by creating a culture that brings out the best in all of us. A culture where great ideas thrive because every voice is heard.
Primary Location: United States (US)- Iowa- Dubuque
Function: Environment / Health / Safety
Title: Senior Safety Specialist- 83068
As a Senior Safety Specialistfor John Deere Dubuque Works located in Dubuque, IA, you will.
Prepare strategic and tactical plans as required to meet company goals around compliance and injury reduction
Act as a liaison with external regulatory agencies and safety suppliers
Establish, maintain, and deliver safety education and training for all employees
Establish and manage processes for periodic inspections, risk assessments, incident investigations and corrective action assurance
Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.
What Skills You Need
4 or more years of experience in the Occupational Health and Safety profession in a manufacturing or industrial environment
Investigation skills to determine root cause and conduct trend analysis of incidents
Knowledge of governmental/agency regulatory requirements or legislation, occupational health principles, occupational safety programs and ergonomic principles, with the ability to apply to workplace environments
Skill in interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution
Understanding of occupational health, safety, industrial hygiene and ergonomic principles
Knowledge of worker's compensation laws and regulations
Ability to travel domestically on occasion
What Makes You Stand Out
Knowledge of manufacturing processes and factory operations
Team leadership experience in a collaborative working environment
Proven history of delivering sustainable safety improvements
Experience working with collective bargaining units
Masters degree in a Science or Business Administration discipline is preferred
Certified Safety Professional (CSP) designation preferred
Ideally you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following:
Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health & Safety, Engineering, or related discipline
What You'll Get
At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. Click here (http://www.deere.com/en/our-company/john-deere-careers/why-john-deere/) to find out more about our Total Rewards Package.
The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines.
An Equal Opportunity Employer, John Deere requires a diversity of people, perspectives and ideas to address the complex challenges of its global business. John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.