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John Deere Regional Safety Manager in Moline, Brazil

There are 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more... many moving into urban centers at an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fiber and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we’re all about at John Deere. And it’s why we’re investing in our people and our technology like never before in our 175-year history. Here the world’s brightest minds are tackling the world’s biggest challenges. If you believe one person can make the world a better place, we’ll put you to work. RIGHT NOW.

Primary Location: Brazil (BR) - Sao Paulo - Moline

Function: Environment / Health / Safety

Title: Regional Safety Manager - 70411

Major Duties

  • Works with unit manager and corporate Safety team to develop and implement a regional strategic and tactical plan to deliver performance results;

  • Provides technical support and professional expertise to unit management and safety professionals;

  • Drives standardization across the region by directing implementation of common safety processes, tools and training into regional units.

  • Provides regional oversight assuring appropriate functional resources, processes and alignment with cross-divisional units, functions, management and employee represented groups to assure that safety is integrated into business planning and decisions.

  • Participates in development of and oversees the implementation of regional initiatives to enhance health and safety management systems and initiatives to reduce risk;

  • Maintains liaison with external regulatory agencies, suppliers and other organizations. Responds to internal and external safety questions and requests. Represents the company in negotiations and noncompliance settlements.

  • Supervises the implementation of post-merger safety integration process for new acquisitions.

Qualification:

We are looking for professionals that are focused on driving sustainable results associated with a great strategic planning performance, has a great ability in decision making, likes to work in an inclusive Environment, and is compromised in driving changes.

Skills, Knowledge:

Required:

  • Graduated in Engineering or Architecture with specialization in Occupational Safety Engineering;

  • Comply with the Regional Engineering Council (CREA);

  • Be available to travel approximately 40% of the work period;

  • Has a demonstrable in-depth understanding of essential/relevant local Health and Safety legislation.

  • Experience in implementing health and safety management systems such as ISO 45.000, and process improvement.

  • Fluent English, attends meetings, negotiates, and participates in trainings in a very natural approach;

  • Ability to carry out safety audits and support the unit's leadership to implement preventive and corrective actions;

  • Proven success with safety performance improvements, experience with Behavior-Based Safety Programs, Ergonomics Program, Audit Programs, LOTO Program and other Preventive Safety Programs;

  • Experience with Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Management and familiarity with local government management processes (for example: E-Social in Brazil and ART in Argentina).

Desirable:

  • Multi-site management experience is highly preferred;

  • Experience managing merger acquisition and integration of new business;

  • Management of Health Programs and control of occupational diseases.

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 (https://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.

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