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John Deere Safety Coordinator in Springfield, Missouri

There are over 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! 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.

John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Primary Location: United States (US) - Missouri - Springfield

Function: Environment / Health / Safety

Title: Safety Coordinator - 106692

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position

Your Responsibilities

As a Safety Coordinator for John Deere Reman located in Springfield, MO , you will...

  • Adherence to HSE Policies: Diligently follow the organization's HSE policies, procedures, and mandatory instructions to proactively identify and mitigate environmental risks and ensure the well-being of oneself and colleagues in the workplace.

  • Behavioral Pattern Recognition: Identify and address patterns of risky behavior within the team promptly, taking necessary actions to resolve issues and escalate serious concerns as appropriate to maintain a safe work environment.

  • Incident Investigation Expertise: Conduct comprehensive investigations of all incidents and reports, offering expert advice to senior colleagues while minimizing risk exposures and ensuring compliance with regulatory standards through effective collaboration with internal functions to implement robust compliance programs.

  • Audit Excellence: Execute audit assignments in designated client areas by developing individual audit plans, conducting detailed fieldwork, reporting findings and opinions, collaborating on corrective actions with auditees, and referring significant or contentious matters to the lead auditor for resolution.

  • Customer Query Resolution: Efficiently address inquiries from internal and external customers or suppliers by providing information on intricate processes and relevant policies, referring complex issues to appropriate channels for policy interpretation when necessary.

  • Communication System Support: Assist colleagues in maximizing the utilization of internal communication systems by offering guidance, support, and advice to enhance communication efficiency and effectiveness within the organization.

  • Business Requirements Collection: Support the collection of business requirements using diverse methods like interviews, document analysis, and workflow assessment to articulate requirements clearly and concisely for streamlined implementation.

  • Data Analysis Proficiency: Compile and analyze data utilizing predefined tools, methods, and formats independently to derive meaningful insights and support informed decision-making processes within the organization.

  • Report Preparation and Coordination: Prepare and coordinate the completion of various data and analytics reports, ensuring accuracy, relevance, and timeliness to facilitate informed decision-making and operational improvements.

VISA Sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • Compliance Management: 1 or more years of demonstrated compliance experience to ensure compliance with all safety regulations, standards, and policies to maintain a safe work environment.

  • Data Control: Skilled in managing safety-related data, maintaining accuracy, and utilizing data control measures to enhance safety protocols and procedures.

  • Planning and Organizing: Strong organizational skills to plan and coordinate safety initiatives, programs, and training sessions effectively.

  • Policy and Procedures: 1 or more years of experience in developing, implementing, and enforcing safety policies and procedures to promote a culture of safety and compliance.

  • Health and Safety Assessments and Auditing: Proficient in conducting health and safety assessments, audits, and inspections to identify risks, implement corrective actions, and ensure regulatory compliance.

  • Risk Management: Experienced in identifying, assessing, and mitigating safety risks to protect employees, prevent accidents, and promote a safe working environment.

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Proactive Safety Approach: proactive in identifying potential safety hazards and takes preemptive measures to prevent accidents and injuries.

  • Strong Communication Skills: Effective communication to convey safety procedures, guidelines, and updates clearly to employees and management.

  • Attention to Detail: Being meticulous and detail-oriented in conducting thorough safety inspections, audits, and risk assessments.

  • Problem-Solving Abilities: Quickly address safety issues, find solutions, and implement corrective actions to maintain a safe work environment.

  • Commitment to Training: Continuous training and education on safety protocols and regulations demonstrate a dedication to fostering a safety-conscious workplace culture.

  • Adaptability and Flexibility: Being adaptable to changing safety requirements, regulations, and work environments to effectively manage safety programs.

  • Team Player: Collaborating with cross-functional teams and fostering a safety-oriented team spirit contributes to a positive safety culture across the organization.


Ideally, you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Health and Safety

  • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Health and Safety

  • Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Hygiene

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering related fields

What You'll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go while working in an inclusive team environment. 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. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive reward package to help you get started on your new career path, including:

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • Highly competitive base pay and performance bonuses

  • Savings & Retirement benefits (401K and Defined Contribution)

  • Healthcare benefits with a generous company contribution in the Health Savings Account

  • Adoption assistance

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Tuition assistance

  • Fitness subsidies and on-site gyms at specific Deere locations

  • Charitable contribution match

  • Employee Purchase Plan & numerous discount programs for personal use

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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.

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