Lawrence, MA

Safety Specialist

Job Description: Safety Coordinator

Position Type: Full time, hourly

Purpose: The Safety Specialist is responsible for providing support and guidance to the production facility regarding safety on the production line. This role emphasizes employee well-being and continuous improvement. The Safety Specialist will contribute to the development, implementation, and enforcement of safety standards throughout the company. They will also ensure that appropriate training, processes, materials, and information are available to drive consistent improvement.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Aid all employees on-site in raising safety awareness and ensuring compliance.
  • Act as the main point of contact for safety-related issues.
  • Coordinate and deliver new hire orientation and other necessary training.
  • Conduct safety meetings, training sessions, and performance reviews for employees.
  • Report all incidents and participate in root cause analysis.
  • Respond to on-site emergencies as needed.
  • Prepare weekly reports and conduct routine audits.
  • Provide assurance of compliance with safety regulations and requirements.
  • Collaborate with Quality, Maintenance, and Operations teams to conduct Job Hazard Analysis, Risk Assessments, and implement risk reduction strategies.
  • Provide safety oversight for special projects.
  • Identify and secure resources and equipment to support safety goals.
  • Gather safety performance data to create a safety dashboard.
  • Deliver safety training as required.
  • Participate in emergency response planning.
  • Stay up to date with industry trends and best practices.
  • Perform any other duties assigned within your capabilities.

Qualifications and Preferred Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in EHS or related field preferred, or equivalent experience of at least four years in safety.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Fluency in both English and Spanish is a plus.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and handle multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Passionate about safety and actively interested in company safety initiatives.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs.

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