• Continuous Improvement/Safety Coordinator

    Location US-IL-Danville
    Production / Manufacturing - Administration / Mgmt
    # of Openings
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview


    Vertically integrated, we do everything from engineering and sales through circuit board assembly; from accounting and technical support through final product integration and calibration. Watchfire offers comprehensive benefits including 401K with matching, affordable health/dental insurance, paid time off in year of hire, continuing education assistance and career advancement opportunities. We have been an employer of choice for decades and are growing strong!


    This Continuous Improvement/Safety Coordinator reports directly to our Safety, Training, and Continuous Improvement Manager. S/He will provide guidance, structure, training and development for our environmental health and safety program.


    • Able to interact comfortably with various levels of management.
    • Be able to speak to subject matter.
    • Identify and facilitate process improvement projects, training/ workshops to drive cultural change
    • Determine metrics, troubleshoot manufacturing/ business and assembly issues, material flow, project plans, production capacity, facility design and create process documentation 
    • Carrying out advanced data collection and analysis for process mapping, develop budgets and cost analysis to determine project feasibility
    • Develop and conduct compliance audits, program evaluations and reviews to drive results with the fortitude to ensure change is permanent
    • Document OSHA Response procedure and deliver training to all levels of the company
    • Be the primary driver of a strong culture of safety throughout the organization.
    • Manage all compliance reporting and testing
    • Establish best practices in a manufacturing environment to ensure the identification and elimination of potential safety hazards using various methods including e.g. safety walks.
    • Create and deliver appropriate training throughout the organization
    • Design,manage, and conduct Safety Walks
    • Establish,record, and publish a Safety metric
    • Manage adherence to NFPA70e
    • Manage compliance issues such as OSHA, EPA, and DSD reporting.
    • Manage environmental issues such as EPA reporting, noise testing, air sampling.
    • Drive consistent  and effective accident Root Cause investigations
    • First aid and  Near Miss reporting  follow up
    • Maintain the MSDS library and monitor usage of materials
    • Establish and Manage an ISO 14001 compliant environmental system.


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