Posted: 5/11/2022
Lino Lakes, MN

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Human Resources & Safety Director and in conjunction with the manufacturing personnel, supervise and coordinate the company’s health and safety program designed to guard against accidental injury and disablement, fire, explosion, etc. Coordinate the activities of the safety committees. Investigate accidents to determine cause and prepare the necessary reports and otherwise maintain constant surveillance to detect unsafe conditions and recommend correction.  Ensure conformity with safety regulations, use of personal equipment, machine guards, etc. Conduct periodic inspection of cranes, hoists, fire extinguisher, and floor surfaces or other conditions that may cause accidents. Maintain records.

Essential Functions:

  • Create and implement safety plans while ensuring that they are being followed daily.
  • Train or coordinate health and safety training for all Molin staff and departments.
  • Manage and collaborate with manufacturing leaders on internal and external audits of operations.
  • Conduct safety observation reports on a regular basis.
  • Attend safety walks and inspections before or during operations to analyze safety risks.
  • Follow up on unsafe condition and maintenance request progress. 
  • Assist Receiving Department with distribution of Safety Data Sheets to correct SDS books.
  • Update AWAIR program, policies, JSA’s and other health and safety programs.
  • Educate and train employees on safety standards and expectations as well as safe machinery operation.
  • Investigate accident that occur onsite and identify possible causes of accident.
  • Direct safety committee meetings, projects and any safety training that employees are required to attend. 
  • Provide recommendations for improving safety in the workplace.
  • Maintain documentation of the company’s safety procedures, accidents and related events.
  • Act as a liaison between management and external safety agencies, such as fire and insurance personnel.
  • Responsible for managing, operating, and maintaining surveillance equipment, observe recorded video surveillance footage as needed, and report incidents of unsafe acts/behavior to the Director of HR and Safety as necessary.
  • Maintain PPE equipment is compliant and available for employees and visitors.

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum High School diploma; Bachelor’s degree in health and safety or a related field preferred
  • 3-5 years of leadership experience or supervisor role.
  • Knowledge of construction and or manufacturing preferred
  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Ability to work and embody the Molin Values of Safety, Respect, Teamwork, Do the Right Thing, Flexible and Customer Focus
  • Understanding of federal, state and city safety requirements, including OSHA
  • Ability to work with diverse work groups who have a variety of learning styles and preferences.
  • Interpersonal skills, with the ability to establish effective professional relationships with employees and manager.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities at the same time while meeting deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking and presentation
  • Experience with PowerPoint, Excel and safety software
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and other construction plans preferred in some fields
  • Ability to work on own and be self-motivated.
  • Leadership skills, such as the ability to motivate a team and provide feedback

Licenses/Certificates:

  • OSHA 30 hour (General Industry),
  • MN AGC Supervisor Training Program (STP),
  • Advanced Safety Certificate from MN Safety Council
  • Registration as a Certified Safety Professional or similar form of licensure as a safety officer
  • Valid Driver’s License

Physical Demands:

  • Frequent sitting/standing for long periods
  • Occasional walking, standing, and carrying in plant on uneven ground
  • Frequent finger/wrist movement for keyboard use
  • Acuity for near vision required; distance acuity occasionally
  • Frequent bend/twist, push/pull, reach, and grasp
  • Hearing for communication and safety
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally

Environmental & Working Conditions:

  • Office environment and consistent exposure to manufacturing/field setting
  • Frequent talking and listening required
  • Frequent exposure to dusty conditions and loud noises
  • Exposure to extreme temperatures due to outdoor activities

Contact: Hannah Downs, HR Generalist, Hannah.downs@molin.com

Department: Administration

Reports to: Safety Director

Summary: This position is responsible for contributing to the improvement of safety, quality, delivery and cost for a large manufacturing and construction operation thorough applying engineering and lean manufacturing principles.

Essential Functions:

Principal Engineering Responsibilities

  • Analyze and evaluate manufacturing processes, systems, equipment, and materials in terms of their associated cost, time, safety, ergonomic, and quality and recommend solutions to improve.
  • Analysis of time studies, methods, process engineering, and plant layout to ensure balanced processes and implement process improvements for all gaps identified.
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving of production issues.
  • Participate in and lead continuous improvement projects focused on safety, quality, delivery, and cost.
  • Assist in the implementation of engineering changes to the product throughout the factory processes.
  • Design and coordinate the build of tools and fixtures to assist in the welding processes to improve efficiency and quality.
  • Prepare evaluations of, and justifications for, the procurement of new machines equipment and tool to improve safety, productivity, efficiency, and quality. 

Principal Safety Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development of comprehensive safety programs to prevent or correct unsafe work conditions in accordance with local, state and federal regulatory agencies.
  • Identify and correct potential hazards by inspecting facilities, machinery, and safety equipment.
  • Determines requirements for personal protective equipment and devices, and designs, builds, and installs, or directs installation of safety devices on machinery.
  • Conduct or coordinate safety and first aid training to educate employees about organizational safety policies and practices.
  • Investigate industrial accidents to minimize recurrence and prepares accident reports.
  • Relay information between management, outside safety agencies and employees, communicating vital information and instructions quickly and accurately.
  • Create documents and work instructions that outline all safety policies to be easily understood by manufacturing employees and management.
  • Coordinate and participate in 3rd party industrial hygiene air quality tests for presence of harmful dusts, gases and vapors.
  • Prepare and present safety and environmental data and status reports to company leadership and regulatory agencies.

Education Requirements, Required: B.S. degree in Engineering related field.

Certification/Licensure, Required: OSHA 10 & OSHA 30 HR Construction Certifications

Experience Requirements:

Preferred: Lean manufacturing experience.

Required: Experience in the concrete precast industry, manufacturing and construction industry is a plus. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Proficient with Microsoft, Word, Excel & PowerPoint.

Physical Requirements:

Sitting              25-50%

Standing          50-75%

Walking           50-75%

Phone Usage              25-50%

Computer Usage        75-100%

Applications can be completed at http://www.taraconprecast.com

Contact: Kylie Hanson, Human Resources

Kylie.hanson@springprairie.net

218-443-6305