Senior Site Safety Engineer

Location: Torrance, CA
Date Posted: 02-18-2018
Company: Client of The Griffin Groupe Executive Search
Location: Torrance, CA
Job Type: Full Time
Industry: Aerospace
Rate: Market
Senior Site Safety Engineer

The Griffin Groupe is searching for safety professionals for a premier client in the aerospace industry. Our client is the world leader in flight control actuation and critical control products. They support virtually every commercial airline in the world, all U.S. government agencies and global military customers.
  • BS degree in the field of chemical, environmental engineering or chemistry or environmental sciences.
  • Minimum of 8 years of safety, security and environmental management in positions of responsibility, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Certifications are a plus (from organizations such as BEAC, BCSP and IHMM)
  • Must have been responsible for implementation, monitoring and evaluation of safety, security and environmental programs.
  • Must have 30 hour OSHA certification no older than 5 years and 24-hour certification for HazWOPER. 
The Aircraft Group is looking for a Senior Site Safety Engineer. This position works under the general direction of a Group Health and Safety Manager and Site Operations management. The incumbent will be responsible for assuring the facility remains compliant with applicable US regulations. In this position, the incumbent is required to work independently and make decisions that can have a direct impact on the compliance status of the site and business group. The incumbent may be required to assist a Group Health and Safety Manager with various compliance related initiatives or gaps at other Group Sites. Worldwide designer, manufacturer and systems integrator of high performance precision motion and fluid controls systems for a broad range of applications in aerospace, defense, and industrial markets.

  • Manage and assure that Federal and State safety regulations applicable to the site are met.
  • Develop, manage and implement site specific Safety policies and training programs to assure compliance with the Site, Business Group and Corporate Safety requirements.
  • Required to independently partner with all functional managers /supervisors on site to plan and implement regulatory requirements.
  • Lead role in representing the site during any compliance audits, both internal and external. Responsible for assuring audit findings are properly responded to, followed up on and corrected in a timely fashion.
  • Coordinate and manage the Sites’ emergency planning; including being available 24/7 for responding to site chemical, environmental and/or safety emergencies. This includes being the site’s lead emergency coordinator in emergencies involving hazardous materials releases or other safety impacting emergencies.
  • Provide safety support to Program Management and Engineering as required to support customer contract terms and conditions. Tasks may require creation of additional program specific hazardous materials management programs or implementation of industry specific certification programs.
  • Provide technical direction to other safety personnel on site. This may include direct supervision as determined by the site management.
  • Must be able to provide technical support and troubleshoot equipment for improving safety aspects/impacts. Will be expected to develop and implement technologies that can provide the site with operational efficiencies which are also improving the safety, health and environment within the workplace
  • BS degree in the field of chemical, environmental engineering or chemistry or environmental sciences.
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in the field of environmental and safety regulatory compliance, preferably in manufacturing setting.
  • Proven capabilities/competencies in emergency response to chemical spills, and OSHA compliance
  • Proven capabilities/competencies in State specific regulatory requirements which the site must manage its operations within.
  • For safety positions - Must have 30hour OSHA certification no older than 5 years and 24-hour certification for HazWOPER.
  • Incident Command certification preferred.
  • Able to explain core requirements of Safety Management Systems and have experience with the implementation and management of them.
Ryan Schortmann
The Griffin Groupe
Director of Recruiting and Technology

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