Occupational Safety Analyst

Oct 04, 2018

Location: Horicon, WI

Company: John Deere

There are 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 in our 175-year history. 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.

Your Responsibilities

As an Occupational Safety Analyst for John Deere in Horicon, WI, you will manage safety and health programs to meet compliance requirements, help establish effective safety policies and develop sustainable solutions to keep our employees safe. In addition, you will:

  • Focus on the implementation of programs that identify and reduce employee exposure to workplace hazards.
  • Align policies and procedures for all Horicon production departments, production support departments in the downtown operations, and Swan Road test site to provide consistency and effectiveness.
  • Manage regulatory health and safety compliance and represents Horicon during regulatory visits and inspections.
  • Report to the Horicon Works Safety Manager with dotted line reporting to the corporate safety group
  • Implement and evaluate health and safety management programs and processes to ensure compliance with all appropriate laws and regulations and the health and safety management system standard.
  • Align Horicon safety policies and procedures with other Deere factories and corporate recommendations.
  • Prepare tactical plans as required to meet the goals established.
  • Analyze appropriate health and safety metrics to identify trends and opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Serve as the lead resource and provide leadership to management and internal safety and health teams; acts as a liaison with external regulatory agencies, safety suppliers and other safety organizations.
  • Manage safety audits and risk assessments to identify noncompliance with John Deere standards and applicable laws and regulations.
  • Review new equipment, processes, and facilities to ensure alignment with John Deere standards, Industry best practices, and any applicable laws and regulations.
  • Provide oversight to ensure thorough investigations of safety and ergonomic incidents.
  • Collaborate with occupational health to ensure appropriate documentation is completed.
  • Manage corrective actions and preventable action procedure.

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position

What Skills You Need

  • 1 or more years of experience in the Occupational Health and Safety profession in a manufacturing environment
  • Investigation skills and experience to determine root cause and conduct trend analysis of incidents
  • Experience with stamping, laser cutting, metal forming, welding, and assembly processes and operations
  • Skill in interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution
  • Experience with governmental/agency regulatory requirements or legislation
  • Experience with occupational health principles, occupational safety programs, and ergonomic principles, and ability to apply to workplace environments
  • Ability to use various department specific computer programs
  • 1 or more years of experience in the agricultural machinery industry or industrial machinery industry
  • Ability to travel domestically and/or internationally up to 25%
  • Ability to work off-shift hours to support the business and any safety concerns

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Past work experience in safety in a manufacturing environment

Education (or equivalent work experience)

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering/Technology discipline, in a Science discipline, or in Occupational Health & Safety

What You’ll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. 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. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. Click here to find out more about our Total Rewards Package.

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.

John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard 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.

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