Safety Engineer
Seneca , South Carolina
February 08, 2017

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Safety Engineer - # 002YSN
Global Supply Chain
Location – Seneca, SC

Are you looking for a new opportunity as a Safety Engineer in Seneca, SC? This is an outstanding opportunity for you to lead safety at one of our major US plants. If you have a thorough knowledge of OSHAS 18001 and ISO 14000 standards, this job is a fit for you!

At Schneider Electric, we create connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment: . We’re looking for people with a passion for success — on the job and beyond. See what our people have to say about working for Schneider Electric: .

What would some of your responsibilities include?


This position is accountable for conducting analyses of occupational hazards and health and environmental risks and prescribing the preventive or corrective measures, equipment, training and education necessary to insure that the location meets and/or exceeds the requirements of federal, state, and local regulations, codes and/or laws and company policies and procedures.


A.) Develops and publishes safety and environmental programs consistent with regulations and company policy.
B.) Coordinate SH&E capital projects to improve performance and / or compliance.
C.) Performs job hazard analysis to identify loss potential of our systems and processes.
D.) Review and interpret loss data to discover causative agents and recommend appropriate corrective actions.
E.) Review and revise location standards, policies and practices as necessary to assure they are current and in concert with company and / or regulatory requirements.
F.) Review and evaluate technical developments to measure applicability to our processes.
G.) Trains associates, managers/supervisors and other employees in the areas of general safety and environmental awareness, specific program requirements and specific job requirements.
H.) Maintains required records, prepares reports and files as necessary to meet corporate and regulatory requirements.
I.) Utilize approved measurement procedures, such as cost stats and work sampling to evaluate performance.
J.) Conducts hazard and job safety analysis to ensure proper use of machinery and equipment, personal protective equipment, and procedures.
K.) Conduct plant Inspections.
L.) Prepares reports of findings with recommendations for corrective action.
L.) Audit implementation by effected personnel.
N.) Organize and coordinate emergency response.
O.) Investigates accidents to ascertain causes in order to develop preventive safety measures and programs.


Assists in maintaining location safety and health record system. Assists in coordinating outside services associated with safety, health and property conservation programs

Do you have these key experiences and qualifications?

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to show that previously performed each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor degree (B.A.) or equivalent; related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Possesses a thorough knowledge of OSHAS 18001 and ISO 14000 standards
Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers and employees.
Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of instructions and deal with several issues at once.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

If our recruiting team determines your background may be a good match for this position, we'll contact you directly regarding the next steps in the process.

At Schneider Electric we want our employees to reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate. We welcome people as they are, creating an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company. We embrace a high-performance culture by being straightforward, open, passionate and effective and challenging the status quo.


About Schneider Electric

Satisfaction is not a guarantee - it's a life goal. Schneider Electric™ provides the platform for professional and personal fulfillment, through employee well-being; unique and diverse collaborative teams; challenging roles; continual skill growth; and more. We comprise a 160,000-strong high-performance workforce, and we thrive in more than 100 countries. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Our connected technologies reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives.

Global HR is a pretty sweet organization. We have lots of responsibility. Our US business is working on big revenue growth goals this year. We've got about 30,000 people in the US in over 50 locations; the US brings in about one quarter of Schneider Electric's overall revenue. Schneider Electric is listed as one of Forbes™ America's Best Large Employers for 2016.

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A little about us:
We’re the global specialist in energy management and automation. Our technologies ensure that Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment.

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