Lehigh Hanson Transportation Safety & Health Manager - Katy-TX in Katy, Texas
Line Of Business: RMC (Ready-Mix Concrete)
Department: Health, Safety and Environment
Primary Location: Katy-TX
The Role and the Company
Lehigh Hanson is North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mix concrete, and asphalt. We have hundreds of plants and thousands of employees working across the United States and Canada. We are also part of Heidelberg Cement Group, one of the world’s largest building materials companies.
The Transportation Safety & Health Manager role is based in Katy(Houston), TX and reports directly to the Region Director, Health & Safety - South Region.
The Transportation Safety & Health Manager will be responsible for leadership and implementation of the organization’s Safety and Health (S&H) programs and initiatives for Campbell Concrete & Materials Operations in Houston area. This role will manage and coordinate S&H and Transportation Safety (including DOT) activities to ensure compliance with S&H laws and regulations; Implement, monitor and maintain S&H programs and facilitate corrective measures as necessary; Provide guidance to management on regulatory compliance, training, safety investigations, worker's compensation, and policy questions; and position the company as a leader in Safety & Health.
What you’ll get to do
Implement and support all S&H programs, including Training, Inspections/Audits, Industrial Hygiene, implementation of Company S&H Policies, Accident Investigation/Reporting and Regulatory Compliance programs.
Manage Transportation Safety of Ready-Mix Drivers to ensure a team approach is used to effectively monitor and supervise all DOT activities.
Provide on-going S&H support and continually raise the level of safety awareness of plant management, employees, and contractors.
Lead local rollout of “Leading with Safety” Initiatives.
Monitor and proactively report S&H performance.
Work as a liaison with local, State and Federal regulatory agencies (i.e. OSHA, DOT etc.).
Manage Workers’ Compensation and General Liability claims.
Continuous interpretation and compliance planning for current and emerging regulatory requirements.
Work closely with Area Environmental Managers to ensure a team approach is used to effectively monitor all S&H activities.
Other duties and tasks, including travel, as necessary and/or assigned to effectively carry out job responsibilities and maximize the effectiveness of this position.
50% - 75% local travel within the assigned area.
5% travel outside assigned area.
Essential Experience and Skills
Bachelor of Science Degree in related field AND a minimum of 10 years of relevant safety experience, preferably in Ready Mix Concrete, heavy manufacturing, or construction environment.
Hands-on experience in Transportation Safety (including DOT compliance) is REQUIRED.
Expert-level working knowledge of OSHA rules and requirements.
Experience and competence in developing and implementing all aspects of an industry leading Safety and Health Program.
Strong management, communication and influencing skills from Senior Management to plant level employees.
Competent in coaching, teaching, and presenting.
Ability to form, facilitate and maintain internal and cross functional teams and relationships.
Competent in federal, state, and local S&H regulations and the regulatory agencies governing the assigned facilities.
Competent in Microsoft Office software including Word and Excel.
- Role operates in a manufacturing environment with moving mechanical equipment, inclement weather, heat, humidity, elevated noise levels, and dusty conditions
What we have to offer
Competitive base salary and participation in our annual incentive plan
Highly competitive benefits programs
401k retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions
Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled