Senior Specialist - Health and Safety (Occupational Safety)


  • Graham, NC
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 1 day ago
Senior Specialist - Health and Safety (Occupational Safety)

Role Information

Job Title: Senior Specialist - Health & Safety (Occupational Safety)

Department: Health & Safety

Business Unit: Central Services

Reports To: Senior Manager - Health & Safety (Occupational Safety)

Supervisory Role: No

FLSA Status: Exempt

Job Summary

The Senior Specialist - Health & Safety (Occupational Safety) provides input/interface into the job hazard analysis processes and performs exposure monitoring as required.

Essential Functions
  • Provide specialty safety services and assessments that address requirements including ergonomics and industrial hygiene
  • Maintain modules in Safety Management Software System
  • Perform OSHA 300 recordkeeping and interface with various departments
  • Perform on-site accident investigations as assigned
  • Investigate complaints and reports of unsafe or unhealthful working conditions; provide recommendations for abatement action and verify completion of abatement action
  • Order suspension of activities that pose threats to worker or customer health or safety
  • Perform safety audits, inspections, and evaluations to identify potential hazards and implement corrective actions in accordance with regulatory requirements
  • Provide outreach to employees, promoting safety awareness and a positive safety attitude throughout the organization
  • Provide safety and health assistance to management, supervisors, employees, and collateral duty safety representatives
  • Collaborate with engineers and/or physicians to institute control or remedial measures for hazardous or potentially hazardous conditions or equipment
  • Recommend measures to help protect workers from potentially hazardous work methods, processes, or materials
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply principles and techniques of occupational health and safety and accident prevention
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Project, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Working understanding of safety regulations
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
  • OSHA Trainer - construction and or general industry
  • ServSafe Trainer
Required Education, Certifications/ Licenses, Related Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Health and Safety or a related field
  • 2+ years of experience in safety
  • In lieu of degree, a total number of 6+ years of experience in related field will meet the education and related experience requirements listed above
Physical Job Requirements
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced working environment, including the store(s), distribution center(s), warehouse(s), and/or corporate office(s) with the capability to switch job functions/roles quickly
  • Ability to work in situations that involve prolonged sitting, standing, walking, squatting and/or bending more than half the time
  • Ability to maneuver cases of product (lift, move, carry, slide, etc.) up to 50 lbs. and reach above head to heights greater than 10 inches frequently in accordance with safety regulations
  • Ability to operate equipment that requires the constant use of hands/fingers/wrists more than half the time
  • Ability to spend more than half the time viewing computer monitors
  • Ability to identify and distinguish between colors more than half the time
Travel Requirements
  • This position commutes between stores, regional offices and/or distribution centers more than 90% of the time
  • This position requires overnight domestic travel up to 50% of the time
  • This position requires overnight international travel less than 25% of the time
  • Anticipated travel will be by car, air, and/or train

Lidl US, LLC & Affiliates provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to, including but not limited to, race, sex, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity or expression, national origin or ethnicity, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, disability, or veteran status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.