• Operations
  • Eugene, OR, USA
  • DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full benefits package offered

GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB: Develop and manage the facility Safety Program to be in compliance with local, state and federal requirements. The Safety & Environmental Manager works with associates at all levels of the organization and reports to the JCI President.



  • Design and maintain company policies adhering to local, state, and federal environmental, health, and safety regulations. Keep abreast of any changes to environmental, health, and safety laws and regulations that impact the company, and implement company policies accordingly.
  • Responsible for preparing, maintaining, and updating company's safety and environmental policy and procedure manuals.
  • Spend at least 25% of each work day on the shop floor observing work practices, coaching employees on safety issues and doing safety checks
  • Provide initial and refresher training for employees on company policies, procedures, and regulations pertaining to employee safety, health, and protection from hazards.
  • Ensure necessary records are prepared and maintained according to established federal, state, and local environmental and safety guidelines.
  • Complete and file on a timely basis all federal, state, and local environmental reports and chemical inventory requests, and submit payment for all required fees on a timely basis.
  • Responsible for identifying chemical hazards and hazardous workplace conditions. Maintain a current inventory and Material Safety Data Sheet for all chemical hazards on the property.  Take corrective action to eliminate, contain, or minimize the hazards, or coordinate the removal of physical, biological, and chemical hazards.
  • Involved in the design and development of facilities, work areas, and work procedures, and make environmental, health, and safety recommendations accordingly.
  • Serve as a contact with all federal, state, and local safety, health, and environmental regulatory bodies, and property and workers' compensation insurance representatives.
  • Ensure complete and thorough accident investigation, accurate recording of the details, and implementation of corrective action for all work-related injuries and illnesses. Immediately report any work-related injury/illness to the State and the workers' compensation insurance carrier.  Maintain the company's records of all recordable injuries/illnesses including the OSHA Form 300 log, and post the OSHA Form 300A summary report on a timely basis as required by OSHA.  Serve as the company contact for the employee, managed care representative, and workers' compensation claim representative to ensure the best medical care and treatment to restore the injured/ill employee's health and ability to work.  Provide Astec Corporate with a monthly summary of OSHA recordable injuries.
  • Maintain employees' records and files, including medical files and training records.
  • Coordinate the required training for JCI's Emergency First-Responder Team members.
  • Prepare and distribute various reports and forms including monthly safety statistics report, monthly department inspection reports, etc. Review inspection reports and take corrective action on identified safety or environmental hazards.
  • Provide assistance or perform other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor of Science Degree in a technical field, preferably engineering, chemistry or Health and Safety Management
  • Minimum of five (5) years' experience in a managerial or technical position in a manufacturing environment preferred, or a combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • OSHA 30 certification is preferred.
  • Experience in developing a solid safety program that is OSHA compliant.
  • Ability to provide engaged leadership that continuously builds and improves the organizational safety culture.
  • Leads the charge to achieving the goal of zero safety incidents.
  • Ability to solve complex problems utilizing root cause analysis.
  • Extensive investigation experience to include closing the loop on findings.
  • Some quality assurance practices as they apply to individual unique products can be learned during on-the-job training, but overall capability in this discipline as well as safety must be previously demonstrated.
  • Good organization skills and ability to maintain accurate records
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to communicate across all levels of the organization
  • Ability to respond quickly to after-hours calls and be onsite when needed.
  • Able to shift priorities based on a changing environment.
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