Safety Manager - #337464


Date: 07/22/2021 13:30 PM

City: Freeland, Washington

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Safety Manager

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About Praxair Surface Technologies

Praxair Surface Technologies (PST), a Linde company, offers a comprehensive array of high-performance coatings and technologies to the aviation, energy and other industries. By continuously advancing coatings technologies, PST helps customers improve environmental performance, decrease energy consumption, extend component life, improve productivity, minimize downtime, reduce operating costs and produce high-quality products. Additional information can be found at

Job overview

PST is currently seeking an SH&E manager. This position will be based out of the PST facility located in Woodinville, WA and will report to the Plant Manager. The SH&E Manager is accountable for planning, organizing, implementing and maintaining the plant's safety, health and environmental services activities to ensure full compliance with Corporate, Federal, State and local laws and regulations. This position represents a very high level of responsibility and individual contribution


  • Creates and reviews chemistry in batch sheets used for production
  • Monitor final product and adjust chemistry as required to maintain material specifications
  • Monitors the safety and health performance of the site and recommend priorities and actions for improvement
  • Outlines specific safety programs. Coordinates, reviews and updates documents such as the plant's Emergency Plan, Hazardous Material Contingency Plan, Hazardous Waste Plan, LEI's, Emission Plan, etc., ensuring regulatory requirements are met
  • Coordinates various safety training programs, maintains training records within databases, and periodically reports on compliance status
  • Plans and presents monthly safety meetings in accordance with training requirements
  • Responsible for conducting and coordinating root cause analysis (RCA) events and incident investigations
  • Performs internal audits of S&ES activities to evaluate plant's compliance
  • Develops safety procedures and maintains controlled documentation of JSA's and MSDS's
  • Ensures contractor's compliance with company safety regulations, coordinates medical programs, and provides effective case management for the plant
  • Assists in shipping hazardous waste materials
  • Provides environmental reports and ensures required licensing is current.
  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of new industry safety practices
  • Other duties as assigned


Required qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required (Engineering or chemistry background desired)
  • 5-10 years of experience in an operations/manufacturing environment
  • Ability to compile and present safety subject matter in front of large groups on a frequent basis
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, must be able to effectively communicate across the organization
  • Must be proficient in computer skills including Word, Excel & PowerPoint, able to navigate custom databases and on-line document management software
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work on teams, manage multiple tasks and interact with senior management

Preferred qualifications

  • Knowledge / experience in industrial safety, health, and/or environmental science
  • Knowledge / experience in compliance
  • Knowledge / experience in material science

PST is a supplier which abides by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). As such, persons considered for this position must be either a U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident (green card holder) or otherwise classifiable as a U.S. person under relevant ITAR regulations.

We offer a comprehensive benefits program that supports our employees’ and their families’ wellbeing and provides the tools and resources our employees need to make well-informed decisions about their physical and financial future

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other reason prohibited by applicable law.

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