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HSE Specialist

Job Number:  51725
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Vehtek Systems Inc
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 51725 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Vehtek Systems Inc 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 


Group Description


Vehtek Systems (a division of Magna International) is located in Bowling Green, Ohio. Vehtek is a Class A automotive stamping and assembly facility manufacturing automotive body system components for GM, Ford, FCA, Honda and other aftermarket customers. We operate a 500,000 square foot facility with approximately 1,000 employees. We offer a market competitive wage and benefit package including a 401(k) with company match, 3 levels of PPO medical, dental and vision insurance (eligible after 30 days), profit sharing program, and numerous other benefits including paid time off, holidays, and others.


Role Summary

Responsible for ensuring that all safety and environmental standards are maintained and in compliance with OSHA and EPA regulations as well as Vehtek Systems and Magna policies. To provide recommendations of corrective measures in a proactive approach to Ergonomic, Safety & Environmental issues at Vehtek Systems.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability and essential duties required to successfully perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Key Responsibilities

Ensure Vehtek Health, Safety and Environmental policies and procedures are consistently applied based on the principles of the Magna Employee’s Charter, the Corporate and Divisional Health, Safety and Environmental Policy & Best Practices, as well as being in compliance with Federal, State and Local regulations, including OSHA, EPA and ODNR

Ensure a safe work environment by planning, coordinating, developing & implementing health & safety procedures & programs to reduce workplace accidents and protect Team Members

Plan and coordinate internal and external safety training for all Team Members

Perform workplace inspections

Develop & oversee monthly safety and environmental audits and report results to division Leaders

Ensure that the Health and Safety portions of the Action Plan resulting from the Employee Opinion Survey are completed in a timely fashion.

Maintain a high profile with Team Members on the plant floor and be a strong advocate to ensure that Team Member safety, ergonomics and environmental concerns and issues are resolved in a timely manner

Monitor new and amended legislation and remain current with the latest health, safety and environmental requirements

Keep safety boards updated throughout facility and post minutes of Health, Safety and Environmental Committee meetings

Implement, maintain and report on status of the Environmental Management System per ISO-14001 requirements

Perform other duties as assigned

Key Qualifications/Requirements

Physical demands include the ability to climb ladders, lift up to a weight of 40 pounds.

Must have a valid driver’s license, be able to drive a car and become a licensed fork-lift trainer.

Comprehensive knowledge of OSHA, and State OSHA regulatory compliances & basic knowledge of workers’ compensation laws

Must be able to wear appropriate personal protective equipment.

Able to demonstrate understanding of how job performance affects product quality and customer satisfaction

Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills

Must be a team player and promote a team approach to problem solving

Highly self motivated and flexible

Must be capable or working under pressure and with short completion times on projects, and of working flexible hours in order to meet both internal and external customer requirements

Able to use computer and software as required

Able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion and tact


Training Requirements

· New Hire Orientation including Understanding of Magna Charter

· OSHA Required Training including Occupational Safety & Health Certification

· Safety, Health and the Law

· Planned Workplace Inspections

· Accident Investigation

· Loss Control Management

· Process Overview

· Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

· Hazmat

· First Aid and CPR

· Forklift Train the Trainer

· Fire Extinguisher

· Ergonomics

· Spill Control

· MAFACT/Lean Manufacturing Overview/5S

· IATF 16949

· ISO-14001

· OHSAS 18001

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

Nearest Major Market: Toledo
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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