• ELS - AMZ - Safety Manager

    Job Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/12/2018 5:10 PM)
    # of Openings
    Company Division
  • Overview

    Elite Line Services is a major single source maintenance solution in the industry with the bandwidth to service all of your equipment maintenance needs. We maintain all original equipment manufacturers for material handling equipment, BHS, PBB, Facilities, GSE and vehicles. Our hybrid programs efficiently cross utilize technicians between equipment types to provide seamless coverage that protects the best interest of our customers. Whether this is getting full warranty value for new parts and systems or applying experienced and specialized technical support for mature equipment needs, ELS has you covered.


    Our Benefits:

    Elite Line Services offers a wide variety of benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Short and Long Term Disability, Company Paid Life Insurance, 401k, Tuition Assistance, EAP, Paid Leave, and Paid Whole Sale Shopping Membership (Sam’s Club).



    The EH&S Manager provides technical expertise, strategic leadership, and support for all of ELS's various facilities, departments, on regulatory compliance issues in Safety and Health for Elite Line Services, Inc.



    • Reports to top management on the safety system’s performance and makes recommendations for needed improvements.
    • Develop, review and revise Safety policies in compliance with changing or new regulations.
    • Develop the overall strategy of continuous improvement for ELS's Health and Safety Initiatives.
    • Keep Management informed of any changes in regulations.
    • Maintain records and compile statistical reports concerning safety related data.
    • Prepare and follow budget for Safety department.
    • Counsel and assist management with safety related prevention and/or concerns.
    • Develop, review and revise Safety prevention and reward programs.
    • Safety contact point for outside organizations, including customers and third parties.
    • Analyze all incidents to put in place steps to prevent future occurrence.
    • Visits worksites to ensure compliance with State/Federal regulatory requirements and corporate program initiatives.
    • Utilize outside resources in order to monitor issues and concerns in OSHA regulations and communicate potential changes to senior management.
    • Report recordable and/or other serious injuries to Daifuku Japan.
    • Compliance with ELS safety program policies and procedures in contracts.
    • Maintain a valid driver’s license and be insurable under the employer’s insurance policy.
    • Perform additional duties/assignments as may be required by management.



    • Bachelor´s Degree in Safety Management, Engineering, Industrial Hygiene, Basic or Applied Science, Environmental Science, or any other related subject.
    • 3+ years’ leadership/managerial experience within the Health and Safety function.
    • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
    • Proficiency in MS Office
    • 3+ years’ experience in conducting training in a classroom environment.
    • 3+ years’ experience working in a multi-state environment.
    • Knowledge of baggage handling, ground support equipment and passenger boarding bridge maintenance activities.
    • Ability to travel in excess of 25% of the time.
    • Ability to establish priorities in a changing environment


    • Bachelor’s Degree in related field and 5+ years’ experience in leadership/managerial experience within the Health and Safety function.
    • 5+ years’ experience in conducting training in a classroom environment.
    • 5+ years’ experience working in a multi-state environment.
    • 3+ years’ experience working with baggage handling, ground support equipment and passenger boarding bridge maintenance activities. 


    • Ability to maintain confidentiality
    • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to influence and persuade management level employees
    • Ability to communicate to interpret and explain written and statistical data to a wide range of audiences.
    • Excellent problem solving skills
    • Ability to convey difficult and challenging information to managers.
    • Attention to detail a must.
    • Ability to work unsupervised
    • Ability to manage time and prioritize work. 

    Computer Skills:

    Basic Requirements:

    • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Contract redline/tracking,Power Point), E-Mail, scanning and copying equipment.

    Preferred Requirements:

    •  None

    Other Requirements:

    • Basic Requirements:
    • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and be insurable under the Company’s insurance policy
    • Must be able to comply with the ELS Drug and Alcohol policy.
    • Promoting and conducting good housekeeping practices
    • Dedicated to supporting production by working in a safe, customer focused manner
    • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English 

    Preferred Requirements:

    •  None




    F (Frequently)



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    O (Occasionally)


    Handling / Fingering

    F (Frequently)


    Reach Outward

    F (Frequently))


    Reach Above Shoulder

    O (Occasionally)



    F (Frequently)



    O (Occasionally)


    Squat or Kneel

    F (Frequently)



    F (Frequently)


    10 lbs or less

    F (Frequently)


    11-20 lbs

    F (Frequently)


    21-50 lbs

    O (Occasionally)


    51-100 lbs

    O (Occasionally)


    Over 100 lbs

    N (Not Applicable)



    12 lbs or less

    O (Occasionally)

    13-25 lbs

    O (Occasionally)

    26-40 lbs

    O (Occasionally)

    41-100 lbs

    N (Not Applicable)


    Other Physical Requirements:

    • Vision (Near, Distance)
    • Lift and move totes up to 49 pounds each
    • Regular bending, lifting, stretching and reaching both below the waist and above the head
    • Occasionally push and pull wheeled dollies loaded with products up to 100 pounds during site visits
    • Engage in full manual dexterity in both hands and wrists
    • Walking in the FC and around area with great frequency; facilities are over a quarter mile in length
    • Ability to climb ladders and gangways safely and without limitation
    • Ability to work in construction /distribution environments that may be noisy, unlit, unheated, not air-conditioned
    • Continual standing and/or walking an average of 5 miles daily
    • Able to access all areas of building (ascending and descending ladders, stairs, etc.)



    Varies between an office environment as well as all areas located in a distribution center. May be around dust, dirt and noise levels above OSHA minimum requirements. Use of PPE required.

    Additional Responsibilities

    Elite Line Services (ELS) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, gender, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or medical condition.


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