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Continuous Improvement/ Safety Manager in Tooele, UT at Carlisle Construction Materials

Date Posted: 2/27/2019

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Job Description

Carlisle Construction Materials, a worldwide leading diversified manufacturer of premium building products and related technology has an immediate opening for a Continuous Improvement/ Safety Manager, at its Tooele,UT  location.
This position will manage continuous improvement efforts, safety programs and plant compliance requirements. The individual will work closely with plant management and will lead site safety committees and site continuous improvement effort programs maintenance, upkeep and will interface with Federal/state/local government agencies as needed.

Primary responsibilities Include:

  • Understands manufacturing process at both plants
  • Regular communication with plant management at both sites.
  • Conduct comprehensive policy and compliance audits and maintain all OSHA and PSM/RMP record keeping requirements.
  • Conduct COS audits and maintain status indicators and achievement level submittals.
  • Lead Kaizen and process improvement efforts in both plants.
  • Lead reset of SQDC boards as required – not less than annually
  • Attend required management team meetings
  • Lead safety committee meetings and COS meetings/projects.
  • Responsible for updating, maintaining and executing safety and PSM/RMP training.
  • Track OSHA recordable incidents, rates and trends and regularly report safety performance measures to management.
  • Investigate all safety incident reports, lead serious lost time and recordable investigations and drive the development of necessary corrective actions.
  • Identifying, scoping, and participating in/facilitating process improvement events.
  • Conducting COS event follow-up audits to ensure sustainment and completion of parking lot items.
  • Work with site plant managers and management teams to identify and lead Kaizen events.
  • Coordinate COS programs and initiatives such as: Managing Daily Improvement (MDI), Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), Operational Excellence and 5S.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Development and execution of COS training for new hires


  • Education – two-year college or technical school required
  • 3 or more years’ experience in Safety position desired
  • 3 or more years’ Continuous Improvement/Lean Manufacturing experience desired
  • OSHA 30 certification
  • Experience with computers and proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
  • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills required
  • Prior experience interacting with coworkers at all levels from shop floor to Plant Managers
  • Ability to act in a self-confident manner to facilitate completion of a work assignment
  • Prior leadership experience and ability to motivate employees
  • Strong follow-up skills and ability to follow through with high energy
  • Comfortable with presenting effectively in front of small and large groups
  • Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations
  • Strong computer skills
  • Full Performance Knowledge of:
    • Applicable government safety regulations and plant specific safety policies
    • Lean Certification from an accredited body
    • Technical ability to teach, coach, and train others using a variety of methods

Equipment Used:

This position uses the following equipment during the job duties: computers, office phone, cell phone, fax machine, and scanner.

Working Condition:

This position conducts their work in an office environment with regular exposure to manufacturing areas.  The typical shift is Monday through Friday from 8:00am – 5:00pm with some variation including the occasional off shift and potential weekend support. Travel will be required on occasions, with adequate advanced notice.

Physical Requirements:

For this position, it is required to be able to do the following abilities: sitting, standing, walking, reaching, and lifting.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) used:

While working on the manufacturing floor, eye and hearing protection is required at all times. Other forms of PPE may be required as defined by management.


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