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Vestas Factory

Safety-Focused HSE Specialist - Pueblo and Brighton, CO 
US, Brighton, CO | Management | Full-Time 
| ID: 3330 

At Vestas your achievements impact more than your career and our company: Your achievements drive more sustainable power for our planet, and you change the energy industry and our world for the better – because wind energy is all Vestas does. Be part of an ambitious, high-paced and goal-oriented culture with global career opportunities.
 
Manufacturing & Global Procurement/Assembly, Generators & Towers/Assembly Region Americas 
Primary HSE SME for assigned region and to oversee the Brighton Nacelles, Pueblo Towers, Brazil and Argentina factory operations.  Advises the Factory Supervision and Leadership Teams in the administration of the Vestas HSE Management Systems. Active participant of the reginal team and is responsible for the four factories safety programs within this region. Conducts audits of the four facilities HSE programs, assists in investigations and makes recommendations to the reginal head and the four factory leadership groups. Reviews and trains as required to ensure compliance with occupational safety, health and environmental regulations

 

Responsibilities

  • Directs the Champions for the Vestas Behavioral Safety and Safety Committee teams across the region and coordinates local programs with other regions worldwide
  • Plan, develop and implement safety and health standards, criteria and guidelines, such as those issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), and Vestas Corporate applicable regulations. Monitors the factory’s compliance level and recommend action for identified at-risk situations
  • Plan, develop and deliver HSE Training curriculum using standard computer presentation programs, to train team members, supervisors, and managers in factory and corporate Vestas HSE practices
  • Leads HSE Management System review and input to process hazard assessments and change management of policy, procedures, machines, and equipment for injury prevention

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety & Health or Industrial Safety, or similar perspective and 5 years direct experience with training/ certifications in health, safety and environment.  
  • Experience with Workers Compensation, HSE, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 program management, Industrial Hygiene principles and equipment 
  • Familiarity with Behavioral Safety Principles and execution
  • In depth knowledge of Root Cause Analysis methodologies

 

Competencies

  • High-level verbal and written communication skills required within company, HSE teams, stakeholders, in all levels of the organization, which may be located in different time zones and countries across the global company footprint. Communicate any changes to regional standards related to safety and environmental regulations. 
  • Passionate about HSE areas, with a focus on safety
  • Possess ability to change and influence cultures and behaviors and influence leadership teams
  • Implement strategies and safety campaigns

 

What we offer
As a member of the Vestas team, we offer a competitive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry. Among the many amenities we offer: healthcare; dental; vision; paid time off (PTO); generous 401(k) plan; tuition assistance; and much more. 
 
It is the policy of Vestas to afford equal employment opportunity without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, or national origin, and to afford equal opportunity to veterans and individuals with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, provincial, or local law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative within the People & Culture department.
 
Additional Information
This position is based in Brighton, Colorado and will require about 30% travel yearly.


About Vestas

Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with 101 GW of wind turbines in 80 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else.

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and 86 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 24,600 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.

We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at www.vestas.com and following us on our social media channels.


Nearest Major Market: Fort Collins
Nearest Secondary Market: Greeley