This position is required to be onsite full time.
The Safety Supervisor is responsible for managing a Joint Venture team of Safety professionals to support Ultium LLC, a JV intended to produce electric batteries for power electrified vehicles. This position includes conducting risk assessments associated with new technologies used in battery manufacturing, as well facility safety reviews during construction and completion of the site. The Safety Supervisor is responsible for analyzing and identifying strategies for the site that align with GM Global Workplace Safety strategies. The Safety Supervisor will have the ability to collaborate cross functionally across all levels of a site or region to lead and engage resources. This position often requires high level of communication skill to influence others within the organization to accept new concepts, practices, and approaches, where influences do not align. The ability to tell identify when something is likely to go wrong and reacting accordingly to bring up or engage the right resource to initiate problem solving is critical. Join the Workplace Safety organization and help us influence others to live the values that return people home safely.
5-7 years experience with a BS/BA Occupational Safety/Industrial Hygiene or related discipline or equivalent experience
Strong interpersonal skills including facilitation, negotiation and problem resolution
Demonstrated ability influence at the leadership level
Ability to build trust and respect at all levels of the organization
Ability to work independently, take initiative, set and execute to work plans
Demonstrated strong analytical, organizational, prioritization and project management skills
Excellent written and oral communications skills.
Leads a team of Ultium LLC. Safety professionals to support a site and/or region in the implementation of Safety processes.
Develops valuable strategic direction that drives successful execution of Global Workplace Safety Strategy Deployment at the site/country/regional level.
Responsible for driving successful execution of the annual GWS action plans at the sites, providing site GWS Resources with clear direction, education and tools to be effective roadblock busters for their respective functions, requiring local/regional regulatory requirements and GM requirements are understood, implemented, and assessed at all led sites.
Partners with their peers to share and demonstrate good practices across their sites, supports the site operations leadership, developing and educating direct reports, and other key GWS functions at the sites
Assists or directs the resolution of government Safety violations or citations
Performs other tasks as assigned.
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