Health and Safety Manager

United States of America
Environmental, Health, and Safety
Full Time
August 1 2020



Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC) is a leading worldwide, diversified manufacturer of complex metal components and products. It serves the aerospace, power, and general industrial markets. PCC is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, and forged components used in jet aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines. The Company is also a leading producer of highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace and other general industrial markets, manufactures extruded seamless pipe, fittings, forgings, and clad products for power generation and oil & gas applications, and supplies metal alloys and other materials to the casting and forging industries. PCC is a high quality business with dominant positions in most segments of the markets in which it serves.

Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, this over 10 billion dollar company employs more than 29,500 people worldwide.  PCC has over 160 plants and has a presence in twenty-six states in the US and in over a dozen countries. PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers and shareholders while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.

Effective early February 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffet, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

PCC Aerostructures is a leading supplier of complex components and assemblies to the global aerospace industry.

PCC Aerostructures now includes over 30 sites and over 5000 employees. Businesses within PCC Aerostructures include Primus International, SPS Aerostructures, Centra, Avibank and AVK, Klune, ProCoat, Southwest United Industries, Progressive Incorporated, Synchronous, Kalistrut, and Noranco. Plants locations include Washington, Utah, California, Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, Ohio, Arizona, Canada, Mexico, the UK and China.

Aerospace Dynamics International, Inc. (ADI) manufactures machined parts and assemblies for the commercial and military aerospace industries. It offers structural components, caps, panels, bulkheads, fittings, longerons, spars, chords, wing ribs, thrust reversers, structural machine parts, manufacturing tooling and stretch form blocks.

ADI was acquired by PCC in April 2014. The company has received significant capital investments since the acquisition and has a highly positive growth trajectory ahead. Comprising seven facilities on its campus in Valencia, CA, ADI has over 300 full-time employees on staff.

The Health & Safety Manager directs the development, implementation, and maintenance of comprehensive health and safety programs for the facility.  This includes oversight of the programs and developing/maintaining policies and procedures that promote continuous improvement and achieve compliance.  The incumbent will provide the leadership, direction and support necessary to ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state, local laws, regulations and standards to meet or exceed relevant internal and external safety & environmental standards in a manner consistent with sound business practices.

  • Develop and administer the facility H&S management systems including: employee participation, employee health, hazard analyses, safe operating procedures, training, risk management, loss control, spill prevention, hazardous waste, DOT hazardous materials, emissions, emergency planning (EPCRA) and all other key system elements.

    Regulate employees on compliance with Safety and Health requirements.

    Inspect machines and other equipment for accident preventing Audit and maintain acceptable levels of safety, emergency response and first aid equipment

    Conduct assessments and implement provisions of disseminating information including but not limited to advice, signs, posters, barriers and performance measures to warn employees of potential or actual safety hazards and/or to prevent access to areas where hazardous conditions exist

    Perform audits throughout the manufacturing operations and work with Plant Leadership to reduce the risk of employee injury

    Maintain a current working knowledge of H&S regulations and laws to provide expertise for H&S assessments, capital projects, work orders, and general H&S related problem solving at the site, regional and corporate level as needed. Develops, recommends and implements programs to ensure compliance with all applicable local, state and federal environmental regulations including documentation, reporting, permits, manifests, training, and policy development

    Develops and administers H&S training and communication programs (i.e. HAZCOM, HAZMAT, Forklift etc.).

    Provide leadership and direction in the development, administration and maintenance of EHS compliance and continuous improvement program elements. Serve as liaison with applicable external regulatory agencies and coordinate and follow-up on audits to ensure satisfactory compliance. Ensure all required reports are completed and submitted as required.

    Extract and manipulate data from business systems for environmental reporting. Complete and submit periodic reports for air, storm water, waste water, hazardous waste, community right to know programs and other relevant media

    Record and investigate all incidents of injury, work related illness or damage to property, partnering with the necessary parties to resolve any identified corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence and meet loss-reduction goals.

    Orchestrate Safety Audits of the facility, equipment and personnel to ensure compliance with all Regulations and Company Policies and ensure a safe workplace, partnering with necessary parties to resolve any identified corrective actions.


            • Ability to Detailed knowledge of OSHA, EPA and other applicable industry environmental, health and safety standards

            • Strong analytical skills to evaluate performance metrics and outcomes

            • Superior communication skills – verbal and written

            • Strong problem solving and decision making skills with the ability to develop multiple solutions to an issue and make valid recommendations for resolution

            • Able to understand and execute processes including: recognizing customer needs, communicating process changes, measuring and assessing success and identifying areas of improvement

            • Ability to work under pressure

            • Ability to develop and implement environmental and safety policies, programs, and training

            • Experience with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SAP computer applications

            • Knowledge of manufacturing practices and processes

            • Ability to adjust work hours as needed

            • Able to climb ladders and stairs and the ability to lift moderately heavy items such as test equipment or materials

            • Demonstrated ability to move between tasks and projects on short notice and to quickly change priorities based on customer and department needs, while still meeting project deadlines  (Flexibility is key in this role as priorities change quickly)

            • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with all levels within and outside the organization from corporate, regional and plant management to supervisors and hourly employees in the production areas

            • Able to work well in a team environment or independently

            Full Relocation is authorized for this position.

            This requisition is closed to applications.