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Quality, Safety & Environmental Manager

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Cleveland, OH
Job Type
Direct Hire
Oct 16, 2018
Job ID

Quality, Safety, and Environmental Manager - Shipyard

Responsibilities and Daily Challenges:
  • Develops and maintains key metrics, control systems and recordkeeping criteria for all quality testing, procedures and protocols;
  • Maintains library of applicable quality reference materials, including all training certificates and welders’ qualification certification of shipyard employees and other qualifications;
  • Reviews applicable contractual requirements (technical standard, specifications, etc.);
  • Defines and reviews QA/QC files and develops and assigns inspection techniques, documentation, and milestones in association with the relevant project manager;
  • Executes or supervises inspections according to QA/QC plan and the established inspection procedures/techniques;
  • Ensures vessels are built in accordance with contract and regulatory standards and maintains documentation of compliance. Coordinates with customers and regulating bodies to obtain approvals as required during construction;


Safety and Environmental Concerns:

  • Reviews current policies and develops new procedures to improve safety standards;
  • Maintains key metrics, including certifications, and permitting, and general inventory of key shipyard equipment;
  • Documents a formal Health & Safety (H&S) annual plan to capture initiatives, summary training plans, reporting and KPIs to be achieved;
  • Ensures all activities conform to H&S regulations and legislation. A working knowledge of EPA and OSHA Regulations and shipyard and construction CFRs is required;
  • For safety incidents, ensures investigations take place and provides input and advice as required, documents findings and recommendations;
  • Maintains library of applicable quality, H&S rules and regulations, including all training certificates and welders’ qualification certifications;
  • Enforces all Company policies regarding personal protective equipment (PPE), as required by OSHA and as stipulated in the Company’s Responsible Carrier Program Manual;
  • Provides guidance and support for personnel hiring initiatives, including employee performance, growth, training and retention and other human resource initiatives;
  • Conducts weekly “Tool Box” Safety training and conducts safety orientations;
  • Conducts environmental inspections and lead environmental trainings.
  • Sets the tone and vision for H&S for the shipyard;


Work Environment Conditions:

  • Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) appropriate to current or daily job duties
  • Be fit for a respirator
  • Carry up to 50 pounds
  • Constantly climb stairs and ladders on daily basis
  • Bend, twist, kneel and reach constantly
  • Endure noise, fumes, dust and inclement weather


Preferred Qualifications and Experience:

  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office and other project management software is required.
  • Completion of four years of college level course work equivalent to a B.S. in production management or engineering and extensive experience managing multiple areas within a manufacturing facility combined with considerable supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which results in the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Marine experience is desirable.



We offer an excellent benefits package that includes healthcare, dental, vision, short and long-term disability insurance, 401(k) profit sharing plan, vacation & sick time and company paid holidays.