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Safety Specialist (SG23) Job

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Date: Jun 6, 2019

Location: Denton, TX, US

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.
Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Requisition Summary

Promotes plant Health and Safety programs primarily on the evening shift to include accident prevention, safety training, hazardous material management, ergonomics, and plant emergency team.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance with OSHA and environmental regulations and Peterbilt safety and environmental programs
  • Provide Health and Safety technical and regulatory support to evening shift
  • Partner with operations staff to investigate accidents to identify causes; determine how such accidents might be prevented; and recommend corrective actions.
  • Drive continuous improvement in Health and Safety, a “Safety First” culture and compliance with all regulatory requirements
  • Develop a trusting working relationship with plant floor employees
  • Facilitate the development of safe work teams and provide guidance to the teams
  • Active participation on plant’s Emergency Response and HAZMAT Teams
  • Conduct monthly safety inspections; coordinate with operations staff to correct deficiencies
  • Implement proactive programs and processes to reduce the injury rate

Skills / Competencies

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Position works in an office environment within a production facility. Job incumbent must be able to work in areas that are hot or cold, surfaces may be slippery, climb ladders/stairs.
  • The employee frequently is required to walk, taste, and smell.  The employee is frequently required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, and feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, and crouch.   
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust and focus. 
  • When working in the plant, the work environment has moderate noise levels.
  • Training and improvement initiatives may require candidate to travel via automobile or aircraft. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Business Management, Organizational Development, Engineering, Technical or related discipline required.
  • Requires 3-5+ years in a manufacturing environment with experience
  • Safety and/or Environmental certifications a plus
  • Experience developing safety programs including working through high performance teams to successfully implement initiatives, in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work within and through organization using influence and client management skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Strong Organizational, Written, Verbal and group or individual Presentation skills


Bachelor's degree in safety or related field required


Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

Nearest Major Market: Denton
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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