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Safety Manager

Buffalo, NY

Posted: 05/13/2024 Job Number: 1966446 Pay Rate: 95k/year - 110k/year

Job Description

Why should you be interested?

An exciting Safety Manager position has opened due to growth. Rainier Recruiting has partnered with a multi-trade Industrial and specialty services contractor. Passive candidates who are employed and curious to hear are more than welcome to have a “no-commitment” conversation with our Recruiting team about why this could be an exciting career opportunity.

Compensation: $95,000 - $110,000 base salary

Location: Buffalo, New York. This is a 100% onsite role, there is no remote or work-from-home option. Relocation assistance is available for qualified candidates.

What this company can offer you:
  • This position is an integral part of our success and provides opportunities for career advancement.
  • 100% PAID medical, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Relocation assistance is available.
  • Paid time off, including vacation, sick days, and holidays.
  • Vehicle allowance or company vehicle and gas card.
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with company match and immediate vesting.
  • Competitive compensation, annual pay increases, and bonuses.


Key Responsibilities:
  • Foster a proactive and positive safety culture by exemplifying safety behaviors and practices.
  • Regularly review and update written safety programs, conduct audits, and investigate accidents.
  • Track incident metrics and trends to identify areas for improvement and implement corrective actions.
  • Handle worker's compensation incidents confidentially, addressing the needs of both employees and the company.
  • Collaborate with business partners, regulatory agencies, and employees to address safety requirements and initiatives.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory standards and requirements.
  • Communicate safety issues, trends, regulatory updates, and training materials to employees, leadership, and direct reports.
  • Oversee the development and performance management of direct reports.

Qualifications and Experience:
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in safety, including at least 3 years in a supervisory role.
  • Bachelor's degree in safety or a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of regulatory requirements, training procedures, inspection protocols, and auditing practices.
  • Experience in the construction or manufacturing industry is essential.
  • Familiarity with DOT, MSHA, and other federal regulations is preferred.
  • Strong ability to prioritize tasks, excellent time management, and organizational skills.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and managing multiple priorities.
  • Demonstrates professionalism and upholds the organization's core values.
  • Effective communication skills, capable of presenting information to senior leaders and clients.
  • Willingness to work overtime as needed during shutdowns or periods of peak activity.

Who is Rainier Recruiting? 

Rainier Recruiting is a boutique, award winning national staffing agency and executive search firm. Using an approach that “treats every candidate like an executive search”, we offer positions in contract-to-hire, Full-Time, and executive search. Named the #1 Best Workplace in Washington State in 2022, recognized as a ClearlyRated Best of Staffing firm, and identified as a top recruitment firm by multiple business journals, Rainier Recruiting is fast becoming a respected company. We are no longer the “best recruiters you have never heard of”. Rainier Recruiting is also proud to share our clients have a 93% repeat business rate. Rainier Recruiting is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief, or any other protected class. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our client companies, and for the candidates we represent. We engage in socially conscious business practices and believe that diverse, equitable, inclusive, and non-biased talent and recruitment processes are foundational to the success of every organization that we partner with.  

Meet Your Recruiter

Holly Rynhard
Partnerships Manager

Meet Holly, our committed Partnerships Manager. With five years of experience, Holly has adeptly supported searches for various positions, partnering with startups to Fortune 500 giants nationwide.

 Holly's expertise lies in fostering strong relationships with clients and understanding their unique needs. She specializes in supporting searches for various roles, including marketing, engineering, go-to-market, and design, both for full-time positions and contract engagements. Holly is passionate about connecting talented professionals with exciting opportunities and takes pride in delivering outstanding results for her clients.

Outside of work, you can find Holly playing with her puppy, Bumpy, and exploring new restaurants in her hometown of San Francisco.

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