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Safety Facilities Coordinator

Sandalwood Engineering & Ergonomics

Detroit, michigan

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Don't just be a number or a statistic! Come and join a successful, relational and passionate company dedicated to individual growth, ethical treatment, and a healthy work/life balance. Our core values contribute to increased productivity, employee retention and strong internal team support. This translates to the enhanced ability to delivery specialized solutions to our diverse customer base. Work Smarter, work safer, work Sandalwood!

The successful candidate for Safety Engineer will join a growing team of Health, Safety & Engineering professionals helping our customers reduce their work-related risk to quality, productivity and employee health.


  • Lead Up-Front design reviews with suppliers and ensure all initial designs of equipment, tooling, robotics, conveyors, meet all relevant safety standards
  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert in the field of Safety Engineering, particularly in evaluating design of new products, equipment and facilities.
  • Conduct Risk Assessments on various machinery and tooling
  • Define program in approach, timing, and deliverable with program team
  • Conduct, facilitate or advise as necessary in Machinery and Equipment Design Reviews and/or buy-offs
  • Effectively communicate new initiatives, standards, regulations, significant incidents and management directives to internal and external stakeholders
  • Provide specific health and safety training on various safety topics, as required
  • Technical consultant and advisor in technical and non-technical safety topics, including local and national safety regulations
  • Coordinate implementation and continuous improvement in safety programs
  • Must present the knowledge, confidence and ability to take immediate and appropriate action when an "imminent risk of serious injury" has been identified
  • Work in cooperation with union Health and Safety Representatives to achieve objectives
  • Provide technical support during risk assessment, construction, and/or installation of equipment as required
  • Report program status weekly to management roles


  • Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Safety, a related discipline or CSP certification
  • Must be able to work in various locations within assigned region
  • Environment- Typical office and or manufacturer plant floor facilities
  • Be flexible to work outside of typical office hours to support client projects as needed
  • Ability to work independently with no or limited supervision
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; organizational skills
  • One to three years’ experience manufacturing experience with understanding of environmental and safety processes and hands-on experience in environmental and safety compliance activities

Physical/ Environmental Demands

  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs., climb ladders and transition through plant floors when at manufacturing plants on regular basis
  • Must be able to wear mandatory PPE in plant environments (hard hat, safety eyewear, hearing protection, safety shoes and safety clothes, etc. when required)
  • Subject to atmospheric conditions, including, but not limited to, exposure to dust, chemicals, and odors.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment status because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

Sandalwood Engineering & Ergonomics participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your I-9 information to confirm that your are authorized to work in the U.S.


  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Retirement Plan (401k)
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation/Sick & Public Holidays)
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Training & Development (Tuition Reimbursement and Certifications)

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