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Safety and Health Specialist

Company: Buzzi Unicem USA, Inc.
Location: Texas City
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:


Buzzi Unicem USA is one of the leading cement manufacturing companies in the United States. With over 1,300 valued employees, Buzzi Unicem USA manufactures and distributes its cement products throughout the Midwest, Southwest, Northeast and Southeast regions of the country. Globally, Buzzi Unicem SpA operates in 14 countries and employs almost 10,000 people. We are passionate about sustainably producing our cement products for the benefit of society by providing the foundation for crucial infrastructure projects such as roads, bridges, tunnels, airports, dams, and residential and industrial buildings.

Our commitment to positively contributing to society is a core principle for our business, and the reason we focus heavily on sustainable development. As part of our corporate culture, we recognize our role in meeting the current generation's needs, while preserving environmental quality and protecting the needs of future generations.

Additionally, quality serves as the foundation of the way we do business at Buzzi Unicem USA. We have established at all our production sites, quality targets for our products that meet not only local regulatory standards but also our customer requirements.

Buzzi Unicem USA strives to provide a corporate culture supporting career growth through strong leadership and development planning. We offer a competitive salary, along with comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits. Plus, our benefits include flexible spending accounts, supplemental life insurance and other voluntary benefits - such as accident and critical illness. We also provide a 401(k) savings plan, Employee Assistance Program, a tuition reimbursement program, professional development and advancement opportunities.

Join our team, be part of the solution, support evolving innovations, and help us continue providing quality products, all while being supported by strong leadership and a comprehensive and competitive benefits program.


  • Conducts facility safety & health record keeping and housekeeping assessments at predetermined intervals; summarizes and reports results to Plant Manager & Safety & Health Manager; follow-up on corrective action if necessary.
  • Administers, in a timely and proactive manner, the Company's Safety and Health Program at the facility and other related programs designed for and by the facility.
  • Observes employee work practices to ensure compliance with company rules and regulations and takes appropriate action to address deficiencies.
  • Attends facility meetings as required and participates in job planning to implement needed safety factors.
  • Motivates, by example, all employees to strive for an accident-free work environment; provides support for all departments to better enable employees to perform their jobs safely.
  • Assists in the collection and analysis of inspection data to develop strategies and solutions to address reoccurring deficiencies at the facility to focus compliance and injury prevention efforts.
  • Conducts, in conjunction with department manager or supervisor, accident investigations to identify root causes of accidents and injuries; makes recommendations for corrective actions to reduce exposure potential.
  • Attends seminars or training functions to further education and remain current with industry regulations.
  • Reviews all newly enacted and proposed regulations presented by the Corporate Safety and Health Director; summarizes the potential impact on the facility, and proposes programs to assist the facility with compliance.
  • Participates in regulatory inspections (MSHA) and reviews all citations; develops arguments for contesting citations.
  • Provides full coverage and oversight to ensure all safety responsibilities are properly addressed when the Plant Safety Manager is unavailable. Qualifications
    • High School Diploma or equivalent is required
    • Bachelor's Degree in a Safety and Health related field preferred
    • 0 - 2 years in mining environment or equivalent preferred.
    • Knowledge of safety and health codes and regulations required, particularly MSHA (Mine Safety and Health Administration)
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills, and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to build consensus, particularly in analyzing and solving problems related to employee safety and health
    • Proficiency with MS Office skills including Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook
    • Ability to train individuals or groups in all areas of safety and health
    • Ability to identify potential hazards and safety violations, and proactively deal with them to prevent bodily injury or citations
    • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
    • Strong time management, decision making, presentation and organizational skills
      Buzzi Unicem USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please note that candidates must be eligible to work in the United States and that only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Keywords: Buzzi Unicem USA, Inc., Texas City , Safety and Health Specialist, Healthcare , Texas City, Texas

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