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Health and Safety Engineer - Rejuvenation

Date: Apr 18, 2019

Location: Portland, OR, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: RJ-15286
Area of Interest: Facilities
Organization: Manufacturing
Brand/Division: Rejuvenation
Position Type: Full-time


About the Team

You will be a part of the Rejuvenation Facilities team, supporting Health and Safety initiatives at all Portland locations, including our Manufacturing Facility, Corporate Offices, and Offsite Warehouse/Photo Studio. Our team is committed to keeping our facilities safe, clean, and operational to facilitate the creation, manufacture, and sales of our beautiful products.

About the Role

As the Health & Safety Engineer for the Rejuvenation brand, you will be responsible for the planning, coordination, and implementation of environmental, health, and safety programs to prevent or correct unsafe environmental working conditions, to reduce risk, control costs, analyze and ensure compliance throughout all business functions. You will provide technical expertise to operating units to help evaluate risks and cost-effectively resolve health and safety issues, providing recommendations from incident investigations, and internal and/or regulatory audits. You will drive projects to evaluate, develop and implement policies, training, metrics, assessments and hazard controls to ensure regulatory compliance, risk and waste reduction and best management practices regarding occupational safety, health rules, permits, regulations and standards. You will serve on cross-functional teams, facilitate audits, develop safety procedures, lead and/or participate in incident investigations and safety training, interact with operations and maintenance and interface with external regulatory organizations.

You're excited about this opportunity because you will...

* Develop and maintain safety programs that adhere to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines and the elimination of industrial accidents. You will:

* Ensure regulatory compliance, communication and reporting (ie. OSHA).
* Support managers to ensure implementation of safety activities throughout organization.
* Consult employees at all levels in technical areas such as industrial hygiene, safety, ergonomics, risk management, and compliance.
* Conduct hazard evaluation and control. Perform analysis of equipment, processes, facilities, and communication in support of risk reduction.
* Develop accident-prevention and loss-control systems and programs for incorporation into operational policies of the organization.
* Organize and conduct audits of facilities, work areas, and equipment to ensure compliance with organization, state, and federal safety regulations. Identify and implement corrective action plans and perform follow-up inspections.
* Lead investigations and identify root cause of accidents, prepare reports with findings and corrective actions.
* Write safety policies and procedures according to OSHA and State regulations.
* Prepare and administer the safety training programs. Identify employee safety training and certification needs, develop materials and courses, present topics, identify and train instructors as needed, and maintain training records.
* Conduct incident preparedness, response, investigation, root cause analysis, corrective measures, and tracking.
* Maintain program records requiring metrics, documentation, and budget/cost savings.
* Compile, analyze, and interpret statistical data related to exposure factors concerning occupational illnesses and accidents and report to business leaders.
* Lead Safety Committee.
* Act as liaison with outside organizations such as fire departments and rescue teams to assure information exchange and mutual assistance.
* Maintain inventories of safety equipment and PPE.

Why you will love working at Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

* We're a successful, fast-growing company with an entrepreneurial vibe
* A technologically and data-driven business
* Competitive salaries and comprehensive health benefits
* We're at the forefront of tech and retail, redefining technology for the next generation
* We're passionate about our internal and external clients and live/breathe the client experience
* We get to be creative on a daily basis
* A smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas
* We believe in autonomy and reward taking initiative
* We have fun!


We're excited about you because you...

* Have a Bachelor's degree in engineering, occupational safety, or other related field.
* Have an ASP (Associate Safety Professional) designation (preferred)
* Have a minimum of three years' experience in Occupational Safety field in a fast-paced manufacturing environment. Experience should include effective health and safety program development, implementation, management and oversight; hazard evaluations and investigations; regulatory compliance, and incident command systems.
* Can interpret and apply regulatory requirements that comply with all local, state and federal regulations. You are able to engage operations leadership to develop regulation-compliant processes with least impact to operations.
* Have familiarity with ANSI workplace safety standards (preferred)
* Can recognize hazardous situations and recommend corrective actions.

About Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the home. Our family of brands includes Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully-designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room, and even outdoor spaces. We've seen some big changes since our first brick-and-mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasn't changed is our passion for high-quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. In 2017, we acquired Outward, Inc., a 3-D imaging and augmented reality platform for the home furnishings and décor industry. Today, we're a multi-brand, multi-channel, global enterprise supported by state-of-the-art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing - and we're always looking for new energy and ideas.

About Rejuvenation:

Founded in 1977, in Portland, Oregon, Rejuvenation began as a small architectural salvage shop, evolving into a manufacturer and retailer of period authentic lighting fixtures and home hardware. With a foundation rooted in timeless design, we pride ourselves on creating products that draw their inspiration from history but made for today. Everything that we do is built on our dedication to quality craftsmanship, whether it is a heritage piece from our Antiques and Vintage collection, or new, thoughtfully designed products made to last. Our customized lighting is made to order in our Portland factory by skilled artisans and craftspeople. Today our product assortment has expanded to include furniture, home décor, textiles, and plumbing for all rooms of the home.


Once you are here, you can look forward to a wide variety of benefits. Our corporate vision--to enhance our customers' quality of life at home--extends to the lives of our associates. To that end, we offer an extensive benefits package designed to help you grow, personally and professionally, to keep you healthy, to prepare you for the unexpected, to care for your family and to build a secure future. Depending on your position and your location, here's a look at what you might be eligible for:

* A generous discount on all Williams Sonoma Inc. brands through multiple shopping channels
* A 401(k) plan and other investment opportunities
* Paid vacations, holidays and other time-off programs
* Health benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance; health and dependent care tax-free spending accounts; medical, family and bereavement leave; same-sex domestic partner benefits; short- and long-term disability programs; life and travel insurance; an employee assistance program
* Tax-free commuter benefits
* A wellness program that supports your physical, financial and emotional health
* In-person and online learning opportunities through WSI University, LearnIt and AcademyX
* Cross-brand and cross-function career opportunities
* Quarterly sample sales
* A business casual work environment
* Time off to volunteer
* Matching donations to qualifying nonprofit organizations

WSI will not now or in the future commence an immigration case or "sponsor" an individual for this position (for example, H-1B or other employment-based immigration

This role is not eligible for relocation assistance.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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