Corporate Safety Professional

Essential Job Functions

As a Corporate Safety Professional, you have experience in the chemical manufacturing and construction industries and are able to recognize, evaluate and recommend effective hazard controls.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Report directly to the Corporate Safety Director and assist the Director in the implementation, monitoring and assessment of all phases of the Corporate Health and Safety program.
  • Conduct periodic announced and unannounced safety audits of facilities at the direction of the Corporate Safety Director. These audits include identifying potential hazardous work areas and procedures and recommending corrective actions.
  • Develop knowledge of commonly-used regulatory and company safe work practices.
  • Submit written reports of safety audits conducted at Company facilities to key management personnel.
  • Analyze operational procedures, work places, training programs and other employee programs to determine hazard potentials.
  • Assist in analyzing current and proposed government regulatory standards (OSHA, DOT and other entities) to ensure compliance and possible implications to the business.
  • Assist in incident investigations as determined by the Corporate Safety Director.
  • Assist in the development of written programs required by regulatory agencies and at the direction of the Corporate Safety Director.
  • Assist in the review of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Hazard Assessments and other site-specific written programs, forms and documents submitted by managers.
  • Submit a monthly safety activity report to the Corporate Safety Director on all safety-related activities conducted during that time period.
  • Serve as a core member on the Central Safety Committee.
  • Apply advanced skills to resolve complex problems not covered by existing procedures or practices independently.
  • Display a high level of critical thinking in bringing successful resolution to high-impact, complex, and cross-functional problems.
  • Provide specialized guidance and conduct training to plant and corporate personnel as directed by the Corporate Safety Director.
  • Perform some light to moderate lifting (chemical hoses, ladders, SCBA units ,etc.) and climb ladders to access elevated areas in process areas and tank farms. In some cases, this includes climbs that are 30+ feet in height.
  • Must be able to travel a minimum of 25%.

Skills & Knowledge Required

  • BS or BA in a safety-related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A working knowledge of OSHA, DOT, and NFPA regulations and applicable state and industry health and safety standards.
  • Able to recognize, evaluate, and recommend controls for workplace hazards.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and analytical skills, both orally and in writing.
  • Strong writing capabilities, especially with writing clear, concise health and safety procedures
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint).
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Able to manage multiple projects and tasks.
  • Must be able to work both independently with minimal supervision and in a team environment.


Key Relations:

  • Federal, State and Municipal agencies (e.g. OSHA, DOT, MSHA, etc.)
  • Plant operations personnel
  • Technical services personnel
  • Tessenderlo Group and third party representatives

Key Metrics Areas:

  • Meet requirements for online safety training utilizing Pure Safety (100% requirement).
  • Meet minimum requirements for safety audits (average 10 per year).
  • Ensure timely completion of all audit reports.

About TKI:

As a part of the worldwide specialty company Tessenderlo Group, Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc. (TKI) produces and markets specialty chemical solutions, including fertilizers, crop protection products and process chemicals and services to diverse markets around the world. TKI operates 11 manufacturing plants in North America in addition to an extensive terminal network. TKI is a growing company headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.

Why join TKI:

  • Work/life balance
  • Fun and rewarding environment
  • Learning, development and team work
  • Community involvement/outreach
  • Challenging and meaningful work

Benefits & Rewards:

  • Medical-Dental-Vision-Prescription (low employee premiums!)
  • 401k Plan with dollar for dollar matching, up to the first 5% of employee contribution
  • 401k Company Retirement Contribution at year-end, equal to 4% of annual base salary
  • Short-Term Incentive awards based on measured performance criteria
  • Life Insurance – 2x Annual Base Salary
  • Paid vacation & sick time & 10 paid holidays per year
  • Tuition Reimbursement- up to $5,000 per calendar year- Non Taxable
  • Adoption Assistance-up to $7,500 in reimbursement assistance
  • Business Travel Life & Accident Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Telemedicine program - for you and your dependents
  • Long-Term Disability insurance
  • Company referral program