Elite Line Services

Regional Safety Specialist

3 weeks ago




Daifuku North America Holding Company (daifukuna.com), a group company of Daifuku in Japan - the largest material handling company in the world. Our advanced systems move everything from car bodies at auto plants to luggage at airports to packaged goods at warehouses. We are known as experts in engineering, manufacturing and servicing innovative automated materials handling systems including conveyors, automatic guided vehicles, automated storage & retrieval systems, and integrated controls.


Daifuku is currently looking for candidates to join our winning team as a Regional Safety Specialist, based in Denver, Colorado! 


This position will be responsible for, but not limited to, Accident Investigations, Root Cause Analysis, Training and Auditing, and Reporting and Analyzing Data for multiple sites on the West Coast.


The successful candidate will provide technical expertise, strategic leadership, and support to an assigned group of DAIFUKU's various facilities throughout the US, on regulatory compliance issues in Safety and Health for Daifuku, Inc.


Reports to the EH&S Director on the safety system’s performance and makes recommendations for needed improvements.

  • Assists in the developing, reviewing and revising Safety policies in compliance with changing or new regulations.
  • Assists in developing the overall strategy of continuous improvement for DAIFUKU's Health and Safety Initiatives.
  • Keeps Management informed of any changes in regulations.
  • Maintains records and compiles statistical reports concerning safety related data.
  • Follow and assist in preparing the budget for the Safety department.
  • Counsel and assist management with safety related prevention and/or concerns.
  • Assist in developing, reviewing and revising the Safety prevention and reward programs.
  • Safety contact point for outside organizations, including customers and third parties.
  • Analyze all incidents to put in place steps to prevent future occurrence.
  • Visits worksites to ensure compliance with State/Federal regulatory requirements and corporate program initiatives.
  • Utilize outside resources in order to monitor issues and concerns in OSHA regulations and communicate potential changes to senior management.
  • Report recordable and/or other serious injuries to EH&S Director.
  • Compliance with DAIFUKU safety program policies and procedures in contracts.
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license and be insurable under the employer’s insurance policy.
  • Perform additional duties/assignments as may be required by management.


Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years’ leadership/managerial experience within the Health and Safety function.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • 3+ years’ experience in conducting training in a classroom environment.
  • 3+ years’ experience working in a multi-state environment.
  • Knowledge of material handling equipment maintenance activities in an airport, distribution or manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to travel in excess of 50% of the time.
  • Ability to establish priorities in a changing environment.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field and 5+ years’ experience in leadership/managerial experience within the Health and Safety function.
  • 5+ years’ experience in conducting training in a classroom environment.
  • 5+ years’ experience working in a multi-state environment.
  • 3+ years’ experience working with material handling equipment and facilities maintenance activities.
  • Physical demands of this job may vary and can include (but not limited to), lifting, pushing/pulling up to 50 pounds, walking, standing, climbing, crawling, bending and kneeling.
  • Knowledge of Gensuite Software.



Additional Responsibilities

Daifuku is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, gender, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or medical condition.


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