Job Name:
Site Safety Specialist

General information

Location: Dubuque, IA
Andersen Corporation
Posting City: Dubuque, IA
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Health, Safety and Environment
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Description & Requirements


We’re focused on bringing more light into people’s lives by helping them create healthier, happier spaces to build memories and do what they love. This applies to our team, too. By celebrating our differences and embracing a positive work-life balance, we are recognized as a Yellow Ribbon company, one of Forbes Magazine’s 2021 “America’s Best Large Employers” and a “Best Employer for Diversity.” As a 2021 Energy Star Partner of the Year, Andersen is also committed to environmental health and sustainability. No matter your role, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.
SUMMARYWhile taking direction from plant management coordinates the development and hands-on implementation of a comprehensive industrial safety program for an Andersen business unit.  Ensures the alignment with Enterprise Safety objectives and safe procedures, awareness, and training are conducted with a goal to achieve continuous improvement for the reduction of work-related injuries/illnesses and related cost reduction strategies.  Achieve compliance obligations with applicable safety and health standards. Candidate must be local to the IA area as no relocation assistance is available for this position.

  • As they relate to a specific business unit, assists in the development and coordination of Andersen’s Safety programs to achieve and maintain compliance with applicable federal, state & local codes and regulations
  • Provide and/or coordinate site specific safety training/testing (e.g. incident investigation, new employee orientation, lockout/tagout, powered industrial trucks, ergonomics, safety inspections, job safety analysis, audiometric testing, LOTO etc.) as necessary and/or directed by Enterprise Safety or Site Safety Manager/Supervisor in order to address hazards and comply with relevant standards.
  • Work with site project leads to conduct safety assessments of new or modified equipment/processes in accordance with Andersen’s Safety Assessment Procedure.  Participates with engineering in problem solving/resolution exercises.
  • Create/customize detailed safety programs/procedures to meet site specific environment as needed and ensures availability of PPE.
  • Conducts ergonomic assessments to identify risk factors and work with engineering to implement control measures to address identified ergonomic risk factors.
  • Supports location assessments (e.g., audits, inspections, accident investigations, etc.); with site management and recommends & assists in the execution of corrective actions. Trains auditors as needed.
  • Participate in coordination of site safety committee. 
  • Accurately maintains site safety data and safety training records in accordance with established guidelines
  • Participates on and helps lead cross functional teams

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Safety Engineering or related discipline or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of 2 years of safety-related experience preferably in a construction and/or manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of government regulations concerning health, safety & the environment. Knowledge of relevant equipment safety standards and hazard control measures.
  • Strong interpersonal/communication (verbal and written) skills
  • Demonstrated customer-orientation and collaborative approach
  • Facilitation skills 
Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to work experience, education, geographic location, certifications, etc. In addition to your pay, Andersen Corporation currently offers benefits such as comprehensive health benefits, 401k contribution, paid time off, 8 paid standard holidays, plus 2 floating holidays, a robust employee Wellbeing program, as well as profit sharing (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements).
“Be Orange. Be You” is how we express our belief that by embracing our differences and empowering you, we’ll be a stronger team able to accomplish what otherwise wouldn’t be possible. This Orange spirit has helped us become the #1 innovative window and door brand* and the one homeowners love the most.** It’s also why we’re committed to supporting you to approach each day with a bright outlook.
Benefits include, and are not limited to:
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
  • Health Savings Account contributions
  • Paid holidays plus PTO
  • 401(k) plan & contributions
  • Professional development and tuition reimbursement opportunities
  • Charity contributions
  • Nationwide career opportunities
We look forward to seeing how your unique skills, background and experiences will inspire our team and help us continue to be the leader we are today.
* 2020 Andersen brand surveys of U.S. contractors, builders & architects
** 2020 Andersen Brand Survey of U.S. homeowners
In 2023, Andersen has set a profit-sharing target of $4,000 per eligible employee, prorated as appropriate. Profit sharing will be paid out in quarterly installments to provide eligible employees with payments throughout the year, with payment amounts tied to quarterly operating profit performance.  
Andersen is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Posting City:
Dubuque, IA