Job Name:
Site Safety Specialist

Informations générales

Location: Des Moines, IA
Andersen Corporation
Posting City: Des Moines, IA
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Catégorie de poste:
Health, Safety and Environment, Manufacturing, Operations
Posting City:
Des Moines

Description & Requirements

POSITION TITLE: Site Safety Specialist

Job Location: Dixon2



At Andersen, we pride ourselves on our core values of Excellence, Integrity, Innovation, Partnership and being a leader in Corporate Citizenship. Headquartered in Bayport, Minn., Andersen Corporation is the largest window and door manufacturer in North America. Newsweek recognized Andersen as one of “2023 America’s Greatest Workplaces.”

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. Andersen embraces our nine Employee Resource Networks to celebrate our differences and to champion diversity. We are named as a Forbes “Best Employer for Diversity 2022.”

Earning the 2023 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence Award, Andersen is also committed to environmental health and sustainability. No matter your role, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference at Andersen.




While taking direction from plant management, coordinates the development and hands-on implementation of a comprehensive industrial safety and environmental program for an Andersen business unit. Ensures the alignment with Enterprise Safety and Environmental Services 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 As applicable in business unit, ensure strong environmental compliance (environmental compliance support varies by site). Achieve compliance obligations with applicable safety, health standards, and applicable environmental regulations


  • As they relate to a specific business unit, assists in the development and coordination of Andersen’s Safety and Environmental programs to achieve and maintain compliance with applicable federal, state, and local codes and regulations.
  • Provide and/or coordinate site specific safety and environmental training/testing (e.g. incident investigation, new employee orientation, lockout/tagout, powered industrial trucks, ergonomics, safety inspections, job safety analysis, audiometric testing ,LOTO, hazardous waste, stormwater, air compliance, spill response, etc.) as necessary and/or directed by Enterprise Safet and Environmental, or Plant Management in order to address hazards and comply with relevant standards.
  • Work with site manufacturing engineering 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.
  • Assist in the completion of any environmental tasks, inspections and other environmental regulatory tasks as directed.
  • Conducts ergonomic assessments to identify risk factors and work with engineering to implement control measures to address identified ergonomic risk factors.
  • Supports location safety and environmental assessments (e.g. audits, inspections, accident investigations, etc.); with site management and recommends and assists in the execution of corrective actions. Trains auditors as needed.
  • Participate in coordination of plant safety committee and routine Enterprise Environmental calls and training.
  • Accurately maintains plant safety and environmental data and training records in accordance with established guidelines and regulations



  • 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 and/or environmental management experience preferably in a 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


“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. 


In 2024, 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:
Des Moines, IA