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Safety Specialist


Medley, FL, US

Requisition ID:  469057

Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.


At Collins Aerospace, our Interiors team is focused on innovation, safety and cost efficiency. But we don’t just get people from point A to point B. We’re committed to making air travel more comfortable, connected and secure. As a leader in aviation interior products and services, we’re helping airlines and original equipment manufacturers create a positive experience for their customers. With offices and manufacturing facilities in more than 12 states across the U.S. and more than 10 countries around the globe, we’re changing the game of aircraft interiors. Are you ready to join our team?


The Executive Aircraft Seating division manufactures interior products for business jets. Realize your full potential, in our dynamic and fast-paced environment where ideas, talents and experiences are valued. It is conveniently located between Miami and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.


As a leader in the aerospace industry, we are growing rapidly and have a number of exciting positions available right now, including a Safety Specialist in our Executive Aircraft Seating business located in Medley, FL.



Reporting to the Operations Director,  the Safety Specialist will be responsible for the site’s safety, health and environmental programs. Focuses on implementing programs to prevent injuries or health impairment.  Performs assignments that require analysis and interpretation of data and regulations, identification of probable causes and possible remedial actions including most promising opportunities for correction



Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:


  • Conducts inspections and tests planned to provide experience and familiarity with company operations, specific safety/health issues and regulations, specific environment issues and regulations, and company practices.
  • Develops, implements and monitors safety programs and policies; collaborates with associates and supervisors to identify and correct potential safety and health hazards.
  • Develops safe standard work practices with line personnel and monitors conformance through safety and housekeeping inspections.
  • Ensures compliance with company and government health, environment and safety regulations.
  • Reviews new products, equipment, and processes for potential hazards and recommends modification before introduction.
  • Conducts associate training in emergency response, life safety, industrial hygiene, and chemical and fire hazards.
  • Monitors safety and health performance and recommends actions for improvement; conducts safety surveys and recommends corrective action where occupational hazards exist.
  • Responds to emergencies and investigates accidents and recommends corrective action.
  • Completes required company, federal, state and local government reports relating to health, safety and environmental standards.
  • Performs other related duties as required.



Works on complex and multi-dimensional problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors.  Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.


QUALIFICATIONS  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university
  • Minimum of eight years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.



Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, associates, clients, customers, and the general public.



Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.



Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.




PHYSICAL DEMANDS  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to talk or hear; frequently required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and occasionally required to stand; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The associate must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the associate is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; and vibration.


The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status

Nearest Major Market: Miami

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