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Safety Engineer-Auburn Plant

Date: Feb 27, 2019

Location: Auburn, AL, US, 36830

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Position Description

Performs more complex safety analysis projects aimed to prevent, reduce or eliminate potential risk and liability. Develops and administers safety and health loss prevention programs. Investigates accidents and employee complaints as necessary; reviews trends and suggest preventative measures.  Maintains security systems and facilitates compliance with related security policies.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Ensures compliance with Federal, State and local safety and health regulations through inspecting the work environment, machinery and equipment for conformance with governmental and company standards
  2. Provides compliance direction and guidance to facility management
  3. Develops and implements health and safety training programs
  4. Responds to problem or crisis situations and conducts investigation as necessary
  5. Leads regulatory compliance inspections and audits and perform follow-up as necessary which may include training and/or process recommendations to prevent or correct unsafe working conditions and to ensure proper risk management
  6. Works with corporate security on installations, maintenance, upgrades and monitoring based on equipment life cycle of facility systems as necessary and generates all Sarbanes-Oxley and Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) required reports
  7. Manages the Contract Guard Force, creates appropriate post orders, and ensure immediate reporting of incidents to Plant Management and Corporate Security; develops recommendations to address incidents, and presents findings
  8. Develops corporate safety policies, procedures, and standards
  9. Perform other duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements

  • Expert knowledge and understanding of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of safety engineering, industrial hygiene, ergonomics and manufacturing processes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent investigative, problem solving and decision making skills including listening skills and sound judgment
  • Ability to work independently to carry tasks/projects through to completion while meeting established deadlines
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location


Bachelor's Degree in Safety Engineering or related field, or equivalent education and experience

Experience Requirements

Minimum of 5 years safety engineering experience

Physical & Environmental Requirements



Briggs & Stratton Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America’s number one marketer of pressure washers, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of power generation, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Snapper Pro® Ferris®, PowerBoss®, Allmand™, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents. 


Briggs & Stratton Corporation is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.

Nearest Major Market: Auburn
Nearest Secondary Market: Opelika

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