Element Materials Technology

Safety Leader

Job Locations MX-NLE-Monterrey


Element have an opportuity for a Safety Leader. The Safety Leader role is a key role to ensure the organization operates efficiently through planning and implementing the company safety program within the facility. This position requires developing knowledge of and be trained in Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE).  The position will focus time on multiple responsibilities between a primary function along with the SHE support function and will report directly to the location General Manager.



  • Act as safety resource to lab team members
  • Assist lab management with loss control activities
  • Coordinate and assist developing facility risk assessments
  • Establish and implement the Safety Health and Environmental company program ensuring regulatory compliance
  • Coordinate Safety Health and Environmental audits, inspections and evaluations
  • Review and monitor subcontractor controls
  • Ensure corrective management action when required
  • Conduct lab loss control data/documentation collection
  • Assist with new hire orientation and training programs
  • Communicate with all levels of personnel
  • Promote employee participation in the Safety Health and Environmental program(s)
  • Formulate and conduct safety training sessions/demonstrations
  • Lead the facility safety committee team
  • Assist in major incident investigations and appropriate documentation
  • Exhibit operational knowledge of pertinent safety standards
  • Responsible for the reporting on the performance of the SHE management system, ensuring two way communication to management, colleagues and any other interested parties
  • Distribute new and changing safety related information
  • Ensure safety equipment is part of operational maintenance plans
  • Coordinate return to work/modified duty program with the assistance of the Human Resources Department
  • Ensure all SHE equipment is part of operational maintenance plans, ordered, available, distributed, inspected (as required), and replaced when necessary (PPE, fire extinguishers, AEDs, safety showers, etc.)
  • Assist and ensure all third party equipment inspections occur – cranes, fume hoods, tanks, compressors, vessels, etc.
  • Facilitate monthly SHE inspection(s)
  • Ensure monthly safety committee meeting occurs, support development of the agenda and recording & tracking of improvement actions
  • Ensure timely closure of local improvement actions within SHE Incident Mgt. System
  • Measure and communicate location SHE KPIs – lagging incident rates, event occurrence and lessons learned, closeout of actions
  • Coordinate and deliver monthly all hands SHE training and record & track attendance
  • Deliver tool-box talk training
  • Attend Monthly SHE Division meeting
  • Review and monitor subcontractor controls
  • Ensure implementation of Company SHE Business Practices such as local risk assessments (area and task), emergency/contingency planning
  • Assist management with loss control activities
  • Assist and facilitate with new hire orientation/on boarding and defined training programs
  • Utilize the SHE Incident Mgt System to effectively manage local training, audits, meeting minutes, assigned actions and SHE events
  • Promote colleague participation in SHE program through monthly communications (newsletter, site presentations etc.)

Skills / Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of governmental safety and health regulations / legislation
  • Suitable certification to be held (NEBOSH General Certificate, OSHA 30hr / IOSH Managing Safely or equivalent as minimum)
  • Minimum experience level: 1-2 years experience in a safety support role and/or leadership position with interest and/or experience in organization development and working in a challenging setting
  • Basic math skills
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions, data and details furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Must be able to complete and understand local Safety, Health and Environmental training
  • The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions


Company Overview

Element is one of the fastest growing testing, inspection and certification businesses in the world. Globally we have more than 7,500 brilliant minds operating from 200 sites across 30 countries. Together we share an ambitious purpose to ‘Make tomorrow safer than today’.


When failure in use is not an option, we help customers make certain that their products, materials, processes and services are safe, compliant and fit for purpose. From early R&D, through complex regulatory approvals and into production, our global laboratory network of scientists, engineers, and technologists support customers to achieve assurance over product quality, sustainable outcomes, and market access.


While we are proud of our global reach, working at Element feels like being part of a smaller company. We empower you to take charge of your career, and reward excellence and integrity with growth and development.


Industries across the world depend on our care, attention to detail and the absolute accuracy of our work. The role we have to play in creating a safer world is much bigger than our organization.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: age, disability, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, race, religion, responsibility of dependents, sexual orientation, or gender identity or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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