Safety-Training Manager

Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germanythyssenkrupp Aerospace

Type of contract:Full-time, Permanent
Experience level:Management
Remote work:Not possible
Job field:Production & Manufacturing
Status:Ongoing recruitment, entry date flexible
Posting date:2024/02/12
Job number:US_RS_07332
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Your responsibilities

Thyssenkrupp Aerospace is looking for a Safety Training Manager who will work under the general guidance of the Corporate Safety Practitioner & Corporate Training Manager, reports directly to operational Plant Manager. The Safety-Training Manager acts as leader, educator, liaison and partner in pursuing excellence and value in the plants and/or office using the concepts of Continuous Improvement problem solving. The Safety-Training Manager must understand and communicate the issues and supporting data that impact the quality of Safety & Training, as well as the improvement tools necessary to support the desired culture.

This position has been identified as safety sensitive by thyssenkrupp under applicable laws in the state of Washington. Accordingly, any application for this position that is considered for employment with thyssenkrupp requires successful completion of pre-employment drug testing, which may include testing for marijuana in accordance with any applicable federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to any such laws in the state of Washington.

Key Accountabilities:

Safety Management

  • Implements, and coordinates safety program for the location, and monitors work processes, procedures to drive team performance toward departmental and organizational goals
  • Facilitate training to operations/office personnel on safety processes and practices, new initiatives and injury and accident avoidance
  • Administer and monitor Behavior Based Safety initiatives. Plays a key role in changing and fostering a corporate safety culture
  • Facilitate two-way communication with leadership & employees, and other communication mediums regarding safety performance, incidents, and other related information
  • Perform internal audits to identify non-compliance, hazardous conditions & unsafe behaviors; audit scope includes processes, facilities and equipment
  • Manage improvement opportunities & non-compliance corrections through implementation
  • Mentor operational management in safety process
  • Perform accidents/incidents investigations and facilitates the development of root cause corrections
  • Conduct hazard assessment, including identification of hazards and corrective action plans
  • Facilitate safety committee meetings

Training Management

  • Oversee all operational training and ensure requirements are satisfied.
  • Provide leadership, coaching, formal & informal training in support of on-going initiatives
  • Identifying training and development needs within an organization
  • Make training plan monthly, quarterly, annually
  • Partner with operational managers to identify specific training needs and works with Corporate Training Manager to design required training.
  • Supervise the work of trainers

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirement for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

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Minimum Requirements:

  • This is a Safety Sensitive role, the company is dedicated to the safety of all employees, and we are looking for candidates that are safety oriented to join our team.
  • Demonstrated leadership and classroom facilitation skills.
  • Strong presentation and public speaking skills
  • Good interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to interpret regulatory requirements (federal, state and provincial) and apply them to the workplace.
  • Knowledge & experience to provide effective training on all appropriate safety related topics
  • Ability to travel infrequently
  • Excellent Computer skills Power point, Excel, Word, Visio and Project
  • Identify unsafe behaviors and unsafe conditions in the workplace using regulatory requirements & best safety practices
  • Basic understanding of ergonomic principals, ability to perform ergonomic assessments and develop ergonomic improvements
  • Knowledge of Behavior Based Safety concepts and ability to illicit the involvement of Leaders & employees in correcting undesirable behaviors
  • Analytical aptitude necessary to conduct root cause analysis, develop and oversee implementation of appropriate corrective actions
  • Team building ability to involve employees and the leadership team in the process

Preferred Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in a safety related field & 3 Year experience in safety management
  • Formal training in regulatory requirements (OSHA 10-hour, OSHA 30-hours, etc.)
  • Prior experience in the management of organization training requirements

Your benefits

thyssenkrupp Materials, LLC (Aerospace) offers a very competitive compensation plan. We invite you to start your career with us by applying today. Once you are selected, you would enjoy the following benefits as a valued member of our organization:

  • Salaried positions may be eligible to receive incentive compensation through Balanced Scorecard Program with an on-target bonus based on objectives as determined and defined by the company, at its sole discretion, those objectives track our fiscal year.
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits effective the first of the month following your hire date with thyssenkrupp Aerospace.
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • 2 weeks paid paternity leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k plan with a 100% employee match up to the first 4% - employees vest after 3 years of service
  • 3 weeks (120 hours) paid vacation (pro-rated based on date of hire). Ability to purchase up to a week of vacation during open enrollment for the following year, ability to rollover up to 40 hours of vacation into the next year.
  • Holiday Pay: For a 5-day 8-hour shift you will receive up to 88 hours of holiday pay, for a 4-day 10-hour shift, you will receive up to 80 hours of holiday pay, and for a 3-day 12-hour shift you will receive up to 72 hours of holiday pay depending on the date of hire and the holiday schedule posted as it changes yearly.
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • 8 hours paid time off for Volunteering with charities
  • Job Training and Development programs
  • Discount Programs on travel, auto, entertainment, tickets, beauty, spa, health, and wellness.


If you believe your experience, competencies and attitude are a STRONG MATCH with the above description, we would love to hear from you.

Qualified candidates please apply. Recruiters, Agencies or third parties please don’t contact this job poster. Do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers. Only full-time positions are available. (Local Candidates Only) Role specific

Important to us

Health & Safety

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

We value diversity

ThyssenKrupp Materials NA Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


With around 480 locations in over 40 countries, thyssenkrupp Materials Services is the biggest materials distributor and service provider in the western world. The broad service spectrum offered by the materials experts enables customers to focus on their individual core business. The area of Materials Services spans two strategic areas: global materials distribution as one-stop-shop from steel and stainless steel, tubes and pipes, nonferrous metals and specialty materials to plastics and raw materials and tailored services in the areas of materials management and supply chain management. An extensive omnichannel architecture offers 250,000 customers worldwide cross-channel, round-the-clock access to more than 150,000 products and services. A highly efficient logistics system ensures that all requested services are smoothly integrated into customer production processes just-in-time or just-in-sequence.

From receiving your documents to acceptance: the application process

Step 1

Online application

Have you found an interesting vacancy? Then apply online. You won’t need more than 10 minutes. The entire application process – from initial contact to response – usually takes between four and six weeks.

Notes on application

You will have submitted your online application to thyssenkrupp in no time! As long as the position is available on our career page, you have the opportunity to apply.

We have adapted the application process to the current situation and conduct our interviews by video (not in the U.S.), telephone and also personally - in compliance with the applicable and necessary distance and hygienic rules. You will receive detailed information on this topic from our recruiting experts during the application process, while you can find general information and application tips here finden.

Further information about thyssenkrupp, our products and locations can be found directly on the company website.

We wish you every success with your application and stay healthy!


Move things forward with us - as colleagues and above all as a team.
Because together we dare to do something new and take things into our own hands.

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