Safety Coordinator

Location : 15469 Northlink Dr, Northlake, TX 76247


Who We Are:

Challenge Manufacturing is a leading Tier 1 automotive supplier to a growing portfolio of Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) customers. Since 1981, Challenge Manufacturing has grown from a very small shop in Walker, Michigan to 12 locations across North America with 4,000 team members supported by 1,500 industrial robots.   


What Makes Us Different?

Challenge Manufacturing is an employee-owned company and is currently ranked in the top 50 largest employee-owned companies in North America. Being an employee-owned company enables the Company to maintain a collaborative and teamwork-oriented work culture. Additionally, over time as the company grows, employees will share in that upside financially through ESOP retirement benefits.


Challenge is #PeoplePowered!


Position Summary:

This position is responsible for planning, implementing, and maintaining a variety of health, safety, and environmental programs to assure the highest possible degree of safety for employees. The successful candidate will be a self-starting leader who enjoys the challenges of daily involvement with all departments. This position will sit in our Plant in Forth Worth but will also oversee and travel to our Irving Plant. 


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ensure that federal, state and local laws, regulations, rules and codes are observed. Manage OSHA recordkeeping and reporting requirements
  • Conduct risk assessments (JSA, ERGO, PPE) maintain documentation and review as needed
  • Circulate single point lessons and lessons learned created by EHS manager to enhance communication of safety incidents
  • Review required trainings to ensure employees are trained (ex: PIT, Aerial lift, Cranes, LOTO, GHS) on a monthly basis
  • Conduct weekly audits to act as a preventative tool. Document corrective actions and follow up on progress. 
  • Conduct a read across for all safety incidents at their local plant/plants
  • Lead and conduct safety committee meetings 
  • Ensure all environmental obligations are completed 
  • Participate in annual Industrial Hygiene testing
  • Evaluate and review LOTO procedures annually
  • Conduct monthly and comprehensive quarterly outdoor walks of the building to ensure environmental compliance. Create actions items based on findings. 
  • Coordinate annual required trainings for new and existing employees. (GHS, LOTO, Etc)
  • Help develop controls for identified hazards, coordinate the implementation of controls from result of hazard analysis. 
  • Lead the completion of annual hearing tests
  • Measure and evaluate the effectiveness of the hazard control system, policies, and procedures and recommend changes that reflect improved opportunities to eliminate work place accidents and injuries.
  • Identify and evaluate hazardous conditions and practices in the workplace, conduct and coordinate on-site inspections to audit physical conditions and safe work practices.
  • Provide advice and counseling for all compliance regulations.
  • Assist in new employee orientation training
  • Compile, investigate, interpret, and report accidents. Review property and injury reports. 
  • Maintain site-specific policies that are required by law.
  • Monitor, revise, and implement ongoing updates in safety regulations, laws or reporting requirements
  • Purchasing of all safety supplies, products or training items required


  • B.S./B.A. degree with at least 1 year related experience in safety, environmental, or health management and compliance
  • Possess a high level of technical expertise, ability to apply skills to continuous process improvement while maintaining maximum levels of safety

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 




Benefits We Offer:

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, Health Savings Account with annual employer contributions, Flexible Spending Accounts, Company-Paid Short-Term Disability and Basic Life, Voluntary Life and LTD, Employer 401k Match, ESOP shares, tuition reimbursement, and paid time off.