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Safety Supervisor

Rutherfordton, NC, US, 28139

Your Career Begins at Timken 
If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Timken.  Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.

Safety Supervisor



Assure associate safety through planning, management, and action to meet all regulatory and Timken requirements for safety and environmental excellence.     



Develop, deploy, monitor, and assure attainment of annual Safety Process Plan.  This Plan provides a framework for manager engagement, associate training, accident response, hazard analysis and prevention, and emergency response.  


Perform facility and operational compliance audits; identify gaps and improvement opportunities; plan, track and manage improvements; record and report safety actions and performance.


Ensure comprehensive associate training and education to meet safety requirements and expectations, and to promote a culture of safety engagement. Evaluate safety training needs, plan, develop, and deliver safety training, document safety training completion, maintain and communicate safety training requirements.


Lead and facilitate teams to investigate every safety and environmental incident, including each near miss, utilizing root cause problem solving to implement effective recurrence prevention countermeasures.  Plan, track, and drive corrective actions to completion.


Lead Carolina Star (OSHA VPP) compliance and recertification actions.   


Manage the following:

  • PBS (Perception Based Safety) Team
  • Safety Gemba Team 
  • Evacuation Team
  • Spill Response Team
  • First Responder Team
  • Contractor Safety Program

Required education, skills, and experience
Bachelor’s degree in business, technical, or safety field
7 years of experience as safety supervisor, coordinator, or equivalent in a manufacturing environment
OSHA 30-Hour Certification
Demonstrated leadership ability
Excellent problem recognition and problem-solving skills
Excellent verbal and written communication ability
Skill in teaching, coaching, and presenting
Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools

All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Join one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® – an honor we’ve received ten times.


The Timken Company designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and power transmission products that improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery and equipment to move the world forward. Timken posted $3.8 billion in sales in 2019 and employs more than 17,000 people globally, operating from 42 countries.

Why Choose Timken?

  • Over a century of knowledge and innovation
  • A culture of top performance
  • A global, diverse environment
  • Products that contribute to a sustainable world
  • A conviction to improve communities around us
  • Competitive salary and benefits

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