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Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  HSEQ

Streetsboro, OH, US

HSE Manager

Join Hiab's journey - to inspire and shape the future of intelligent load handling

Purpose of the position:

EHS Manager/specialist will provide expert knowledge and skills in order to generate and promote a positive Environment, Health & Safety culture across the organization. Position holder will be responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of systems to ensure compliance with all existing environment, health & safety initiatives and local legislation. Provides timely reporting to management on any safety accident, incidents, near misses and environmental status in line with HIAB USA Sales & Service KPIs. Act as the Functional Safety Lead across the Value Streams in alignment with the Value Stream Manager and safety representatives including 6S. Be the lead site representative in all communication and coordination with the local health and safety authorities (local/governmental regulator body) .  

Key responsibilities:

  • Development, implementation and maintenance of a system for hazard identification and risk assessment on existing and new processes and equipment. 
  • Coordinate and support the closure of health and safety root causes and risk assessments in alignment with value stream safety representative(s).  
  • Develop, implement and maintain a system for accident/safety incident investigation which would include detailed reporting and corrective action.
  • Develop, implement and maintain a system to ensure all statutory inspections and audits are carried out and records are maintained by relevant personnel.
  • Develop, implement and maintain a system whereby monthly KPI statistics are complete and communicated in a timely manner.
  • Case management of all incidents and accidents, liaising closely with the appropriate legal and insurance bodies and keeping senior management updated in a timely manner.
  • Lead on-site EH&S improvement, awareness and engagement programmes.
  • Develop, implement and maintain a system for DOT oversight and management


  • Responsible for the effective development, implementation and maintenance of the Company's EH&S policies, strategies & goals in compliance with legislative and company requirements, including ISO 14001 and OHSAS 45001


  • Facilitate and lead technical improvements in conjunction with sales, service and production management teams
  • Conducts safety meetings, audits, and inspections to ensure compliance, evaluate performance, identify corrective action, and implement follow up assessments


  • Spread the safety -productivity awareness to the organization, The safer the working environment is the more productive it is


  • Promote a culture of safety awareness in a collaborative way; bring to life each day our HIAB values and demonstrate these behaviors in his / her leadership style.
  • Identify and ensure delivery of the H&S training programme across the site, ensuring statutory requirements are adhered to, taking into account best practice and site safety culture development

What you’ll need to succeed:


  • Relevant degree in HSE
  • Current certifications in First Aid, CPR, OSHA, 30-hour Construction Safety and Industry Standards plus familiarity with DOE 10 CFR Part 851 highly desirable


  • 3-5 years of experience from technology industry’s safety and it’s development


  • Strong understanding of ISO 45001 and ISO14001 requirements
  • Safety First attitude and thinking
  • Good communication skills

Desired behavior:

  • Observant
  • Perseverance
  • Collaborative influencer 

You will be part of:

  We offer you a position in a global organisation where you are challenged with interesting and diverse tasks. These tasks will provide a great opportunity for you to grow professionally. 

Hiab is part of Cargotec

Hiab is the world's leading provider of on-road load handling equipment, intelligent services and digitally connected solutions. As the industry pioneer, Hiab's more than 3,300 employees worldwide focus on our commitment to increase efficiency in our customers' businesses and to shape the future of intelligent load handling. 


Hiab's offering encompasses class-leading load-handling equipment, including HIAB loader cranes, LOGLIFT and JONSERED forestry and recycling cranes. MOFFETT truck mounted forklifts, MULTILIFT demountables, and tail lifts under the ZEPRO, DEL and WALTCO brands. Hiab's ProCareTM service, award-winning HiVisionTM crane control system, and HiConnectTM platform demonstrate our constant drive to provide intelligent services and connected solutions that add value to our customers. www.hiab.com


Hiab is part of Cargotec Corporation. Cargotec's sales in 2018 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 12,000 people. www.cargotec.com 

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