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Regional Safety Coordinator

Future Foam Inc locationCouncil Bluffs, IA
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  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Unpaid Leaves of Absence
  • Contact Details
    Name Rich Harger
    Address 400 N10th St.
    City, State and Zip Council Bluffs,IA 51503
    Phone 712-323-6718 ext 208
    FAX 1-800-733-8067
    Job Location
    Council Bluffs, IA, United States


    Regional Safety Coordinator

    Future Foam is a leading manufacturer of polyurethane foam, carpet underlay, and comfort products. We are looking for successful leaders that possess the following qualities: Recent graduates are welcome to apply!

    • Instill a safe working environment both physically and emotionally for one’s self and others
    • Promote excellence in manufacturing, quality and service
    • Create an open, trusting, and collaborative environment to foster communication at all levels of the organization
    • Practice confidentiality to instill trust
    • Be emphatic agents of change and help others adapt to it
    • Take ownership and be accountable. Lead by example
    • Conduct one’s self with integrity and respect toward others
    • Build individual success through team success. Motivate and support others to be successful

    Future Foam, Inc., is a leading manufacturer of polyurethane foam products that has been family owned for over 60 years. Its primary focus is to provide excellent quality and service throughout the manufacturing process. With over 30 facilities across the United States and internationally, we take pride in having a culture that fosters an open, trusting and collaborative work environment. Most importantly we put safety first.

    We are in search of a Regional Safety Coordinator for our Council Bluffs, IA and Omaha, NE fabrication facilities. This position reports to the Council Bluffs Plant Manager while working closely with Future Foam’s EHS Manager. This is a hands-on position in a manufacturing environment that offers the opportunity to plan, implement and oversee the company’s employee safety at work. This position will be responsible for facilitating compliance with Occupational Health and Safety guidelines in three manufacturing plants, one warehouse, and one large office complex. This is a hands-on position that offers a challenging work environment where independence and creative thinking are the norm. Strong communication and collaboration with all levels of all the organization is important to ensure that the environmental and safety needs are met.


    • Responsible for safety and environmental compliance programs, audits, gap analysis, corrective actions, training, and documentation.

    • Direct and facilitate the ongoing lean safety improvement using techniques such as Standard Work, Kaizan events, 5S, Safety Gemba Audits/Compliance Audits, etc.

    • Responsible for all incident and near miss investigations, documentation, corrective actions, and follow up.

    • Plan, organize, lead, direct and run plant safety employee engagement and empowerment activities and programs including leading the plant safety committee.

    • Develop and implement training systems and tracker.

    • Develop and assist with training of and audits of safety compliance and work standards.

    • Confirm effectiveness of implemented actions.

    • Stay updated with Federal, State, and local safety laws.

    • Additional responsibilities as assigned


    • 3+ years of Environmental, Health, and Safety program Management or EHS degree

    • Experience in managing and auditing compliance programs

    • Experience in people based safety or behavior based safety observation programs.

    • Degree in Industrial Safety, Environmental & Health Science or related field.

    • Training in lean production concepts, problem solving, 5S, and OSHA Safety (30-hour course) is preferred

    • Must be able to spend up to 50% of time on the factory floor.

    • Familiarity with Continuous Improvement concepts and methodologies.

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

    • Bilingual (Spanish/English) desired but not required

    • Ability to manage travel up to 50%

    • Flexibility to work after hours


    Future Foam offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package:

    • Health, Dental & Vision Coverage

    • 401(k) with a Company Contribution

    • Paid Holidays

    • Health Savings Account

    • Flexible Spending Account

    • Training and Development

    • Short & Long Term Disability

    • Life Insurance

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