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Exide Technologies Health and Safety Manager in Salina, Kansas


Partner with corporate subject matter experts to implement site specific Health and Safety Compliance Programs. This includes but is not limited to overseeing and managing:

  • Lead compliance program

  • Machine guarding program

  • Lock-out Tag-out (LOTO)

  • Contractor safety

  • Working at heights

  • Ergonomics

Continuously focus on improving the plant’s safety performance measured by:

  • Medical and biological monitoring

  • Injury rates

  • Exposure-level monitoring

About the Salina, Kansas location:

  • Largest plant in physical size in Exide’s portfolio

  • Produces the most batteries on an annual basis

  • Approximately 800 employees

  • Member of plant leadership team reporting to Plant Manager


  • Re-implement Employee Safety Committees

  • Lead development of Health & Safety department including direct reports

  • Annual safety training for all employees

  • Continue to encourage and track HS metrics, KPI’s, GEMBA walks

  • Overall supervision of programs and activities required under the Occupational Safety and Health Act.

  • Oversight for the facility-wide Housekeeping Program

  • Medical monitoring program as it applies to OSHA's Lead Standard.

  • Auditing of facility programs to ensure compliance with applicable regulations.

  • Supervision of facility inspections, maintenance of required records and timely submittal of required reports to regulatory agencies.

  • Coordination of environmental improvement projects as required.

  • Coordination with Corporate Environmental Resources Department on facility programs, activities and responses to regulatory agencies.

  • Training and oversight of facility personnel performing environmental, health and safety duties.

  • Maintain OSHA 300 Log.

  • Drive safety improvement projects.

  • Follow Excell Lean Manufacturing procedures.

  • Comply with current Quality Systems requirements.

  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • 5+ years’ experience in safety related fields doing similar work – developing a safety culture by leaning on past experiences similar to what has been described.

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred. Preferred degree in Safety, or related field.

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) nice to have but not required

  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret federal, state and local regulations and technical procedures

  • Ability to work effectively with other departments in the development of safety programs

  • Leadership ability

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to perform continuous walking, standing, and lifting

  • This is a full time position, and working at the plant is required

Equipment Used:

  • PC with various software, office equipment, PPE equipment as required


EEO Statement

Exide Technologies is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

About Exide

Exide Technologies (www.exide.com) is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets. Exide’s 130 years of technology innovation combined with operations in more than 80 countries enables the company to deliver compelling solutions for the world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Industrial Network Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is Powering the World Forward - history and scale combined with a start-up mentality make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.

Job Locations KS-Salina

Requisition ID 2019-2529

Category Environmental, Health, Safety (EHS)

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Address 413 E. Berg Road

Postal Code 67401