Health and Safety Leader

Date: Mar 17, 2019

Location: Centerville, IA, US, 52544

Company: Dover Corporation

Hillphoenix is a leading manufacturer of Display Cases, Specialty Products, Refrigeration Systems, Power Systems and Comprehensive Services. The story of Hillphoenix is built on creativity and customer-centric innovation delivered by people invigorated by a strong sense of responsibility to help our customers win in their marketplaces. The relationships we build with our customers are as important to our success as the products we manufacture. This collaborative environment delivers FRESH THINKING, reassuring our customers that they choose the best when they choose to work with the people of Hillphoenix. Hillphoenix is part of the Refrigeration and Food Equipment segment of the Dover Corporation® (NYSE: DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues in excess of $7 billion.

Job Title:

Health & Safety Leader

FLSA Status:

Exempt / Salaried


Centerville, IA or Keosauqua, IA


Manufacturing & Operations


Operations Director – Todd Larson




This position provides leadership in the areas of Health & Safety for two (2) manufacturing plants (Centerville and Keosauqua, Iowa) totaling approximately 700 full time and contract employees. Ensures compliance with all applicable federal and state health & safety laws. Partners with plant leadership to drive a culture of accountability around safety. Ensures health and safety standards are clearly defined and communicated throughout the organization. Ensures a disciplined process regarding safety reviews and action planning to proactively address safety concerns.


Essential Responsibilities:         

  • Manage all safety programs including overseeing the collection of data necessary to ensure the accurate and timely reporting to plant leadership and regulatory agencies.
  • Drive the implementation of site and corporate health and safety initiatives and ensure the workforce is trained to identify hazards, manage risk, and utilize safe work practices.
  • Manage investigation process for all incidents and injuries including reporting to regulatory agencies and follow-up/close-out of investigations.
  • Ensure compliance with policies, standards, procedures and objectives associated with all health & safety processes and initiatives; recommend new policies or procedures.
  • Develop audit protocols and coordinate internal and third-party audits.
  • Conduct regular reviews with site and plant leadership to maintain visibility on progress and effectiveness of safety programs.
  • Manage the company’s Workers’ Compensation program.



  • Bachelors Degree from an accredited university in Environment, Health & Safety (EHS), Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health & Safety or other relevant, safety oriented degree program.
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience in a Safety Specialist or equivalent role in a manufacturing environment.


Desired Characteristics

  • OSHA certification
  • Experience with OSHA Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP).
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership, coaching, and facilitation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to partner with employees at all levels of an organization.
  • Excellent communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities in fast-paced and rapidly changing environment.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.


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