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Great Lakes Shipyard, an affiliate of The Great Lakes Group and The Great Lakes Towing Company, is a full-service shipyard for new construction, fabrication, and repairs in a state-of-the-art facility. The Shipyard specializes in all types of commercial and government vessels and barges, as well as both on-site and off-site topside work, steel fabrication and emergency repairs of every kind. The company has been in continuous business for 115 years.

JOB TITLE: Quality, Safety and Environmental Manager
LOCATION: Cleveland, Ohio

General Description
Responsible for effective implementation, improvement and management of all shipyard Quality, Safety and Environmental programs, policies and procedures:

General QA/QC Requirements
Develops and maintains key metrics, control systems and record keeping criteria for all quality testing, procedures and protocols;
Maintains library of applicable quality reference materials, including all training certificates and welders’ qualification certification of shipyard employees and other qualifications;
Reviews applicable contractual requirements (technical standard, specifications, etc.);
Defines and reviews QA/QC files and develops and assigns inspection techniques, documentation, and milestones in association with the relevant project manager;
Executes or supervises inspections according to QA/QC plan and the established inspection procedures/techniques;
Ensures vessels are built in accordance with contract and regulatory standards and maintains documentation of compliance. Coordinates with customers and regulating bodies to obtain approvals as required during construction;

Safety and Environmental
● Reviews current policies and develops new procedures to improve safety standards;
● Maintains key metrics, including certifications, and permitting, and general inventory of key shipyard equipment;
● Documents a formal Health & Safety (H&S) annual plan to capture initiatives, summary training plans, reporting and KPIs to be achieved;
● Ensures all activities conform to H&S regulations and legislation. A working knowledge of EPA and OSHA Regulations and shipyard and construction CFRs is required;
● For safety incidents, ensures investigations take place and provides input and advice as required, documents findings and recommendations;
● Maintains library of applicable quality, H&S rules and regulations, including all training certificates and welders’ qualification certifications;
● Enforces all Company policies regarding personal protective equipment (PPE), as required by OSHA and as stipulated in the Company's Responsible Carrier Program Manual;
● Provides guidance and support for personnel hiring initiatives, including employee performance, growth, training and retention and other human resource initiatives;
● Conducts weekly “Tool Box” Safety training and conducts safety orientations;
● Conducts environmental inspections and lead environmental trainings.
● Sets the tone and vision for H&S for the shipyard;

Minimum Work Environment Requirement
● Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) appropriate to current or daily job duties
● Be fit for a respirator
● Carry up to 50 pounds
● Constantly climb stairs and ladders on daily basis
● Bend, twist, kneel and reach constantly
● Endure noise, fumes, dust and inclement weather


● Any additional duties as required by management.

The first ninety (90) days of employment will be an introductory period including on-the-job training. Successful completion of the introductory period is required for continued “at-will” employment.

● Proficient use of Microsoft Office and other project management software is required.
● Completion of four years of college level course work equivalent to a B.S. in production management or engineering and extensive experience managing multiple areas within a manufacturing facility combined with considerable supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which results in the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
● Marine experience is desirable.

We offer an excellent benefits package that includes healthcare, dental, vision, short-term and long-term insurance, 401(k) profit sharing plan, vacation time, sick time, company paid holidays.

Submit resume by email: ;
by fax: 216-781-7472.
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**Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran.

• Location: Cleveland, Cleveland, OH

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