Safety Coordinator Job at Sonoco, Wixom, MI

  • Sonoco
  • Wixom, MI

Job Description

Position: Safety Coordinator
Shifts: 1st shift (flexible start time 6-9am and then work for 8hrs)
Location: Wixom, MI
Pay: Starting at $24.55

From a small family business to a multi-billion dollar global company, Sonoco has been changing the face of products and packaging since 1899 — all while keeping the heart of “People Build Businesses” alive. Our talented people are at the core of our growth, constantly reinventing the Sonoco wheel with brilliant solutions every year. Today we are a world leader in global packaging solutions with diversified operations in over 34 countries. We're extremely proud of our portfolio of brands, our achievements in sustainability and industrialization and the groundbreaking work accomplished by our people.

The Safety Coordinator will lead and direct safety efforts for the plant. Ensure that Sonoco safety processes are kept in compliance and clearly understood by all plant employees. Ensure that all safety hazards are eliminated in a timely manner. Immediate supervisors will have primary responsibility for the safety of their employees, but the Safety Coordinator will assist and give guidance. The Safety Coordinator is responsible for the general safety of all people in the plant.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Conduct safety trainings for all plant employees
    • General trainings
    • Fire/Tornado drills
    • First responder training
    • Audiometric testing
  • Lead and enforce the Safety Hour process
  • Attend meetings and report on the plant’s key safety metrics
  • Develop safety related work instructions such as Hazardous Energy Control Plans (HECP)
  • Injury investigation and corrective action follow-up
  • Track all incidents and near-miss events
  • Research requirements for regulatory compliance
  • Facilitate the advancement of Management’s safety objectives
  • Maintain up-to-date safety rules and ensure rules are consistently enforced
  • Support R-3 safety projects
  • Complete regular trainings by government departments such as OSHA
  • Contribute to plant 5S efforts
  • Overtime required at times

We’d Love to Hear from You If:

  • Math skills to calculate percentages, and basic math (multiply, divide…)
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Able to navigate computer database systems used for corporate safety information
  • Project Management abilities to oversee and assemble resources for project completion
  • Must understand or be willing to learn within 90 days:
    • The manufacturing processes of injection molding, assembly operations, robotics, logistics
    • Fundamentals of electricity, pneumatics, hydraulics
    • Electrical and Hydraulic schematics. Specifically the safety interlock circuits

At Sonoco Products Company, we offer a comprehensive total rewards package, including competitive pay and benefits. *Benefits listed below are for employees located in the U.S. Specific benefits and wellbeing programs may vary depending on your location (within the U.S. or global), or if you are a union employee.


  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your dependents, including FSA and HSA options
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • Wellbeing tools and resources to support holistic health, including an Employee Assistance Program with a variety of services
  • Paid time off and holidays to recreate, rejuvenate and care for the health of yourself and family
  • Variety of company paid and voluntary employee-paid insurance plans including life, personal accident, and disability insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any legally protected characteristic.

Job Tags

Holiday work, Immediate start, Flexible hours, Shift work, Day shift,

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