Job Description

Division Health/Safety/Worker's Comp Manager

Carpenter Co. has a great opportunity available for a Division H/S/WC Manager located at our manufacturing facility in Temple, TX.  This position is responsible for ensuring that all employees in the division comply with health and safety laws.  You will also be responsible for administering and establishing policies that will create and maintain a safe workplace, and attend to, investigate, and manage all occupational injuries and illnesses in conjunction with the company's Worker's Compensation insurance carrier.  As Safety Manager you must have excellent attention to detail to identify hazards. You will also be able to discover opportunities for improving conditions and execute various safety programs. The ability to communicate guidelines to a multidisciplinary workforce is essential.  The goal is to ensure the workplace meets all legal expectations and actively supports occupational health and safety for the prevention of occupational injuries and illnesses. 

Essential Functions:

  • Develop and execute health and safety plans in the workplace according to legal guidelines
  • Prepare and enforce policies to establish a culture of health and safety
  • Evaluate practices, procedures and facilities to assess risk and adherence to the law
  • Conduct training and presentations for health and safety matters and accident prevention
  • Monitor compliance to policies and laws by inspecting employees and operations
  • Inspect equipment and machinery to observe possible unsafe conditions
  • Investigate accidents or incidents to discover causes and handle worker’s compensation claims
  • Recommend solutions to issues, improvement opportunities or new prevention measures
  • Report on health and safety awareness, issues and statistics


Job Snapshot:

Hours: Typically 8 AM to 5 PM plus flexibility/overtime to support a 24 hour operation

Employment Type: Full-Time

Industry: Manufacturing, Chemical, Consumer Products

Required Travel: Infrequent overnight travel, occasional local travel 

Skills / Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Proven experience as Safety Manager or related position, minimum 3-5 years
  • Deep understanding of legal health and safety guidelines
  • Ability in producing reports and developing relevant policies
  • Good knowledge of data analysis and risk assessment
  • Excellent organizational and motivational skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail and observation ability
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities
  • BS/BA in safety management or relevant field
  • Valid qualification in occupational health and safety

Important Notes

Carpenter Co. is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or other legally protected characteristic.

Carpenter Co. conducts pre-employment drug testing on all applicants that receive and accept a written offer of employment.


Our benefits include:




Life Insurance

Paid Vacation time

Paid Holidays (9)

Profit Sharing Plan (based upon eligibility)

Employee Savings & Investment Plan

Flexible Spending Plan(s)