Butler Machinery Co.

  • Safety Manager

    Job Locations US-ND-Fargo
  • Overview

    Butler Machinery is a third generation family-owned company, proudly serving our communities since 1955. Our mission is to build long term relationships with our customers, founded on trust, generating mutual growth and success.


    The position will involve but not be limited to the following duties:

    • Develops and monitors ongoing goals and objectives to drive results in fewer workplace injuries, reduced lost time, and lowering Worker’s Compensation claims costs.
    • Acts as liaison between insurance carriers with direct responsibility for WC, claim functions and reporting compliance.
    • Conducts Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) site inspections and audit, prepares gap analysis and action plans and follow up visits with support to ensure compliance with EHS regulations.
    • Researches industry safety requirements as it pertains to locations where BMC employees will be actively working.  Works directly with company worksite to provide all paperwork and documentation including sign-off on waivers if necessary.
    • Enforces the compliance of Federal, state and local EHS regulations.
    • Analyzes accident and injury causes, types, and numbers.  Implements corrective action based on findings.
    • Oversees the administration of Worker’s Compensation including making sure all locations are accurately completing their reports/claims. 
    • Works with the insurance companies to capitalize on available safety programs (i.e. Oversees the WSI Safety Program and Sentry, Federated Safety Initiatives).
    • Oversees the training curriculum and works closely with the Training Manager/Department.
    • Collaborates with the Executive Team to strategize on safety compliance and initiatives.
    • Oversees the administration of the MSHA part 46 & 48, OSHA 300 & 300A Logs for all Butler locations.
    • Oversees all efforts related to EPA regulations and compliance.
    • Represents Butler in community or industry safety groups and programs.
    • Determines curriculum for new employee orientation as it pertains to safety.
    • Collaborates with Fleet Manager on vehicle safety initiatives and incident analysis.
    • Oversees the administration of third party safety insurance contracts.
    • Maintains reviews and signs all safety contracts. 
    • Works safely at all times and adheres to all applicable safety policies.
    • Works within and promotes vision, mission, and values of BMC.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


    • Bachelor’s Degree with five+ years of safety or risk management experience; or equivalent experience and training.
    • Excellent computer skills, competent in all management applications
    • Good knowledge of State and Federal regulations including OSHA, MSHA, EPA, and DOT. CSP credentials beneficial.
    • Proven skills in written and verbal communications, planning, analytical skills, organizing, leadership and interpersonal relationship building required.
    • Ability to present information to a group of people, respond to questions, relate well to all levels of the workforce, set and manage priorities and be a team player that motivates and educates other team members.
    • Ability to balance assessing and prioritizing health and safety issues.
    • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with others to include customers, vendors, employees, governmental entities and the public.
    • Good decision making skills, conflict management skills and a high degree of confidentiality required.
    • Frequent overnight travel required as necessary to complete the job requirements.
    • Must be able to meet insurance driving requirements.





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