Safety Supervisor
John Deere - Horicon, WI

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Why John Deere

The John Deere Agricultural and Turf division touches every corner of the globe. If it’s green and growing, chances are John Deere has a hand in it. Our products provide complete solutions, whether it’s to nurture seeds into a bountiful crop, beautify our parks, carpet our golf courses or taking care of the lawns and gardens that surround our homes. Join John Deere--a proven business leader--and watch your potential grow.

John Deere seeks to provide a healthy and environmentally safe environment for both its employees and the communities where John Deere facilities exist. To accomplish this, John Deere has opportunities for environmental and safety professionals.

What You'll Do

John Deere Horicon Works is seeking a

Safety Supervisor

to be responsible for designing, implementing and evaluating safety standards and processes to enable Horicon Works to meet regulatory and company compliance requirements and improve workplace safety. Within this position, you will:

Have direct responsibility for the development and implementation of the health and safety education, compliance programs and wage training.

Be responsible for OSHA metrics, and serve as the front line manager during OSHA investigations.

Manage the Ergonomics program for the facility.

Have oversight responsibility for FMLA and Workers Comp, including representing John Deere Horicon Works in Workers Comp litigation and hearings.

Conduct safety incident investigations and serve on the Horicon case management team.

Manage the contract for Health Services to include a company physician, occupational health nurses and medical assistant.

What It Takes

We are seeking a candidate with an understanding and knowledge of occupational health and safety compliance guidelines. Ideally, you will have a Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline and/or equivalent relevant work experience. In addition we require:

5 + years of leadership experience in a large manufacturing environment.

Supervisory experience including budget responsibility.

Experience in conducting audits, risk analysis, and investigations.

5 + years of experience in analyzing factory safety issues and developing and implementing solutions and improvement plans.

Knowledge of government regulatory agency standards.

Experience in case management and case litigation.

A strong candidate will also possess:
Ability to establish effective working relationships with all organizational levels from production employees to the Factory Manager.

Experience in ergonomics.

Experience leading tactical education programs, as well as developing strategic health and safety programs and processes.

Understanding of Workers Compensation.

Past work experience in a unionized working environment.

Knowledge of environmental regulations.

What You'll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. Click here to find out more about our

Total Rewards Package


Can you imagine the challenge of a lifetime and a rewards package that makes it all worthwhile?

The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines. An Equal Opportunity Employer, John Deere requires a diversity of people, perspectives and ideas to address the complex challenges of its global business.



Health, Safety, Environment

Primary Location


United States-Wisconsin-Horicon



Commercial & Consumer Equipment






Day Job

Job Posting


Jan 30, 2013, 10:10:20 AM

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