Bertrandt US

  • Automotive Technical Safety Specialist: Paint Shop

    Job Locations US-SC-Greenville
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/16/2018 2:24 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Bertrandt - your trustworthy engineering partner


    Looking for a career, not just a job? Want to join a dynamic team working for an international industry leader? Enjoy an energetic work atmosphere? Bertrandt US may be just what you have been looking for! The Bertrandt Group has been providing development solutions for the international automotive and aviation industries in Europe, China and the USA for more than 40 years. A total of around 13,000 employees at 53 locations guarantee extensive know-how, sustainable project solutions and a high level of customer orientation. Its main customers include the major manufacturers and numerous system suppliers.


    H1B Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.



    • Maintains knowledge of US and European regulations, legislation, standards and safeguarding techniques. Participates in detailed reviews of functional safety areas and provides subject matter expert direction to engineers and planners.
    • Coordinates safety into bid packages, product development, new products, and new equipment installation.
    • Benchmarks and introduces new safety technology within the Paint Shop.
    • Analyzes, recommends, and steers implementation of engineering safety controls in a highly automated environment.
    • Assesses risks of new technology, automation, process modifications, and machine systems (i.e.: Robotics, PLCs, Safety Controllers, Conveyance Systems, Safety Devices, Laser Applications, Chemical Delivery Systems, Electrical Safety, Ergonomics, etc.).
    • Develops and improves the department safety and equipment specifications for new technology, lessons learned, and standard updates.
    • Leads and is accountable for the assessment of associate risks in new equipment installation, change management, and process/procedure changes.
    • Completes safety sign-offs on new equipment, structure, modifications, and expansions during the Equipment Turnover Process (new construction). Works closely with planning engineers, construction contractors, and the paint safety representative.
    • Participates in Plant-wide Safety and Health initiatives.
    • Participates in periodic “tool box” talks with contractors.
    • Performs regular audits of construction areas for safe work practices, fall protection, hot work, PPE, barricading, confined space, chemical usage, etc.


    • BA/BS Degree (preferably in Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene, or Ergonomics) or the equivalent of 4 years professional experience in the safety field (experience in automotive or similar automated industrial manufacturing environment preferred
    • 5+ years related experience in implementing and writing technical documentations / specifications, evaluating/assessing equipment/system risks, and working with safety and health management systems in a manufacturing environment (preferred).
    • Certified Safety Professional (preferred).
    • 5+ years knowledge in OSHA General Industry Standards.
    • 3+ years verbal and written  communication skills as proven through business application.
    • 3+ years knowledge of safety devices, machine safe-guarding, safety systems, and robotic safety standards.


    • Complete and comprehensive benefits package including Med/Dent/Vision
    • Employer paid STD/LTD/Life
    • 401k Retirement program
    • Generous paid vacation/sick/holidays
    • Creativity encouraged in a fun, friendly work environment


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