Industrial Safety Manager

Parque Industrial de Elche (Poligono Industrial), Spain


As the Industrial Safety Manager, will be responsible for the Safety programs within our fast-paced work environment. This will include the coordination of overall health and safety for the manufacturing, assembly, and its integration of our launch vehicles. 



  • Drive daily operations and ensure all our requirements are met in keeping with the company's objectives and attention to the safety and welfare of our employees and the environment.  
  • Develop initiatives that will reduce risk in the workplace. 
  • Develops manufacturing operating plans in accordance with company values, ethics, policies, goals and objectives. Assessing process capability, improving process control, and instilling a culture of accountability will be a primary goal for this position. 
  • Focus on quality issues by identifying problems in the manufacturing flow, research and analyze potential alternatives that utilize Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing concepts, and effectively implement solutions. 
  • Increase productivity through measurement of operational metrics by leveraging daily interaction with Production Managers, Production Shift Supervisors and hourly employees. 
  • Consistently track and trend operational results and developing necessary action plans to address gaps, while constantly focusing on planning for the future state of the facility. 
  • Understanding the capability of the current equipment; research options for new equipment that can be purchased utilizing capital expenditures; and evaluate existing equipment for potential upgrade keeping consistency and standardization at the forefront. 
  • Implement and maintain preventative and predictive maintenance programs. 
  • Must contribute to the achievement of the manufacturing revenue plan by managing operating costs, labor/material costs, and productivity. This includes the development of annual operating budgets, cost reduction strategies and efficiency improvements to support the financial goals of the organization. 
  • Operate in a fast-paced setting with ever-changing and multiple priorities while developing the highest standards of culture, safety, quality, cost, and service. 
  • Effectively communicate initiatives and foster an environment of collaboration and cooperation with all stakeholders; Customers, BU Leadership, Plant Leadership, salaried and hourly employees. 
  • People leadership: This leader will have a strong track record as a people manager in the areas of team leadership and building organizational capabilities. The successful candidate will have built high performance and achievement-oriented teams that have delivered success. He/she will spend significant time with employees in the field and will routinely solicit ideas, suggestions and help in order to arrive at a better solution while reinforcing the value of the team. The individual will empower people and groups to take risks while measuring performance and holding them accountable for results. 
  • Comfort in front of customers: The ability to lead tours and converse with customers at a high level will be a major component of the position. 
  • Key competencies include; Leadership, Communication Proficiency, Decision Making, Problem Solving and Analysis, Financial Management, Business Acumen. 



Required Competencies  

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • 3+ years of experience in the design, development, and general operational oversight of Health and Safety disciplines 
  • 1+ years of Health and Safety management experience 


Desired Competencies  

  • Experience working in aerospace industry 
  • Experience leading a team of Health and Safety technicians 
  • Experience implementing an occupational safety program, including processes, programs and documentation 
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering with an emphasis in occupational health and safety, environmental engineering or system safety engineering 




  • Location: Elche 
  • Full time position   
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel domestically and internationally as required.