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Safety and Mission Assurance Department Manager

Company: Sierra Lobo, Inc.
Location: Las Cruces
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Sierra Lobo, offers customers a full range of professional and technical capabilities, including Test and Evaluation, Systems Engineering, and Advanced Technologies. We also develop products and processes related to Cryogenic Fluid and Thermal Management Systems, Densified Propellant Management Systems, and Prototype Extreme Pressure and Temperature Systems. Our customers include the Department of Defense (DoD), the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, Missile Defense Agency (MDA), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).This position is located on the TEST 3 contract, located at White Sands Test Facility (WSTF) in Las Cruces, New Mexico.EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/VeteranThe Safety and Mission Assurance Department Manager reports directly to the Program Manager. The manager is responsible for the following NASA JSC TEST 3 contract:Quality assurance including work document coordination, process verification, test data acquisition and reporting, datapack processing, acquisition quality assurance, maintenance of the corrective action system, and records and database management.Emergency services, which include fire prevention, protection, and emergency response services to protect WSTF.Manages all aspects of safety and environmental compliance, including system safety, operational/industrial safety, industrial hygiene and non-hazardous waste management.All ordnance operations on the site including purchase, receipt, storage, inspection, and maintenance of all ordnance; providing all ordnance training; and onsite disposal of waste explosivesThe Safety and Mission Assurance Department Manager is responsible for the following:Serves as primary counterpart to the NASA WSTF Material and Components ChiefDefines department-level TEST 3 goals and objectives consistent with WSTF goals and objectivesDefines continuous improvement opportunitiesEnsures accurate resource planning for maximum effectivenessParticipates as a member of the Management Council and Safety CouncilOversees creation and maintenance of S&MA program schedules and strategic planResponsible for the training and development of assigned personnelRequiredBS degree in Occupational Safety and Health, Industrial Hygiene, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Public Health10+ years managing the S&MA function in research and development, manufacturing, or similar environmentAdvanced knowledge of industrial hygiene, safety engineering, health physics, and environmental complianceKnowledge of EHS standards and experience in conducting EHS audits and EHS training programsExperience in managing Quality Assurance programsExcellent written and oral communication skills with emphasis on maintaining positive business relationships within all levels of the organizationAbility to follow the safe practices and rules contained in the SLI Corporate Safety and Health Plan and other such rules and practicesDesiredKnowledge of regulations and guidance documents from OSHA, EPA, CDC, ACGIH, NIOSH, NFPA, AIHA, ASHRAE, etc.Experience with OSHA voluntary programs such as VPPExperience in evaluating emergency services (fire fighters and EMTs) in support of organizationsKnowledge of NASA client, rules, and regulationsGovernment contract experienceExperience with manufacturing a plusCertified Safety Professionals (CSP) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) certification

Keywords: Sierra Lobo, Inc., Las Cruces , Safety and Mission Assurance Department Manager, Other , Las Cruces, New Mexico

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