Safety Director

Job Details

Division: Nucor Steel Gallatin LLC

Location: Ghent, KY, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A

Basic Job Functions:

Nucor Steel Gallatin is seeking a leader for the position of Safety Director.  The Safety Director will set a clear vision for their team and be able to execute that strategy in meeting all objectives including safely leading our team through all aspects of safety compliance, and developing and growing our team for future success.  The successful candidate must be able to technically understand, interpret and disseminate data and make decisions on its relevance.  Must be able to work collaboratively within the team to motivate and inspire all departments to work together to achieve the safety goals of the division.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to: directing safety, security, and property protection programs; ensuring OSHA compliance; administering workers compensation; managing industrial hygiene and ergonomics compliance; training; maintaining and analyzing safety/health/incident data; overseeing contractor safety programs and emergency response teams; managing team member work related health and medical programs and concerns; and purchasing all safety equipment/personal protective equipment. Safety is the most important part of all jobs within Nucor; therefore, candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to initiate, lead, and uphold safety policies, practices, procedures, and housekeeping standards at all times.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Five years of safety management experience
  • Workers compensation administrative claims experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree is Safety and Health or related field
  • Heavy industry experience
  • Previous security experience
  • OSHA knowledge and VPP experience
  • Possess or willingness to obtain Emergency Medical Technician Certification


Nucor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disabled/Vets – and a drug – free workplace

Nearest Major Market: Covington