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Wellness and Ergonomics Coordinator

Magna Exteriors Lexamar Corporation

Company Introduction

We are a multi-process exterior automotive OEM supplier specializing in plastic injection molding and decorating, located in Northwest Michigan.As a division of a worldwide automotive supplier, we offer opportunities for professional growth, competitive wage and benefits, 401k retirement and profit sharing.

Major Reponsibilities

  • Analyze and recommend design changes to existing and/or new equipment, work stations, and work processes in all departments throughout the plant.
  • Identify and record ergonomic risk factors through root cause analysis and develop action plans for improving identified areas.
  • Record and study injury data, employee complaints and job hazard recognition to implement effective countermeasures for improving ergonomic work practices.
  • Interface between plant supervision, engineering and employees in developing ergonomically correct work cell design.
  • Create reports that illustrate reductions in worker injuries, health and other safety related costs.
  • Assist in coordinating modified work assignments for injured workers.
  • Assist in other departmental health and safety initiatives as required.
  • Serve on the LexaMar Ergonomics Committee and participate in monthly ergonomics committee meetings.
  • Coordinate the management of Magna Ergonomics reporting requirements.
  • Lead wellness activities at Lexamar through: education programs designed to promote and encourage employee wellness, including health fairs etc; training team leaders and management in recognizing opportunities for improving the general wellness of employees, disease prevention and injury prevention; development of effective exercise programs; Coordination of guest speakers/organizations on an on-going basis to promote different wellness activities/programs in the northern Michigan area; Lead monthly Wellness Committee Meetings and create a high degree of involvement from committee members; Coordinate health incentive programs and employee health assessment programs; Assist with work-related injury care, on-site physicals and rehabilitation programs

Related Work Experience

  • Previous experience in injury prevention in a manufacturing environment as well as a demonstrated understanding of basic ergonomic principles.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills as well as strong organizational skills

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Ergonomics or Exercise Science

Physical Requirements

  • This position requires a person to have the ability to perform work while sitting, standing, or walking a minimum of eight (8) hours a day.


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Date Posted
October 6, 2016
Job Type
Boyne City, MI
Onsite Health & Wellness Services

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