Sandalwood Engineering & Ergonomics Safety Engineer in Wentzville, Missouri

The successful candidate for Safety Engineer will join a growing team of Health, Safety & Engineering professionals helping our customers reduce their work-related risk to quality, productivity and employee health.

Successful candidates will have the following attributes:

  • Thorough knowledge of state and national OHSA laws and Codes of Practice, corporate safety programs for manufacturing, applied safety experience and knowledge of ergonomic assessment tools

  • Working knowledge of Workers Compensation programs and return to work programs

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Demonstrated conflict management skills, strong interpersonal, negotiation and persuasion skills

  • Ability to guide and influence all levels

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and organization skills as well as strong oral and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team


  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert in the field of Safety

  • Technical consultant and advisor in technical and non-technical safety topics, including local and national safety regulations

  • Coordinate implementation and continuous improvement in safety programs

  • Must present the knowledge, confidence and ability to take immediate and appropriate action when an "imminent risk of serious injury" has been identified

  • Effectively communicate new initiatives, standards, regulations, significant incidents and management directives to internal and external stakeholders

  • Provide specific health and safety training on various Safety topics, as required

  • Conduct Risk Assessments on various machinery and tooling

  • Experience conducting Ergonomic Risk Assessments an asset

  • Conduct, facilitate or advise as necessary in Machinery and Equipment Design Reviews and/or buy-offs

  • Work in cooperation with union Health and Safety Representatives to achieve objectives

The successful candidate will be responsible for their own relocation expenses


  • Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Safety, a related discipline or CSP certification

  • Must have safe and reliable transportation

Please note: If a candidate is not a U.S. citizen, they must be able to become legally authorized for work in the United States. Sandalwood does not offer H1-B visa sponsorship. Verification of employment eligibility is required at time of hire.

Sandalwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)

  • Retirement Plan (401k)

  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)

  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)

  • Short Term & Long Term Disability

  • Training & Development