Hawaiian Airlines Specialist, Safety Programs–Movement Safety and Ergonomics in Honolulu, Hawaii

Requisition Number 18-0504

Post Date 3/9/2018

Title Specialist, Safety Programs–Movement Safety and Ergonomics

Department Security & Safety

City Honolulu

State HI

Part-Time No

Part-Time Weekend No


Position Overview

Reports to the Manager, Ground Safety. Assigned to operational divisions during the implementation of MoveSMART®

With general direction from the Manager, Ground Safety, takes initiative to oversee and manage the processes and procedures to design, implement and maintain an effective ergonomics and movement safety program within Hawaiian Airlines. Maintains and strengthens the On-site Injury Prevention, Ergonomics, and Safety Programs. Evaluates job physical conditions and is a strong coach to both frontline workers and managers for each operational division.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the oversight, implementation, deployment and sustainability of MoveSMART® and other ergonomic programs

  • Provide education, targeted instruction, and practical strategies to increase employees' and managers’ knowledge and problem-solving using MoveSMART® and Ergonomic principles

  • Perform functional task analysis identifying the critical and essential physical requirements of jobs

  • Provide proactive, early intervention, and occupational therapy solutions for at-risk individuals prior to injury

  • Serve as a consultative ergonomics expertise resource to internal business partners

  • Partner with internal business partners to ensure sustainability of MoveSMART® and Ergonomic programs

  • Examines and evaluates processes, machinery and equipment used in the workplace to identify suitability to users

  • Reviews system designs to check for adherence to ergonomic specifications

  • Briefs vendors on design requirements

  • Teaches ergonomic principles to management and employees

  • Promote safety awareness and assist with implementation, communication and coordination of ground safety initiatives and projects within the company, A4A, and other industry safety partners

  • Support Corporate Safety leadership with projects and special assignments as requested to achieve business objectives

  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • 3 years' experience in ergonomic program management / oversight

  • Working knowledge of OSHA General Duty Clause

  • Must possess strong interpersonal and communications skills

  • Proficient in Outlook, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel

  • Excellent communication skills, computer and people skills

  • Ability to obtain and retain an AOA Badge

Preferred Qualifications

  • Passion for safety, strong work ethic, aloha spirit, positive attitude, and creativity

  • MoveSMART®Catalyst Instructor Experience

  • CPE or CHFP designation by the Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics

About Hawaiian Airlines

Hawaiian® has led all U.S. carriers in on-time performance for each of the past 14 years (2004-2017) as reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Consumer surveys by/Condé Nast Traveler/and/Travel + Leisure/have placed Hawaiian among the top of all domestic airlines serving Hawai‘i.

Now in its 89th year of continuous service, Hawaiian is Hawai‘i’s biggest and longest-serving airline. Hawaiian offers non-stop service to Hawai‘i from more U.S. gateway cities (11) than any other airline, along with service from Japan, South Korea, China, Australia, New Zealand, American Samoa and Tahiti. Hawaiian also provides approximately 170 jet flights daily between the Hawaiian Islands, with a total of more than 250 daily flights system-wide.

Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. is a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA). Additional information is available atHawaiianAirlines.com. Follow Hawaiian’s Twitter updates (@HawaiianAir), become a fan on Facebook (Hawaiian Airlines), and follow us on Instagram (hawaiianairlines). For career postings and updates, follow Hawaiian’sLinkedInpage.

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