Warehouse Safety & Training, Safety Trainer

Employment Opportunity
Safety Trainer - York, PA

Employment Type: Full-Time
Job Type: Training and Development
Education: Bachelor’s Degree or a combination of College and related program-development experience
Experience: 2 Years of experience conducting safety training for equipment operators
Industry: Material Handling / Industrial Maintenance

Pengate Handling Systems is a leader in the material handling markets it serves throughout the northeast. We're a strong, growing company with a history of stable performance and focus on our customers and employees. If you're looking for a challenging career where you can advance and make a difference, Pengate is the place for you. We invest in our associates through career development, continued training, job stability, opportunities to advance, competitive compensation and great benefits...all within a warm, inviting culture.

Job Summary: We are currently offering an exciting opportunity for a Safety Trainer who is ready to grow his or her career with a leading dealer in the material handling industry. To continue our tremendous success and unparalleled growth, we are searching for a qualified and ambitious individual to ensure the provision of effective safety training for both internal and external customers, generating revenue through our value proposition.

Challenge yourself! Join our dynamic, successful team today!


  • Competitive Wages
  • Great insurance options with low premiums
  • Paid Vacation/Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401k with company match
  • Company paid Group Term Life Insurance

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Train internal employees as trainers for various safety courses, ensuring adequate trainers are in place throughout each service region
  • On customer sites, train customers' employees on required safety training programs
  • Provide expertise on Safety training requirements based on individual customer accounts
  • Conduct train-the-trainer sessions of safety training programs for delivery to equipment operators; courses include Pedestrian, Forklift, and other programs as needed
  • Work with sales, marketing, and operations to support customer-facing safety requirements, and meet with customers to actively communicate programs and progress of objectives
  • Propose customized training packages based on unique needs of each customer


  • Bachelor’s Degree (or combination of college and related program-development experience) required
  • Minimum 2 years of experience conducting safety training for equipment operators; experience conducting train-the-trainer programs is preferred
  • Material Handling industry experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Federal and State occupational safety regulations, including OSHA
  • Team facilitation skills and the ability to work effectively in cross-functional settings; strong team player with ability to organize, prioritize, handle time constraints, and manage shifting priorities
  • Demonstrated mastery of sales skills such as selling value over price and selling the value of training to our internal sales force and potential customers.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Valid driver's’ license is required
  • Travel required
  • Knowledge of CRM database preferred, but not required

If you're interested in applying for this position, send your resume (containing employment history and educational background), along with your accompanying cover letter to: [email protected].