Position Summary:

 The Safety Manager will be responsible for assurance of regulatory compliance to safety and environmental requirements to include:  permitting, program review, training, inspections, incident management and follow up, workers’ compensation oversight, record keeping, and documentation control.  In addition, the position has responsibility for annual site safety plan and development of the plant safety culture.

 Key Activities:

  • Ensure compliance to safety and environmental regulatory requirements as they relate to:  Permitting, Program review, Training, Inspections, Incident management and follow up, workers’ compensation oversight, Record keeping and Documentation control.
  • Act as the technical expert for safety, training, health and ergonomics issues.
  • Perform plant safety audits and inspections of personnel to assure compliance with program requirements.
  • Handle all staff development as it relates to safety and environmental program requirements.
  • Administer monthly group meetings and other specialized meetings as need dictates.
  • Facilitate H&S drills including: Fire & Evacuation Drills, Weather Drills, Hazmat Drills, LEPC & Fire Department drills.
  • Provide incident and near miss support including patient care and follow-up actions, investigation, tracking and trending details for EH&S events.
  • Review all capital expenditure requests to assure safety and environmental concerns are addressed.
  • Provide in-field Environmental Health & Safety support for employees and provide hazard awareness directly to site employees.
  • Responsible for working with utilities group to ensure compliance with OSHA process safety management (PSM) regulations as well as EPA risk management program (RMP) regulation.
  • Participate in all government inspections dealing with Safety or Environmental agencies.
  • Conduct or participate in annual site compliance evaluation to include development of an action plan to address gaps.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 4 years’ safety experience, preferably within food processing industry.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Safety, Engineering, Business Administration or Physical Sciences; or an equivalent combination of related experience and education.
  • CPR/First Aid Training & National Safety Council training.
  • OSHA Training Courses
  • Program, planning and evaluation techniques
  • Statistical analysis skills