SAFETY MANAGER

Environmental Health & Safety Elkhart, Indiana


Description

Position at Plumrose

Job Title:  Safety Manager

Location: Elkhart Indiana Based

 

Our Company, Your Opportunity:            

Plumrose USA is a company with an 80-year history of providing high quality, great tasting sliced meats, bacon, ham and ribs.  Plumrose was recently acquired by JBS, the world’s leading provider of beef, chicken and pork, with a vision of building the company into a leader in Protein Centric Prepared Foods.  This is a unique opportunity to be in a start-up environment, with the backing of a Global CPG Powerhouse.  This is a role for someone who is looking for an entrepreneurial challenge in a company with aspirations to be leaders within the CPG world.  The position will have both strategic and tactical elements and the person may wear different hats.  This is an opportunity for people who want to think Big, dream Big and work to make Big ideas a reality.

 

Our Mission:

To be THE BEST in all we do.  We are completely focused on our business, ensuring the BEST products and services to our customers, a relationship of trust with our suppliers and profitability for our shareholders.  All this, we do to provide an opportunity for a better future for all of our TEAM MEMBERS.

 

Values:

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Scope of Position:

 

Position is 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, recordkeeping, and documentation control.  In addition, the position has responsibility for annual site safety plan and development of the plant safety culture.

 

Responsibilities:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following; other duties as assigned

  • 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, Recordkeeping 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
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  • 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
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Skills/Proficiencies:

  • CPR/First Aid Training
  • National Safety Council training
  • Confined Space Training
  • OSHA Training Courses
  • Program, planning and evaluation techniques
  • Statistical analysis skills
  • Strong written, verbal and computer skills are essential
  • Outstanding communication skills in order to lead and engage employees
  • A thorough understanding of lean manufacturing principles and leadership applications 

Experience:

  • 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

 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Safety, Engineering, Business Administration or Physical Sciences; or an equivalent combination of related experience and education

 

Travel:

Less than 10%

If interested, please apply at jbssa.com/careers

We offer a full range of benefits including health care, life insurance, and a 401 (K) plan.

Plumrose USA is an equal opportunity employer.

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled