Workplace Wellness Riverside, California


Position at JBS USA Food Company

PHM oversees development and implementation of pandemic response practices and audits adherence to those practices, ensures compliance with CDC, and OSHA requirements, and conducts root-cause analyses of plant level pandemic-related issues, monitors and documents the effectiveness of the pandemic control measures used in the facility, and ensures alignment with the plant and corporate safety program.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Safety/ HR/ & Plant Manager to cultivate the plant pandemic response culture.
  • Spend significant time on plant floor and in common areas, enforcing policies and identifying areas of opportunity.
  • Manage COVID and absenteeism logs and on-site medical staff.
  • Serve as the plant level pandemic response subject matter expert.
  • Manage pandemic response resources and related departmental budgets.
  • Manage plant level health crisis response team of [•] team members.
  • When necessary plan, request, and assist in the hiring of new personnel.
  • Work within the plant framework to foster the career growth of direct reports.
  • Serve as the primary contact on pandemic issues.
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with plant, business unit, and corporate level team members.
  • Create, manage, and review site specific pandemic compliance programming.
  • Appraise and implement new health regulations as they relate to plant operations.
  • Ensure that team members are adequately trained in pandemic response plan procedures.
  • Work as the internal incident manager, ensuring that pandemic-related emergencies and injuries are properly managed.
  • Oversee, manage and ensure pandemic orientation for all new team members.
  • Create and manage internal communications.
  • Create network of COVID cops and ensure compliance to initiatives.
  • Review all contract documents related to ongoing or proposed work for pandemic related issues.
  • Review subcontractor pandemic programs; ensure that subcontractor programs are compliant with corporate, OSHA, and CDC regulations.
  • Conduct pandemic response audits. Audits will include a brief summary report noting any deviations from the pandemic response plan and corrective actions that may be necessary to promote the health and safety of workers and the public.
  • Organize and conduct pandemic response training as necessary.
  • When not working on COVID related items, will fill in as Supervisor/ Superintendent and begin to develop on-site training and SOP development in support of Operational Excellence initiatives.
  • When not working on COVID related items, will provide corporate developed training.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Prefer a minimum 10 years safety related experience.
  • Four-year degree in safety, industrial hygiene or related field is preferred.
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) designation is preferred.

The Plant Health Strategy Manager (PHM) is required to be competent in the following:

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent grammar and writing skills
  • Strong supervision skills
  • Proven ability to lead others
  • Proven Public Relations or public speaking experience
  • Communication and interpersonal skills to effectively manage and motivate employees and communicate objectives and action plans.
  • Ability to research pertinent facts, data and other information from internal and external sources
  • Proficient use of computer and corresponding programs – Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to implement behavioral-based safety techniques to improve/maintain response plan performance
  • Ability to establish positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders