Environmental Health & Safety Souderton, Pennsylvania


Position at JBS USA Food Company

POSITION TITLE: Licensed Athletic Trainer (LAT)

LOCATION: Souderton, PA

MAJOR FUNCTION: Ergonomic Enhancement


  • Provide a proactive approach to aid the overall Safety and Health Program as an active team member in Ergonomics.
  • Implement JBS’s Ergonomic Program


  • Perform ergonomic job analysis, including task analysis, risk factor identification and quantification, and body mechanics analysis.
  • Develop and maintain Physical Demand Assessments for all production positions
  • Implement/maintain exercise program for facility
  • Use innovation, creative solutions and employee empowerment to design and/or implement ergonomic interventions such as, job rotation, exercise programs, and training and education.
  • Consult with the Industrial Engineer on crewing needs and the utilization of Ergo Ease.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of the Industrial Athlete Program, and suggest improvements as necessary.
  • On a daily basis, monitor employees who are in conservative treatment or return to work to include the treatment modalities, restricted work activity, and ergonomic interventions.
  • Through investigation, aid in the determination of causality for alleged occupational illnesses and injuries.
  • Aid the Occupational Nurse Manager as necessary.
  • Aid the Employment Manager and/or the Occupational Nurses Manager in assessing an employee’s ability to perform work tasks.
  • Perform data analysis to measure direct and indirect cost of musculoskeletal disorders and trend identification.


  • Combination of office setting as well as production and maintenance settings
  • Exposure to various chemicals, machinery and knives likely.
  • Slippery floors, extreme temperatures and loud noise prevail.
  • Generally works 9 to 10 hour days, 5-6 days a week and could be considered on call additional hours.


EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science, Athletic Trainer Certified or Ergonomics

SPECIAL SKILLS: NATABOC Certification or similar ergonomic certifications preferred.

Computer skills (Microsoft Office) required.

Strong oral and written communication skills