INDUSTRIAL ATHLETIC TRAINER

Environmental Health & Safety Worthington, Minnesota


Description

Position at JBS USA Food Company

LICENSED ATHLETIC TRAINER- (LAT)

 

 

REPORTS TO:Safety & Occupational Health Manager

HOURS:1st Shift – flexible as needed or required

 

PRIMARY DUTIES

  • Perform ergonomic job analysis, including task analysis, risk factor identification and quantification, and body mechanics analysis. “EJMS”
  • Develop and maintain Physical Demand Assessments for all production positions
  • Implement/maintain exercise program for facility to include Work Hardening for New Hires
  • 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 ways to help identify changes to make jobs easier to perform.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of the Industrial Athlete Program, and suggest improvements as necessary to the Training Manager.
  • On a daily basis, monitor employees who are in conservative treatment or return to work to include the restricted work activity, and ergonomic interventions.
  • Through investigation, aid in the determination of causality for alleged occupational illnesses.
  • Aid the HR Manager and/or the Occupational Health 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.
  • Oversee and manage the entire company Ergonomic Program. Tracking and implementing all ergonomic improvements and work-orders.
  • Oversee and manage the Power Team and all activities.
  • Develop and conduct all Ergonomic Training for the facility.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training
  • NATABOC Certified
  • Creative, forward thinker
  • Complex problem resolution abilities
  • Time management/ability to plan time efficiently
  • Decision making skills
  • Outstanding communication skills  (written and oral)
  • High level of interpersonal skills and integrity
  • Coaching and leadership skills
  • Good work history and attendance
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office

 

We are an equal opportunity employer.  EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled