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SAFETY MANAGER - Moberly, MO 65270

Swift Prepared Foods

Job Title: Environmental Health and Safety Manager for Start-Up Plant

Location: Moberly, MO

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. This is an opportunity for a person who wants 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.


Scope Of Position:

Environmental Health and Safety Manager 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 the annual site safety plan and development of the plant safety culture.


  • 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
  • Provide in-field Environmental Health & Safety support for employees and provide hazard awareness directly to site employees
  • Responsible for working with utility 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 the development of an action plan to address gaps
  • Work with consultants to write RMP/SPCC/SWPPP and other environmental programs
  • Customize all site-specific programs utilizing standardized company programs to include: LOTO, Confined Space, Electrical Safety, Work at Heights, Emergency Evacuation
  • Create site PSM program
  • Conduct EHS inspections and review of all new equipment
  • Work with contractors to create all Lockout Tag-out Procedures and any confined space entry and rescue procedures
  • Evaluate all jobs/tasks to create PPE hazard analysis and determine PPE requirements
  • Evaluate all confined spaces and work at height tasks utilizing standardized company processes to create safe work procedures
  • Create all emergency evacuation and preparedness maps
  • Work with local regulatory agencies and consultants to review and finalize any site permits. In addition, create programs and work instructions for specific permit requirements

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

  • Minimum 4 years’ safety experience, preferably within the 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
  • 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

Work Environment:

  • Food Manufacturing Operations environment

If interested, please apply at

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

Plumrose USA is an equal opportunity employer.




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