Health & Safety Manager - Cape May, NJ 08204
Cape May, NJ
Assist the Cape May GM and Director of Corporate EHS in
maintaining and coordinating all plant environmental, health and safety
program activities in compliance with the company’s Injury and Illness
Prevention Program and any governmental regulations by enforcing agencies
such as OSHA, EPA, NFPA, etc. Help coordinate and track paperwork from
workers’ compensation claims and statistics.
The duties of this position are those described below. This job
description does not state or imply that the duties listed are the only
duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Employees holding this
position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as
requested by management.
- Review, update and implement programs,
policies, and procedures to achieve compliance with environmental,
health, safety, fire safety, and security regulations in accordance with
state and federal laws.
- Review and update the Hazard
Communication Program. Ensure that accurate, current Safety Data Sheets
are on file and readily available for all hazardous materials in the
facility. Submit all right to know data yearly to the State of NJ.
- Implement and monitor completion of
monthly safety training. Conduct new hire and/or transfer employees
(including agency temps) classroom safety orientation training. Maintain
all environmental, Health and Safety training records current and
- Conducting work-related incidents/
accidents investigations, ensuring compliance on Lockout/Tagout,
Confined Space Programs, and conduct yearly training.
- Compile and report statistical data to
Director Corporate EHS related to safety and security issues.
- Regularly keep informed/updated about
State and Federal safety or environmental related laws, rules, and
regulations affecting the workplace.
- Conduct workplace inspections to audit
physical conditions and safe work practices
- Assist Director Corporate EHS with
developing, updating and maintaining the company’s safety incentive
program. Planning and coordinating of safety celebrations, events, or
- Lead the monthly safety inspections
effort. Notify management and Director Corporate EHS of any necessary
corrective actions. Maintain inspection records, and input safety
notifications into the SAP and incident management system for proper
- Organizes and conducts monthly Safety
Committee meetings & quarterly Safety RoundTable meetings.
- Recommends changes to work conditions and
procedures to improve the work environment and comply with all health
and safety regulations.
- Work with plant personnel to ensure
compliance with all operational permits (i.e., water treatment and
- Remain current on any environmental
regulations. Maintain regulatory agency permits. Prepare any required
- Coordinates, monitors, and updates
regulatory programs such as Storm Water Prevention, Spill Prevention and
- Perform accurate record keeping and
gather statistics in compliance with governmental regulations and/or
company needs, utilizing company computer and/or manual systems.
Includes records of training drills, audit inspections, certifications,
procedures, permits, communication with external agencies and any other
documents required by governmental regulations.
- Serve as an additional point-of-contact
for external safety and/or environmental auditors/inspectors.
Participate in external audits/inspections in conjunction with the
Director Corporate EHS.
- Assist with contacting vendors to
coordinate/arrange outside services related to environmental regulations
and/or industrial hygiene, such as audiometric testing, thermographic
testing, hazardous waste disposal, water testing, fire protection system
- Generation of weekly and monthly safety
reports and forward to Director Corporate EHS for review.
- Review, and update of written Job Safety
Analysis for all positions, as necessary.
- Periodic review and assessments of
Personal Protective Equipment and make any necessary recommendations.
- Assists with and/or serves as a backup to
the HR department for workers compensation claims administration.
- Translate safety documents from English
into Spanish to ensure comprehension by the general workforce.
- Comply with all company policies and
procedures including safety rules and Good Manufacturing Practices.
- Maintains records and contracts perinate
to the Safety department, & coordinates appropriate training (first
aid, CPR, AED, work boots orders, etc.). Submits & renews all air,
water, health, and associated permits for the facility.
- Lead the security team and ensure food
- Other duties as assigned.
Bump cap, hearing protection, hair net, beard net, gloves, slip
resistant, steel toe shoes, eye protection, and any other PPE.
Food Defense Responsibilities
Engage in our “if you see something, say something” Food Defense
Program. This will include any necessary training requirements upon hire,
then annually. Employee must follow all aspects of the Food Defense Plan and
have specific training in their area. Responsibilities to include the
- Ensure that there are no chemicals and
non-food grade lubricants or physical contaminants in the processing
areas and report immediately to Supervisor if there is any infraction
- Ensure that no personal belongings are
stored in the processing areas and report immediately to Supervisor if
there is any infraction
- Report immediately to Supervisor if there
are any suspicious activities or anything that seems not normal to you.
- Ensure that employees, visitors, and
contractors, are wearing the Company approved uniform and are following
GMP and any other applicable Company policies. Report immediately to
Supervisor if there is any infraction
- Report immediately to Supervisor if there
is any unescorted visitor or contractor seen in the processing area
- Conduct food defense Mitigation Strategy
Inspection(s) at Actionable Process Steps (upon relevant training),
Quality Assurance Responsibilities
- Good Manufacturing Procedures
- Plant Rules and Regulations
- OSHA Regulations
(All requirements are subject to possible modification to
reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.)
- Climbing: Ascending
or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles, and the like,
using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized.
This factor is important if the amount and kind of climbing required
exceeds that required for ordinary locomotion.
- Stooping: Bending
body downward and forward bending spine at the waist. This factor is
important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of
the lower extremities and back muscles.
- Kneeling: Bending
legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
- Crouching: Bending
the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
- Reaching: Extending
hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
- Standing: Particularly
for sustained periods of time.
- Walking: Moving
about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances.
- Pulling: Using
upper extremities to exert force to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a
- Fingering: Picking,
pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather
than with the whole arm as in handling.
- Grasping: Applying
pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
- Feeling: Perceiving
attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature, or texture by
touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
- Talking: Expressing
or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Includes activities in
which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to
other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
- Hearing: Ability
to hear and comprehend verbal communication. Requires frequent use of
- Vision: Ability
to see for frequent use of computer and working safely in a production
environment. Requires attention to detail when inspecting the plant.
- Repetitive motions: Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands and/or
Degree of physical exertion required for the position
- Light Work: Exerting
up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs. of force
frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move
Environmental conditions the employee will be subject to in this
position. (Check ALL that apply.)
- Inside environmental conditions: Protection from weather conditions, but not necessarily
from temperature changes.
- Noise: There
is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout to be heard above the
ambient noise level.
- Hazard: Includes
a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical
parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places,
exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.
Education/ Experience/ Skills Required
- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and/or
Occupational Health & Safety preferred
- 5-7 years proven industrial safety
- Prior experience in food manufacturing
preferred. Canning facility a plus
- Proficient knowledge of /OSHA General
Industry Safety Orders and accident prevention programs
- Knowledge of environmental regulations
and compliance requirements/procedures
- Ability to create training materials
utilizing various multi-media
- Experience with LMS and IMS Systems
- Proficient computer experience (i.e.,
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SAP etc.)
- Bilingual English/Spanish a plus (able to
read, write, and speak fluently in both languages)
Bumble Bee Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and
gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or
any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local
About Bumble Bee Seafoods
The Bumble Bee Seafood Company is passionately pursuing its
purpose of feeding people’s lives through the power of the ocean. We are an
iconic 120-year-old year-old fishing company that consistently aims to
deliver delicious, healthy and affordable food to consumers while working
hard to find new ways to protect the ocean and those that rely on it. Bumble
Bee is firmly anchored in a commitment to connect the world to the ocean by
re-defining sourcing, producing and enjoying products from and inspired by
Bumble Bee’s full line of seafood and specialty protein products
are marketed in the U.S., Canada and over 50 markets globally under leading
brands including Bumble Bee®, Brunswick®, Clover Leaf®, Snow’s®, Wild
Selections® and Beach Cliff®. For more information about the company, visit
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