GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
Safety Manager will monitor, administer, and promote all aspects of Food
Safety and OSHA compliance.
Operations Department Managers
Resources Department All Hourly Associates
QUALIFICATIONS: The requirements listed below
are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to
perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this job.
- Proficiency in
all MS Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook).
follow-up and organizational skills.
time management and prioritization skills.
managing records, files and sensitive data.
- Knowledge of HACCP
and sanitation principles.
knowledge of USDA/PACA guidelines.
knowledge and understanding of cleaning and sanitation procedures
for distribution centers.
understanding and knowledge of public health (food safety laws and
regulations), codes, and regulations.
communication and interpersonal skills.
- Able to work
under minimal supervision and have experience managing projects.
- Proven ability
to maintain confidentiality, demonstrated ethical behavior and
integrity and sound, logical judgment.
- Must be able to
work with all levels within the organization, engaging all levels of
employees and ability to work effectively with a team.
- Ability to
motivate, lead and influence various levels of the organization.
- Ability to
handle multiple tasks.
- Strong working
knowledge of laws affecting workplace safety (OSHA).
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
- High school
degree required; bachelor degree in Food Science or Food Technology,
or closely related field preferred.
- Minimum of 1
year supervisory experience.
- 2-5 years of
plant or operations quality/food safety/sanitation experience.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Responsible for
personal professional development using company and external
- Responsible for
compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations as it
pertains to food safety. Adhere to and administer and enforce all
food safety company policies and procedures.
- Ensures all
safety requirements related to sanitation are met including proper
chemical storage and disposal, MDSA, PPE and procedures.
- Assists in the
development and implementation of standards, policies and procedures
related to sanitation and pest control.
- Enhances and
supports SOP/HACCP training materials/programs to ensure structure,
consistency and alignment with corporate objectives.
performs verification audits to ensure the programs are working
- Develop and
train associates in safety programs to maintain COMPANY safety
standards and compliance with federal or state regulations.
compliance of Company’s Safety Program.
policies, plans and procedures required by OSHA.
- Ensure safety
enforcement by department managers.
monthly Safety Committee and Steering Committee meetings and
Operating Company safety inspections of work areas and follow-up to
ensure deficiencies are corrected.
investigating procedures, medical counseling, associate
communications and money management strategies to minimize lost time
and work-related injury and auto liability costs
industrial hygiene and ergonomic studies and implement solutions to
identified problem areas.
- Manage the
process of keeping current all Operating Company written safety
information, plans, programs, practices, and procedures.
- Maintain all
OSHA documentation and incident/accident/injury reports.
- Develop and
implement safety standard operating procedures and Job Safety
Analysis for all Operating Company departments.
COMPANY processes, equipment and facilities as they apply to safety
- Perform all
administrative duties for department.
- Conform to all
safety rules and use all appropriate safety equipment.
- Weekends and
Overtime may be required.
- Good attendance
and adherence to work schedule.
- Adherence to
all Good Manufacturing Practices, Company Policies, Code of Conduct
and Safety procedures.
- Other duties as
Ø This job description in no way
states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the
employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to
follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other
job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give
instructions or assignments.
Physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an
associate to perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential functions of this job. An individual should contact
their supervisor or the human resources department if they believe that
an accommodation is needed.
- Stand for
extended periods of time, bend, stoop, reach, push, pull, squat,
turn body, and walk.
- Lift and move
cases (selecting product and placing on a pallet) ranging in weight
up to 55 lbs continuously to and from
heights ranging from floor to knee, waist, shoulder, and overhead.
- Use hands and
fingers to peel and stick labels on cases.
- Handle and feel
objects and/or equipment controls; reach with hands and arms.
- Must have the
ability to talk and hear; must be able to hear warning horns on
moving machinery and equipment.
- Specific vision
abilities required to perform this job include close and distance
vision, depth perception, color vision, peripheral vision, and the
ability to adjust focus.
- Must exhibit a
high level of endurance, energy, and strength to successfully perform
performing the duties of this job, an associate regularly works near
moving mechanical apparatus and is regularly exposed to vibration and
moderate to high noise levels. The work environment includes congested
and high traffic areas, slippery floors, working alongside forklifts,
single pallet jacks, electric walk behind jacks and hand carts. Walking
and working is done on concrete flooring. Some duties are performed in
the warehouse and will require work to be done in varying climates.
Temperatures range from zero in the coolers to 95 degrees Fahrenheit or
above outdoors. The shift end-time fluctuates with the employer’s daily
needs. The associate occasionally works in high and precarious places.
All applicants must complete
the online application to be considered. A resume does not substitute for
the online application or any of its parts.
MUST PROVIDE SALARY
EXPECTATIONS/REQUIREMENTS TO BE CONSIDERED.