Complex Safety Manager
case farms
 Dudley, NC

Requisition Number: COMPL02518

COMPLEX SAFETY MANAGER

Primary Function:

Leads an assigned department/production team in a high volume, fast paced plant environment

Responsible for all facets of the day-to-day operations. Serves as front-line management, accountable for all factors related to the functioning of the department.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

Ensure that Case Farms’ environmental, health and safety (EHS) procedures and standards are followed.

Conduct and lead frequent plant walkdowns with hourly and salaried employees to identify hazardous conditions and address unsafe behaviors.

Foster open communication to include listening and relating well to all levels of employees in order to create an open and engaging environment.

Lead plant Safety Committees and encourage employee engagement in the improvement process.

Manage regulatory compliance including: OSHA, EPA, DOL, WC, Fire Prevention and Loss Control.

Measure plant performance including incident trend analysis and implement improvement plans.

Participate on EHS audit teams to identify performance improvement opportunities.

Ensure delivery of EHS training for new hires, develop new training as needed and organize annual training schedule.

Lead incident investigations including “root cause analysis” and implement corrective actions.

Responsible for preparing, maintaining, and updating EHS related procedures, manuals and reports.

Develops a thorough knowledge of all plant processes and equipment.

Perform other duties as may be assigned by management.

Requirements:

Minimum of an associate degree in an EHS related field with 3 to 5 years of proven safety management experience in a food production or manufacturing setting.

CPR/First Aid/AED trained; other relevant OSHA/EPA training.

Good project management, organizational and strong PC skills.

Independent, self-starter with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Ability to work in cross-functional teams with sound decision-making.

Passion for people and the ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Familiarity with Behavioral Based Safety programs and concepts.

Professional EHS related certification or a commitment to become certified in the near future.

Physical Requirements:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, if applicable.

Ability to work in a fast-paced, constantly-changing work environment

Ability to stand, sit, squat, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, stretch, walk, reach, twist, bend, grasp, use hands and fingers, handle objects or controls, talk, hear

Agility to negotiate around moving machinery and people

Physical capabilities required in given department/assigned areas

Case Farms is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Case Farms participates in the E-Verify system and uses tools made available by the federal government to confirm employment eligibility of all team members. Persons offered employment are required to provide documentation proving their employment eligibility, and all offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of the E-Verify process.

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