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Representative, Safety

Company: Specialty Foods Group
Location: Owensboro
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Safety RepresentativeSpecialty Foods Group, LLC - Owensboro, KYSummary:The Safety Representative provides full-time environmental health and safety support to the operations and will ensure that all practices follow Specialty Foods Group, LLC regulatory requirements. This individual will work to create and enforce a culture of safety within the company, implement programs, policies, and assessments to ensure the company follows all federal and internal health and safety rules. This position works closely with manufacturing, maintenance, and other staff teams. The individual in this role will spend time on the plant floor and in the office. Typical work hours are first shift but shall be on call to provide guidance and support as needed; may occasionally work 2nd shift.Responsibilities:Assists the EHS Manager in data collection necessary for preparing, monitoring, and maintaining all records and reports that pertain to safety, health, and environment (i.e., OSHA Log, Annual Summary Log, Audit Fuel usage inventory logs and natural gas usage logs, fire extinguisher, alarm system, and equipment inspection and testing records).Works with the EHS Manager on developing OSHA and environmental related programs as needed.Works with HR to create and maintain policies and procedures related to health and safety programs.Maintains a presence on the production floor to identify potential causes for incidents through facility inspections and assure all company related safety rules are being followed.Completes facility inspections related to Ground Water Protection and Spill Prevention Plans.Ensures all OSHA and Environmental required training is scheduled and completed (i.e. Ammonia Refrigeration training, powered industrial truck training, evacuations, fire extinguisher, LOTO, HazCom, Bloodborne pathogens, hearing conservation, PPE, etc.)Assists in all required safety testing, is scheduled, and performed (i.e., Hearing test, respirator fit testing, audiometric level testing, air quality testing.)Completes required PPE assessments to assure all employees are wearing proper PPE.Conducts Job Safety Analysis and assist the production team in developing SOP's.Assists in monthly inspection and cleaning of all Hazmat Team & Ammonia Refrigeration PPE; coordinates annual testing of equipment as required by OSHA.Reviews and follows up on incident investigation, root cause analysis, and trend analysis.Assists the EHS Manager and Refrigeration Manager in maintaining proper documentation for the Risk Management Plan and the Process Safety Management Plan (PSM).Inputs and tracks safety related work orders using the E-Maintenance system, utilizing the system reports for incident investigations when necessary.Acts as a member of the Food Defense team and assists in coordinating the Food Defense meetings and agendas; coordinates with the HR Manager on food defense related plant activities.Assists in the monthly safety committee meetings and maintains list of follow-up issues and creates agendas/meeting minutes.Responsible for maintaining training records in the Alchemy system and running reports as necessary.Participates as a Hazmat Team member.Transports employees as needed to work health because of an injury and/or required annual testing. (Hearing, Respiratory Physicals)Maintains safety cabinet supplies.Completes daily Opacity readingsQualifications:Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Health and Safety or related field OR 2+ year of relevant job experienceKnowledgeable of OSHA regulations and compliance.Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.Must have above average computer skills in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.Certified in First Aid, OSHA, and CPR or ability to be certified within six (6) months; OSHA 30Hr CertificateBenefitsWe reward our team members with compensation and benefits above the competition, including three health care options (including an HSA), two dental options, two vision options, a very competitive 401(k) plan (with two different company match components), and several other supplemental benefits (including a generous tuition reimbursement program).PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSWhile performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.About UsSpecialty Foods Group LLC a division of Indiana Packers Corporation (IPC) is a fully integrated retail, foodservice and private label producer of fresh and processed meats based in Delphi, Indiana. Since the start of operations in 1991, we have experienced rapid growth from a single pork processing company into a multi-plant diversified producer of fresh and processed meats, with locations throughout America's Heartland and revenues of approximately $1.5B. We are best known for our national brand Kentucky Legend (the best-selling quarter-sliced ham in the United States) as well as a number of well-known regional brands, including Indiana Kitchen, Fischer's, Field, Mickelberry's, Kentuckian Gold, and Scott Pete. We now have processing facilities in Delphi & Frankfort, Indiana; Holland, Michigan; and Owensboro, Kentucky.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and values diversity. Our EOE policy not only prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any protected category under state, local or federal law, but also reflects our commitment to making all employment decisions without regard to an individual's membership in a protected class. This policy relates to all phases of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, employment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, termination, rates of pay and other forms of compensation, selection for training, the use of all facilities, and participation in company-sponsored employee activities. As part of its equal opportunity policy, we also take affirmative action in accordance with applicable laws to ensure that women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities have opportunities to join and progress within the Company.#LI-MB1

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