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Environmental Health & Safety Manager

Company: Del Monte Foods, Inc
Location: Hanford
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview:Del Monte Foods, Inc. (DMFI) is a multi-national food company headquartered in Walnut Creek, CA, with a powerful portfolio of brands, including iconic Del Monte-- -, Contadina-- - and College Inn-- -. Our premium-quality meal ingredients, snacks and beverages can be found in six out of ten U.S. households.At Del Monte Foods, we believe in supporting one another. In helping our people shape their own careers - in letting them grow outward, upward and across disciplines. We are tending to the greater good, providing accessible, nourishing, great-tasting food for all. We are Del Monte Foods - Growers of Good.Position Function and Scope:Managerial responsibility for the planning and coordination of all Environmental, Health, and Safety compliance activities within the facility as required by Corporate policies and procedures; Federal, State, and Local regulations; and Industry Standards. Work with Corporate/Regional Environmental and Safety Managers to modify corporate policies and procedures for site-specific accuracy and applicability.The incumbent is responsible for all Environmental, Health, and Safety regulations that apply to the facility and maintaining full compliance. Incumbent manages the activities of other onsite personnel who have environmental, health, and safety responsibilities. Incumbent makes recommended changes to current compliance programs and procedures in order to improve overall conformance with regulatory guidelines and increase employee engagement and adherence to established policies and procedures.The position will be responsible for coordinating regulatory programs and its permitting applications.Incumbent will inspect and evaluate the environment, equipment, and processes in working areas to ensure compliance with government safety regulations and industry standards.Responsibilities:EnvironmentalResponsible for acquiring the requisite knowledge and expertise, to maintain a viable environmental compliance program. Provide training to facility personnel to ensure the facility's compliance with all applicable regulations. Responsible for conducting regular compliance self-assessments of the facility and take corrective actions for deficiencies as appropriate.Responsible for the preparation of all documentation, including environmental reports, plans, permit applications, etc. as required by various regulations, and proper recordkeeping.Develop and maintain environmental compliance calendar.Communicate actions, deficiencies and objectives to facility management staff and as necessary and to the Environmental Service Department, or the Law Department.Review all capital appropriation requests impacting environmental aspects of the facility.Responsible for maintaining a functional reporting relationship to Regional and Corporate Environmental Service professionals.Ensure that all environmental records and inventories are maintained according to regulatory requirements and Del Monte policy.Assist Regional Environmental Managers with technical assistance and environmental audits at other Del Monte facilities.Health & SafetyEnsure compliance with all Health and Safety governmental regulations, OSHA, Cal/OSHA, DOT.Provide direction on all OSHA and related regulations as it relates to safety, for interpreting and implementation.Develop and audit all regulated safety written policies, ensuring all to be timely.Conduct/coordinate all necessary safety training for all required safety related polices and tracking/verifications.Manage the training of employees and managers on all safety and emergency action related corporate policies and procedures on a scheduled basis, and keep detailed training records as required by OSHAManage the coordination of all new hire orientations relative to safety.Manage the facilitation of all safety committee activities and meetings to promote and maintain a safe work environment.Manage the maintenance of all Workers' Compensation requirements and required medical reports etc. with all parties (Corporate, TPA, etc.)Interact with Worker's Compensation Insurance carriers to ensure proper handling of claims in line with plant objectives.Develop programs to reduce injury rates and foster safe working environments.Manage the investigation of all incidents / injuries / occupational illnesses to determine root cause, submit detailed reports as required, and ensure all corrective actions are implemented accordingly.Manage the inspection of facilities, machinery, and safety equipment to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure compliance with OSHA regulations and corporate safety programs.Manage the ongoing maintenance of the "Job Hazard Analysis"-- - documentationManage vendor/contractor safety programs to ensure they are in compliance with corporate safety policies while they are onsiteManage facility security programs.GeneralAssist in the development, implementation and maintenance of Del Monte Foods Quality Systems to assure environmental compliance with quality and food safety requirements.Quality and Food Safety - Overall responsible for finished product quality, food safety and legality, within functional area. Maintains standards and adjust processes to meet Del Monte standards and customer expectations. Assists in the development, implementation, and maintenance of Del Monte Foods Quality Systems to assure compliance with quality and food safety requirements.Other duties as assignedKey Behaviors:GET OUR HANDS DIRTYDig in and understand the business.Stay focused on priorities and drive for results.Pursue goals with purpose and persevere through challenges.CULTIVATE SOLUTIONSImprove processes, products, and services.Take calculated risks to develop effective solutions.Use data and insights to drive business performance.GROW SUCCESS TOGETHERCreate an inclusive environment where everyone feels valued.Collaborate and promote teamwork to achieve individual and shared goals.Hold ourselves and others accountable for commitments.Qualifications:Bachelor of Science Degree in Occupational Safety/Industrial Hygiene/Environmental Science or comparable degree. Non-degreed candidates must have a minimum of 5 years of directly related work experience.5 years minimum of experienceExperience managing/coordinating a behavioral based safety process.Excellent communication skills.Working knowledge of industrial safety.Strong PC-skills relating to spreadsheet, database, and word processing programs.Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills for working with a range of backgrounds and interests.Demonstrated ability to make decisions and be self-directed.Ability to exercise independent judgment and initiative within general company guidelines.High degree of collaboration within team.Excellent administrative and organizational skills.Strong organizational skills with good time management.Proficient in all Microsoft Office programs.Ability to multi-task and prioritize key projects.WE OFFER:Competitive salaryComprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401(k)Del Monte Foods, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, medical condition, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status.ALL RESUMES NEED TO BE SUBMITTED THROUGH TO BE CONSIDERED. Please be advised that your application is not complete until you fill out, sign, and submit an Application for Employment for a specific position for which Del Monte Foods, Inc. is actively recruiting. Your application must reflect that you possess the required qualifications for the position.No sponsorship is available for this position.No agencies or 3rd party vendors.

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