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Safety Manager

Company: Key Staffing
Location: Hanford
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

Key Staffing is looking for a Food/Safety Manager in Hanford, CA! This position is a direct hire opportunity offering competitive salary and benefits.


Manages plant environmental, health, and safety programs to ensure a safe andaccident-free work environment. Implements company safety concepts to engage management and employee to drive towards world-class performance. Plans and/or delivers programs to train managers and employees in work site safety practices. Promotes plant safety by working with all departments to analyze current situation and recommend safety improvements. Analyzes accident data to identify trends and accident types that can be prevented. Develop, coordinate and implement quality, cost effective programs in the area of Risk Management; Health and Safety Management; Environmental Management; Training and Education Management and Security/Loss Control Management for the facility.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for all aspects of EHS, including OSHA, and environmental record keeping, safety action item register, safety conference calls, safety audits, and accident investigations ensuring compliance with all company, state and federal policy and procedure.
  • Responsible for developing safety and environmental goals for the functions above.
  • Responsible for developing, with the VP of Risk Management, a capital project list to ensure OSHA compliance and hazard elimination. Monitors all safety related capital expenditures to ensure that they are compatible with corporate objectives and state and federal safety legislation.
  • Partners with leadership and staff on policy development and in achieving loss control objectives and performing safety audits.
  • Serves as or obtains safety expertise for the various plant functions in dealings with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
  • Reviews Supervisors' Reports of Injury to ensure completeness and that appropriate action is taken to prevent recurrence. Audits to ensure all injuries are properly reported.
  • Develop programs and procedures to assist department managers in complying with Federal/EPA and State of California laws dealing with Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know laws, including also the Hazard Communication Program as it pertains to Company employees.
  • Ensure the facility complies with CalOSHA and environmental laws and regulations and corporate safety and environmental programs.
  • Develop and implement processes to reduce the injury rate. Specific programs to include the establishment of a " key concept" behavioral-based program, supervisor training, JSAs, and proactive safe practices.
  • Administer and monitor security/loss control policies as they relate to employee, visitor, transportation and contractor activities while on plant properties.
  • Coordinate the plant safety effort and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements and company policies and procedures. Actively interact with employees to promote safe acts.
  • Anticipate, identify, and evaluate hazardous conditions and practices.
  • Develop, implement, and administer hazard control methods, procedures, programs.
  • Conduct and/or facilitate safety and environmental programs and CalOSHA required training and certifications.
  • Conduct, measure and audit environmental & safety programs, inspections and compliance reports
  • All other duties as assigned.
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
    • Knowledge of Continuous Improvement Methodology
    • Knowledge of regulatory requirements
    • Possess high leadership and team building skills
    • Knowledge of environmental compliance
    • Ability to lead, direct and supervise the work of others.
    • Ability to read blueprints, drawings, plans
    • Must be well organized and able to prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Ability to interpret a variety of technical information in mathematical and/or narrative form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
    • Ability to work nights and weekends, depending on the demands of the business.
      Physical Demands and Work Environment:
      • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. More than half of the typical work day will be spent in the production and grounds of the facility.
      • Position works in an office environment within a food production facility. This position must be able to work in areas that are hot or cold, surfaces may be slippery, climb ladders/stairs.
      • The employee frequently is required to walk, stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, and feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, and crouch.
      • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust and focus.
      • When working in the plant, the work environment has moderate noise levels.
        Position Qualifications:
        • Bachelor' s Degree in Safety, Business Management, Organizational Development, related discipline or equivalent experience in a meat processing facility.
        • Experience developing safety programs including working through high performance teams to successfully implement initiatives.
        • Demonstrated experience with Environmental Compliance.
          Key Staffing is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing qualified applicants consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other applicable federal or state-protected classification. Associated topics: climate, environmental, fault, gauge, hazard, hospital, nursing, safe, scba, waste

Keywords: Key Staffing, Hanford , Safety Manager, Executive , Hanford, California

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