Clemens Food Group

  • Safety Specialist

    Job Locations US-PA-Middletown
    Requisition ID
    2018-11436
    # of Openings Remaining
    1
    Employment Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    1st Shift
  • Overview

    The Safety Specialist will assist in the development of and direction of the implementation of the Company's safety program. This position will recommend measures to reduce or eliminate industrial accidents and hazards as well as monitor and ensure compliance with OSHA guidelines and regulations and established Company policies and procedures.

    Responsibilities

    Regulatory Compliance Management

     

    Serve as the technical expert in policies and programs to comply with OSHA regulations

     

    Review OSHA log and recommend corrections to Safety Manager / Worker Compensation Manager

     

    Provide required information to the Bureau of Labor Statistics

     

    Assist with OSHA investigations and OSHA on-site visits

     

    Develop and update safety training content (PIT, LOTO, etc)

     

    Facilitate air sampling, review results and coordinate corrective action if needed

     

    Serve as first responder to emergencies (fires, etc)

     

    Identify exempt and non-exempt Team Members requiring compliance training for blood borne pathogen, respiratory protection, etc.

     

    Schedule required safety trainings  annually (fire extinguisher, confined space, fall protections, etc.)

     

    Maintain and update monthly safety training topics for operations

     

    Develop, updated and faciliate Farm specific safety training (Animal handling, tractor safety, etc.)

     

    Audit LOTO procedure database for accuracy and assist in development of LOTO procedures as necessary

     

    Review all SDS's for new chemicals in the facility and update chemical management system as needed

     

    Focus on customizing and "implementing" existing CFG safety policies/programs to reflect specific risk at the Farms

     

    Serve as first responder to emergencies (ammonia, fires, etc)

     

    Ensure compliance recordkeeping (e.g., hot work permits, confined spaces entry, etc.)

     

    Maintain and audit HazCom program and make updates as needed

     

    Perform periodic audit of onsite contractors

    Process Improvement and Program Management

     

    Serve as technical expert on internal key expectations audits

     

    Provide training to new safety trainers

     

    Facilitate onboarding safety training

     

    Analysis incidence data, prioritize and formulate implementation plan for improvement

     

    Generate and distribute weekly safety results and provide trending and analysis

     

    Review, update, and audit new operation SOPs

     

    Leverage resources with insurance broker/ carrier

     

    Review new equipment set-up/ layout designs and provide recommendations prior to approval as needed

     

     

     

    Serve as technical resource on Operations safety teams

     

    Serve as technical resource on fire prevention team

     

    Benchmark industry and provide recommendations on best practices

     

     

    Coaching / Engagement

     

    Serve as safety resource for Hatfield, Emmaus and Farm locations

     

    Proactive engagement with Team Members and Supervisors in their work environment

     

    Coach and support supervisors on safety awareness, day-to-day  observations of safety related behaviors and conditions

     

    Coach and support leaders of internal safety teams

     

    Serve as resource for incident investigations

     

    Audit safety check-list in operation area and provide recommendations as needed

     

    Gather / share key learnings across organization

    Team CFG

     

    Participate in panel interviews as safety representative

     

    Serve as plant tour guide as needed

     

    Participate in operations meetings as necessary

     

    Safety engagement with outside customers

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Safety, Ergonomics or a related field
      Minimum of 2-3 years of applied Health & Safety work experience
      High level of nterpersonal skills to work effectively with others 
      Willingness to work flexible schedule including evenings
      Competency in Microsoft Office Suite.

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