All regulatory compliance for safety in regard to OSHA. Overall responsibility for Safety, Occupational Health, Training and Ergonomics Departments. Overall administration of the preceding departments.
Position at JBS USA Food Company
POSITION TITLE: Safety & Occupational Health Manager
DEPARTMENT: Safety & Occupational Health
PURPOSE & SCOPE
Act as a consultant to management and employees on various safety, training, health and ergonomics issues.
Insure that plant is in compliance with all government and corporate safety standards.
Facilitate numerous training sessions to present employees with new information.
Act as a support person for all production areas of plant.
Review all accidents to determine trends and causes.
Review all capital expenditure requests that have to do with safety.
Perform plant safety audits weekly and perform random inspections of personnel to insure safety.
Review and/or present safety related programs.
Track and schedule safety related training.
Handle all staff development within the safety, health and training areas.
Job performance is measured by General Manager on the basis of injury/illness rates, worker's compensation rates, accomplishment of safety goals and objectives and meeting corporate safety performance objectives.
Direct involvement in interviewing, hiring, promoting and training new employees within areas of expertise.
Make promotion decisions based on the Evaluation Form, interviews and review of previous job performance.
Delegation of tasks and authority is determined by departmentalization.
Direct involvement in disciplinary procedures ranging from verbal warnings to termination.
Administer monthly group meetings and other specialized meetings as need dictates.
Work schedule fluctuates depending on what tasks require the most immediate attention.
Responsible for some of the facilities environmental issues.
Directly involved with all workmen's compensation issues.
Large amount of walking, stair climbing required.
Noise and temperature levels vary depending on which area of the plant manager is located.
Employee will typically work 55-60 hours per week M-F with some Saturday work if necessary.
Minimum High School diploma or GED equivalent.
Bachelor's Degree in Safety, Engineering, Business Administration or Physical Sciences would be beneficial.
Minimum 4-year safety experience, preferably within food processing industry.
CPR/First Aid Training.
National Safety Council training.
Confined Space Training.
OSHA Training Courses.
Program, planning and evaluation techniques.
Statistical analysis skills.
Strong written, verbal and computer skills are essential.
Bilingual communication is important, but not necessary as long as a translator is present.
Communication occurs with anyone in the plant at any time. Written memos are important, as are verbal communications skills on both the interpersonal and technical level.
Various government and OSHA officials.
SUPERVISION OF PERSONNEL:
Assistant Safety Manager
Safety & Occupational Health Admin