The Safety & Security Manager effectively develops and implements programs, practices, and procedures to reduce the frequency and severity of accidental loss in the areas of workers’ compensation, general liability, and property; ensure facility compliance with federal, state, and local regulations which are designed to protect the human, financial, and physical assets of the company; creates a company-wide safety culture through continuous safety training, risk assessments, behavior modification and the safety management program.
Experience in a manufacturing plant/facility is strongly preferred.
- Responsible for the leadership and administration of all facility safety policies and all accident/incident investigations.
- Conducts claims investigations and evaluates risk management claims information to identify significant hazards and loss trends; identifies and recommends preventive measures and corrective actions.
- Evaluate risks and develops guidelines for roles, training and rewards for the management system in the areas of employee safety (behaviors, conditions that lead to accidents); industrial hygiene (noise, lead exposure, hazard communication, etc.); property protection (fire suppression systems, inspection procedures, etc.); post Injury and General Claims Management (all lines); OSHA compliance (lockout/tag-out, confined space entry, fall protection, OSHA record keeping, etc.); contractors; and job safety analysis, etc.
- Provide guidance and expertise regarding the Health and Safety programs.
- Work alongside the Wellness Center team to assist with safety incidents and worker’s comp claims.
- Assist management with the development and implementation of management accountability system for safety and health initiatives.
- Establish and maintain active safety committees with hourly associate involvement.
- Participate in safety inspections, observations, and incident investigations.
- Monitor all loss control activities through routine meetings with Safety Manager and associates.
- Provide continuous improvement and loss reduction programs related to health and safety.
- Act as liaison with OSHA inspections and correspondence.
- Stay abreast of developments in industrial safety and hygiene fields.
- Responsible for the management of contract security personnel and hourly Safety Lead associate.
- Maintains, chairs, and ensures the effectiveness and broad representation of safety committees; provides regulations and technical consultation regarding health and safety issues to employees, vendors, and facility visitors.
- Develops programs to ensure the Company’s compliance with federal, state, and local safety-related regulations, in addition to other environmental health, safety, and loss prevention standards and guidelines.
- Performs regular physical inspections of Company grounds, buildings, equipment, and operations; identifies hazards and incidents of regulatory non-compliance, and recommends corrective measures.
- Provides ongoing safety and loss prevention training to various Company departments to reduce the frequency and severity of accidental losses.
- Performs other duties as assigned
- The ideal candidate will be an experienced Safety Manager (manufacturing industry) with documented success of safety results and extensive knowledge of worker’s comp.
- Superior Relationship Management Skills – Excels at developing, inspiring, and influencing others without sacrificing accountability.
- Aggressive Self-Starter – The ideal candidate must naturally aspire to surpass benchmarks, exceed goals, and understand that the facility’s safety results are directly affected by your passion, commitment, resourcefulness, resilience and leadership.
- High Energy – Desire to Exceed All Targets. The ideal candidate is a natural leader, motivator, and change agent with extraordinary leadership and people skills,
- Technology – Must possess complete proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
- Have excellent communication and change management skills.
- Ability to resolve safety and worker’s comp issues in a tactful and diplomatic manner.
- Proficient in leading meetings utilizing detail visual aids to reflect department performance metrics.
- Key Leadership Competencies aligned with PERDUE’S VISION, PURPOSE & VALUE in addition to Action Oriented, Directing Others, Priority Setting, Quality Decision Making, Process Management.
- Position requires the ability to move throughout the complex and all facilities.
- Exposure consists of wet and moist floors which include metal and plastic grating surfaces.
- May be exposed to temperatures of 28 degrees to 100 degrees Fahrenheit with both ambient and 100% humidity.
- May handle product 25 degrees to 50 degrees Fahrenheit.
- May be exposed to noise ranges of 50 db to 110 db
- May be exposed to all chemicals used in poultry, food, processing facility.
- Must be able to climb vertical heights (0 – 150’) carrying tools and equipment (0 – 50 lbs.).
- Must wear and use protective and safety equipment required for the job as directed by the Company.
- May need to move equipment occasionally.
- May need to access files, supplies and equipment. Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce
- Must be available to work any shift and any weekday or weekend and on-call as needed/required.
- Bachelor’s degree in Safety or related studies preferred.
- OSHA 30-Hour (General Industry preferred)
- Professional Safety License preferred
Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
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