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Safety Specialist - B Shift

Company: Seaboard Triumph Foods
Location: Sioux City
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

SUMMARY: The Safety Specialist is responsible for overseeing compliance issues under local, state, and federal agency control for Health and Safety management. The Safety Specialist will work closely with management to ensure areas of risk management continue to be monitored and managed within set standards.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: This list is not intended to be all-inclusive and other duties may be assigned.Administer all STF safety programs.Monitor, train and audit EPA and OSHA compliance.Review all safety training materials.Provides training to the production employees and management.Creates, supports and implements strategies to establish and improve safety compliance.Participate in safety committee meetings, inspections and audits.Conducts compliance and safety audits; performs incident investigations; root cause analysis and identification of corrective action plans.Conducts job hazard analysis for ergonomic improvements and soft tissue injury prevention.Participate in internal audits for compliance to OSHA standards, company programs, policies and procedures.Ensure safety work rules, policies and procedures are being followed plant wide.Respond and provide assistance to all emergency situations.Keep up-to-date on new safety methods and procedures to applicable codes and regulations.Be a participant in the facility's HazMat team.Able to be flexible with schedule at times to cover staff vacations, leaves, etc.Other duties as assigned by Safety ManagerQUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the work environment, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required or preferred. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred (safety, ergonomics, or physical sciences) plus 3-5 years' experience working with OSHA standards or the combination of education and experience that enables performance in all aspects of the position, including supervisory experience.COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively manage time and meet all specified deadlines.LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents in the English language such as safety files, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Must be able to effectively communicate with USDA, production and management personnel.MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to apply mathematical applications to practical situations.REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to use computers and all standard programs used by the industry and the ability to learn and effectively use any and all other computer programs that are or will be made available. Must have excellent organizational skills and be detail oriented. Must hold a valid driver's license due to business travel.PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to move about the facility. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger; handle; or feel/hold objects; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; speak; hear taste and smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will be required to be physically capable of being on the facility's HazMat team.WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to cold/hot and/or humid conditions. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, cold/hot temperature and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. The work environment includes climate extremes found in all areas of plant operations.

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