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Field Safety Specialist

Company: CF Industries
Location: Sergeant Bluff
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

At CF Industries, our mission is to provide clean energy to feed and fuel the world sustainably. Our employees are focused on safe and reliable operations, environmental stewardship, and disciplined capital and corporate management. By joining CF, you will be part of a team that brings their varied experiences, wide-ranging knowledge and diverse talents together to deliver important work and you'll be able to pursue complex, exciting opportunities that help you continue to grow and achieve your potential in different areas. You'll take pride in working for a company that lives its values and where you can be yourself at work, as part of an authentic team that encourages you to share your views and opinions. Our eight manufacturing complexes in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, an unparalleled storage, transportation and distribution network in North America, and logistics capabilities enabling a global reach underpin our strategy to leverage our unique capabilities to accelerate the world's transition to clean energy.
Environmental, Health & Safety
Job Summary:
The Field Safety Specialist is responsible for ensuring that Team Members have the skills, knowledge, and training to effectively implement the corporate and facility EHS policies. Planning, coordinating, communicating, and facilitating are major responsibilities of this position. This position will work directly with the maintenance and production technicians upwards of 90% in efforts to bolster effective safety programs and strive for a culture of safety excellence. This position will assist with the Emergency Response Plan and Emergency Response Team responsibilities.
Job Description:
1. Have the creativity and ability to modify cultures or mindsets to improve safety performance.
2. Participate in site audits and work with plant personnel to help address any deficiencies.
3. Facilitate the coordination and delivery of safety meetings, safety tours and safety trainings.
4. Assist in the implementation of new safety-related programs and maintenance of safety equipment.
5. Monitor daily plant activities to assist with questions or concerns, address safety concerns and implementing acceptable safety practices/conditions.
6. Train others on procedures and periodically audit for compliance.
7. Foster discussion and feedback from site operational teams on potential new safety programs or initiatives.
8. Support the site Emergency Response Team and the Incident Command System.
9. Hold morning safety discussions with plant personnel to discuss various safety topics.
10. Is involved in daily Job Hazard Analysis of high-risk activities to help ensure safety issues are addressed.
11. Work with site leadership in the development of effective Safety Training Programs.
12. Participate in incident investigations to identify root causes and assist with resolving action items.
13. Conduct daily safety rounds/audits of major and routine CF Team Member and contractor work activities throughout the facility and especially in designated areas of the facility.
14. Conduct physical plant safety assessments (audits) on a regular schedule to ensure compliance with CF and regulatory requirements and to develop an understanding of improvement opportunities.
15. Assist plant supervision/management in initiating appropriate controls (engineering, administrative, PPE) to reduce exposures to the lowest levels feasible.
16. Support turnarounds and plant outages, which may include working nights, weekends, and holidays.
17. Other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements:
1. Safety degree, certification or related technical undergraduate degree preferred.
2. Requires a minimum of one (1) year relevant work experience in safety field. Three (3) years' experience as a safety professional is desired.
3. Experience in a plant manufacturing setting.
4. Basic knowledge or experience in Process Safety Management (PSM); experience in a PSM regulated facility preferred.
5. Knowledge of state, local and U.S. Government regulations (OSHA, EPA, etc.).
6. Exposure to project management and implementation.
7. Effective organizational, time management and communication skills.
8. Good interpersonal and influential skills.
9. Strong computer-related skills.
10. Strong analytical, troubleshooting, and decision-making skills.
11. Self-motivated in advancing to the highest level possible.
12. Experience in Incident Command (IC) Systems and emergency preparedness/response preferred.

  • CF Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
    • Employees in the US can learn more about their rights by viewing the federal "EEO is the Law" poster (PDF) and others as detailed below: Pay Transparency
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      • Employees in Canada can learn more about their rights by viewing the "Canadian Human Rights Act".
        If you need any assistance seeking a job opportunity at CF Industries, or if you need reasonable accommodation with the application process, please call 847-405-2400 or contact us at

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