Safety Representative in Raeford, NC at Butterball

Date Posted: 6/19/2021

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Job Description

Job Summary:

This role supports the Safety Manager in the oversight of Plant Safety procedures. Develop a proactive safety culture. Contribute to Operational productivity. Help ensure plants profitability by managing risk and loss.  Manage the medical aspects of the safety department.

Essential Functions, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist in providing Safety Engineering Management to include Facility Safety, Behavioral Safety, Personal Safety and Systems Safety
  • Conduct Safety Trainings (Safety Orientation, LOTO, Confined Space, Powered Industrial Truck Safety) as directed for Associates, Supervisors, Managers and Directors
  • Conduct behavioral observations
  • Conduct/Facilitate accident/incident investigations using Root Cause Analysis
  • Perform job safety analysis
  • Must have a good understanding of the machinery used in manufacturing food processing
  • Ability to identify potential behavioral dangers associated with Departmental operations.
  • Requires highly visible presence on the floor, spending approximately 75% of time on the floor
  • Communicate with area associates, supervisors, and managers on current safety and health issues observed
  • Follow up on open issues from inspections, unsafe condition reports and safety work orders
  • Follow up on open issues from associate round tables
  • Promote safety culture through open communication and Star Site values
  • Work with Health Services department on reviewing and investigating injuries
  • Audit Contractors who are working onsite
  • Facilitate, monitor and provide guidance for associate safety, health and ergonomic committee roundtables and meetings 
  • Assist in reviewing and updating training material, safety policies and procedures
  • Review Hazard and Behavioral Audit analysis and trending
  • Ability to work weekends and holidays as required by operational needs
  • The Safety Supervisor performs pre-employment drug screens and physical examinations
  • Reviews symptom surveys for new associates
  • Evaluates, assesses, and treats job-related associate health issues
  • Maintains all associate medical records and workers compensation records
  • Conducts annual hearing examinations
  • Coordinates health fairs
  • Schedules other annual health testing including blood drives
  • Maintains OSHA and Worker’s Compensation data
  • The Safety Supervisor participates in safety- and health-related committees and meetings

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Inspect areas of plant for compliance with Federal, State, Local and Corporate Safety requirements
  • Communicate with Associates on a daily basis
  • Any other duties assigned by Safety Manager as Business Needs may arise
  • Attend Production KPI meetings as needed to provide a safety presence and guidance
  • Communicate status of LDC case rate, TRIR and TIR to departments
  • Maintain Hazardous Material response Equipment and the ability to respond as a member of the Hazardous Materials Response Team, including the ability to wear an air purifying respirator, self-contained breathing apparatus and varied levels of chemical protective clothing
  • Function as a member of the facility’s Incident Command Team, including ability to function as Incident Commander
  • Conduct comprehensive Wall to Wall Safety inspections
  • Conduct atmospheric sampling for airborne contaminants as required by program
  • Calibrate and Test Atmospheric monitoring equipment
  • Complete Noise Monitoring
  • Meet with Product Vendors to evaluate and recommend new safety products for use in the facility
  • Assist Plant Security as requested regarding investigations, assistance, etc.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong knowledge of OSHA, NFPA, Life Safety code, ANSI and NEC regulations
  • Solid understanding of basic of Worker’s Compensation
  • Ability to collaborate with key partners
  • Strong self-initiative
  • Ability to work effectively with limited supervision
  • Ability to manage various priorities simultaneously
  • Ability to drive the Butterball Safety Process throughout the organization
  • Use of computers to communicate, collect and analyze data, and for presentations, proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (i.e., Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Access, etc.) and other operations applications

Education & Experience:

  •  3-5 years of experience in industrial safety and health
  • Previous supervisory experience in a safety position strongly preferred
  • Working knowledge of OSHA, NFPA, NEC, ANSI regulations
  • Knowledge of requirements of VPP and/orStar Site preferred


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