EMT/Safety Representative - Evening Shift in Raeford, NC at Butterball

Date Posted: 2/12/2020

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Job Description

HEALTH SERVICES EMT & Safety Representative

This is an Evening Shift position (usually 3:30 pm to 12 midnight)

Job Summary:

Provide EMT support for treatment of associates for injuries/incidents.

Plan, direct, and implement occupational health and safety programs to ensure a positive, safe, healthy, and incident-free work environment.  Implements, manages and monitors safety programs, policies, and procedures that meet OSHA and other applicable requirements. Evaluates the organization's procedures, facilities and equipment by conducting inspections to identify unsafe conditions and to implement safeguards and solutions. Ensures the organization complies with all current safety regulations and that all employees are aware of safety requirements and are prepared to follow safety procedures. Collects data and reports on all safety and accident events.  Develops a proactive safety culture. Contributes to Operational productivity. Helps ensure plants profitability by managing risk and loss.  Areas of specialty for this position, while having a general knowledge company-wide, will focus on compliance monitoring and reporting in all areas of the company.

Essential Functions, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide EMT support for treatment of associates for injuries/incidents, assist in trend analysis
  • Assist in providing safety engineering management to include facility safety, behavioral safety, personal safety and systems safety
  • Conduct safety Training (New Employee Orientation, contractor orientation, LOTO, Confined Space Entry, Powered Industrial trucks safety, etc.)
  • Monitor and provide guidance for departmental safety committee meetings
  • Perform job safety analysis on all positions
  • Working understanding of the machinery used in manufacturing food processing
  • Ability to identify potential behavioral dangers associated with Departmental operations
  • Visible presence on the floor looking for non-compliance issues
  • Communicate with area associates, supervisors, and managers on current safety and health issues observed
  • Conduct Accident Investigations using Root cause analysis
  • Follow up on open issues from inspections and associate round table meetings
  • Inspect areas of plant for compliance with all federal, state and local standards
  • Promote safety culture through open communication and Star Site values
  • Communicate with floor safety monitors daily
  • Work with Health Services department on reviewing and investigating injuries
  • Audit Contractors who are working onsite
  • Any other duties assigned by safety Manager or Emergency issues that might arise for the day
  • Facilitate associate safety and ergonomic Round tables
  • Attend Production KPI’s to provide a safety presence
  • Assist in maintaining emergency response Equipment
  • Conduct Comprehensive Wall to Wall Inspections
  • Attend/Facilitate safety and Health Committee meetings
  • Review and update training material
  • Assist in reviewing and updating safety policies and procedures for Facility
  • Conduct and Review behavioral observation and hazard identification audits
  • Conduct industrial hygiene sampling, i.e., atmospheric monitoring, noise mapping, etc.
  • Calibrate and test Atmospheric monitoring equipment
  • Meet with Product Vendors to evaluate new safety product for use in the facility
  • Respond to emergency situations involving the usage and wearing of chemical protective clothing, respiratory protective equipment and other required personal protective equipment.  Must always be able to maintain an effective seal with respiratory protective equipment.
  • Ability to conduct and document Job Safety Analysis

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of OSHA, NFPA, NEC, ANSI regulations
  • VPP and Star Site implementation preferred

Education & Experience: 

  • BS Degree in Occupational Safety, Health, Environmental Sciences or related scientific or technical field preferred.
  • Minimum Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Licensed within State of North Carolina (CPR/AED Training)
  • Minimum 3 years of progressive environmental, industrial, health, and/or safety experience required

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Working Environment:

  • Frequent time in cold and wet industrial environment required
  • May require long periods of time on feet
  • May require a lot of walking
  • Must be able to read reports, evaluate data, and use computer.
  • Some long hours and weekend work may be required.

Physical Demands

  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Specific vision includes close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus. Must be able to distinguish colors.
  • Frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.


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