Safety Representative in Raeford, NC at Butterball

Date Posted: 8/16/2018

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The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of what is required of personnel so classified. They do not imply or establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.  

Incumbents in this position are expected to perform the essential functions, tasks, duties, responsibilities, and physical requirements of this role with or without reasonable accommodation within the described work environment.  

Butterball, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the fair and impartial treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without regard to gender, age, race, religion, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, military/veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, or any other status protected by law.

 

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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