Sr. Safety Manager in Underwood, IA at Jack Link's

Date Posted: 10/21/2018

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    Underwood, IA
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Job Description

Jack Link’s Protein Snacks began with treasured family recipes passed from generation to generation, transforming a small North Woods business into one of the fastest-growing meat snack manufacturers in the world. Over the years, as consumer demand for convenient, high-quality snack foods increased, so has the company’s product offerings. Today Jack Link’s is the fastest-growing meat snack manufacturer in the world, and sells more than 100 different meat snack products in more than 40 countries. The Link family principles and traditions remain the same: hard work, integrity and a commitment to earn consumer respect by delivering the best-tasting meat snacks in the world.

We are seeking a safety manager in our distribution center to maintain a world-class safety organization, where safety is highly valued and safe behaviors are consistently applied. This includes support and implementation of the "Safety Links" program, including all company injury prevention activities, general awareness campaigns, OSHA required compliance programs and other behavioral based safety programs as required.

Specifically, as our Sr. Safety Manager, you will: 

  • Work with location management to implement all aspects of the company safety program, "Safety Links"
  • Ensure compliance with all OSHA and other Federal, State and Local safety rules and regulations
  • Review hazard analysis, compliance and safety audits at locations of responsibility
  • Lead a behavioral-based safety program
  • Encourage and assist all departments to implement strategies that build awareness and create enthusiasm around safety
  • Assist Corporate Safety Director with implementation of company-wide safety programs
  • Support location to educate department managers, supervisors and leads on safety topics so they are able to deliver safety training and coaching in their respective departments.
  • Ensure locations are identifying root causes of work related injuries and illnesses and implementing methods to eliminate causes.
  • Attend training and seminars on current Health and Safety regulations and Programs.
  • Work with human resources to coordinate return to work and light duty.
  • Assist location human resources, supervisors and managers with team member counseling and discipline related to unsafe acts
  • Provide coaching on safety work rules, policies, procedures, etc.
  • Identify needed improvements to existing programs; continuously improve the quality of all support activities.
  • Perform any and all other duties that may be assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Safety or related degree preferred. Equivalent combination of education and experience considered.
  • Have experience managing safety within a distribution center/warehouse environment with particular attention to forklift safety and ergonomics.
    Experience with a Safety or Risk Management Information System is desirable.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish is desirable.
  • Previous experience using Alchemy Training and Coaching system.

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