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Safety Manager

Company: Orion Talent
Location: Springfield
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Orion Talent, the nation---s largest military recruiting firm, is currently recruiting transitioning or former military professionals for Safety Manager positions with the world---s leading consumer packaged meats, largest pork processor, and hog producer. Position Details Location: Springfield, MA Salary: $90k - $100K plus performance bonus Relocation: A relocation package is available for this role Schedule: 1st Shift 5am --- 3pm Travel: 10% travel. Few times per year for audits at other locations or annual safety meetings Benefits: Up front relocation bonus is given. Our client offers a very competitive salary comparable to experience, as well as an excellent benefits package. Medical/Dental/Vision, 401(K) plan with 7% company match, short term and long-term disability insurance, life insurance options, and much more Position Description As a Safety Manager, you will have overall accountability for the development and implementation of worker safety and health policy and procedures, and environmental compliance programs at the facility. You will be the resident expert regarding worker compensation laws, OSHA industrial workplace requirements, and federal/state/local environmental regulations, and will be the key facility ISO certification representative. Responsibilities will include: --- Manage the safety and health process to ensure compliance with OSHA regulations and company standards. Complete annual reviews of each program, including review and updates of plant procedures. Complete employee exposure surveys throughout the plant as necessary. Encourage health/wellness programs and assist with injury/illness prevention and correction. Track and reduce worker---s compensation costs, absenteeism, and turnover by ensuring quality health care is provided following incidents involving plant workers. Review and monitor all accident investigation reports through to completion, including participation in claim reviews, mediations, and hearings. Key Measurements: Number of OSHA violations, Employee Turnover Rate, Number of Accidents, Costs and Number of Worker---s Compensation claims, FSRMP/EIPMS/SCAP audit results. --- Coordinate facility environmental programs which may include writing and revising the following plans: Asbestos O&M, Risk Management, Emergency Response, Chemical Handling, SPCC, SW3P, Air Compliance/Air Permits and New Chemical Approval. Train facility personnel on Environmental Standard Operating Procedures. Complete and submit applications for environmental permits to agencies in timely manner to ensure no lapse in coverage. Maintain EMS programs, assist in internal EMS audits and address questions and concerns regarding the program. Reporting to plant management on environmental items as requested. Schedule and lead monthly EMS team meetings. Follow company policies and report non-compliance within the facility to appropriate individuals for correction and or re-training. --- Ensure facility compliance with environmental permits and plans including but not limited to wastewater permit, air permit, storm water permit, SPCC Plan. Include report preparation and permit application submission. Ensure facility conformance to ISO 14001 (Environmental Management Systems) program requirements. Provide assistance in achieving company---s sustainability goals including water conservation, energy conservation, zero waste to landfill, food loss, and waste reduction. --- Insert all environmental, ISO, Process Safety Management/Risk Management Plan, and plant Sustainability program documentation into company electronic management systems. Lead/facilitate plant ISO certification management teams, process safety teams, and documentation control requirements. Key Measurements: WEBEMS, SMS, ISO PSM entries updated and action items complete, few or no internal and external audit findings. --- Train production employees and management staff as required by OSHA, environmental permits and environmental/emergency response regulatory programs, and company standards. Key Measurements: Training completed by annual or other established due dates. --- Review capital expense requests, new chemical purchase requests, and other plant changes (i.e., refrigeration system changes, land disturbance, equipment modification) prior to implementation, so environmental, health, and safety program impacts are discussed and required permits/notifications are made to regulatory authorities. --- Key Measurements: Permits received prior to project initiation. --- Understand and facilitate the Process Safety Management/Risk Management Plan program requirements for the ammonia refrigeration system. Lead internal and external release reporting requirements for ammonia and other chemicals to the environment. Key Measurements: proper release reporting policy followed, successful PSM audits, both external and internal Position Requirements --- Bachelor---s degree from a four-year college or university in a field that adds value in the environmental, health and safety field and a minimum of 5 years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience, required. --- Good decision maker and ability to perform in stressful situations, including leading emergency response efforts. --- Detail oriented. --- Self-motivated, result-oriented, focused on meeting deadlines. --- Experienced air, water, waste permitting for industrial plant setting. --- Working knowledge of OSHA regulations, Process Safety Management requirements for ammonia refrigeration. --- Knowledge of the worker---s compensation processes and injury investigation requirements. --- Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals in English. --- Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. --- Demonstrated ability to effectively work on a personal computer, access company programs and files, work in and learn Windows-based database systems, Excel worksheet navigation, word processing programs, Human Resource electronic systems, SAP (preferred), Internet software; manufacturing software. --- Math skills to calculate efficiencies, % reductions, air emissions on a rolling 12-month basis. --- Able to adjust work schedule to cover evening/night shift training of employees, troubleshoot production problems, as determined necessary by Plant Management. --- Travel 10-15% of the time.

Keywords: Orion Talent, Springfield , Safety Manager, Executive , Springfield, Massachusetts

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