JBS USA SAFETY COORDINATOR in Plainwell, Michigan

POSITION SUMMARY : The Safety Coordinator will be responsible for providing assistance to the safety and health efforts of the Operations as directed by the Complex Safety Manager and Safety Specialist.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned

  1. Help identify and anticipate safety and health concerns and hazards by surveying environmental, operational, and occupational conditions; assessing new equipment and procedures; investigating violations.

  2. Promotes safe work performance.

  3. Complies with Federal, State and Local safety regulations.

  4. Enforces safety policies by conducting audits and counseling employees.

  5. Promotes a safe environment.

  6. Maintains safety information database.

  7. Contributes to safety team projects and activities.

  8. Assists the Complex Safety Manager maintain and provide Management, Supervisors and employees with information on all government safety regulations and changes to procedures that have an impact on our environment and their jobs.

  9. Other duties as required by management and supervisor.

EXPECTATIONS – all Team Members

  • Observe & enforce all company personnel, quality, safety, and food safety policies.

  • Maintains a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you work effectively and cooperatively with customers, clients, coworkers, and leadership teams.

  • Participates in process improvement and problem solving utilizing continuous improvement and rational thinking methodologies and participates in or supports the E$P program

  • Recognizes and acts on incidents and safety risks. Consistently practices, and enforces safe work habits and drives those habits throughout the organization

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required.

  • Knowledge of general safety policies and procedures in addition to plant processes

  • Ability to work without direct supervision

  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule.

  • Must be able to spend the majority of work schedule in the production area

  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • To perform this job successfully, applicant must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Disabled Encouraged to Apply