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Health & Safety Specialist

Company: Saputo Inc.
Location: Reedsburg
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

At Saputo, our best comes from our people. We're a talented and caring team with a longstanding history of excellence. Since our first days delivering cheese on a bicycle, we've grown into a leading global dairy processor by staying true to the culture that defines us. Each of our employees is committed to uphold our tradition of care, quality, and passion through food, and together, we foster an environment where we can all make contributions that matter-from our manufacturing plants to our office locations and everywhere in-between.The Health & Safety Specialist manages plant safety and risk programs to ensure safe and accident-free work environment. HS Specialist implements safety concepts to provide an accident-free workplace and is responsible for planning and/or delivering programs to train managers and employees on work site safety practices.How You Will Make Contributions that Matter:Reviewing regulations and insuring complianceReview incident reports and assist with corrective actionsPerform/review JSA's for all plant positions annuallyMaintain inventory of all plant required PPE, work to provide best PPE optionsMaintain Health & Safety ProgramsDevelop and enhance Policies and Procedures through on the floor presence and employee engagementConduct Inspections and AuditsWork with Human Resources to assist with the Worker's Compensation programsMaintain up to date information by attending Safety Related Training CoursesHelp facilitate annual Safety TrainingProvide Safety Training at new hire orientationsParticipate in and Facilitate Plant Safety MeetingsEvaluate and present Safety related plant projectsParticipate in project meetings identifying safety risks ahead of project date. Evaluate new equipment for safety hazards and develop LOTO procedures.Analyze historical data to identify root causes and patterns in safetyFollow up on corporate safety audit action items and management of the action logPerform LOTO and Confined Space Audits, Fall Protection Inspections and maintain associated programsRisk Assessment and site preparedness for emergency action plansPrepare and participate in corporate safety audits.Safety Management Systems (SDS, Safe Link, Brady) liaison and management follow upProvide leadership in all areas of Health & Safety and perform additional duties as requiredAssess costs to the company from safety incidents and report to management to facilitate decision makingOverall responsibility for the implementation and regulatory compliance of PSM and RMP programs, and assist in maintaining the integrity of the plant's ammonia and related cooling process systemYou Are Best Suited For The Role If You Have:Values that align with the Saputo culture: Efficiency through Simplicity; Family Oriented Environment; Ownership & Commitment; Hand on Approach; Passion.Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Safety Management, Industrial Risk Management, or the equivalent combination of relevant experience and education and 2 or more years of relevant experience in food/dairy manufacturing preferred.Ability to read and interpret OSHA standards.Ability to develop relationships and effectively influence at all levels internally (i.e. management teams) and externally (regulators).Strong strategic thinking skills with broad-based business acumen and experience, with proven ability to identify opportunities and lead change initiatives.Ability to train and motivate others to champion Health and Safety success.Excellent interpersonal, communication, prioritization, time management, organizational and analytical skillsAbility to work flexible hours, weekends and holidays.Experience with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Programmable Logic Controllers, & project & manufacturing software.We Support and Care for Our Employees By Providing Them With:Development opportunities that enhance you career fulfillmentMeaningful compensation & benefits that help you care for your familyOpportunities to contribute to your community and enhance the lives of others through Saputo products#LI-DB1#healthandsafety #specialistSaputo is among the top three cheese producers in the USA and one of the largest producers of extended shelf-life and cultured dairy products. We have a diversified product portfolio with well-known retail brands, such as Friendship Dairies, Frigo Cheese, Montchevre, Stella and Treasure Cave, and a strong foodservice presence, partnering with chain restaurants and broadline distributors. Thanks to our countrywide footprint and national and international distribution networks, we're proud to bring our best to our customers and, consumers and have plenty of opportunities for our employees to grow in their own way. And we do it while also striving to build a healthier future for our people and the communities where we operate, guided by our values and the Saputo Promise.Join the Saputo Dairy USA team to make your contributions matter every day!Saputo Cheese USA Inc. and Saputo Dairy Foods USA, LLC endeavors to make accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Human Resources at 214-863-2300 or email This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.Saputo Cheese USA Inc. and Saputo Dairy Foods USA, LLC are equal opportunity employers. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you'd like more information on your EEO rights under law, please visit review the Saputo Cheese USA Inc. and Saputo Dairy Foods USA LLC Privacy Notice for California applicants, please visit our Corporate website associated section by clicking here (English) or here (Spanish).

Keywords: Saputo Inc., Madison , Health & Safety Specialist, Healthcare , Reedsburg, Wisconsin

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