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Safety Coordinator

Irvine, California
Job Type
14 Feb 2021

Job Purpose

Support company safety programs and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable local, state, and federal rules and regulations. Develop procedures and organized efforts for identifying workplace hazards and reducing accidents, as well as conduct employee safety training.

Essential Functions

  • Maintain a safe working environment and ensure personal safe working practices by all employees
  • Ensure all employees comply with job safety requirements and regulations per company policies
  • Work closely with plant leadership to design and implement safety and health programs
  • Understand federal and state occupational safety and health regulations and monitor for regulatory changes; create, update, and audit policies and programs to ensure compliance and effectiveness
  • Provide safety and health support and information to all departments to eliminate potential injuries/exposure and ensure compliance to safety and health legislation
  • Maintain records of safety incidents and near misses; monitor injuries and illnesses for trends
  • Ensure incident investigations are conducted per company standard; train department supervisors on proper incident investigation techniques
  • Complete necessary reports, make recommendations, and follow through with correction action to mitigate further risk
  • Provide guidance for the maintenance and testing of all life safety systems; initiate and conduct all life safety drills (fire and sever weather)
  • Maintain safety supplies, personal protective equipment, and first aid items
  • Work closely with HR to assist with return to work programs, staff training and development
  • Facilitate company safety training in accordance with corporate training calendar
  • Update and maintain company safety training matrix
  • Manage company safety shoe incentive program
  • Comply with all food safety requirements, training, policies, and procedures
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned

Qualifications (Education/Experience)

  • Associate's degree in Environmental Health & Safety or work experience equivalent
  • 2+ years of experience working in a food manufacturing environment; knowledgeable and experience in general food safety programs and policies
  • Basic knowledge of regulatory requirements for federal and state programs, processes, and program implementation strategies desired
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English; bilingual a plus (Spanish)
  • Ability to read and interpret documents, such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including ability to receive and provide clear instruction
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and computer-based applications
  • Ability to conduct and maintain training programs using lecture, PowerPoint, or practical methods
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to organize, manage multiple priorities, and maintain high attention to detail in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-motivated, goal oriented, quality drive, and capable of working independently with minimal supervision
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  • Job Reference: 231851336-2
  • Date Posted: 14 February 2021
  • Recruiter: Rise Baking Company
  • Location: Irvine, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Permanent