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Health and Safety Manager

POSITION SUMMARY:

Provide safety and health support to personnel, by developing safety and health programs and objectives. Coordinate safety programs and monitor safety and health regulations to ensure compliance with Federal and State safety and health regulations.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare, maintain, update and implement written safety and health programs and policies in compliance with all State and Federal regulations.
  • Identify, develop, coordinate and conduct safety training and programs in compliance with all State and Federal regulations.
  • Administer and maintain required OSHA documentation and records.
  • Participate in incident investigations including co-ordination of incident reporting procedure.
  • Manage workers comp program including initial reporting and subsequent injury management.
  • Responsible for food defense and site security.
  • Responsible for investigating and resolving any food packaging safety problems identified and reported by any other employees and also responsible for notifying plant management of same.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all employees follow company GMP, sanitation, pre-requisite programs chemical control and food safety plans and policies.
  • Participate in new product/process reviews including process hazard analysis, operator training, etc.
  • Support engineering department in implementing engineering controls to minimize safety and occupational hazards.
  • Promote safety and health awareness through internal company newsletter, specific training programs and five-minute weekly safety talks.
  • Perform monthly audits to ensure practices and records are in compliance with State and Federal regulations.
  • Administer and provide training relative to various safety programs.
  • Participate in safety audits of other Winpak plants as requested.
  • Chair and administer the safety committee.
  • Maintain and update SDS sheets as needed.
  • Organize industrial hygiene sampling as needed.
  • Coordinate environmental training and compliance.
  • Attend corporate safety conference bi-annually.
  • Attend one training conference yearly, to enable more in-house safety training.
  • Maintain safety training tools (ie. Videos, regulations manuals, newsletters).
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • In the incumbents absence these responsibilities will be transferred to the Senior Human Resources Manager or designee.

SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be trained in and follow company policies on GMP, sanitation, pre-requisite programs, chemical control and food safety plans and policies.
  • Certified OSHA 501 General Industry Outreach Trainer and/or Certified OSHA 30 Hour in order to provide training to others for attainment of OSHA 10 Hour card.
  • Certified Food Defense Coordinator
  • Experience in OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) administration.
  • Must be competent to carry out food packaging safety and quality responsibilities.
  • Skilled in providing employee training.
  • Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating.
  • Good Communication, Interpersonal and Organization Skills
  • Ability to Multi Task
  • Strong Decision Making Skills
  • Good Computer skills e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Hours of work are as necessary to accomplish the position’s responsibilities, which could include evenings and weekends.

EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION:

  • 3-5 years supervisory / management experience in Safety and/or Environmental, Health, & Safety department within a manufacturing environment.
  • BS in Environmental Health & Safety, or related field.

Winpak offers competitive salary and benefit packages as well as excellent opportunities for professional growth and development based upon the global location of the available position.

Qualified individuals are invited to submit a resume and salary expectations by November 30, 2019 to:

HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT, WINPAK PORTION PACKAGING, INC. 3345 BUTLER AVENUE, SOUTH CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL 60411-5590, Email: chicagojobs@wpp.winpak.com, Fax: (708) 755-7257

Winpak is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law. Pre-employment drug/alcohol/background screening may be required based on facility location.

Although we appreciate all applicants, only qualified applicants will be considered for interviews.