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Safety Coordinator

Date: May 13, 2021

Location: Clovis, NM, US, 88101

Company: Glanbia

Safety coordinator

 

Supervisor’s Title:           Safety Manager

Department:                     Safety

Exempt Status:                 Salary Exempt, Grade 20

 

Southwest Cheese is the world’s largest manufacture of cheese/whey products and is located in Clovis, New Mexico.  It is a joint venture between Glanbia and The Greater Southwest Agency and provides ample opportunity for career growth and experience in a fast-paced, high-performing enterprise.

 

Job Summary

Responsible for plant safety and training.

 

Essential Functions

  • Assists in hazard analysis within plant location and assists plant management teams in the development and execution of action plans for the improvement of safety and environmental performance.
  • Assists in leading all aspects of safety including training development, risk assessment, reporting, etc.
  • Monitors site safety and environmental resources to assure success. 
  • Delivers training programs and promotes safety culture to insure workplace free of injuries.  This includes but is not limited to refining specific training i.e. emergency response, qualified electrical, PSM, respiratory protection, etc.   In conjunction with Safety Manager, develops and coordinates plan to update and maintain all plant training including work instructions and condition sheets. 
  • Keeps supervisory/management personnel apprised to eliminate hazardous condition and unsafe practices.
  • Works closely with Safety Manager to implement company initiative and to lead change.
  • Utilizes GPS processes, driving zero losses and upholds the culture of Southwest Cheese non-negotiables.
  • Each employee shall comply with occupational safety and health standards and all rules, regulations, and orders issued pursuant to the Occupational Safety and Health  Act which are applicable to his/her own actions and conduct.
  • Complies with all applicable food safety regulations and mandates (Safe Quality Foods, Food and Drug Admin, Pasteurized Milk Ordinance)

 

Delivering on Glanbia’s Values:

 

  • “Showing Respect” - Research issues & incidents with internal teams, business partners and customers in a collaborative manner that includes professional, honest and transparent communication.
  • “Find a Better Way” - Work with internal and external teams to implement process improvements and/or procedural changes that eliminate non-value added activities and drive more business value.
  • “Winning Together” - Assist with training of new team members.  Facilitate or oversee training and standard operating procedure reviews to ensure new hires develop proficiency of role.
  • “The Customer’s Champion” – Proactively engage to support our customer needs on an end to end basis and strive to meet or exceed SLA timelines.  Take ownership of customer requests and engage with internal teams as needed and within a timely manner.
  • “Performance Matters” – Meet or exceed all key metrics in line with expectations for role.  Continually update knowledge of products, product changes, processes and services offered to deliver a dynamic customer experience.

 

Additional Functions

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

  • Degree preferred; 1-3 years of plant experience in related industry / manufacturing environment or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Ability to be on call nights and weekends.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill             
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and decision-making ability without oversight / approval.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Proficient personal computer skills including electronic mail, record keeping, routine database activity, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc.
  • Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures. Report all unsafe activities to supervisor and/or Human Resources
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.

 

 

Typical Physical Activity

Physical Demands

  • Regularly involves sitting, talking or listening and the use of hands and fingers.
  • Occasionally standing and walking.
  • Frequently involves reaching with hands and arms and stooping or kneeling.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, and works with the fingers.
  • Involves sedentary physical activity performing non-strenuous daily activities of a primarily administrative nature.
  • Should be able to ability to identify and distinguish colors and focus on objects and see at 20 inches or less.
  • Must be able to spend 90%, 6-8 hours, per day on the production floor.

 

 

Typical Environmental Conditions

  • May be exposed to moderate noise levels (i.e. office equipment or light traffic).
  • May be exposed to moderately hot environment with humidity.

 

Travel Requirements

    • Minimal overnight travel (up to 10%) by land and/or air.

 

Disclaimer

Must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation efficiently and accurately without causing significant safety threat to self or others.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all personnel so classified.

 

Are you someone who likes to make it happen, make it better and make it fun? If so, our company offers you an excellent opportunity to do really interesting work and develop a career in a dynamic and innovative environment that is all about making you and our business successful.


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