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Regional Safety Manager

Company: Perdue Farms
Location: Cofield
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Perdue AgriBusiness is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into its second century of growth and innovation. An international agricultural products and services company, we handle agricultural commodities and have a diverse portfolio of products and businesses.SummaryCome join the team at Perdue AgriBusiness! Perdue AgriBusiness (PAB) is one of the two operating divisions of Perdue Farms. Ourcompany portfolio generates over $6.5 billion in sales and we are among the nation s Top 10-grain companies with a global reach through our domestic and international export operations including organic grains. We also operate four soybean processing facilities, an edible oil refinery and specialty feed ingredients manufacturing. But wait, there s more
Competitive salaries, flexible benefits plan, Tuition & Education Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, 401(k) Savings Options, and much more!Be a part of a family company you can be proud of! Your journey starts now!We have an exciting opportunity for aRegional SafetyManagerin Cofield, NC ORChesapeake, VA. The overall purpose of this position is to provide leadership and support to develop and administer an effective and proactive program to eliminate loss events in the workplace. This position will ensure compliance with applicable Perdue, local, state, and federal policies, procedures, and regulations.Principal and Essential Duties & ResponsibilitiesAdvise, support, and promote an effective Health and Safety Management ProcessMaintain an awareness of regulatory issues and industry best practices and ensure compliance with internal policy/procedure and external regulatory requirementsAssist in developing the Health and Safety Strategic Plans and performance measurements. Create reports and documentation as necessaryPlan, develop, track, and conduct safety training sessions. Coordinate the activity of special emphasis actions (e.g.Safety Committee, Behavioral Based Safety Steering teams, etc.)Conduct facility inspections, incident investigations, and safety auditsas required. Follow up to ensure completion of action items and gap closureLead and assist in the development of goals, strategies, and tactics to accomplish safety plans. Communicate the status of safety performance against identified goals and standards to Regional Management teamsAssist engineering and facility personnel with contractor safety management including the contractor selection process, contractor training, and observation of compliance activities. Assist contractor with incident investigations and thrid party claims as neededAssist in reviews of Capital Projects to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and best practicesPerform other tasks as assignedMinimum EducationBachelors degree in Safety, Engineering, Business Management, or related field. In the absence of a degree, directly related work experience may be consideredExperience Requirements10 - 12 years of experienceUnderstanding of agricultural production operationsUnderstanding of manufacturing technologiesUnderstanding of OSHA laws, regulations, and requirementsUnderstanding of Worker's Compensation laws and regulationsStrong leadership skillsStrong written and oral communication skillsStrong analytical, planning, and organizational skillsUnderstanding of standard software applicationsEnvironmental Factors and Physical RequirementsAble to move freely throughout the AgriBusiness facilities including climbing vertical heights (0 - 150'), exposure to extreme temperatures (0-100 Degrees Fahrenheit), humidity, (0 - 100%), noise (50db to 100db
hearing protection required) and chemicals (MSDS sheets available).Required to travel to remote AgriBusiness facilities and customer locations. Able to use standard office equipment and communicate on the telephone.Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All 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.

Keywords: Perdue Farms, Suffolk , Regional Safety Manager, Executive , Cofield, Virginia

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