Post Holdings Safety Supervisor in Britt, Iowa

POSITION SUMMARY:

It is the responsibility of the Safety Supervisor to ensure all regulations and guidelines are intact and followed; and to support the plant management team in providing all employees with a safe and healthy work environment.

Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products. We offer exciting job possibilities throughout our organization where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that’s First in Food .

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identify employee safety training needs, develop training materials or outsource as necessary.

  • Identify unsafe work conditions and practices through workplace audits, documenting and taking appropriate action to eliminate these conditions and behaviors.

  • Investigation, record keeping and follow up regarding all workplace accidents.

  • Ensure compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations as well as other governmental agencies.

  • Work with Workers Compensation carrier to ensure cost effective and appropriate handling of all workers compensation claims.

  • Determine requirements and coordinate supplying appropriate safety equipment and PPE to employees.

  • Maintain all written safety programs.

  • Schedule, prepare and track attendance at monthly safety training sessions.

  • Support all of the company safety rules and work with supervisors and managers to ensure appropriate and consistent disciplinary action is followed for violation of safety rules and policy.

  • Schedule and coordinate required industrial safety testing and monitoring.

  • Lead plant Safety Committee.

  • Participate on company-wide safety and training teams.

  • Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP’s, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.

  • Work closely with the Human Resource department to assist with day-to-day activities.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.

EXPERIENCE :

3 to 5 years workplace safety experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers/vendors, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, fractions, ratios. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra.

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, REGISTRATIONS:

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES :

Specific skills and abilities required that are not included in other sections:

Knowledge of local, state and federal safety compliance and regulatory issues, including the Occupational Safety and Health Act.

Above average presentation skills.

Above average computer skills.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

COGNITIVE DEMANDS:

Employee’s job requires

Not at all

0 hrs

Occasionally

0 – 3 hrs

Frequently

3 – 5.5 hrs

Continuously

5.5 – 8 hrs

Comments

Problem Solving

X

Making Decisions - task oriented

X

Making Decisions - strategic

X

Provide work direction to others

X

Supervising (direct reports)

X

Interpreting Data

X

Organizing

X

Planning

X

Communication (written or verbal)

X

Other:

Other:

Other:

Other:

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Employee’s job requires

Not at all

0 hrs

Occasionally

0 – 3 hrs

Frequently

3 – 5.5 hrs

Continuously

5.5 – 8 hrs

Comments

Indoor

X

Outdoor

X

High Temperatures

X

Cold Temperatures

X

Loud Noises

X

Fumes

X

Exposure to VDT screen

X

Dust

X

Other:

Other:

EQUIPMENT USE AND FREQUENCY:

Employee’s job requires

Not at all

0 hrs

Occasionally

0 – 3 hrs

Frequently

3 – 5.5 hrs

Continuously

5.5 – 8 hrs

Comments

Forklift

X

Pallet Jack

X

Trash Compactor

X

Ladders

X

Scaffolding

X

Backpack Blower

X

Power Washer/Hose

X

Bird Cart

X

Tractor

X

Pay loader

X

Skid loader

X

Computer

X

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: see-attached Physical Job Description

Physical Job Description Michael Foods Inc.

Identifying

Information

Job Title

Safety Supervisor

Employee’s job requires

Not at all

0 hrs

Occasionally

1 – 3 hrs

Frequently

3 – 5.5 hrs

Continuously

5.5 – 8 hrs

Comments

Bend / Stoop

X

Sit

X

Stand

X

Walk

X

Squat

X

Crawl

X

Climb Heights

X

Reach above shoulder level

X

Crouch

X

Kneel

X

Repetitive hand movements

X

Push / Pull

X

Employee’s job requires he/she carry:

Not at all

0 hrs

Occasionally

1 – 3 hrs

Frequently

3 – 5.5 hrs

Continuously

5.5 – 8 hrs

Comments

Up to 10 Lbs.

X

11 - 24 Lbs.

X

25 - 34 Lbs.

X

35 - 50 Lbs.

X

51 - 74 Lbs.

X

75 - 100 Lbs.

X

Employee’s job requires he/she lift:

Not at all

0 hrs

Occasionally

1 – 3 hrs

Frequently

3 – 5.5 hrs

Continuously

5.5 – 8 hrs

Comments

Up to 10 Lbs.

X

11 - 24 Lbs.

X

25 - 50 Lbs.

X

51 - 74 Lbs.

X

75 - 100 Lbs.

X

Employee’s Job Requires:

Comments

Being around moving machinery

Yes

No

Exposure to marked changes in temp. and humidity

Yes

No

Driving automotive equipment

Yes

No

Exposure to dust, fumes and gases

Yes

No

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Qualifications