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Job Title: Safety Lead Position Report to: HR Manger Department: Human Resources A. PURPOSE The purpose of this position is to improve the environmental, health, and Safety performance related to the manufacture of food products. Position requires a team player with basic knowledge of safety regulations and how they relate to various production processes, operations, equipment and employees. The Safety lead will be responsible for first aid, emergency response, and the facility safety and environmental compliance. B. DUTIES General Overall Duties (1-6 listed below) 1. Follows and enforces employee’s safety procedures 2. Report any unsafe conditions to immediate supervisor or manager 3. Follow, Monitor, and Enforce all food safety procedures 4. Follows and enforces SQF requirements (Facilities, Equipment, SSOP, SOP, GMP’s, and ETC) 5. Follows and enforces USDA & FDA guidelines and regulations. 6. Follow Company Policies, Regulations, and Lunch & Break Policies Some of the duties of this position are those described below. This job description does not state or imply that the duties listed are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management. Position Area Duties (1-24 listed below) 1. Assist implementation of company Safety programs, to include developing Safety methods, procedures and policies based on company guidelines. Monitors and assist in Behavioral Based Safety Audits and provide feedback to leadership on level of engagement and compliance through regular reporting on audit details. 2. Works with HR and Operations leaders to ensure site is compliant with environmental hazards and raises concerns to respective leaders. 3. Supports facility in job hazard analysis and measures and evaluates effectiveness of Safety policies, completes needed recommendations through working with the Ops team and HR department. 4. Supports and participates with the emergency response team (ERT), Safety committee, performs Safety and /or environmental training as provided by the HR Manager 5. Inspects working conditions to ensure all products and activities are compliant with safety guidelines. 6. Responds to incidents with support of other departments regarding treatment, follow up, and internal reporting. 7. Participates in all internal and external audits and assist, as needed, with direction from HR Manager. 8. Participates in new hire orientation as needed to speak about Safety expectations and help facilitate Safety compliance training under the direction of HR Manager. 9. Oversees use of dangerous chemicals and machinery. 10. Composes reports detailing inspection process. 11. Provides feedback to production methods and employee activity that does not meet health and safety codes. 12. Recalls defective and unsafe products and machinery. 13. Enforces compliance with use of personal protective equipment 14. Supports during emergency evacuation process 15. Develop and maintain site Job Safety Analysis forms and Standard Operating Procedure documents. 16. Recommends appropriate risk mitigation measures to leadership team members, including ergonomic considerations, in all such efforts. 17. Responsible for incident notification 18. Conducts site housekeeping inspections. 19. Provide real-time translation support during associate incident interviews, training sessions and other safety related group communications. 20. Conduct regular floor safety observations with either positive reinforcement or coaching. 21. Track and provide analysis of site for safety reporting metrics. 22. Promote and maintain high employee morale and safety. Safety Lead Issued Date 2/27/19 Page 2 of 4 FO-63-00-22.214.171.124. Supersedes Date New Version No. 1 23. Maintains accurate daily, weekly and monthly metrics reporting to onsite management teams and corporate based reporting systems Specific Skills and Abilities Required 1. Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices required for employee practices in a USDA Establishment. 2. Knowledge of ( lock-out/tag-out) procedures and employee safety practices 3. Basic knowledge of company employee policies. 4. Demonstrates broad knowledge of state and federal safety guidelines for the workplace 5. Exhibits knowledge of appropriate emergency protocols 6. Possesses knowledge of legal repercussions of workplace accidents. 7. Demonstrates familiarity with job site machinery and products. 8. Possesses solid problem-solving and analytical abilities. 9. Works well with a team. 10. Demonstrates ability to remain calm and collective in the event of an emergency 11. Exceptional interpersonal, oral and business writing communication skills 12. Ability to work in deadline-oriented environment, with critical attention to detail, deadlines and accurate reporting 13. High energy, great interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with all levels in the organization C. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE 1. High School/ G.E.D 2. Minimum 3 years’ experience on the field (Food Industry is a plus) 3. Computer experience with proficiency in Excel & Word & PowerPoint 4. Served on a Safety Committee 5. OSHA training preferred. 6. Previous experience as part of an emergency response team or first aid certified is a plus (Not required) 7. Experience in using a structured root cause analysis tool to identify root cause and establish action plans to remove hazards or guard against them. D. Physical Requirements (All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.) 1. Physical activities of this position. (Check ALL that apply.) □ Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized. This factor is important if the amount and kind of climbing required exceeds that required for ordinary locomotion. ☒ Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or erratically moving surfaces. This factor is important if the amount and kind of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium. ☒ Stooping: Bending body downward and forward bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles. ☒ Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees. ☒ Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine. □ Crawling: Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet. ☒ Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction. ☒ Standing: Particularly for sustained periods of time. ☒ Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances. Safety Lead Issued Date 2/27/19 Page 3 of 4 FO-63-00-126.96.36.199. Supersedes Date New Version No. 1 ☒ Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward. ☒ Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion. ☒ Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles. ☒ Finger Dexterity: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole arm as in handling. ☒ Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm. ☒ Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips. ☒ Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly or quickly. ☒ Hearing: Noisy environment. ☒ Vision: Close work. ☒ Repetitive motions: Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands and/or fingers. 1. Degree of physical exertion required for the position. (Check ONE.) ☒ Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 lbs of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary Work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met. ☒ Light Work: Exerting up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work. ☒ Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects □ Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 50 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects □ Very Heavy Work: Heavy Work: Exerting in excess of 100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or in excess of 50 lbs. of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects 3.) Environmental conditions the employee will be subject to in this position. (Check ALL that apply.) ☒ Inside environmental conditions: Protection from weather conditions, but not necessarily from temperature changes. ☒ Outside environmental conditions: No effective protection from weather. Safety Lead Issued Date 2/27/19 Page 4 of 4 FO-63-00-188.8.131.52. Supersedes Date New Version No. 1 ☒ Both environmental conditions: Activities occur insid