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Safety Manager

Swift Prepared Foods Council Bluffs, IA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

We are hiring a Safety Manager, Full Time, Salaried position for our Council Bluff, IA plant location.

We offer a full range of benefits including health care, life insurance, and a 401 (K) plan.  Relocation assistance available

Scope Of Position:

Safety Manager is responsible for assurance of regulatory compliance to safety and environmental requirements to include:  permitting, program review, training, inspections, incident management and follow up, workers’ compensation oversight, recordkeeping, and documentation control.  In addition, the position has responsibility for the annual site safety plan and development of the plant safety culture.



  • Ensure compliance to safety and environmental regulatory requirements as they relate to Permitting, Program review, Training, Inspections, Incident management and follow up, workers’ compensation oversight, Recordkeeping, and Documentation control
  • Act as the technical expert for safety, training, health, and Minimum 4 years’ safety experience, preferably within the food processing industry
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Safety, Engineering, Business Administration or Physical Sciences; or an equivalent combination of related experience and education
  • ergonomics issues
  • Perform plant safety audits and inspections of personnel to assure compliance with program requirements
  • Handle all staff development as it relates to safety and environmental program requirements
  • Administer monthly group meetings and other specialized meetings as need dictates
  • Facilitate H&S drills including Fire & Evacuation Drills, Weather Drills, Hazmat Drills, LEPC & Fire Department drills
  • Provide incident and near-miss support including patient care and follow-up actions, investigation, tracking, and trending details for EH&S events
  • Review all capital expenditure requests to assure safety and environmental concerns are addressed
  • Provide in-field Environmental Health & Safety support for employees and provide hazard awareness directly to site employees
  • Responsible for working with utility group to ensure compliance with OSHA process safety management (PSM) regulations as well as EPA risk management program (RMP) regulation  
  • Participate in all government inspections dealing with Safety or Environmental agencies 
  • Conduct or participate in annual site compliance evaluation to include the development of an action plan to address gaps
  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.


    Skills and Qualifications:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Safety, Engineering, Business Administration or Physical Sciences; or an equivalent combination of related experience and education
  • CPR/First Aid Training
  • National Safety Council training
  • Confined Space Training
  • OSHA Training Courses
  • The program, planning, and evaluation techniques
  • Statistical analysis skills
  • Strong written, verbal and computer skills are essential
  • Outstanding communication skills in order to lead and engage employees
  • A thorough understanding of lean manufacturing principles and leadership applications 

Work Environment:

  • Food Manufacturing Operations environment

If interested please apply at

Our Company, Your Opportunity:            

Nearly 150 years ago, Gustavus Swift founded Swift & Company, which was strategically located in Chicago. He was a true pioneer whose passion and innovative spirit transformed the meat industry, including the introduction of the refrigerated railway car to more effectively transport meat to customers and consumers across the United States. This commitment to transformation mirrors that of Swift Prepared Foods today a prepared foods company on a journey to realize the full potential of protein.



To be THE BEST in all we do.  We are completely focused on our business, ensuring the BEST products and services to our customers, a relationship of trust with our suppliers, and profitability for our shareholders.  All this, we do provide an opportunity for a better future for all of our TEAM MEMBERS.

If interested, please apply at

Plumrose USA is an equal opportunity employer.


Swift Prepared Foods


Council Bluffs, IA
51501 USA
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