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Safety Specialist

Company: Lactalis American Group
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

DescriptionLactalis American Group is currently seeking candidates to join our Plant Administration team in Buffalo, NY.--Lactalis, the world leader in dairy, is a family-owned business with more than 85,000 pragmatic and ambitious professionals worldwide, committed to nurturing the future by providing healthy and delicious dairy products that bring people together every day. We offer an enviable range of dairy brands including Galbani, Prsident, Kraft Natural Cheese, Cracker Barrel, Black Diamond, Parmalat, Siggi s, and Stonyfield Organic in addition to several brands imported from our affiliates in Europe.--At Lactalis, our core values of AMBITION, ENGAGEMENT, and SIMPLICITY are at the heart of everything we do. We are dedicated to building a safe, diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace and we know that our candidates come from many different backgrounds, cultures, and experiences. If you re excited about this role but your past experience doesn t align perfectly with every qualification in the job posting, we still encourage you to apply and share with us your STORY, your PASSION, and your EXPERTISE! --You may be just the perfect candidate for this or other roles within our company.--Lactalis is an equal employment opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against applicants with regard to any legally-recognized basis including, but not limited to: veteran status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, and physical or mental disabilities.----From your PASSION to oursAssist in managing the safety program at the plant to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, preserve employee health and safety, and reduce workplace accident costs.From your EXPERTISE to oursKey responsibilities for this position include: Assist in managing the plant's safety program. Develop, integrate, and gauge training needs from a safety perspective. Participate in safety committee efforts, instilling responsibility, setting targets, and providing follow-up. Conduct daily, weekly, and monthly safety assessments and prepare action plans. Review and recommend safety policies and procedures with department managers. Record accident data and provide necessary reports. Analyze and evaluate near miss or injury data to develop plans for reducing lost time (root cause analysis). Lead and control safety improvement projects and implement corrective actions. Demonstrate a commitment to a safe working environment that promotes employee health and well-being. Travel and/or extended or off-work hours may be required. Use provided tools such as a computer and phone to fulfill responsibilities. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential duties and responsibilities.Requirements----From your STORY to oursQualified applicants will contribute the following:Education & Experience Preferred bachelor s degree in occupational safety or a related field. 3+ years of experience in the safety field, preferably in the manufacturing sector. Certification in safety, industrial hygiene, or a similar area is preferred.Specialized Knowledge: Regulatory compliance: Knowledge of OSHA standards and regulations. Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment. Expertise in developing, implementing, and maintaining safety programs. Knowledge of emergency response procedures and crisis management.Skills & Abilities: Strong attention to detail and accuracy; dependable and able to work well in a team environment. Excellent interpersonal skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Skills in conducting incident investigations, root cause analysis, and developing corrective actions. Awareness of industrial hygiene principles. Familiarity with equipment and tools relevant to safety inspections and assessments. Bilingual skills are helpful. Dedicated commitment to continuous improvement in safety performance and processes.

Keywords: Lactalis American Group, Buffalo , Safety Specialist, Other , Buffalo, New York

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