Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Posted Date 1 month ago(5/25/2022 10:03 AM)
Requisition ID
2022-3519
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-KY-Horse Cave
Category
Operations

About Us

T. Marzetti Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lancaster Colony Corporation (NASDAQ: LANC), is a manufacturer and marketer of specialty food products for the retail and foodservice markets. Our retail brands include Marzetti®, New York Bakery™, Sister Schubert’s®, Reames®, Flatout®, Angelic Bakehouse®, and Bantam Bagels®, in addition to exclusive license agreements for Olive Garden® dressings, Chick-fil-A® sauces and Buffalo Wild Wings® sauces. Our foodservice business supplies many of the top restaurant chains in the United States.

 

At T. Marzetti, our mission is to be The Better Food Company: Better people, that make better products, in a better corporate culture, that work in unison to make the world a better place. Led by our purpose, To Nourish Growth with All that We Do, our more than 3,000 team members are dedicated to innovative and quality products as well as superior service and value for our customers.

Overview

This position is responsible for all EH&S programming at plant level. This position administers facility Workers Compensation, OSHA compliance programming and necessary medical care/case management.

Responsibilities

  • Marzetti Operational Excellence (MOE) Safety Pillar Champion for facility.
  • Coordinates facility Behavior Based Safety program for facility, including analysis of data collected from observations.
  • Coordinates and consults with other Marzetti facilities regarding compliance and policy matters.
  • Ensure regular and on-going hazard identification and abatement programming in the facility.
  • Represents company’s interests in compliance enforcement actions and civil litigation.
  • Responsible for accident investigation, oversees abatement of causation.
  • Performs safety inspection/preparation of annual safety audit of facility by corporate.
  • Administers workers compensation claims management for accidents/injuries, documentation, medical treatment and follow-up(s) & record retention.
  • Coordinates OSHA required safety training for employees and maintains OSHA required documentation for plant programs.
  • Maintains OSHA and Worker’s Compensation required documentation of injury/accident data.
  • Works with HR to conduct/coordinate all location safety/certification training records & compliance data as required.
  • Maintains close working relationship with all departments and responds to deviations from standards immediately.
    • Provides analysis of trends & costs associated with safety to plant management and corporate safety.
    • Ensures compliance to all federal, state and local laws and company policies.
    • Ensures compliance to quality, facility security, food safety and HAACP support programs where applicable; assures conformity to all company, customer and government standards.
    • Ensures compliance to all safety requirements, environmental reporting and policies.
    • Provides and coordinates training, direction, development, evaluation, coaching and leadership to subordinates.
    • Maintains good employee, corporate and community relations.
  • Coordinates with department managers and shift supervisors to ensure an incident-free shift start-up.
  • Compile & submit information for all required department, corporate monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
  • Maintains company standards for cleanliness, housekeeping and safety in the plant area.
  • Performs other duties/responsibilities as assigned by Management.

Qualifications

  • Strong interpersonal skills and self motivated.
  • Ability to drive the safety program and engage associates within all levels of the organization.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Good understanding of operations.
  • Experience with Safety, Security, OHSA, & Worker’s Comp administration in a manufacturing environment, preferably a food industry.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred, 5 years of experience in EHS profession necessary.

Supervisory Responsibility:

Responsible for the overall direction, coordination and results of the EH&S function at the Indianola facility. Supervisory responsibilities include interviewing, training, scheduling, appraising and investigating incidents; planning, assigning and directing work; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints/grievances, resolving problems and interpreting policies.

Working Conditions/Environment

Works in an office and manufacturing environment where the employee is regularly required to speak, read, hear, sit, stand, walk, and occasionally bend while moving about the facility. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes, odors, dust, oil, slippery floors and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the office is moderate and loud in the plant. Earplugs, hairnets, beardnets (if facial hair exists), safety glasses and slip-resistant /steel-toe shoes are required in the plant in accordance with company GMP and safety standards.

Cultivate Your Career

At T. Marzetti, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect for everyone. We strongly encourage veterans, women, people of color, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ individuals to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, we will consider all qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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