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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
60,000-80,000 
Location:
Fairfield, California
Country:
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Engineer/Specialist: Single site
EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Single site
Industry Segments:
Food & Beverage, Manufacturing - Miscellaneous
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
Certification

Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Supervisor

Production - Fairfield, CA - Full Time

Company Overview
Primal Pet Foods is a Fairfield, California-based manufacturer of fully prepared, human-grade raw foods and treats for dogs and cats. Primal Pet Foods was founded with the goal of improving the quality of life and overall health and happiness of pets through wholesome raw foods that mimic the diet of animals in the wild. We are looking for reliable and motivated people to join our fast paced, growing Primal Team!

Job Summary
As an EHS Supervisor with Primal, you’ll have an opportunity to have some autonomy over EHS and create processes and policies.  We’re a collaborative group and want to support one another by bringing in ideas to ensure everyone’s health and safety on our Team.

This position will handle the development, implementation and monitoring of environmental, safety and health policies and procedures and best practices, particularly related to product manufacturing.  This position will require constant presence on the production floor and within the warehouse to ensure best safety practices are being followed at all times.  The EHS Supervisor will also create, maintain, and enforce Safety Trainings for all facility personnel.  Additionally, this role will work closely with the Operations Team in creating and maintaining a positive and safe workplace.

Responsibilities and Duties 

Environmental

  • Verifies all materials on site have current SDS or MSDS sheets as required by State and Federal laws.
  • Partners with QA/ Food Safety manager and Maintenance department to ensure proper recording and disposal of hazardous chemicals. 
  • Serves as an EHS subject matter expert

     

Health

  • Partner with the QA/ Food Safety Manager to enforce Facility GMPs with employees and visitors
  • Implement and oversee a “first responders” team for any accidents that occur within the facility.
  • Maintain First Aid/ CPR certifications and become a trainer for these certifications.
  • Assist employees with Ergonomics concerns

     

Safety

  • Conduct regular walkthroughs throughout all facilities for identification of facility/jobsite hazards and risks to prevent injuries, spills or other EH&S impacts and to ensure compliance with company and customer-specific safety standards and government regulations.
  • Implement and enforce regular safety audits in the facilities
  • Coordinate Evacuation Plans
  • Establish and maintain a First Responder team in the Plant
  • Recommend ways to assist the company in creating safer and cleaner processes and continuous improvement.
  • Conducts regular monthly Trainings
  • Maintains all Safety incident files
  • Serves as the chair of the Safety Committee as well as prepares and conducts all safety committee meetings
  • Maintains Train the Trainer PIT equipment certification in order to train new employees as well as certify employees for PIT certification
  • Maintains TTT for all required Safety trainings.
  • Maintains injury reports including completion of OSHA forms.
  • Assists with Worker’s Compensation claims
  • Collaborate with managers, supervisors and staff to institute loss prevention, loss control and corrective actions for unsafe and/or potentially unsafe acts, conditions or equipment.
  • Partner with Operations team(s) to develop and distribute communications addressing accidents, near misses, lessons learned and other EHS related topics.

 

   Overall EHS

  • Assist departments with coordination, development and delivery of EHS training and education programs for new hires and existing employees either by use of CBT or in person training
  • Assists with Employee issues in cooperation with the EHS/HR Manager
  • Assists with internal audits as needed.
  • Compiles and reports Human Resources and Environmental, Health and Safety data.
  • Use initiative to independently perform recurring EHS Tasks
  • Other Duties as assigned

 

 Qualifications and Skills

  • 3 or more years experience working as a safety professional in an industrial or manufacturing environment, preferably in a food manufacturing plant.
  • Good ability to read, speak and communicate in English across all levels of the organization.  Bilingual in English and Spanish highly preferred
  • Able to multi-task and work with multiple interruptions
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Occupational Health and Safety Technologists (OHST) preferred.
  • Must be able to achieve Power Industrial Truck (PIT) operator certification and TTT Certification for Pallet Rider, Forklift, and Scissor Lift.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain First Aid and CPR certifications.
  • Must be able to deal with confidential materials and information professionally and tactfully.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Excellent written communication skills and solid presentation skills
  • Ability to prioritize and follow-through to achieve results and meet deadlines to meet the needs of the business
  • Self-starter who can work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to communicate across all levels of the organization

 

We offer great benefits and perks!!

  • Paid vacation and sick hours
  • Paid company holidays, 7 per year
  • Low-cost medical insurance, including options with Kaiser and Sutter
  • Competitive dental, vision and supplemental insurance. Plus, discounted pet insurance!
  • Free Primal products for your pet
  • Internal Career opportunities, training and much more!

 

 

 

 

 

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