Plant Safety Manger


Chicago, IL

Industry: Food & Beverage


5 - 7 years

Posted 273 days ago

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Due to fantastic growth within the company, our client is searching for a very well rounded individual that is energized and dedicated to their work. The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of Plant Safety operations, be a proactive leader and will have the ability to multi-task as needed in this fast paced and growing company. The Safety Manager will be responsible for leading the entire Safety function for the bakery.


This position reports to the VP of Operations and is located at their Chicago facility. 


? Practice safe working techniques and re-enforce the safety policies, guidelines and procedures as set out by the company.

? Provide daily guidance and direction in EHS programs at the employee/ supervisor level to ensure common and effective approach.

? Lead all safety teams and meetings with a requirement that all teams meet at a minimum monthly.

?Responsible for assisting in the identification of possible losses; developing and implementing a plan to correct or prevent a loss and audit the plan to ensure its effectiveness.

? Ensure that contractor personnel working on the property follow policies and safety requirements.

? Develop, maintain and update as needed SOP?s for all safe work practices and equipment and utilize them in the day to day training.

? Provide advice, assist and audit line management to ensure that effective EHS is implemented and working. 

? Perform and contribute to the Site Training Plans by conducting employee orientations; emergency response training; and coordination of modular training programs for the Operation. 

? Ensure inspections by regulatory agencies are coordinated and deficiencies minimized and corrected.

? Maintain all logs and documentation associated with permits and regulatory requirements.

? Maintain the Site Preparedness and Emergency Plans & Procedures.

?Responsible for coordinating regulatory programs and its applications and help support the compliance process; supporting and providing relief for the environmental department.

? Accountable for researching and writing permit applications and work with environmental group and be compliant in completing permit reporting requirements.

? Review accidents and incidents in RCA meeting, conduct field audits, reporting and manage the corrective actions.

? Maintain filing systems regarding worker training and safety.

? Maintain working relationships with Regulatory Agencies. 

? Develop, train and execute emergency response procedures and team.

? Perform weekly safety audits of the operation.

? The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive. 


? High School or GED, Bachelor?s degreepreferred. 

?5years of manufacturing safety experience.

? Relevant regulatory and legislative knowledge. 

? PC skills Microsoft Office and Outlook

? Strong communication, organizational and follow-through skills.

? Ability for work a full-time schedule including nights, weekends and holidays as needed.

? Must be flexible with schedule and open to changes to accommodate business needs.


The compensation package for this position is commensurate with experience and includes an attractive base salary with annual bonus incentive and a competitive benefits package.