Safety Manager - Food Manufacturer

Buckingham Search - Bolingbrook, IL

Buckingham Search is partnering with a leading meat processor/manufacturer to secure a Safety Manager.

Job Responsibilities

  • Implements and develops procedures with management that effectively identifies and controls hazards to prevent injury.
  • Assist management to develop processes and procedures that will help eliminate or reduce OSHA violations.
  • Aides in the development of new managers in the organization in areas of safety and health and drives change as needed.
  • Administer safety programs and procedures for the facility.
  • Responsible for accurate and timely reporting of incidents to appropriate governmental agencies and risk management personnel.
  • Monitors accident trends to target areas of deficiency and makes recommendations to prevent future occurrences.
  • Conduct industrial hygiene monitoring and identify potential overexposures.
  • Assist in conducting training for team members, supervisors and sub-contractors as needed.
  • Assist in conducting incident investigations, completing recordkeeping requirements, and ensures appropriate governmental agencies have been notified.
  • Stay abreast of state and federal laws and regulations that impact general industry and construction.
  • Responsible for Workers’ Compensation program including injury management and oversight of Health Services.
  • Managing costs for the department.
  • Monitor daily activities to ensure a safe work environment, through training, audits, inspections, and enforcement.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in the area of safety.
  • Lead internal teams, safety related activities and projects.
  • Partner with Human Resources, management and team members to promote safety.

Job RequirementsBachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent is preferred.

  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience including safety-related position and/or supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred.
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) a plus.
  • Extensive knowledge of OSHA and other applicable Federal and State legislations.
  • Basic First Aid Certification, EMT licenses and knowledge of Worker’s Compensation is preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to lead a team of resourceful and skilled team members.



Posted On: Tuesday, December 1, 2020

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