POSITION SUMMARY: The Assistant Manager, Safety will assist the Safety Manager and factory in the implementation of policies and programs necessary to fully comply with Nestle Purina PetCare “Safety” Programs and Loss Control objectives. This position will provide training and ensure proper communication at all levels of the plant to achieve full preparation in the Safety and Loss Control programs and compliance with Federal, State, and Local Government regulations. The Assistant Manager, Safety will act as a resource to all departments in the plant to provide safety and loss control support.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES :
Schedules and follows up on Safety Training requirements (OSHA/Corporate). Enters, tracks, and reports safety training attendance for all employees. Perform Safety Orientation for new hires and contractors.
Help develop, implement and monitor Allentown’s Safety Programs which includes Behavioral Safety, to prevent and eliminate injuries, near misses, and damage to company property.
Help maintain compliance with local, state, and federal safety requirements. Maintain OSHA 300 Log.
Maintain the observation records and reporting system for the DuPont STOP program. Perform STOP observations in accordance with the program guidelines.
Help ensure safety inspections and observations are conducted and make recommendation for safety improvements throughout the plant.
Help organize, coordinate, and conduct training for Safety Committee on safety topics and current safety programs in the plant.
Become the Plant Emergency Organization(PEO) Coordinator – schedule quarterly meetings with PEO Chiefs to plan PEO training/exercises; coordinate and schedule exercises and training.
Provide customer service for all employees with inquiries in the areas of safety to include, but not limited to; Workman’s compensation, Personal Protective Equipment(PPE), etc.
Perform all other duties as assigned
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Administration responsibilities regarding documentation for accident / incident investigations, and follow up, health and safety related issues. Schedule and maintain records on all medical surveillance testing, Forktruck training, CPR training, First Aid training, hearing tests, Flu shots, etc. Coordinates and maintain records of Risk Assessments and administration of document changes. Assist the Safety Manager with the maintenance of documents and the process of OHSAS 18001 Management System. Schedule and maintain records for Site Safety Committee meetings and attendance. Responsible for additional administrative tasks as required by the Safety Manager.
As part of the Management Development Program, the successful candidate will need to be open to relocation in approximately 1 to 4 years.
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