• Safety Coordinator

    Job Locations US-IA-Norway
    Req No.
    2018-1863
    Category
    Operations
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    **When applying with Frontier Coop, it is not necessary to enter work history on application form if resume is uploaded.


     

    SUMMARY

    Assists with planning, establishing, implementing, and maintaining a variety of occupational health and safety programs to ensure the highest possible degree of safety for employees.  Promotes good safety practices and educates employees.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

     

    • Coordinates regulatory compliance efforts related to employee health and safety focusing primarily on hazard communication, lock-out/lag-out, powered industrial trucks, and emergency preparedness.  Will be involved in other compliance efforts as necessary.
    • Performs MSDS analysis and maintains a work environment that ensures regulatory compliance by implementing proper handling procedures and determining PPE requirements.
    • Coordinates and conducts employee safety training program in accordance with regulatory compliance.  Performs new employee and continuing employee training.  This will involve training for all shifts at all locations.
    • Performs plant inspections and behavior observations at all facilities and documents findings.  Responsible for communicating necessary corrective action and ensuring it is accomplished in a timely manner.
    • Coordinates the implementation of controls from results of hazard analysis. Measures and evaluates the effectiveness of the hazard control system, policies, and procedures and recommends changes that reflect improved opportunities to eliminate workplace accidents and injuries.  Conducts annual review and training of hazard control procedures.
    • Responsible for tracking company initiated safety incentive programs.
    • Provides advice and consultation to employees and supervisors to assist them in maintaining a safe working environment in compliance with safety regulations, standards and practices.
    • Orders first aid supplies and makes purchasing recommendations for safety equipment.
    • Performs other related duties as directed that correspond to the overall function of this position.
    • Works safely at all times, follows safety rules and policies and participates in scheduled training.
    • Has a critical role in assuring food safety, quality and continuous improvement.
    • Reports injuries and near misses promptly and in required detailed format; proposes corrective actions.
    • Other duties may be assigned.

     

     

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

    This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

    High school diploma or general education degree (GED).  3-5 years of manufacturing experience required.   

     

    LANGUAGE SKILLS

    Ability to read and comprehend detailed instructions, correspondence, reports and memos. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively with a variety of people and respond to basic questions in situations where common courtesy and tact are needed.

     

    QUANTITATIVE SKILLS

    Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to use a computer to create spreadsheets and charts, and run reports.

     

    OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

     

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to prioritize multiple projects and work independently.
    • Good organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Ability to work within team concept.
    • Familiarity with Word, Excel and database software.

     

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and/or fingers to type, handle, or feel; talk or hear; and view a computer monitor or video display.  The employee is frequently required to stand or walk and occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 

     

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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