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Health and Safety Supervisor

Company: Russell Stover Chocolates
Location: Corsicana
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

At Russell Stover, not only do we love chocolate, but we love our jobs! Every day we go to work exhibiting our values of excellence, innovation, entrepreneurship, responsibility, and collaboration. Working at Russell Stover you'll be part of the leading manufacturer of boxed, seasonal, and sugar-free chocolates. For over 100 years, Russell Stover Chocolates, Whitman's, and Pangburn's have been crafted with the finest ingredients to bring happiness to generations. Today, we produce over 55 million pounds of chocolate annually, and our legacy brands can be found in 13 company-owned stores and over 9,000 wholesale accounts. Join our team and let's continue making chocolate lovers happy! Position Summary: The Health & Safety Supervisor maintains a variety of occupational health and safety programs related to the safety of our employees and in compliance with applicable government regulations. It is the responsibility of the Health & Safety Supervisor to help identify hazardous workplace conditions, ensure compliance with applicable federal and state regulations and ensure necessary records are maintained in accordance with established guidelines. The Health & Safety Supervisor is responsible for initial medical treatment of injured employees and the management of the Workers' Compensation claim that results. The Health & Safety Supervisor must be familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices and procedures.Reports To: Environmental, Health, and Safety ManagerFLSA Status: Exempt Essential Job Functions/ Key Accountabilities:
Implement, review and revise written safety programs and procedures.
Perform relevant inspections and audits capturing and delegating necessary countermeasures. Document and maintain regulatory records including incident reports and OSHA Logs. Measure and track Safety KPI's. Respond to EHS related incidents and participate in incident investigation. Recommend countermeasures based on incident investigation and collaborate with operating departments to implement them. Coach and counsel Production Employees, supervisors, and managers on improving safety of the work area and of specific required tasks. Assume leadership responsibilities for key kaizen and safety and environment improvement champion at all levels of the organization. Identify and manage correction of safety and environmental deficiencies.
Maintain an accurate chemical and hazardous materials inventory. Perform Risk Assessments of specific jobs/tasks along with employees/supervision/management on the plant floor, serving as the barometer for rating riskiness of jobs between departments. Track Risk Assessment Numbers and create reports for operating departments demonstrating the risk of specific jobs and tasks within the department. Prioritize Risk Reduction efforts based on highest risk jobs. Recommend countermeasures for risk reduction and collaborate with operating departments to implement them. Estimate risk reduction based on hierarchy of risk, measure real reduction upon implementation of countermeasures. Administer various safety programs (shoes, hearing testing, Accident follow-up). Deliver Continuous Improvement - Build capability, establish best practices, and use standardized work processes to improve safety performance. Enhance the site capabilities in critical hazard program management, including but not limited to hazardous energy control; fall protection, mobile equipment and pedestrian interactions; powered industrial trucks; work permitting. Respond to regulatory requests as needed.Training and Development Lead and Develop the Safety Committee to become the team of safety experts within each department. Develop and contribute to safety policies, procedures, and training.--Leading Teams/ Project Coordination:
Establish and Lead the Safety Culture in the plant and on campus. Develop and deploy safety risk reduction and accident reduction projects.
Develop Safety and Security capital projects through execution. Ensure projects are completed without compromising safety, quality, or cost. Manage contractors for associated projects as assigned. Back-up to the EHS Manager in emergency response situations. Drive continuous improvement initiatives related to Safety through the Pillar.--Physical Demands: Perform basic office tasks. Must be able to bend, stoop, climb, reach and lift. Must be able to stand on hard, wet, slippery surfaces for extended periods of time. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.--Position Qualifications:--
Skills & Knowledge
Functional knowledge of manufacturing operations, and process flow.
Knowledge of basic safety standards and how to determine compliance.
Proficient in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
Must have solid written and verbal communication skills
Experience
Required
5 years' experience required in a manufacturing environment.
Demonstrated proficiency with a computer and with MS software.
Preferred
Previous experience implementing safety standards.
Experience leading lean manufacturing improvement initiatives
Education
Preferred
Bachelor of Science degree in Safety, Environment, Engineering, or related discipline
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Other Requirements
Willingness to attend specific training courses and educational opportunities as needed.
Flexibility to provide support to all shifts as needed
----------What it's like at the Russell Stover Plants Safety. Your safety is important to us, so we provide protective gear. We also go through an in-depth Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) training on your first day and continue to share safety tips daily Surroundings. You'll be working around different machines - Schubert's, forklifts, electric pallet jacks, and chocolate candy banks/steels. Activity. Some activities may require standing in one place for long periods, walking around, or climbing stairs/ladders, and routinely lift 49--lbs. Temperature. You will be comfortable year-round with our climate-controlled environment. Our temperatures are consistently around 63--F but could fluctuate depending on your specific role. Smell. You will enjoy a variety of deliciously sweet aromas and you may end your day smelling like chocolate! Dress code. Relaxed, with a few rules to follow for food safety, personal safety and in guidance with our good manufacturing practices (GMP). Comfortable, closed-toe shoes are required. Leather, imitation leather, or rubber boots or shoes must be worn in the kitchen and other areas when working around hot liquid/product or hot water.

Keywords: Russell Stover Chocolates, DeSoto , Health and Safety Supervisor, Healthcare , Corsicana, Texas

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