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JBS USA FABRICATION SAFETY CAPTAIN in Souderton, Pennsylvania

SAFETY CAPTAIN

MAJOR FUNCTION:

Audit and educate operations employees on hands on safety expectations and communicate findings with the operations leadership team

RESPONSIBILITIES:

This positions needs to be courteous and professional at all times as they will be communicating with all level of personnel.

  • Assist assistant safety managers with development/implementation of the safety rep committee

  • Subject matter expert on knife safety/handling

  • Attendance of daily Area Supervisor meetings (FAB – 5:15 am, Harvest – 6:15 am).

  • Participate in incident investigation process

  • Participate on Ergo Task Force

  • Complete area inspections to identify safety issues and write work orders as assigned by operations management or safety department.

  • Complete safety observations to identify safe and unsafe behaviors which need to be addressed.

  • Participate in safety improvement team meetings for identified areas of opportunity.

  • Audit hourly employees to ensure annual JSA completion for all employees in area.

  • Participate with operations management and safety department to update and improvement machine specific training.

  • Assist with special projects as assigned by the safety department or the operations manager. (perceptions surveys, focused audits other items as assigned)

  • Perform Safety Program Validation weekly, including but not limited to: LOTO, PPE, Dock Boss, Knife Handling

  • Employee will assist hourly production employees in making sure safety concerns are brought to the appropriate person and addressed in a timely fashion.

  • DuPont Stop trained – communicate hazard awareness findings with employees

  • Audit restricted duty employees for compliance to restrictions

  • Assist with Industrial Hygiene testing and document findings

  • Meet regularly with maintenance planners to monitor status of work orders through completion.

  • Assist in the preparation of annual SMS Audit.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Primarily production setting with some maintenance and office settings.

  • Physical demands of this position include a great deal of walking and stair climbing.

  • Exposure to various chemicals, machinery and knives likely

  • Work area includes slippery floors, temperature extremes and loud noise

  • General work 40 plus hours per week, 5 to 6 days a week and could be considered on call additional hours

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum High School diploma or GED equivalent

  • Knowledge of various areas production and maintenance

  • People skills

  • Writing skills

  • Computer skills

  • Communication skills

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