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Safety Supervisor

Company: Growers Transplanting Inc
Location: Salinas
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Position SummaryAt Growers Transplanting, Inc., we relate our success as the world-leading vegetable and fruit seedling producer and transplanting company to the strength of our leadership teams. To continue delivering best-in-class seedlings and innovative agriculture solutions to field growers, we are seeking a Safety Specialist.The Safety Supervisor supervises the identification and remediation of hazardous workplace conditions. Oversees the measurement and sampling of hazardous materials, and any removal of physical, biological, and chemical hazards. Investigates, analyze, and report on any accidents or unsafe events and suggests remedial and preventative actions. Develops a safety-conscious culture by providing workforce education on first aid, emergency/safety procedures, and regulations. Ensures all necessary records are maintained and are in compliance with all applicable federal and state health and safety regulations. Participates in Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Ag County, Organic, Insurance, and other entities' audits and inspections providing inspectors with appropriate documents. Operations for Growers Transplanting, Inc. in various locations including the greater Salinas area, Nipomo, Gustine, and Brawley, CA. various industrial locations including greenhouses, fabrication shops, manufacturing lines, and agricultural fields. Business Travel up to 60% .Essential Functions (Duties and Responsibilities) - Maintain and periodically update company's Transplanting Food Safety Manual and standard operating procedures when necessary.?? Provide safety training to employees as required by job category. - Conduct periodic safety and health walk-through inspections of all workplace facilities. - Assists incident response and workers compensation claim management. - Ensures compliance with Company Safety Programs and makes recommendations that best reflect current Company practices. - Maintains records including, but not limited to, equipment pre-inspections, safety training, audit records, SDSs and safety assessments. - Responsible for scheduling, preparing, and attending Third Party Audits - Maintain working knowledge of current food safety audit requirements and revises SOPs to maintain compliance with our food safety requirements.?? - Ensure that monthly safety meetings and all other specifically required training is provided for all employees. - Ensure that all mandatory required OSHA or Safety related postings are up at every location. - Prioritizes projects based on risk assessments. - Assists the Company in Department of Transportation compliance, as needed. - Follows up with relative departments to ensure work order completion. - Assist in documenting incidents / accidents and conduct a proper investigation followed up by necessary training. - Assist in responding to safety-oriented suggestions and complaints. - Assist in maintaining required safety and health documents/files. - Ensure fleet safety programs are implemented and audited, as needed. - Performs all duties in accordance with environmental, food safety, safety rules and regulations. - Develops and maintains the?company's SOPs for the Organic System Plan in compliance with current National Organic Program regulations - Leads and participates in organic certifier audits - Leads and participates in the reporting compliance for the current Ag Order Regional Water Board in all facilities - Assists the Horticultural and Plant Health department in obtaining and renewing County Permits for pesticide application. - Assists the Sales department with customers' inquiries related to company's compliance practices. - Perform any other related duties as required or assigned. Salary Range: $79,600- $110,000Requirements: Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Experience) - Associates Degree in Safety preferred. A combination of education and job experience may be considered. - 5+ years of pertinent experience required. - Must have a valid CDL and must be deemed insurable to drive a company vehicle. - Bilingual (English/Spanish) required. - Must be adaptable and able to change work priorities quickly depending on day-to-day events and business needs. - Microsoft Office suite intermediate skill level required. Research skills also required. - Good written communication skills required. - Effective oral and visual group presentation and facilitation skills required. - The ability to develop a safety first culture with employees and other workers at all levels is essential. - Valid CA driver's license. Must maintain eligibility for company sponsored vehicle insurance.Certified trainer in the following topics: - Fieldworker safety - Pesticide handler safety - Forklift safety - Tractor safety - Competent trainer in the following topics: - Respirator safety - Driver Safety - Good Ag Practices, Organic Principles and Food Safety - Bloodborne Pathogens - Specific Program Coverage: IIPP, COVID-19, HIPP, LOTO, Confined Spaces, HazCom, Nighttime Operations, PPE, Hearing Conservation, EAPPhysical Requirements While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; frequently required to talk or hear; and occasionally required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities by this job include close distance and color vision.*This position description does not promise or imply that the functions listed in the Position Summary are the only duties to be performed or that the position may not change or be eliminated. Employees interested in learning more about the essential duties and responsibilities of this position should complete the Position Interest Form and submit it to the Human Resources Department.PI207465871

Keywords: Growers Transplanting Inc, Salinas , Safety Supervisor, Other , Salinas, California

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