Safety Coordinator
Wichita, KS 
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Safety Coordinator
ID 2022-25053 Job Locations US-KS-Wichita Category Risk/Safety Type Full-Time FLSA Status Non-Exempt Shift 1st Shift
Job Locations
US-KS-Wichita
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The Safety Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Safety Department in promoting a healthy and safe workplace at the designated facility. These duties will be accomplished by assisting in technical expertise to the plant safety and health teams, supporting safety training on safety and health topics and encouraging active employee involvement in the safety process.

Core Responsibilities

Coordination of Safety Programs

    Obtains overall knowledge, management and implementation of internal safety programs and regulatory compliance including; EIPMS, Workers Compensation, (PSM) Process Safety Management, Ergonomics, Auditing, Incident Investigation, Team and Committees, Budgets, Behavioral Based Safety and 1910 CFR Regulatory Compliance.

Administrative Documentation and Organization

  • Ensures training and documentation is maintained in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Informs supervisory personnel of employee restrictions due to work-related injury or illness and ensures employees are working within those restrictions.
  • Participates in the accident investigation process.

Special Projects

  • May participate in special projects and initiatives, presenting findings to the plant management and/or corporate management as needed.

Absence

  • In the absence of key personnel the employee's supervisor or qualified designee (one that has been trained in the key employee's duties) is responsible to complete or delegate the completion of all required tasks and responsibilities.

Training

  • Acts as a lead by training, mentoring and providing guidance to less experienced employees in the Safety Department.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.

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 to perform the essential functions.

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) and 4+ years of relevant experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience, required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint and Word) and analysis capability.
  • Good decision making skills and ability to perform in stressful situations.
  • Must be able to travel on an occasional basis.
  • Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.
Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities but may act as a lead by providing training and guidance to other Safety employees.

Work Environment & Physical Demands

The work environment characteristics and physical demands 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.

  • Office and plant setting. The plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold and heat (non-weather related), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and chemicals.
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud when in the production area.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.
  • Frequently required to sit, stand, walk; use hands to handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and talk or hear.
Careers and Benefits

To learn more about Smithfield's benefits, visit smithfieldfoods.com/careerbenefits.

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More than 63,000 employees globally drive our success. We strive to create a fair, ethical and rewarding work environment.

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Working at Smithfield isn't just a job - it's the foundation for a lifelong career with training designed to help you advance professionally.

BENEFITS

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Sustainability is ingrained in our culture and guides how we operate. We believe in innovating for the future.

About Smithfield Foods

Headquartered in Smithfield, Va. since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach. With more than 60,000 jobs globally, we are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly" and serve as one of the world's leading vertically integrated protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including our industry-leading commitments to become carbon negative in our U.S. company-owned operations and reduce GHG emissions 30 percent across our entire U.S. value chain by 2030. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our communities. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands, such as Smithfield, Eckrich and Nathan's Famous, among many others. For more information, visit www.smithfieldfoods.com, and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.

EEO/AA Information

Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
4+ years
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