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Health and Safety Coordinator in Pedricktown, NJ - DIRECT HIRE WITH BENEFITS

Kelly Services
Pedricktown, NJ 08067
We are looking for a Health and Safety Coordinator to support one of our clients in Pedricktown, NJ

**Title:** Health and Safety Coordinator

**Location** : Pedricktown, NJ

**Hours** : Mon-Fri 6AM-3PM

**Pay:** $68-78/YR

**Duration: Direct Hire with Benefits**

*****This position DOES require vaccination*****

Our client is a farmer owned cooperative that has been in business for over 50 years. They are a leading North American supplier of premium imported lamb and beef brands and specialty meats to the top retail and food service customers. They pride themselves on the highest safety and quality standards and offer products that are traceable from Pasture to Plate.

**For the Health and Safety Coordinator - we are looking for someone who has experience dealing with the health and safety component in a meat or food processing environment.**

**Position Summary:**

The Health & Safety Coordinator works closely with the Pedricktown Processing Facility and the Toronto Health & Safety Supervisor to ensure that health and safety standards and procedures are met and aligned with internal guidelines and policies. Actively advise, guide and support the Pedricktown Processing Facility to implement internal Health and Safety measures and comply with Occupation Safety and Health Act (OSHA) regulations. Reporting to the Health & Safety Supervisor, the Health & Safety Coordinator modifies, maintains and communicates the existing Health and Safety Program to all parties. Up to 70% of the role is performed on the production floor actively coaching employees, supervisors and contractors towards a more safety conscious mindset by identifying and mitigating workplace hazards and performing Behavioral Based Observations that will focus on positive reinforcements and gaps in our SOPs. Act as a resource for Joint Health & Safety Committee members, managers, supervisors & production workers for all health & safety concerns. Reports any safety hazards and unsafe work practices and develops corrective action plans. Influences and emulates behavior towards a proactive rather than reactive safety culture.


+ Post-secondary education (Degree in Occupational Safety, Industrial Safety, Industrial Hygiene) is preferred

+ Minimum 3 years work experience in a Health & Safety role within the food (meat) processing industry

+ Working knowledge of OSHA, previous experience with onsite audits, documentation, and follow up

+ Practical hands on experience with LOTO, Machine Guarding, Ergonomics, Risk Assessment and Incident Analysis

+ Fluency in English required, Spanish an asset

+ Joint Health and Safety Committee Certification

+ Current CPR and First Aid training

+ Able to collect, maintain, evaluate data, summarize and write reports, and recommend continuous improvement

+ Strong teaching, coaching, mentoring skills, willingness to train others

+ Familiarity with Alchemy Training Systems

+ Embodies a mindset of continuous improvement; experience in the practical application of Lean, Six Sigma and operational excellence methodologies would be an asset

+ Ability to work in temperature controlled environment


+ Health and Safety Compliance:

+ Is responsible for maintaining a thorough knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety to comply with appropriate regulations, governing bodies and internal health and safety programs with the aim to make the workplace as safe as possible. Point of contact for the US business for regulators, insurers, and external certification, ensuring ongoing compliance across the site at all times.

+ Documentation:

+ Creates, modifies, and maintains Health and Safety procedures and program documentation with traceability for version control, keeping workers and Management informed of the program, process, changes and new requirements. Manages all onsite contractor processes in accordance with requirements.

+ Inspections:

+ Performs all Health and Safety inspections on a regular basis, making recommendations for continuous improvement. Researches materials, equipment or supplies to remediate potential hazards in a proactive way. Reports anomalies immediately to site Management and Health & Safety Supervisor.

+ Investigations:

+ Investigates any incidents, accidents or near misses, documents root cause, recommends corrective action, and coaches workers and Management on safety first approach.

+ Worker Compensation Case Management:

+ Manages the Workers Compensation activities, relationship, documents, process, and return to work meetings with the aim of eliminating workplace injuries.

+ Workplace Hazardous Materials:

+ Partners with the Site Management to maintain up to date hazardous material awareness and training and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) compliance, under the Globally Harmonized System (GHS).

+ Certifications:

+ Ensures all certification, inspection, servicing requirements are maintained in accordance with current legislation, including fire certification and compliance, seeks quotations as required and makes recommendations to the site management team

+ Internal Safety Program Audit:

+ Implements and conducts regular internal audits and recommends improvements to comply with federal, state and local requirements 9. Emergency Response: Creates and updates Fire Safety Plan, Emergency Response Plan, organizes and evaluates regular evacuation drills and recommends corrective action for improvements, maintains first aid action plan and communications.

+ Risk Assessment:

+ Evaluates existing Risk Assessment and Control Matrix, makes recommendations for improvements and communicates to all parties.

+ Ergonomics:

+ Understands ergonomics and can assess risks, recommend alternative work methods, liaise with external parties to implement equipment or revised processes that eliminate or reduce bodily strain and injuries.

+ Reporting:

+ Regularly reports health and safety stats for inclusion in Period End Reports.

+ Training:

+ Creates and conducts regular Safety Talks, new hire and contractor safety awareness training and sign off, and tracks and records all training in database/Alchemy Training System. Recommends and registers external safety training courses for key personnel and tracks completion and renewal dates. Provides support for programs such as LOTO, Hazard Communication, Emergency Response, Respiratory Protection, Hearing Conservation, etc.

+ Customer Service:

+ Provides support that is friendly, valued, knowledgeable, and timely. Models behaviors that support the Health and Safety policy.

+ Joint Health and Safety Committee:

+ Participates as an active certified member of the JHSC with a leadership role to co-chair the meetings, take, post and distribute the minutes, and educate and coach the committee members to understand and fulfill their responsibilities.

+ Other Duties:

+ Performs other related duties as assigned, and initiates recommendations to further enhance the companys recognition as a top employer.

+ Contractor Qualifications:

+ Maintains and ensures all contractors and sub contractors coming onsite are fully licensed and understand all company Health & Safety policies. Completes Pre-Job Hazard Assessment forms.

**Don't Wait! Apply Today!**

Please APPLY NOW if you are interested and then text "HEALTH COORDINATOR" to 973.463.3494 for more information.

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**Why Kelly** **** **?**

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**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.


Posted: 2022-06-10 Expires: 2022-07-11

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Health and Safety Coordinator in Pedricktown, NJ - DIRECT HIRE WITH BENEFITS

Kelly Services
Pedricktown, NJ 08067

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