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Factory Safety Manager

Company: Nestl-- Purina Pet Care
Location: King William
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Factory Safety ManagerWe're a leader in the pet care industry, which means we're not only ahead in volume, profit and market share, but our associates dare to Stand Taller. We innovate new products, impart new agilities into existing processes, constantly advance pet nutrition, and always pay it forward in the form of service for our communities and families. Are you up for the dare?This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.POSITION SUMMARYSince 1997, the King William factory has been a major producer of the nation's cat litter supply. Located on Tidy Cat Road just 25 miles northeast of Richmond, the 40-acre plant site is built adjacent to a 486-acre clay mine, for efficient and effective mining, processing, packaging, and shipping of raw material and finished product from the same facility. We are a Continuous Operation, with alternative shift options to mass produce both our conventional and clumping cat litter that supplies the mid-Atlantic region with nearly a half of a million tons annually - over one and a half a million tons produced by 2020.For 50 years, brands like Tidy Cats have combined the highest quality ingredients and science to even the most disposable products. The 70's advanced into microencapsulated deodorant, by the 90's we were clumping and scooping, and in 2000 we introduced Crystals made from silica gel, and designed to last 30 days between changes. Innovation continues today. In 2013, Purina revolutionized the cat litter category, producing LightWeight litter, which has all the strength, but only half the weight of conventional litter. These and future innovations have created demand that our King William, VA factory is proud to meet.As the Safety Manager, you will provide leadership for the planning, implementation and operation of the organization's Safety Management System (SMS). You will be responsible for supporting the evolution of the safety culture, empowering employees and reducing work related injuries and illnesses. You will manage, facilitate, direct and support safety objectives and goals and ensure that employees work safely and follow all safety policies and procedures.Develop Safety and Health programs, systems and processes, including training and coaching to establish clear expectations and proceduresResponsible for effectively driving sustainable implementation of Corporate, Division and local initiatives via hands on leadership, digital tools, coaching and teamworkDrive compliance with local, state, and federal safety requirements and maintain OSHA 300 Log and internal reporting as requiredStudy data and trends to implement safety campaignsOrganize, coordinate, and conduct training for Safety Committee on safety topics and current safety programs in the plantUtilize Nestle Continuous Excellence (NCE) principles, tools, systems and processes to enhance performanceDevelop and lead the Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) pillar for the site during TPM implementationEnsure effective injury case management process is fully implemented, well understood and functioning as desired and provide customer service for all employees with inquiries in the areas of safety to include, but not limited to, Workers' Compensation, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), etc.RequirementsBachelor's Degree in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health or business related field3+ years of experience in a safety or compliance role within manufacturing, industrial, military or related environment2+ years of leadership experienceThe approximate pay range for this position is $76,000 to $120,000. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Final compensation may vary based on factors including, but not limited to knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as geographic location.Nestl-- offers performance-based incentives and a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k with Company match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Incentives and/or benefit packages may vary depending on the position. Learn more at About Us About Us Making an Impact Nestle Careers ()REQUISITION ID297279It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestl--. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestl-- seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestl-- home.The Nestl-- Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1- Note: Nespresso is not a federal contractor and does not maintain affirmative action programsReview our applicant privacy notice before applying at King William, VA, US, 23086

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