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Health and Safety Specialist

Saputo Cheese USA - Belmont (formerly Montchevre), Belmont, WI


POSITION TITLE:    Health and Safety Specialist

REPORTS TO:          Plant Manager

LOCATION:             Belmont, WI

START DATE:           Immediate


·     Proactively influence positive change within the Belmont facility

·     Maintain a continued floor presence

·     Reviewing regulations and insuring compliance

·     Review incident reports and assist with corrective actions

·     Perform/review JSA's for all plant positions annually

·     Maintain inventory of all plant required PPE, work to provide best PPE options

·     Maintain Health & Safety Programs

·     Develop and enhance Policies and Procedures

·     Conduct Inspections and Audits

·     Work with Human Resources to assist with the Worker's Compensation programs

·     Work with Health Care providers to facilitate return to work (dev return to work programs)

·     Maintain Update to date information by attending Safety Related Training Courses

·     Help facilitate annual Safety Training - 17 General Awareness and 5 Authorized

·     Provide Safety Training at new hire

·     Participate in and Facilitate Plant Safety Meetings

·     Evaluate and present Safety related plant projects, participate in project meetings

·     Analyze historical data to identify root causes and patterns in safety

·     Follow up on corporate safety audit action items and management of the action log

·     LOTO and Confined Space Audits, Fall Protection Inspections

·     Risk Assessment and site preparedness for emergency action plans

·     Prepare and participate in corporate safety audits.                

·     Safety Management Systems (SDS, Safe Link, Brady) liaison and management follow up

·     Provide leadership in all areas of Health & Safety and perform additional duties as required

·     Assess costs to the company from safety incidents and report to management to facilitate decision making


·     Values that align with the Saputo culture: Efficiency through Simplicity; Family Oriented Environment; Ownership & Commitment; Hand on Approach; Passion.

·     Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Safety Management, Industrial Risk Management, or the equivalent combination of relevant experience and education and 2 or more years of relevant experience in food/dairy manufacturing preferred. 

·     Ability to read and interpret OSHA standards.

·     Ability to develop relationships and effectively influence at all levels internally (i.e. management teams) and externally (regulators).

·     Strong strategic thinking skills with broad-based business acumen and experience, with proven ability to identify opportunities and lead change initiatives.

·     Ability to train and motivate others to champion Health and Safety success.

·     Excellent interpersonal, communication, prioritization, time management, organizational and analytical skills.

·     Ability to work flexible hours, weekends and holidays.

·     Experience with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Programmable Logic Controllers, & project & manufacturing software.

Applicants must meet the position requirements outlined above.  Employees who meet the above position requirements and who are interested in this position must apply via the Saputo Careers USA web portal at www.Saputo.com.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

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ID 665370
Belmont, WI
Positions 1
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Environmental/Quality Assurance/Safety

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