Safety Manager

Orlando, FL

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Summary of Responsibilities:


This position provides leadership for the Safety, Health and Safety Training Programs and sets the example of team leadership within a High-Performance environment. This person is dedicated to ensuring safe practices, obtaining injury reduction, implementing proactive safety processes, increasing safety awareness and developing and maintaining robust safety training programs.  Using a cross functional, multi-departmental approach, the position will work closely with the plant leadership team in determining safety needs that drive manufacturing improvements for the facility. Position ensures accuracy of safety documentation and support and training and development processes.


Essential Functions:


  • Ensure safe practices, injury/illness prevention processes, regulatory compliance, and risk management for liability, Worker’s Compensation, and property claims
  • Oversee compliance with Federal and State regulatory requirements, application of Taylor Farms Health and safety policies and procedures, comprehensive case management, analysis of safety incidents and behaviors, and establishment of best practices for the plant/facility
  • Provide strategic safety planning. Maintain safety and organizational health scorecard reporting. Develop meaningful safety measures for plan score card to drive objective and practices to actionable solutions
  • Oversee and audit all plant safety training activities, including monthly department safety audits
  • Lead the resolution of Worker’s Compensation issues with emphasis on implementing cost control measures and proper case management
  • Develop, implement and refine Divisional Injury prevention processes for continuous improvement in injury prevention frequency, compliance issues and worker’s compensation
  • Lead and develop safety committee members
  • Validate the performance for the Safety Committee and all Injury/Incident review boards, leading action plans and root cause analysis to include resolution of such  



Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Safety Engineering or related field
  • 5+ years of demonstrated team leadership experience in the manufacturing/food industry
  • Demonstrated ability to drive results to include, safety, quality, process reliability, and /or cost
  • Experience in training all levels of staff
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be approachable and effective with ability to influence change across all levels of the organization
  • Must have good time management skills and be able to prioritize duties
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, but also sensitive situations where information must be shared on a “need to know” basis
  • Knowledge and understanding of State and Federal regulations, OSHA, US and International safety standards


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