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Senior Manager Facility/Regional Safety Health & Environmental

Senior Manager Facility/Regional Safety Health & Environmental

 

As the world leader in nutrition, health and wellness for children from birth to preschool, Gerber Products Company is committed to creating a strong future. We joined the Nestlé Nutrition family in 2007, and have been a partner in parenthood ever since. Our Anything for Baby team works closely with experts to create products that enrich and establish healthy habits for children, and are good for the planet as well. A career at Gerber provides meaningful opportunities to develop professionally, and nurture generations to come. Now is the time to define your future, and ours too.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Direct, develop, and implement all policies and programs necessary to fully comply with Nestlé Safety, Health and Environmental processes and programs for the Fort Smith factory. This position is responsible for legal compliance by coordinating these programs to avoid injury/illness, property damage losses and environmental risks while minimizing future liabilities by assisting in the evaluation of risk and the establishment of control activities.  In collaboration, develop and coordinate all safety training and ensure proper communication is maintained at all levels of the organization. Coordinates workers compensation program management including issues relating to modified duty, and litigation for the factory.  Has coordination and oversight for environmental control activities for the facility.

 

In alignment with Act 593(B), this position is considered safety sensitive as this employee teams with HR in reviewing confidential occupational and non-occupational information when returning employees to work. In addition, the position has access to all employee occupational medical records.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Provide direction and support for plant safety, security, and environmental processes, providing guidance and leadership, and encouraging plant involvement, to ensure compliance to Federal, State and local standards and internal Nestlé standards.   Develop and coordinate all safety training to ensure compliance.   Drive efforts of ISO certification and sustainability.   
  • Review investigations of injuries, near misses and property damage incidents both down & up stream. Ensure follow-up is done to minimize future exposure and proper records/documentation is maintained.   Initiate/ evaluate corrective action when work-related injuries or illnesses, hazards or unsafe conditions are reported.  Conduct accident investigations and environmental testing as necessary.   Review safety investigations with Factory Managers to include hazard assessments, recommendations for improvements and communication of resolution to all affected employees.
  • Support and audit facility standards and policies & procedures.
  • Support on-site industrial hygiene and other safety surveys including but not limited to noise and air monitoring, ergonomic surveys and other audits/assessments.   Initiate changes in work practices, equipment or tool design and workstation layouts.
  • Acts as resource for new equipment/line layout and design.  
  • Conduct communications with neighboring facilities, local emergency agencies and residences to maintain a company relationship in adjacent environments and support.
  • Provide direction for the administration of workers' compensation program, to minimize claims cost, reduce lost time and direct return to work program.
  • Collaborate and ensure Safety Committees and Task Forces are established and addressing safety issues in the facility.
  • Analyze environmental conditions and recommend changes to eliminate the use of harmful effects of facility functions on the environment.
  • Coordinate and lead the facility’s Emergency Management process, emergency operations efforts and other emergency preparedness activities. 
  • Track and report SHE metrics such as injuries, incidents and training.  Create scorecards putting metrics in place that enable the factory to assess SHE program effectiveness.

 

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

  • Makes frequent autonomous decisions supporting the factory.  Assures functional alignment with the Corporate SHE Leader.

 

 

SUPERVISION GIVEN:

  • Leads team of 3- 5 factory SHE leaders.
  • Has frequent interaction and collaborative work with all factory departments.  Has occasional interaction with corporate offices and external agencies and officials.

 

 

 

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:

  • Bachelor degree in Environmental Health/Safety or related area of study is required.
  • Relevant professional certifications a plus.
  • Employee must support and comply with all Nestlé programs and policies, including, affirmative action goals and commitments, SHE (Safety, Health & Environment) strategies, corporate citizenship initiatives, NCE (Nestle Continuous Excellence), TPM (Total Performance Management), GMP’s (Good Manufacturing Practices) and Safety Policies to ensure employee safety and product quality.  Employee must meet all requirements related to NQMS (Nestle Quality Management System) and ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standards for Quality, Food Safety, Environmental Compliance and Occupational Health and Safety. 

 

It 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 Nestlé. 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.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé 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 accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

 

As the world leader in nutrition, health and wellness for children from birth to preschool, Gerber Products Company is committed to creating a strong future. We joined the Nestlé Nutrition family in 2007, and have been a partner in parenthood ever since. Our Anything for Baby team works closely with experts to create products that enrich and establish healthy habits for children, and are good for the planet as well. A career at Gerber provides meaningful opportunities to develop professionally, and nurture generations to come. Now is the time to define your future, and ours too.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Direct, develop, and implement all policies and programs necessary to fully comply with Nestlé Safety, Health and Environmental processes and programs for the Fort Smith factory. This position is responsible for legal compliance by coordinating these programs to avoid injury/illness, property damage losses and environmental risks while minimizing future liabilities by assisting in the evaluation of risk and the establishment of control activities.  In collaboration, develop and coordinate all safety training and ensure proper communication is maintained at all levels of the organization. Coordinates workers compensation program management including issues relating to modified duty, and litigation for the factory.  Has coordination and oversight for environmental control activities for the facility.

 

In alignment with Act 593(B), this position is considered safety sensitive as this employee teams with HR in reviewing confidential occupational and non-occupational information when returning employees to work. In addition, the position has access to all employee occupational medical records.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Provide direction and support for plant safety, security, and environmental processes, providing guidance and leadership, and encouraging plant involvement, to ensure compliance to Federal, State and local standards and internal Nestlé standards.   Develop and coordinate all safety training to ensure compliance.   Drive efforts of ISO certification and sustainability.   
  • Review investigations of injuries, near misses and property damage incidents both down & up stream. Ensure follow-up is done to minimize future exposure and proper records/documentation is maintained.   Initiate/ evaluate corrective action when work-related injuries or illnesses, hazards or unsafe conditions are reported.  Conduct accident investigations and environmental testing as necessary.   Review safety investigations with Factory Managers to include hazard assessments, recommendations for improvements and communication of resolution to all affected employees.
  • Support and audit facility standards and policies & procedures.
  • Support on-site industrial hygiene and other safety surveys including but not limited to noise and air monitoring, ergonomic surveys and other audits/assessments.   Initiate changes in work practices, equipment or tool design and workstation layouts.
  • Acts as resource for new equipment/line layout and design.  
  • Conduct communications with neighboring facilities, local emergency agencies and residences to maintain a company relationship in adjacent environments and support.
  • Provide direction for the administration of workers' compensation program, to minimize claims cost, reduce lost time and direct return to work program.
  • Collaborate and ensure Safety Committees and Task Forces are established and addressing safety issues in the facility.
  • Analyze environmental conditions and recommend changes to eliminate the use of harmful effects of facility functions on the environment.
  • Coordinate and lead the facility’s Emergency Management process, emergency operations efforts and other emergency preparedness activities. 
  • Track and report SHE metrics such as injuries, incidents and training.  Create scorecards putting metrics in place that enable the factory to assess SHE program effectiveness.

 

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

  • Makes frequent autonomous decisions supporting the factory.  Assures functional alignment with the Corporate SHE Leader.

 

 

SUPERVISION GIVEN:

  • Leads team of 3- 5 factory SHE leaders.
  • Has frequent interaction and collaborative work with all factory departments.  Has occasional interaction with corporate offices and external agencies and officials.

 

 

 

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:

  • Bachelor degree in Environmental Health/Safety or related area of study is required.
  • Relevant professional certifications a plus.
  • Employee must support and comply with all Nestlé programs and policies, including, affirmative action goals and commitments, SHE (Safety, Health & Environment) strategies, corporate citizenship initiatives, NCE (Nestle Continuous Excellence), TPM (Total Performance Management), GMP’s (Good Manufacturing Practices) and Safety Policies to ensure employee safety and product quality.  Employee must meet all requirements related to NQMS (Nestle Quality Management System) and ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standards for Quality, Food Safety, Environmental Compliance and Occupational Health and Safety. 

 

It 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 Nestlé. 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.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé 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 accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Fort Smith, AR, US, 72904

Fort Smith, AR, US, 72904


Nearest Major Market: Fort Smith

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