We are a leading food and agri-business, supplying food ingredients, feed and fiber to over 19,800 customers who range from multi-national, world famous brands to small family run businesses.
Each customer depends on us to provide goods and services that are safe, on-time and consistently in line with the required specification. They also rely on us to help them innovate and create new opportunities.
Established in 1989, and now listed on the Singapore Exchange, our team of 74,500 full-time, seasonal, and contract employees have built leadership positions in many of our businesses such as Cocoa, Coffee, Edible Nuts and Spices.
As well as growing crops in our own orchards and estates, and sourcing from around 4.8 million farmers globally, we operate over 160 processing facilities, and through our 14 innovation centers. We develop ingredients and find solutions for our customers. Our value chain spans over 60 countries. We also provide support services including risk management solutions and agri-logistics.
ofi is a global leader offering naturally good food & beverage ingredients and solutions. At the forefront of consumer trends, we provide manufacturers and retailers with products and ingredients that will delight their consumers. Making a positive impact on people and planet is part of that delight. From plant to palate, we take care of the ingredients. We are closer to farmers, enabling better quality, and more reliable, traceable and transparent supply. We add value through our unique manufacturing footprint and natural, delicious and nutritious products. Our fresh ideas help our customers unleash the sensory and functional attributes of cocoa, coffee, dairy, nuts and spices to create naturally healthy and delicious food & beverage products. Whoever we’re with, whatever we’re doing, we always make it real.
Reporting to the Safety, Health & Sustainability Manager, the Safety, Health & Sustainability (SHS) Coordinator II will work with plant management to ensure a safe and accident-free workplace. They will plan, implement, and oversee the company’s health and safety programs including forklift safety training and recertifications. This position will hold monthly safety meetings, coordinate occupational health needs and ensure the company complies and adheres to Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) guidelines to reduce work-related injuries as well as ensure and maintain environmental compliance and preservation.
The ideal candidate will be able to analyze complex plans to identify any safety concern and inefficiencies. They will have effective skills with leading teams and training employees. They should be approachable and outgoing with an ability to communicate effectively.
Position Responsibilities : Provide guidance on safety policies and procedures to ensure an accident free and injury free workplace. Identify and evaluate hazardous conditions and practices in the workplace and make safety recommendations as needed. Generate, review, analyze and investigate work-related accidents and/or injury reports. Identify themes and safety improvement opportunities to present to leadership. Track Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) regarding safety, OSHA recordable injuries, lost-time injuries and near losses. Conduct employee safety trainings and new-hire safety orientation meetings. Manage forklift training and certifications for new hires and recertifications for existing employees. Conduct investigations into employee inquiries, suggestions and complaints. Assist management and HR with Workers Compensation and Employee Return to Work (RTW) programs. Develop and implement hazmat procedures and policies. Conduct and coordinate on-site inspections to audit physical conditions and safe work practices. Facilitate on-site annual hearing tests and ensure proper tracking and documentation. Facilitate respirator program and proper documentation. Work with production and maintenance teams on implementing employee safety practices; provide training and follow-up as needed. Perform other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Occupational Health, Industrial Hygiene, Safety Engineering or another related field is required. Two (2) years of experience in Environmental, Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health and/or Safety experience in a manufacturing environment is required. Bilingual in English and Spanish, is required. Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record is required. Will be required to transport injured employees, if applicable. Excellent written and verbal skills required. Ability to respond to incidents during off hours is required. Relevant experience in safety, environmental, or health management and compliance is required. In depth knowledge of Occupational Safety Health (OSH) guidelines and practices is required. Experience in reporting and developing policies is required. Proficient in Microsoft Office programs is required. Excellent communication and advisory skills are required.
Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
Olam provides equality of opportunity for all persons with respect to hiring without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation. All employment will be decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us for support at: US-Talent.Acquisition@olamnet.com
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