Safety Coordinator/EHS - Manufacturing in IA, MN, NE, ND, SD

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KCO Resource Management
Safety Coordinator/EHS - Manufacturing
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EH&S Supervisor, Safety Supervisor
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Safety Coordinator

Position Location: Greater Brookings County, SD area

This position is with a growing & successful food manufacturing company located in the Upper Midwestern US. The ideal candidate will have 2+ years in a safety role within a CPG manufacturing facility.  Please apply if interested! 


Duties and Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Responsible for creating a safety-first culture through continuous improvement, safety policies & OSHA compliance
  • Develop & implement all safety programs per OSHA requirements
  • Identify, develop & lead all company safety training programs
  • Facilitate periodic safety audits of all departments
  • Identify potential and existing hazards & verify that each hazard has been effectively remedied
  • Recommend process improvements
  • Lead accident & near-miss investigations to ensure that root cause is identified and all action items are completed
  • Complete & maintain all OSHA reports
  • Assist in creating and managing the safety operating budget
  • Maintain safety supply inventory
  • Work with HR and Workers’ Compensation on Workers’ Compensation cases
  • Manage the contractor safety program
  • Performs other duties and/or assignments as directed


Required Skills/Qualifications (including but not limited to):

  • High School Diploma or GED is required
  • Must have 2+ years in a safety role within a CPG manufacturing facility; food manufacturing experience preferred
  • Ability to work in a varied temperature environment is required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Needs to be proficient with computers
  • Ability to lift/ move up to 25 pounds on occasion
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred  
  • Must be a positive team player who will work effectively with everyone
  • Must be able to pass all pre-employment background, drug and criminal screens

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