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Safety Coordinator, Iowa Premium, Tama, Iowa

Company: National Beef
Location: Tama
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:


Find your future at National Beef! Iowa Premium of Tama, Iowa is seeking to hire a highly qualified professional to join our team as a Safety Coordinator. With competitive pay and benefits, safe and stable work, and an environment that is caring and supportive, Iowa Premium could become your next career move!

Competitive wages and benefits:

Family-friendly benefits including health, vision and dental
401K Retirement Plan with company match
Paid Vacation after 1 year of service
Paid Holiday, personal days, birthday
Employee Meat Purchase Sales
Paid Life Insurance

Safety Coordinator responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Job Summary:

Assists the Safety Manager with implementing safety programs and policies focused on eliminating occupational injuries and illnesses and ensuring compliance with federal and state safety regulations. Work with other National Beef safety professionals to employ meat industry best practices.

Essential Functions:

Assists the Safety Manager with tracking corporate and plant safety efforts and regulatory compliance tasks.
Assist with implementation of all safety training.
Ensure effective training is completed for all employees as necessary for corporate and regulatory requirements through both direct training and other authorized instructors.
Assists Safety Manager by maintaining documentation and data entry for all safety training.
Assists manager with injury / illness investigations and tracking corrective actions to completion.
Anticipate, identify, and evaluate hazardous conditions and practices; this includes writing workstation job safety analysis (JSA's).
Assist with facility safety committees conducting training, coordinating activities and empowering members to develop and obtain specific safety goals and objectives.
Maintain machine specific lockout tag-out procedures and confined space documentation.
Assist with coordinating and completing safety requirements such as annual audio-grams, industrial hygiene surveys, respirator fit testing, CPR / First Aid, HAZMAT response training, etc.
Assist in the completion site safety inspections / audits on a routine basis.
Facilitate / participate in safety incident investigations and corrective action planning.
Actively interacts with managers, supervisors and employees in a professional manner to promote safe behaviors.
Be able to work a flexible schedule including Saturdays, Sundays and off shift hours on a regular basis.
Other duties as assigned

This is not a remote position. This is a safety sensitive position.


Qualified Candidates for the Safety Coordinator position should possess the following:

A bachelor's degree in Safety, Business Management or related discipline is preferred.
Requires 3+ years' experience in a manufacturing environment with 1+ years of experience implementing and managing Safety programs in a large plant. Food manufacturing experience highly desirable.
Knowledge of Process Safety Management (PSM) and refrigeration systems is preferred
Experience conducting safety training for individuals and small groups
A person with strong bilingual skills in English / Spanish or English / French is preferred

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

Demonstrated employee relations experience, interpersonal and verbal / written communication skills
Strong problem solving, organizational and analytical skills
Demonstrated professional maturity and ability to act as a change leader by influencing all levels of the organization to drive continuous improvement in safety performance
Ability to handle confidential information with great sensitivity
Ability to work with limited supervision and high motivation
Ability to work well under pressure, meeting multiple and sometimes conflicting deadlines
Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook)

Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. We are unable to provide visa sponsorship at this time.

Company Overview:

Iowa Premium, a National Beef Company, is dedicated to being the premier supplier of premium family farm-raised corn-fed Black Angus beef. Our employees are key to our success. We offer a variety of employment opportunities in our production and packaging facility in Southeast Iowa. We strive to be a preferred employer in Tama County, whether it's measured by the number of people employed or the good we do in the community. Come join our family!

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Keywords: National Beef, Cedar Rapids , Safety Coordinator, Iowa Premium, Tama, Iowa, Other , Tama, Iowa

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