Operations Safety Specialist

Are you passionate about ensuring the well-being of a workforce and creating a culture of safety? Join our team as a Safety Specialist and take the lead in developing, implementing, and driving our safety initiatives. Your expertise will be crucial in maintaining compliance, fostering a culture of safety, and safeguarding our operations. If you're a proactive problem-solver with a keen eye for detail, we want you to champion safety excellence within our operations.

Shift: Monday - Friday, 2nd shift

Location: Ephrata, PA (onsite)

Compensation: $50,000 - $65,000/year (based on experience)

What you get to do:
  • Develop, document, and implement operations safety programs, policies, and procedures.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure safety protocols align with operational needs and comply with relevant regulatory requirements.
  • Create and distribute safety communications to promote awareness and best practices.
  • Facilitate safety committee meetings, encouraging collaboration and discussion on safety improvements.
  • Assist in incidents and accident investigations, determining root causes and implementing corrective actions.
  • Track and maintain injury and incident-related documentation, ensuring accuracy and completeness.
  • Actively participate in the BBS program to promote safe behaviors, reduce hazards, and improve the overall safety culture.
  • Observe working conditions, equipment, processes, and behaviors to identify safety problems and take corrective action.
  • Conduct on-site facility inspections to identify potential safety hazards and make recommendations to eliminate or reduce risks.
  • Collaborate with teams to implement corrective and preventive actions based on inspection findings.
  • Develop safety-related reports and metrics to analyze trends, assess performance, and identify areas for improvement.
  • Communicate and present metrics to operations managers, leadership, and associates in team huddles.
  • Provide training to employees on newly developed safety programs.
  • Monitor annual safety compliance programs.
  • Collaborate with the Training department to support other safety-related training initiatives.
  • Support Safety Programs to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies and state regulations.
  • Collaborate with internal and external customers, addressing their needs promptly and effectively.

What you bring:
  • Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health and Safety, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • 2+ year's of safety experience in a warehouse setting preferred
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and prioritization skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office and safety management software
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
  • Professional certifications such as Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Associate Safety Professional (ASP) preferred, or willing to obtain them within 2 years in the position.

Who We Are

We are a family of companies that focus on wholesale produce distribution and logistics across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions. We partner with local growers to bring fresh organic and conventional produce to our Lancaster County, PA facility. We grade and package fruits and vegetables, sending only the best with our Drivers to deliver to independent retailers, natural food stores, and food co-ops.

We care about our associates and are committed to a healthy, diverse, and inclusive work environment.

All employment decisions are made on a non-discriminatory basis, and without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, pregnancy or maternity, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender reassignment, citizenship status, military status, or any other similarly protected status under federal, state and local laws.

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