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Safety & Health Manager

Company: Mountaire Farms
Location: Millsboro
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Are you looking for more than just a job? The culture at Mountaire is one of our greatest strengths and most valued assets. We maintain the same core values and family-focused work environment that we've operated with since day one. You will find that your peers, supervisor and team members are genuinely committed to, not only your success, but also working together to provide high-quality products to our customers. We are a service to one another and to our customers, demonstrating operational excellence and outstanding performance.

New hires that embrace our vision strategy can expect to share in the commitment to shape our success and have a path towards future growth opportunities within the company.

At Mountaire we adhere to the highest safety standards. Safety is a priority and it is imperative that we ensure compliance with all Federal and State OSHA regulations.

Position responsibilities include:

  • Ensure safety and health programs are implemented, managed and effective for all Live and Agri-Business facilities

  • Develop, implement and maintain a safety culture that drives continuous improvement to prevent injuries and incidents

  • Maintain required records in accordance with regulatory such as PPE, facility inspections, training certifications, corrective actions and audits

  • Submit all required regulatory reporting

  • Conduct hazard assessments and provide mitigation guidance in accordance to established business practices

  • Investigate accidents and incidents to identify their root causes, trends and to determine how they may be prevented in the future

  • Communicate action plans to facility managers and directors

  • Mentor personnel on safe work practices resulting in operational excellence

  • Conduct and create awareness and recognition activities

  • Create an effective safety team that is proactive in preventing injuries and illnesses

  • Attend safety and environmental continuing education and specialized training

  • Attend regulatory visits at all Live facilities

  • Closely work with the Medical Department for safety reports and investigations

  • Demonstrate knowledge of FDA, USDA, OSHA and EPA laws


  • Bachelor's degree in Occupational Safety, Safety & Health, Environmental Science, Industrial Hygiene or related degree

  • 10 years' experience in safety & health management field working in a manufacturing, industrial, consumer packaged goods or distribution setting

  • OSHA regulatory knowledge

  • Strong knowledge or requirements of 29 CFR 1910 (Occupational Safety and Health Standards)

  • Knowledgeable regarding safety approaches with PSM safety practices

  • 30 Hour OSHA General Industry Certificate

  • Ability to:
  • Work in various climate conditions including extreme heat and cold environments

  • Work in all weather conditions outside

  • Walk, stand and sit for long periods of time

  • Climb stairs and lift to 50 pounds

  • Administer CPR in the absence of a nurse

  • Make and deliver training presentations

  • Handle multiple priorities and meet critical deadlines

  • Travel overnight approximately 25% of time

  • Travel daily to visiting facilities

  • Work weekends when needed

  • Strong computer skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Display strong problem solving, organizational and analytical skills

  • Prior experience with self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA)

  • Must be able to pass physical to work with the Hazmat team

  • Previous experience, exposure or knowledge of the following is a plus:
  • Ergonomics

  • Fire codes

  • Life safety codes

  • Workers compensation, EEO and ADA employment and labor laws

  • OSHA 300 forms

Company Benefits:

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance - Your well-being is important to us!
  • 401K - You are our future and we want to help you plan for yours.
  • Education assistance - The more you know, the more you can help shape the company's future.
  • Profit sharing - We believe in contributing to the success of everyone.
  • Vacation and holiday pay - We know you will love your job, but a good work life balance is important.

Keywords: Mountaire Farms, Wilmington , Safety & Health Manager, Other , Millsboro, Delaware

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