Post Holdings Safety Assistant in North Las Vegas, Nevada

Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products. We offer exciting job possibilities throughout our organization where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that’s First in Food.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Safety Manager, the Safety Assistant provides clerical support to the Plant Operations and is responsible for assisting with training and orientation sessions as well as written materials review.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Monitor and analyze data such as, safety inspections, exposure level testing, injuries, safety incentive program, SDS program, etc.

  • Perform safety audits and inspections as directed by the safety manager.

  • Assist with investigation of unsafe acts/conditions, ergonomic incidents, and injuries.

  • Promote and ensure health and wellness through health fairs, education and training.

  • Coordinate committee meetings- such as safety committee, ergonomics team, first responder team and haz-mat team among others.

  • Educate and communicate safety to employees through group meetings, conferences, orientations, newsletter, etc.

  • Collaborate with processing supervisors, managers, outside contractors and maintenance personnel on capital improvement projects to ensure work is completed in a safe manner.

  • Follow MFEPC Safety Policies as well as OSHA regulations to enforce safe work practices.

  • Compiles data and generates reports by entering data into computer, determining information to include in reports, verifying data and distributing reports to appropriate parties.

  • Compiles data and generates reports by entering data into computer, determining information to include in reports, verifying data and distributing reports to appropriate parties.

  • Participates on plant teams as a leader, action item owner, meeting scribe as needed or assigned

  • Perform other duties of a similar nature or level.

  • Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP’s, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.

  • Responsible for Food Safety and Food Quality of MFI products.

EDUCATION AND EXPEREINCE REQUIRED:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a related field (i.e. general safety, HR, business, etc.).

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Access, Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

  • Have a good understanding of OSHA.

  • Associate’s degree (AA) or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience. An Associate degree (A.S., A.A.) or two year technical training beyond high school in basic office skills, computer operations, bookkeeping/accounting or human resources, with a minimum of 1 year of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

  • Ability to work well with all levels (be a team player).

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to solve fairly complex problems and manage multiple tasks.

  • Certification in First Aid/CPR/AED or First Responder preferred.

  • Some applicable experience in a risk management environment preferred.

  • Ability to facilitate meetings and provide training to all levels of employee.

  • Must be able to travel to other MFEPC locations for the purpose of performing safety audits.

  • Must be willing to work flexible hours and shifts.

  • Must be willing to attend off-site training.

  • Must have the ability to work independently, establish priorities and accomplish objectives with minimal supervision.

  • Bi-lingual a plus.

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

  • OSHA 10 hour certification

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

  • Ability to speak effectively before groups, customers/vendors or employees of the organization.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Qualifications

Behaviors

Preferred

  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

  • Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject

  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Motivations

Preferred

  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

  • Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility

  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Education

Preferred

  • Degree: Associates