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Safety Specialist

Omaha, Nebraska, United States
February 20, 2017

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We are looking for a Safety Specialist to administer divisional safety programs at assigned business unit(s) to ensure safe, healthy, and accident-free work environments. You must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

You will:

Conduct safety & compliance training to educate employees on job safety, health hazards, and methods of reducing and/or eliminating workplace hazards.

Coordinate new employee orientation and cover existing employees’ on-going CORE training.

Oversee function specific training needed for various tasks in the operation.

Conduct periodic location inspections regarding housekeeping, equipment and machinery condition, environmental concerns, DOT records and all other safety related issues at locations, to ensure compliance with all applicable Federal, State, and CHS regulations.

Maintain and periodically review of the risk management system to produce safety records and documentation required by the company, state and federal regulations.

Communicate with management, safety staff and employees to keep all locations up to date and current regarding changes in safety regulations and programs.

Facilitate monthly safety meetings utilizing the Minutes and Agenda system. Keep committee members on track and focused on the issues assigned and document progress and communications in the risk management system.

Lead efforts to continually improve processes and implement procedures that improve safety, environment, compliance and inventory management.

Assist Management on facility improvement projects by researching requirements, suggesting options, obtaining proposals, and evaluating safety and compliance issues on final project.

Facilitate relationships with local regulatory personal and agencies, provide compliance information, and respond to any concerns they may have.

Lead efforts to correct any environment, safety and health problems identified by auditors, insurance representation or internal reviews.

Refer issues regarding Capital expenditures, Employee Discipline, Operational Changes, etc. to management.

Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Basic Qualifications: (required)

Associate’s degree in Safety, Business Administration, or a related field

2 years of Safety, Environmental, and/or AgBusiness experience

Ability to climb ladders and operate equipment needed to inspect facilities

Ability to work in dusty conditions, changing temperatures, and climb ladders

Preferred Qualifications: (desired)

Bachelor’s degree in Safety, Business Administration, or a related program

CHS offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, Hearing, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation, 401K, Company Funded Pension, Profit Sharing, Long and Short Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance. This position will have opportunity for growth.