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Safety Lead (TX)

Safety Lead (TX)

Job ID 
1999
# Positions 
1
Location 
US-TX-Mission
Experience (Years) 
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Posted Date 
7/27/2017
Category 
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Overview

Wonderful Citrus is seeking a Harvest Supervisor for our Mission, TX location. The Safety Lead will serve as the "Hands On" Production Lead in Employee Safety by developing and carrying out procedures with the line organization that effectively minimizes incidents within the company.


Wonderful Citrus is America’s largest integrated grower, shipper and packer of fresh citrus. Our citrus varieties can be found in the produce department of grocery stores across the country under the flagship consumer brands of Wonderful Halos mandarins and Wonderful Sweet Scarletts Texas Red grapefruit. To learn more about Wonderful Citrus Company, its products and core values, visit www.wonderfulcitrus.com

Responsibilities

  • Assists Production Leads with investigations of injuries in conjunction with line and staff personnel. Notifies Safety Supervisor of pertinent details.
  •  Guides and trains plant personnel at locations with critical safety problems.
  •  Facilitate safety trainings and equipment certifications (i.e. Forklift, etc)
  •  Audits forklift check lists and reports findings to area Manager
  •  Receive injury claims by employees and directs them to appropriate services (Workers Comp/Manager)
  •  Ensures timely processing of safety related work orders
  •  Assists Production Managers to ensure accident reports are accurate and reported timely.
  •  Ensures proper storage/disposal of chemicals and containers throughout production floor.(Hazard Communication)

 

 

Qualifications

  •     High School Diploma required, AA/AS Degree preferred
  •  Minimum two (2) years of experience in occupational safety, Industrial hygiene, environmental health and/or related fields.
  •  Knowledgeable in the application of OSHA regulations.
  •  Knowledgeable of the workers compensation process.
  •  Experience facilitating equipment training (i.e. Forklift, Aerial Lift)
  •  Experience in administering personnel policies and procedures.
  •  Must project a positive and professional image.
  •  Must be flexible work different shifts as production requires
  •  Must feel comfortable conducting meetings with large groups
  •  Bilingual Spanish/English preferred, must be able to read, write, and translate.
  •  Be able to make decisions within scope of the job.
  •  Be readily receptive of additional training for the broadening of skills.
  •  Must have working knowledge of the packinghouse and farming positions.

Wonderful Citrus is part of The Wonderful Company, a successful, fast-growing privately held $4 billion company with 8,500 employees worldwide. We’ve made Wonderful Pistachios one of America’s top-selling salty snacks. We’ve turned pomegranates and POM Wonderful into a worldwide phenomenon. Wonderful Halos is the No. 1 mandarin orange in America. FIJI Water is the No. 1 premium bottled water in America. JUSTIN Wine produces California’s top-selling, high-end Cabernet Sauvignon. And Teleflora is the world’s largest flower delivery service.

The Wonderful Company has a long-standing commitment to corporate social responsibility, including more than $120 million invested in environmental technologies and sustainability research, $45 million in charitable giving and education initiatives every year, $30 million toward the construction of a new charter school campus in California’s Central Valley, and innovative health and wellness programs, including two new, free primary care clinics for employees and their dependents.
 
The Wonderful Citrus Company is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status or protected veteran status, ancestry, age or any other categories protected by law.