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Senior Environmental Health & Safety Manager (TX)

Senior Environmental Health & Safety Manager (TX)

Job ID 
2048
# Positions 
1
Location 
US-TX-Mission
Experience (Years) 
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Posted Date 
10/9/2017
Category 
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Overview

Wonderful Citrus is seeking a Senior EHS Manager for our Mission, TX facility. Senior EHS Manager will manage safety and environmental health standards and practices for all Texas division operations and farm business.

 

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, visit www.wonderfulcitrus.com.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Oversee, evaluate, and continuously improve the plant’s safety program to achieve and maintain our zero-harm goal.
  • Research and implement new safety activities to keep the safety program fresh.
  • Walk the production floor multiple times daily over multiple shifts weekly to observe work practices and assist supervisors, leads, and operators in maintaining a safe work environment in all departments over all shifts.
  • Randomly observe department audits and gemba walks to assure they are conducted with rigor.
  • Organize and conducted weekly toolbox talks and monthly safety training.
  • Lead the Plant Employee Safety Team.
  • Oversee and conduct new employee orientations, certifications, industrial hygiene testing, classroom training, and practical hands-on floor training.
  • Review, evaluate, and update plant incident reports to assure the proper root cause is identified and corrective actions are implemented on a timely basis.
  • Timely maintenance of all government, corporate, and plant training, testing, records, documents, and logs to assure the plant remains in compliance.
  • Oversee and conduct outside contractor training and emergency action plan training.
  • Monitor worker’s compensation claims and oversee the plant’s regulated/hazardous materials management program.
  • Develop and maintain extensive knowledge of hazard/risk analysis to apply OSHA, regulations to address moderate to highly complex health/safety issues.
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of training techniques pertaining to environmental health and safety.
  • Ability to work effectively with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Knowledge of basic principles of industrial hygiene, chemical hazards and reactions, electricity, industrial maintenance processes and fire technology.
  • Regularly provide updates to senior management regarding the plant safety program and communicate any safety issues or concerns.
  • Regular and Predictable attendance, safely perform tasks and adherence to all safety policies and procedures are essential functions of the job.

 

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Minimum requirement of a college degree (Occupational Safety, OSHA Certifications and Industrial Safety preferred).
  • 2-3 years’ experience successfully managing teams production support capacity.
  • Knowledgeable in the application of OSHA regulations.
  • Knowledgeable of the workers compensation process.
  • Experience in administering personnel policies and procedures.
  • Must project a positive and professional image.
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Be able to make decisions within scope of 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. To learn more about The Wonderful Company, visit www.wonderful.com, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.