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Safety Coordinator (TX)

Safety Coordinator (TX)

Job ID 
2061
# Positions 
1
Location 
US-TX-Mission
Experience (Years) 
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Posted Date 
11/1/2017
Category 
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Overview

Wonderful Citrus is seeking a Safety Coordinator for the Mission, TX location. Ideal candidate will serve as the staff specialist in safety by developing and carrying out procedures with the line organization that effectively control accident and health exposures in the company and minimize work related accidents.

 

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:

  •  Investigates serious injuries in conjunction with line and staff personnel. Notifies top management of pertinent details.
  • Guides and assists plant personnel at locations with critical safety and health Opportunities.
  • Overviews company accident statistics and makes recommendations for correction of problem areas.
  • Assists in planning safety and industrial hygiene services of insurance carriers and internal resources to obtain optimum service.
  • Assists in the oversite of internal forklift certification process.
  • Works with professional organizations to promote goals and objectives in the health and safety area that affect company’s business.
  • Coordinates injuries with the worker’s compensation Department.
  • Assists coordinating safety training programs.
  • Evaluates accident reports to determine accuracy and completeness and to ensure adequate investigation to determine root cause and corrective actions.
  • Ensures that the company is in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Assists with the development and execution of programs as listed above.
  • Conducts scheduled audits to assist management in determining workplace hazards and assist in development of corrective actions.
  • Work within Oracle to create and request safety supplies.
  • All other duties as assigned by the Safety Manager.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma required. ( AA/AS Preferred )
  • Proficiency in computer usage, email, MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Understanding of packinghouse/warehouse processes and flow and farming operations.
  • Well-developed observational and analytical skills.
  • Effective verbal and written communications skills.
  • Able to work flexible schedules/shifts as needed for 7-day operation.
  • Proven skills for planning daily/weekly tasks and adapting to competing demands.
  • Strong skills developing relationships across all levels and functions.
  • Knowledgeable in the application of OSHA/CALOSHA regulations.
  • Knowledgeable of the worker’s compensation process.
  • Experience in administering personnel policies and procedures.
  • Must project a positive and professional image.
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Must be able to make decisions within scope of job.
  • Be readily receptive of additional training for the broadening of skills.
  • Must be able to work autonomously within scope of job duties.

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.