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Safety Leader

Company: CHS Inc
Location: Auburn
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States that provides grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers around the world. - We serve agriculture customers and consumers across the United States and around the world. - Most of our 10,000 employees are in the United States, but today we have employees in 19 countries. At CHS, we are creating connections to empower agriculture.SummaryCHS has an exciting opportunity in our Country Operations division. We are looking for a Safety Leader for our CHS Northwest business unit located in Western Washington. You will develop, implement, and champion local safety policies and programs in alignment with Country Operations strategy to provide a visible leadership presence in all work areas. If you are located in the Bellingham, Lynden, Auburn or Sumner, Washington locations this could be a great role for you! -Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement and champion local safety policies and programs in alignment with Country Operations strategy to provide a visible leadership presence in all work areas.
  • Drive awareness and accountability to influence others toward the improvement of operational processes to build a strong and sustainable safety culture.
  • Lead the safety committee and create and customize safety trainings regarding CHS policies and procedures, federal regulations and proper use of equipment.
  • Ensure training for new hires, monthly safety meetings, and annual refresher training for employees and keep records of the meetings and trainings.
  • Perform regular safety audits on facilities, machinery, products and safety equipment to identify and correct potential hazards and environmental concerns as well as ensure company and regulatory compliance.
  • Maintain and audit all DOT and safety related records for completion to ensure compliance regulations are met.
  • Act as liaison with local, state and federal inspectors during inspections and then develop and implement strategies to resolve any issues identified.
  • Ensure timely reporting of accidents, near-miss incidents and other occupational injuries in order to investigate, determine causes and implement preventive measures.
  • Conduct variance and quality assurance investigations when applicable. Coordinate with management on facility improvement projects by researching requirements, providing options, obtaining proposals, evaluating safety and compliance issues and recommending vendors.
  • Supervise, review, coach and train assigned safety team.
  • Travel local up to 50% of the time.
  • Cultivate and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.Minimum Qualifications (required)
    • High School diploma or GED
    • 4+ years of experience in Environmental, Health, and/or SafetyAdditional Qualifications
      • Agriculture background, facility operation, and management experience -
      • Supervisory experience
      • Ability to complete OSHA 30 hour construction training certification program
      • Bachelor's degree preferred in Occupational Health, Environmental Health and Safety, or related field
      • Pre-employment screening is based on the job requirements and industry guidelines and may or may not be required for the position. If required, selected candidates must pass pre-employment screenings to include all or a combination of drug, criminal, motor vehicle check, physical requirements and FMSCA ClearinghousePhysical Requirements
        • Ability to climb ladders and operate equipment is needed to inspect facilities
        • Ability to work in dusty and adverse and changeable weather conditionsCHS 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.CHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: CHS Inc, Auburn , Safety Leader, Other , Auburn, Washington

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