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TRA Manager I, Plant Safety

Company: Leprino Foods
Location: Tracy
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Within our Tracy, CA union manufacturing facility - we are seeking an extraordinary Plant Safety Manager who is well-versed in the food industry and has a passion for driving safety related improvements. EHS Today voted Leprino Foods one of America's Safest Companies in 2016 - will you help us continue this trend? At Leprino Foods, starting compensation for this role typically ranges between $115,000 and $140,000. This position has an annual target bonus of 15%.
Lead and direct the plant Safety & Health process to support risk reduction, injury prevention, and compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
Main position responsibilities include safety leadership, safety training and education, safety inspections, engagement in the safety process, regulatory compliance, incident analysis and response, and RMP/HAZMAT.
The right candidate will be visible on production floor with regular weekly interaction with front-line leadership and department managers. 40% of your time should be spent with our front-line team members.
Primary safety process leader for facility by providing strategic direction for safety as a peer member of the plant leadership team.
Provide technical safety support by performing hazard assessments for major risks such as machine guarding, ergonomics, confined spaces, construction, and work at height.
Report on metrics and maintains safety systems to drive compliance, including developing detailed performance and tracking mechanisms for leading and lagging safety performance.
Drive corporate safety improvement initiatives at the plant level.
Regularly report formally to the site leadership team on the status of safety systems progress and results.
Develop and lead safety training plan and content for the site, including New Employee Orientation, and compliance-based and job-specific safety training for technical subject matter (i.e., HAZMAT, confined space, energized work, combustible dust, industrial hygiene).
Develop and coordinate safety promotions and engagement activities by providing regular safety communication material for plant-wide distribution.
We'd love to hear from you if you have:
A Bachelor's degree in Occupational Safety or any Safety Management field.
At least eight of experience in a professional safety/EHS position - primarily within manufacturing.
Experience as an influential leader, someone who is comfortable dealing with any and all authorities for safety inspections or audits.
Strong functional/technical skills and knowledge of state and federal health and safety regulations including OSHA CFR 29-2910 General Industry Standards.
Solid understanding of OSHA CFR 29-1926 Construction Industry Standards.
We hope you also have:
Active affiliation with appropriate safety networks and organizations
Associate Safety Professional (ASP) or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certification.
Dairy or cheese plant experience (24/7 production operations).
PSM, Ammonia Refrigeration, Technical Safety Standards, Dust Combustion, and Electrical safety experience.
Leprino Foods embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.
Offering you in return:
A chance to be part of a global team of individuals passionate about producing and delivering high-quality products that help feed and nourish families around the world. Leprino Foods could not be where it is today without our incredible employees. That is why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring great people who are in it for the long run is our goal. Through competitive salaries, tuition assistance, vacation, holiday, dedicated sick time, matching 401(k), annual merit increases and bonuses, as well as our annual Profit-Sharing plan. Your impact will be noticed and rewarded, as you seek to further our company, our customers, and one another.
Our Story:
Leprino Foods' history dates back over 65 years, when Jim Leprino first started making small batches of mozzarella for local markets and eateries in the Little Italy neighborhood of Denver. We've grown a bit since then. Today, Leprino is the world's largest manufacturer of mozzarella and lactose, and a leading producer of whey protein. Still owned by Jim and the Leprino family, our sights are set to be the "World's Best Dairy Food and Ingredient Company." To help us achieve that bold vision, we're looking for our secret ingredient: You. A motivated team member who is the best at what you do. Three people in a small corner grocery store in the early 1950s have now grown to over 4,300 employees throughout 16 global locations. Will you join us on our journey? Leprino Foods Company utilizes the services of Psychemedics to perform our Hair Follicle Drug Testing. Additional information about this process can be obtained at
Leprino Foods requires all individuals to wear the appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) as required by the role and location.
Leprino Foods Company supports a drug-free workplace and is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/Disability/VeteranNearest Major Market: Stockton

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