Safety Manager at Tyson Foods, Inc.

Posted in Other 7 days ago.

Location: Warren, Michigan

Job Description:

Job Details:

SUMMARY: This position will provide Safety leadership and strategic direction by leading the plant s Safety continuous improvement efforts. As an integral member of the Plant Management Team this position will support and advise site management with regard to the Safety Management system.

Responsibilities include:

  • Formulate a proactive local safety strategy that drives the plant to become sustainable healthy and safe operationally; participate in developing a vision for safety which includes continual enhancement of established programs and consistent implementation of new programs within a team environment; be involved in the effort to eliminate prevent or reduce the occurrence of safety health and medical issues.

  • This position will also facilitate the development and maintenance of behaviors attitudes and a safety culture that supports the goals and behaviors and actions of Tyson Foods and will act as a change agent to accelerate best practice sharing within the facility.

  • Other duties include: direct the safety programs for the site; recommend the design and implementation of new programs to minimize company losses due to accidents; measures effectiveness of programs; lead the compliance with OSHA regulations and OSHA Tyson Foods Ergonomic program; inspect machinery equipment and working conditions to ensure compliance with OSHA; maintain OSHA file and support documents.

  • Other responsibilities include: accompany OSHA inspector on plant inspections; regularly inspect and review plant operations to assure compliance of all permits operation and equipment with state and federal regulations; report any potential violations and recommends corrections as needed; analyze accident statistics to establish necessary precautions and changes needed for plant safety; communicates safety policy and procedure changes to management personnel; ensure that all health safety policies procedures and practices are reviewed on an annual basis or as changes and updates are required by practices or regulation and are rolled-out in a timely manner.

  • In addition this position will conduct safety inspections and procedural audits in the field and have the skills knowledge and ability to take immediate corrective action if required; reviews all safety areas to review policies determine causes identify corrective actions and conducts training in areas such as: ergonomics emergency response team lockout tag out hazard communication and personal protective equipment; investigate all safety related incidents reviews incident reports and completes necessary reports for insurance carrier risk management system and corporate safety office.


  • Education: Bachelor s Degree in Business Administration Management Engineering or Industrial Technology or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience: 3 plus years of progressive experience in environment safety and sustainability management preferred.

  • Strong knowledge of safety regulations OSHA hazard communications accident investigation and safety training methods .

  • Knowledge of industry best practice regarding safety and environmental approaches with PSM RMP safety practices.

  • Computer Skills: Standard computer skills.

  • Communication Skills: Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers clients customers and the general public. Special Skills: Ability to read analyze and interpret general business periodicals professional journals technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write.

WORKING HOURS (Monday through Friday 7am to 4pm or 8am to 5pm. Weekends as needed)

Relocation Assistance Eligible:


Work Shift:

1ST SHIFT (United States of America)

Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting your application to provide additional information to be considered for employment.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

We provide our team members and their families with paid time off; 401(k) plans; affordable health, life, dental, vision and prescription drug benefits; and more.

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