Safety Specialist at Clemens Food Group

Quality Assurance/Safety
Clemens Food Group
Hatfield, PA 19440
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The Safety Specialist will assist in the development of and direction of the implementation of the Company's safety program. This position will recommend measures to reduce or eliminate industrial accidents and hazards as well as monitor and ensure compliance with OSHA guidelines and regulations and established Company policies and procedures.

Regulatory Compliance Management


Serve as the technical expert in developing policies and programs to comply with OSHA regulations


Review OSHA log and recommend corrections to Safety Manager / Worker Compensation Manager


Provide required information to the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Assist with OSHA investigations and OSHA on-site visits


Develop and update safety training content (PIT, LOTO, etc)


Facilitate air sampling, review results and coordinate corrective action if needed


Sound mapping facilities for hearing conservations purposes


Identify team members requiring compliance training for blood borne pathogen, respiratory protection, radiation, etc.


Schedule required safety trainings  annually (fire extinguisher, confined space, fall protections, etc.)


Maintain and update monthly safety training topics for operations


Schedule annual inspections for fall protection and crane and hoist


Audit LOTO procedure database for accuracy and assist in development of LOTO procedures as necessary


Review all SDS's for new chemicals in the facility and update chemical management system as needed


Ensure compliance with emergency showers and eye wash stations


Serve as first responder to emergencies (ammonia, fires, etc)


Ensure compliance recordkeeping (e.g., hot work permits, confined spaces entry, etc.)


Maintain and audit HazCom program and make updates as needed


Perform periodic audit of onsite contractors

Process Improvement and Program Management


Serve as technical expert on internal key expectations audits


Provide training to new safety trainers


Provide supervisor onboarding safety training


Analysis incidence data and formulate implementation plan for improvement


Generate and distribute weekly safety results and provide trending and analysis


Review / audit new operation SOPs


Leverage resources with insurance broker/ carrier


Review new equipment set-up/ layout designs and provide recommendations prior to approval as needed


Identify and develop critical care plans as needed


Serve as technical resource on Operations safety teams


Serve as technical resource on fire prevention team


Benchmark industry and provide recommendations on best practices



Coaching / Engagement


Serve as safety resource for Hatfield, Emmaus and Farm locations


Proactive engagement with Team Members and Supervisors in their work environment


Coach and support supervisors on safety awareness, day-to-day  observations of safety related behaviors and conditions


Coach and support leaders of internal safety teams


Serve as resource for incident investigations


Audit safety check-list in operation area and provide recommendations as needed


Gather / share key learnings across organization

Team CFG


Participate in panel interviews as safety representative


Serve as plant tour guide as needed


Participate in operations meetings as necessary


Safety engagement with outside customers

  • Bachelor's degree in Safety, Ergonomics or a related field
    Minimum of 2-3 years of applied Health & Safety work experience
    High level of nterpersonal skills to work effectively with others 
    Willingness to work flexible schedule including evenings
    Competency in Microsoft Office Suite.