Environmental Health & Safety Supervisor

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Chick fil A, Inc.
Valencia, California, US
Apr 28, 2021
May 18, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Bay Center Foods, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Chick-fil-A, Inc., is a fresh food production company focused on producing real lemon juice and lemon byproducts. Based in Valencia, California, Bay Centerâ„¢ supplies real lemon juice for Chick-fil-A restaurants chainwide with the longer-term vision of fostering innovation to improve Chick-fil-A Team Member and Guest experience.

The Environmental Health & Safety Supervisor will supervise safety, health and environment compliance across Bay Center. This role will execute, continue to implement, and maintain employee standards and programs to drive compliance and achieve safe and responsible operation. This individual will have the unique opportunity to continue to build out standards, processes, trainings, and programs for a new food manufacturing venture.

The Environmental Health & Safety Supervisor will assist in recognizing changing safety, health, and environmental risks and hazards. This includes internal hazards such as changes to the plant and external hazards such as regulatory changes. This individual will also supervise continuous program improvement and their consistent implementation at the facility. Strong communication skills are recognized as essential to achieve this goal. This role will report to the Senior Team Leader of Environmental Health and Safety.

  • Assist in developing and helping to ingrain a strong culture of safety at the organization
  • Implement, maintain and test compliance, risk management, contingency standards, processes, trainings, systems, and programs for a manufacturing facility with Class 3 flammable liquids and significant automation
  • Work with the Bay Center teams to drive adherence to compliance, risk management, and contingency planning programs through training, monitoring, and periodic auditing
  • Conduct periodic audits via worksite observations
  • Submit safety, health and environment regulatory filing and permits
  • Plan and give Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) training
  • Conduct community engagement meetings (e.g. fire department) as appropriate
  • Interpret and disseminate information on regulatory matters to operations leaders
  • Conduct Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) reports; review vendors/equipment
  • Evaluate and improve programs in response to changing risks inclusive of new regulation
  • Participate in regular meetings with plant management
  • Identify safety, health and environment associated with contemplated initiatives or facility changes
  • Engage multi-disciplinary departments in safety, health and environment improvement initiatives
Perform risk-based environmental health and safety job hazard assessments Execute emergency response plans drillsSupervise safety, health and environment inspections, provide improvement guidance, and verify issue resolutionInvestigate accidents or incidents to discover root causes to prevent reoccurrenceMaintain and implement safety, health and environment compliance tracking programs and recordkeeping systemsUpdated policies/SOPs as neededPerform other related responsibilities, as needed, to support Bay Center's business objectives5% travel required: supplier visits, compliance trainings, and related conferences
  • 3 years of professional work experience in an Environmental & Occupational Health setting, or other related field
  • Experience executing safety processes, and strategies to support of a food manufacturing facility
  • Good knowledge of standards, processes, systems, and contingencies related to general safety, quality specifications, local regulations, and governmental regulations specifically including EPA, OSHA, and Cal/OSHA
  • An understanding and experience developing compliance and risk performance metrics, measurement, and enforcement
  • Experience developing and executing employee training programs
  • Strong knowledge of innovations in supply chain, risk management, emergency response planning, and contingency execution
  • Demonstrated knowledge of efficient and safe manufacturing operations and workplace risk evaluations
  • Knowledgeable of regulation updates and industry leading practices
  • Strong PC proficiency to include Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Working knowledge of statistical software programs

Additional Information
  • Self-starter with superb attention to detail as well as an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Highly motivated with strong interpersonal skills; a team player, yet able to work independently when necessary
  • Maintains industry-leading knowledge in and offers suggestions / solutions for continuous improvement
  • Exceptional problem solving and communication skills, creative, and has strong organizational skills
  • Able to anticipate needs, lead multiple projects, and manage shifting priorities
  • Able to evaluate and quantify risks of the operation
  • Excellent command of both written and verbal communication skills
  • High level of emotional intelligence

Behaviors Most Critical to this Job
  • Safety Focus: Possesses an uncompromising commitment to overall safety for customers, the organization and its employees; establishes an ingrained culture of 'safety first'
  • Communication: Skilled in communicating across all levels of an organization, both internally and with business partners such as suppliers
  • Quick & Versatile Learning: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything
  • Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect
  • Integrity: Performs role with integrity and inspires others
  • Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently a top performer; steadfastly pushes self and others for results
  • Problem Solving: Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn't stop at the first answer
  • Humility: Can get things done quietly without unnecessary noise; quickly admits flaws and mistakes; is careful to make others comfortable; is authentic; helps others save face in difficult situations; maximizes the contribution of all; encourages the expression of viewpoints from all concerned; is modest and self-effacing; respects the views of others
  • Respectful: Committed to maintaining a safe environment and operation for all employees

  • Certified Safety Professional - Board of Certification Safety Professionals
  • Accredited Risk Management Professional
  • Certified Professional Environmental Auditor
  • Certified Process Safety Auditor
  • Registered Environmental Health Specialist


Bachelor's Degree

Environmental & Occupational Health, or other related field

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