Environmental Health and Safety Manager

T. Marzetti Company
Wareham, Massachusetts, US
Jun 08, 2021
Jul 06, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
About Us:
T. Marzetti Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lancaster Colony Corporation (NASDAQ: LANC), is a manufacturer and marketer of specialty food products for the retail and foodservice markets. Our retail brands include Marzetti, New York Bakery, Sister Schuberts, Reames, Flatout, Angelic Bakehouse, and Bantam Bagels, in addition to exclusive license agreements for Olive Garden dressings, Chick-fil-A sauces and Buffalo Wild Wings sauces. Our foodservice business supplies many of the top restaurant chains in the United States. At T. Marzetti, our mission is to be The Better Food Company: Better people, that make better products, in a better corporate culture, that work in unison to make the world a better place. Led by our purpose, To Nourish Growth with All that We Do, our more than 3,000 team members are dedicated to innovative and quality products as well as superior service and value for our customers.

You have the opportunity to join a fantastic management team at Chatham Village Foods, a division T. Marzetti. We have an extremely strong and engaged safety culture where you have the daily opportunity to make a great difference in peoples' lives. We are in the process of certifying for VPP status with OSHA, which is not common for a food manufacturing plant.This position is responsible for safety efforts/activity and facilitates physical security activities at plant level. This position administers facility Workers Compensation, OSHA compliance programming and necessary medical care/case management.

Marzetti Operational Excellence (MOE) Safety Pillar Champion for facility.Coordinates facility Behavior Based Safety program for facility, including analysis of data collected from observations.Coordinates and consults with other Marzetti facilities regarding compliance and policy matters.Coordinates facilitys OSHA VPP (Voluntary Protection Program) pursuit and aligns with STAR program requirements.Ensure regular and on-going hazard identification and abatement programming in the facility.Represents companys interests in compliance enforcement actions or any civil litigation.Responsible for accident investigation, oversees root cause analysis determination for abatement of causation.Performs safety inspection/preparation of annual safety audit of facility by corporate.Administers workers compensation for injury incidents, documentation, medical treatment, and follow-up(s) & record retention.Coordinates OSHA required monthly safety training utilizing the Alchemy Learning Systems for all associates.Maintains OSHA and Workers Compensation required documentation of injury/accident data.Works with HR to conduct/coordinate all location safety/certification training records & compliance data as required.Maintains close working relationship with all departments and responds to deviations from standards immediately.Provides analysis of trends & costs associated with safety to management.Ensures compliance to all federal, state, and local laws and company policies, including written safety programs. Facilitates compliance to quality, food safety and HAACP support programs where applicable; assures conformity to all company, customer, and government standards.Ensures compliance to all safety requirements and policies.Provides and coordinates training, direction, development, evaluation, coaching and leadership to subordinates.Maintains good associate, corporate and community relations.Coordinates with department managers and shift supervisors to ensure an incident-free shift start-up.Compile & submit information for all required department, corporate monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.Maintains company standards for cleanliness, housekeeping, and safety in the plant area.Coordinates with maintenance to assure compliance with environmental reporting.

Strong interpersonal skills and self motivated.Ability to communicate well with hourly associates and facility management.Good organizational skills.Good understanding of operations.Experience with Safety, Security, OHSAs VPP, & Workers Comp in a manufacturing environment, preferably a food industry. Bachelors degree in a related field preferred, 10 years of experience in EHS profession preferred.

Working Conditions/Environment:
Works in an office and manufacturing environment where this associate is regularly required to speak, read, hear, sit, stand, walk, and occasionally bend while moving about the facility. The associate is occasionally exposed to fumes, odors, dust, oil, slippery floors, and moving equipment. The noise level in the office is moderate within the work environment. Earplugs, hairnets, beardnets (if facial hair exists), safety glasses and slip-resistant /steel-toe shoes are required in the plant in accordance with company GMP and safety standards.

Cultivate Your Career:
T. Marzetti, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lancaster Colony Corporation, is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status.