Environmental, Health & Safety Coordinator

Hostess Brands, Inc.
Indianapolis, Indiana, US
Closing date
Dec 3, 2021

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Company Overview:

Hostess Brands, LLC, is a large packaged foods company focused on manufacturing, distributing, and selling iconic, sweet baked goods in the United States such as Twinkies®, Cupcakes, Ding Dongs®, Ho Hos®, Donettes® and Fruit Pies, in addition to Voortman's Cookies and Wafers.

Job Overview:

The Specialist, Environmental Health & Safety is responsible for oversight and management of all safety and environmental affairs for the facility as well as safety compliance.


Assess training needs for new and existing employees

Conduct compliance audits

Identify internal and external training programs to address training needs

Organize, develop, or source training programs to meet specific training needs

Develop training aids such as manuals and handbooks

Track and report on training outcomes

Maintain employee training records

Conduct new employee on-boarding training and internal safety audits

Oversee velocity training-based program (SDS sheets), manage JSAs (Job Safety Analysis) & written procedures

Assist with safety huddle program

Assist with alchemy training-based program

Assist accident investigation and work comp case management

Assist HR with recordkeeping (training, OSHA logs, etc.)

Manage monthly training that coincides with safety huddles

Supervise safety committee's

Assist with company safety policies and procedural updates

Monitor facility security and emergency action planning

Perform monthly environmental audits Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan, Spill Prevention Control & Counter Measures (SWP2, SPCC,)

Audit air, water & waste compliance for the facility

Conduct annual environmental audits

Monitor and renew all state, federal & county permits


1-2 years prior experience with safety and training program design required

2 years of related safety experience preferred

Prior working experience with bakery goods and the baking process preferred

Must be quality and process driven every day.

Ability to understand and learn the unique equipment in a bakery and its operation.

Work Planning, Organization & Execution - Highly organized; Ability to plan, direct & administer work efforts to accomplish objectives.

Ability to communicate both professionally and effectively with all levels of management and cross-functional teams.

Ability to learn how to effectively use and operate computer software programs such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook


Bachelor's degree in safety related field or equivalent experience preferred

Working Conditions:

Warehousing environment

Bakery environment

Machine shop environment

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