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.
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
Machine shop environment