Safety Assistant

The Safety Assistant for the Birchwood Foods Kenosha, WI facility will report to the Safety Manager and work to promote safety-related policies and procedures by conducting training programs that drive sustainable and proactive safety conscious behaviors.

Birchwood Foods Kenosha is a protein processing facility (beef) currently producing fresh and frozen products for retail and food service businesses.

We are seeking a candidate with the following qualifications:

Strong Focus on Safety

  • Strong knowledge of OSHA regulations
  • Continuous improvement mentality around interactive training materials
  • Drive safety as a top priority

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Thorough comprehension of OSHA regulations and directives
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with all levels of management, supervision, and employees
  • Understanding of LOTO, GMP, and other standards

Overview of Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Deliver training to individual employees, small groups, and departments
  • Complete new hire orientation training programs
  • Engage a variety of audiences during training sessions
  • Administer and evaluate employees for knowledge retention
  • Continually improve training material to comply with OSHA guidelines and other industry-specific health and safety topics
  • Organize and communicate EHS training sessions including the date, time, location and duration of training events
  • Train new and existing employees in various EHS topics. Retrain employees when required, such as when regulations or requirements are updated
  • Maintain organized training records for new and existing employees and ensure they are updated as required
  • Promote safety awareness throughout the company through various safety initiatives

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in curriculum related to safety, or the equivalent in training and experience
  • Experience with occupational safety preferred
  • Ability to communicate via both verbal and written correspondence, bilingual (Spanish) preferred

Equal Opportunity Employer