Safety Manager

Job Title: Safety Manager

Job Details:


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Participate in the hiring, training and motivation of appropriate personnel to ensure the accomplishment of the safety mission of the company. Ensures that appropriate certifications are attained and maintained.
  • In conjunction with unit managers and safety personnel, establishes goals and objectives in the area of safety on an annual basis. Monitors progress against goals on a continuing basis and makes appropriate changes as dictated.
  • Facilitates and ensures implementation of all safety training in all departments.
  • Oversees and coordinates all safety monitoring processes in all areas, such as noise and dust.
  • Ensures that all safety professionals remain current on the latest research in the field.
  • Ensures that all required record-keeping is current. Makes periodic reports to the director of safety, and facility management on current performance and makes recommendations for correction where there are deficiencies.
  • Interfaces and cooperates with department Managers to support group objectives in the areas of safety and health. Provides managers with all information requested to support performance against Group objectives.
  • In conjunction with the director of safety negotiates the purchase of outside services and products needed to support annual goals, as well as, to meet regulatory requirements.
  • Oversees the preparation and submittal of an annual budget for approval
  • Works with operations management to develop solutions to safety problems, including engineering and policy solutions.
  • Proposes incentive programs to executive, managerial and supervisory personnel that reward safety.
  • Conducts regular safety audits of production, packaging, maintenance and distribution facilities.
  • Interfaces with industry associations and safety professionals. Benchmarks safety performance with other industry safety professionals.
  • Coordinates, and oversees the environmental safety program, and documentation.
  • Oversees and implement the WC return to work program.
  • Position requires at least a bachelor’s degree in industrial safety and hygiene or related field. A graduate degree would be preferred.
  • Position requires at least five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in a basic industry, preferably in the manufacturing industry.
  • Prior management and supervisory experience is also required.
  • Bilingual preferred English/Spanish.
  • Must have good presentation skills and the ability to effectively interface with operations management at all levels. Must also be able to interface effectively with manufacturing team members.



Bachelors or better.


Prior management and supervisory experience
5 years: Increasingly responsible experience in a basic industry, preferably in the manufacturing industry.

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Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Ruiz Foods is an equal opportunity employer.
EOE: Male, Female, Vets, Disabled (M/F/V/D).
Ruiz Foods enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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