Safety Manager (Lebanon, IN)

Posted: May 07, 2018

Job Description

Skjodt–Barrett Contract Packaging is a growing leader in the North American food industry, specializing in supplying custom developed food solutions for the world’s leading retail food, foodservice and healthcare product manufacturers. Our products are enjoyed in peoples’ homes, when they dine out with their families, and when they need the important nutrition provided by the healthcare community. Our facility in Lebanon, Indiana is a fast-paced business with international customers and continual opportunity. We need an experienced Safety Manager who can share his/her experience and energy with our team as we continue our success.


This position is responsible for providing safety leadership and subject matter expertise for our 250+ employees. The role covers all aspects of safety, including policy, education, first aid, claims management, emergency response and regulatory compliance. Safety on our site is everyone’s responsibility but this role is our safety leader.

Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions

Design and implement safety programs, policies, and procedure.

Remain up to date on state and federal workplace safety regulations.

Run informational meetings for employees regarding proper health and safety habits and procedures.

Identify health and safety hazards, recommend improvements and ensure all activities meet safety compliance.

Respond to onsite emergencies and investigate accidents then write reports as needed. Identify hazards/faults that caused accident and devise strategic plan to remedy the problems.

Conduct official audits.

Manage workers compensation programs and leaves.

Design and develop training plans based on business needs and identify performance gaps.

Develop curriculum relative to policies and operational standards.

Interface with leadership and subject matter experts (SME) to identify and develop training content and materials.

Develop instructional materials that are aligned to departments, individual roles, responsibilities, and expectations.

Partner with Human Resources on employee onboarding/new hire/role training and safety training.

Maintain training records for each employee, including rosters, evaluations and Certificates of Completion, and follow-up training dates.

Schedule and provide re-training to employees based on supervisor feedback, direct observation, and/or performance.

Provide train-the-trainer programs for content SME’s/department trainers.

Develop, prepare, and distribute reports as required.

Must be flexible and available to have a presence on all shifts across the organization.

Other duties as assigned.


· AS or BS Degree in a related field

· Successful completion of OSHA 30 hour training

· Coursework in OSHA guidelines is preferred

· 3-5 years of relevant work experience in a manufacturing or warehouse environment

· Proven ability to communicate effectively and influence individuals and groups

· Must be a self-starter and have strong interpersonal skills

· Read, speak and write English fluently

· Moderate to advanced Microsoft Office skills

· Able to travel to Canada

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