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Safety Technician

Location: McKinney, Texas, United States
Date Posted: Oct 19, 2023

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Description

Bringing our love of food to families for five generations!  Blount Fine Foods is a family-owned and operated manufacturer, marketer, and developer of premium fresh prepared foods. We are an engaging team, bringing restaurant-quality products to America including single-serve grab-n-go fresh soups, mac & cheese, and entrées in grocery stores across the country, as well as for hot bars and restaurants. Help us create the finest food experiences including those with specialty certifications that include organic, gluten-free, and low sodium, among others. Join a proven team for growth, success, and a satisfying career

1st Shift

Summary: While reporting to the Safety Supervisor, this position takes a lead role in the overall awareness, delivery and commitment to corporate Environmental, Health and Safety programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and department rules, including accountability of required personal safety equipment.
  • Performs a variety of administrative, technical, and professional work, in analyzing, administering and sustaining departmental led programs.
  • Improve workplace safety by recognizing, evaluating and controlling potentially hazardous conditions.
  • Ensure compliance with all OSHA, State and Local codes.
  • Strong communication skills; written and verbal.
  • Possess a business understanding of manufacturing processes.
  • Educate, monitor, and train personnel in safe work practices.
  • Identify common workplace health and safety concerns; suggest solutions.
  • Conducts inspections and assessments.
  • Participate in Safety initiatives.
  • Foster a positive behavior based work culture.
  • Inspect and evaluate workplace to ensure that they follow safety standards and government regulations.
  • Demonstrate the correct use of safety equipment and practices; assist operators as necessary to help prevent injuries.
  • Performs a variety of tasks as needed.
  • Works under general supervision.

Education and/or Experience                                            

  • Associate’s Degree preferred, High School minimum. General Industry 30 hour OSHA card a plus.
  • Strong communication skills; written and verbal.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred
  • Possess a business understanding of manufacturing processes.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Database software; Internet software; Project Management software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred. 

 We offer:

  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • 401k with Company match 
  • Paid time off including vacation, sick time and holidays
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance and Short Term Disability
  • Discounts on Blount products at Company retail location
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