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Environmental Health Safety & Security Analyst

City & State: 

Newark, CA, US, 94560

94560
Job Category:  Administrative
94560

ARYZTA is a global baking company with a Passion for Good Food. We provide our retail and foodservice customers with a portfolio of bakery solutions so they can deliver memorable, delicious food to consumers. With operations in the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, ARYZTA has become a global leader in the baked goods industry and one of the largest specialty bakery companies in the world. Our leading bakery brands in North America include La Brea Bakery®, Otis Spunkmeyer®, and Oakrun Farm Bakery®. We have 58 state-of-the-art bakeries and kitchens around the globe, with 20 of those in North America, and are committed to driving innovation, predicting upcoming consumer trends and flavors, and exceeding our customers’ expectations. The Americas team champions the values of Integrity, Ownership, Customer Focus, Creativity and Care to help us deliver on People Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Collaboration.

Title: Environmental Health Safety & Security Analyst

 

Purpose

To ensure that regulatory requirements for Safety, Security, Environment and Workers Compensation are met/ exceeded.  To continually reduce risk and cost associated with behaviors and conditions of employees, contractors and visitors of Aryzta.

 

Position Purpose

Champion the effort to ensure EHS compliance, build a strong safety culture and in the process reduce injuries

 

Scope/Complexity/Supervisory Responsibilities

Receives assignments from manager and determines how to use resources to complete tasks and as a result meet objectives and goals. Provides guidance to Bakery Management to achieve goals in accordance with established company policies. Recommends and implements changes to safety and health program that affect the bakery

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

% Time

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

80%

Champion the current EHS Program to create an injury-free environment and maintain compliance with all regulatory requirements.

  • Champion safety culture with zero accident mentality
  • Actively co-manage with HR and managers the return to work program and associated workers compensation claims for work related injured temporary and full-time Aryzta employees. 
  • Maintain and manage the EHS programs, policies and procedures that comply with legal and Aryzta corporate policies and guidelines.
  • Develop a strong relationship with EEs and facilitate employee-led behavior-based safety process in a team based environment.
  • Conduct regular safety audits, identify and evaluate hazards in the workplace and recommend solutions to minimize or eliminate risk. To include working indirectly in the manufacturing environment with 30-50% of time dedicated to “floor time” in the facility.
  • Proactively identify opportunities for improvement in all areas of safety.
  • Conduct research for the purpose of identifying, abating or eliminating sources of hazards as it relates to employee safety and the environment

 

 

20%

Lead accident investigations and maintain all OSHA reporting.

  • Support all accident and near miss investigations to uncover root cause and track completion of corrective actions.
  • Track, analyze and report safety performance result
  • Follow through with respective department managers and employees on all safety-related suggestions and feedback

 

 

Perform other duties as assigned or required.

 

 

Communications Contacts

Internal

Corporate Health and Safety Management

Bakery Management and Supervision

Human Resources

 

External

Service contractors

Safety Auditors

OSHA

EPA/ State environmental

 

Education, Technical Qualifications, Experience and Competencies Proficiency Level

Required

  • High School Diploma
  • Minimum of 2 years safety experience in a manufacturing environment preferably food industry
  • Use a computer more than 25% of total work time.
  • Ability to communicate (written and oral) in Spanish and English

 

Preferred

B.S. in Occupational Safety or related discipline

 

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Regularly required to stand, walk and climb.

 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions, and is occasionally exposed to traffic hazards, wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, and extreme cold. 
  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is subject to a warehouse and walk-in freezer environment where temperatures can vary from extreme cold to very warm.
  • The noise level in the work environment is often moderate to loud.

ARYZTA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.