Bunge (www.bunge.com , NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oil seed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge’s expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve in over 60 countries. The company is headquartered in New York and has 31,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 360 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain silos, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.
The position is responsible for the implementation of safety procedures and programs designed to ensure regulatory compliance and the minimization of industrial injuries and illnesses, worker’s compensation costs, property damage and general liability losses.
Spend a minimum of 40% of time walking around observing and communicating with employees and managers reinforcing safe work behaviors
Ensure compliance with Bunge safety policies and OSHA regulations by all employees, contractors and visitors
Create, update, and manage the plant health and safety programs including the Process Safety Management and Site Safety Plan
Develop, implement and track proactive safety measures
Stay current for newly emerging safety regulations and prepare for the implementation of the same
Coordinate safety committee activities
Administer and maintain Safe Start Program for all Bunge Employees
Develop and deliver safety training for employees, contractors and visitors
Assist facility in conducting effective incident investigation and implementation of appropriate corrective measures
Manage worker’s compensation claims in conjunction Corporate WC Administrator and with insurance companies and/or service companies
Work with engineering, production and maintenance employees to provide engineering controls to resolve safety concerns arrived from Incident reports, Job Hazard Analyses and near misses, where this isn’t practical
Administrative and PPE controls will be initiated
Manage fire protection and security systems to protect from property loss
Serve as liaison with insurance company inspectors; coordinate responses to recommendations
Issue and review of Bunge safety permits, i.e., hot work, confined space and air blow down.
Manage all records relating to safety per Bunge and OSHA guidelines
Familiarity with Collective Bargaining Agreement
Duties assigned or requested by management
Manage the site’s environmental program in compliance with Federal, State and local jurisdictions
• Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety, Environmental/Health Science, or closely related degree, or equivalent work experience required.
• 5+ years of safety or environmental experience required
• Demonstrated experience with improvements in safety, productivity, teamwork
• Proven and demonstrated leadership and management skills within a team-oriented environment
• Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills required
• Demonstrated success in the application of safety standards, compliance with safety regulations, and the promotion of a safe working environment
• Good working knowledge of PC applications such as Word, Excel and Lotus Notes
Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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