Smithfield Foods

Our sustainability strategy is organized by pillars that represent our key areas of sustainability focus: animal care, environment, food safety and quality, helping communities, and people. The concept of value creation is an overarching focus of our sustainability strategy, underpinning these pillars.
Smithfield Foods Denison, IA, USA
Feb 16, 2018
Full time
Overview The Environmental Coordinator is responsible for ISO 14001 Environmental Management System, Risk Management program, Process Safety Management, wastewater treatment plant operation, air permitting and reporting, EPCRA reporting, storm water pollution prevention, spill prevention controls and countermeasures, hazardous waste and other regulatory programs.  This position is responsible for contributing to a safe work place and will lead the identification of and response to the environmental needs and concerns of regulators, company management and employees.     Responsibilities Responsibilities and tasks are written as follows: Ensures conformance to environmental regulations and company environmental policies and guidelines.  Responsible for Environmental Management System, Risk Management Program, wastewater treatment plant operation, air permitting and reporting, EPCRA reporting, storm water pollution prevention, spill prevention controls and countermeasures and hazardous waste. Maintains ISO 140001 certification and conformance to the standard. Assists with environmental site audits and coordinates the facility response to findings. Ensures facility compliance RMP/PSM program. Prepares permit applications for modifications and renewals. Works with Corporate and Plant engineers on construction projects. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions. Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university, and 3+ years experience with environmental compliance, EMS, and PSM; and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Wastewater Treatment Operator Certification, preferred. Working knowledge and experience with wastewater operations, air permitting program, and ISO 140001. Working knowledge and experience in analyzing and implementing permit requirements; identifying environmental issues; providing recommendations and developing clear SOP's. Knowledge and understanding of all regulatory programs and Environmental regulations; e.g., RCRA, EPCRA, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, etc. Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills. Capable of communicating and expressing ideas clearly and concisely, in both written and verbal formats. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel and Access. Supervisory Responsibilities This position may supervise Waste Water Operators. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems. Physical Demands 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. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 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 plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold and heat (non-weather related), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and chemicals. Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud when in the production area. EEO/AA Information Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by la w. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Smithfield Foods Charlotte, NC, USA
Feb 16, 2018
Full time
Overview The Environmental, Safety, and Health Manager has overall accountability for the development and implementation of worker safety and health policy and procedures, and environmental compliance programs at the facility. The Manager is to be the resident expert regarding worker compensation laws, OSHA industrial workplace requirements, and federal/state/local environmental regulations, and they will be the key facility ISO certification representative.    Responsibilities Manage the safety and health process to ensure compliance with OSHA regulations and company standards.  Complete annual reviews of each program, including review and updates of plant procedures.  Complete employee exposure surveys throughout the plant as necessary.  Encourage health/wellness programs and assist with injury/illness prevention and correction. Track and reduce worker’s compensation costs, absenteeism, and turnover by ensuring quality health care is provided following incidents involving plant workers.  Review and monitor all accident investigation reports through to completion, including participation in claim reviews, mediations, and hearings.  Key Measurements:  Number of OSHA violations, Employee Turnover Rate, Number of Accidents, Costs and Number of Worker’s Compensation claims, EIPMS/SCAP audit results. Develop and maintain environmental programs that meet all permit requirements, including timely renewals, field inspections and documentation and all required permit recordkeeping.  Programs include: solid waste, hazardous waste, air permitting, water conservation, storm water compliance.  Generate and encourage facility wide sustainability projects, and submit projects for consideration of environmental awards. Key Measurements:  Monthly report, WEBEMS entry, annual American Meat Industry project entry, Sustainability project entry, Number of Notice of Violations Insert all environmental, ISO, Process Safety Management/Risk Management Plan and plant Sustainability program documentation into company electronic management systems.  Lead/facilitate plant ISO certification management teams, process safety teams, and documentation control requirements.  Key Measurements:  WEBEMS, SMS, ISO PSM entries updated and action items complete, few or no internal and external audit findings   Train production employees and management staff as required by OSHA, environmental permits and environmental/emergency response regulatory programs, and company standards.  Key Measurements:  Training completed by annual or other established due dates.  Review capital expense requests, new chemical purchase requests, and other plant changes (i.e., refrigeration system changes, land disturbance, equipment modification) prior to implementation, so environmental, health, and safety program impacts are discussed and required permits/notifications are made to regulatory authorities. Key Measurements:  Permits received prior to project initiation Understand and facilitate the Process Safety Management/Risk Management Plan program requirements for the ammonia refrigeration system.  Lead internal and external release reporting requirements for ammonia and other chemicals to the environment. Key Measurements:  proper release reporting policy followed, successful PSM audits, both external and internal The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.  Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university in an Environmental, Health or Safety related field and 3+ years of experience managing a Safety or Enviornmental program; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with air, water, waste permitting for industrial plant setting.  Experience working with or knowledge of OSHA and Workers’ Compensation; with prior experience in the food industry a plus. Knowledge of the worker’s compensation processes and injury investigation requirements.  Math skills to calculate efficiencies, % reductions, air emissions on a rolling 12-month basis. Experience with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Good decision maker and ability to perform in stressful situations, including leading emergency response efforts Self-motivated, result-oriented, focused on meeting deadlines. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals in English. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Able to adjust work schedule to cover evening/night shift training of employees, troubleshoot production problems, as determined necessary by Plant Management. Supervisory Responsibilities This position has no supervisory responsibilities. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee should possess to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or climb and talk or hear. 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 plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold and heat (non-weather related), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and chemicals. Noise level in the work environment is loud when in the production area. EEO/AA Information Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by la w. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com