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A great job and a great future await you at Smithfield Foods. As the world’s largest pork processor and largest hog producer in the United States, we’re a $16 billion global food company with more than 55,000 employees. We’re looking for motivated people who want to join our team and grow lasting and meaningful careers with us.
Our team members receive industry-competitive salaries and are eligible for great benefits packages:
Competitive Starting Pay
Annual Bonus Earning Potential
Comprehensive Health Insurance, Retirement Benefits and More
Looking to move? We will help! Ask about our Relocation Assistance packages! Benefits include, but are not limited to:
Lump Sum payments
Agents to help you sell/buy
Lease Termination Assistance
Moving of goods and vehicles
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.
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, FSRMP/EIPMS/SCAP audit results.
Develop and maintain environmental programs that meet all permit requirements, including timely renewals, field inspections and documentation, field sampling such as wastewater sampling, and all required permit recordkeeping. Programs include: solid waste, hazardous waste, air permitting, wastewater pretreatment, 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 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 four-year college or university in a field that adds value in the environmental, health and safety field and a minimum of 5 years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience, required.
Good decision maker and ability to perform in stressful situations, including leading emergency response efforts
Self-motivated, result-oriented, focused on meeting deadlines
Experienced air, water, waste permitting for industrial plant setting
Working knowledge of OSHA regulations, Process Safety Management requirements for ammonia refrigeration
Knowledge of the worker’s compensation processes and injury investigation requirements
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals in English
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Demonstrated ability to effectively work on a personal computer, access company programs and files, work in and learn Windows-based database systems, Excel worksheet navigation, word processing programs, Human Resource electronic systems, SAP (preferred), Internet software; manufacturing software
Math skills to calculate efficiencies, % reductions, air emissions on a rolling 12-month basis
Able to adjust work schedule to cover evening/night shift training of employees, troubleshoot production problems, as determined necessary by Plant Management
Travel 10-15% of the time
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.
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.
Stairs, heights, some ladder climbing, extreme temperature swings both indoors and out, wet and humid atmospheres
Occasionally work alternate shift, then adjust back to normal hours.
Headquartered in Smithfield, Va. since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach. With more than 60,000 jobs globally, we are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly®" and serve as one of the world's leading vertically integrated protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including our industry-leading commitments to become carbon negative in our U.S. company-owned operations and reduce GHG emissions 30 percent across our entire U.S. value chain by 2030. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our communities. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands, such as Smithfield®, Eckrich® and Nathan's Famous®, among many others. For more information, visit www.smithfieldfoods.com, and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.