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Safety/Regulatory Compliance (Hourly)

Company Name: K.B. Specialty Foods
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt



Position Summary:

Lead, facilitate and monitor the safety processes and compliance functions to ensure all safety issues are resolved and all compliance matters are maintained as required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Kroger Co. Involve and assist the entire plant team in meeting individual and plant safety goals and objectives. Perform all jobs safely, efficiently and accurately to maintain and improve the performance of the entire plant in the areas of Safety, Quality, Reliability (SQR) and our Customer 1st strategy. Role model and demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Support all areas of the physical safety and Behavioral Accident Prevention Process (BAPP) with consistency and advocacy.
  • Coordinate all safety training and maintain documentation.
  • Prepare all reports incidental to Regulatory Compliance functions.
  • Test and evaluate air quality throughout facility.
  • Evaluate costs, order emergency response equipment and develop emergency response training programs.
  • Monitor and record information regarding sanitary practices by in-plant personnel; identify potential problems, and assist in determining corrective action.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of all FDA, OSHA, EPA, and local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Coordinate personnel training in proper use of respirators; maintains the Respiratory Protection Plan.
  • Oversee training in: GMPs, Plant safety rules (LOTO, Electrical safe work practices), chemical safety, MSDSs, Confined Space Entry, Allergens, asbestos safety, Respiratory Protection, and HACCP.
  • Support the continued improvement of the Safety 4 Key Driver process.
  • Assist in accident investigations and follow up to resolution.
  • Conduct safety inspections to remove physical barriers that cause injuries.
  • Utilize RINCON system to enter observation data for the BOS Steering Team, 4 Key Drivers Team and Management team to use in driving change in our safety process.
  • Conduct safety orientation for new associates and maintain training documentation.
  • Support the development, implementation, maintenance, and ongoing improvement of the SQF 2000 Systems.
  • Accountable to the Kroger Manufacturing Food Safety and Quality Principles.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Self-motivated and self-directed.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, with high degree of accuracy and precision.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong administration, planning, facilitation and organizational skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and complete work with little supervision.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating, maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.

Desired Previous Job Experience

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university.
  • Previous office experience or plant experience.
  • Previous safety compliance experience.
  • OSHA 30 Hour training.


Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time 
Shift(s): Day

Regions: Midwest


Jobs at Kroger Manufacturing: Through quality products, strong individual commitments and team spirit, Kroger has been established as a leader in the manufacturing industry. Kroger Manufacturing provides career development programs aligned with aspirations in Engineering, Process Management, Information Systems, Quality Assurance, Operations Management, Human Resources, Finance and Procurement. Our work force programs provide technically challenging rotations with cross-functional teams, plants and locations to allow our Associates to learn from some of the brightest minds in the business. Experience and training combined with mentoring and guidance from plant sponsors prepare our Associates with the skills and leadership behaviors needed to achieve a successful career at Kroger.


Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.


 Posting Notes:  IN || Greensburg || 1225 N. Broadway || 47240 || K.B. Specialty Foods || None || Manufacturing || Employee || Non-Exempt || Full-Time || None 

Nearest Major Market: Greensburg

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