Job Locations US-CA-Corona
    Safety Specialist
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The primary purpose of the Health & Safety Specialist’s position is to assist the Health & Safety Manager with the implementation and maintenance of the plant safety program in order to ensure compliance with CAL-OSHA and corporate standards and provide a safe working environment for all Anaco Team Members.


    1. Participate in hazard identification, plant inspections, recommend corrective actions, and write summary reports. Perform Safety inspections and audits. Observe workplace for unsafe conditions. Implement correction action recommendations and enforce company safety policies.
    2. Requires daily time in Plant making safety observations, reporting and correcting findings and interacting with Team Members.
    3. Evaluate and audit Corporate Safety programs and company work instructions. Implement, maintain and enforce work instructions based on Cal-OSHA regulations and corporate best practices. Ensure that team members follow all appropriate work instructions. Maintain machine lockout/tagout procedures up to date.
    4. Update/modify/develop and maintain plant specific safety training material.
    5. Chair plant Safety/ Ergonomic Committee.
    6. Conduct New Hire and Contractor Safety Orientation and other safety training, as needed.
    7. Conduct Industrial Hygiene (IH) sampling (ie- noise, ventilation, ergonomic).
    8. Work with Engineering and Maintenance to develop and evaluate engineering controls.
    9. Update Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements and the Hot Work authorized team members list, as needed
    10. Maintain inventory lists: Forklift operators, hoists and cranes, machine guarding, confined space, fire extinguisher, etc., as needed.
    11. Audit permits and inspection such as: Fire extinguishers and eye wash inspections, etc., as needed
    12. Assists in emergency response when needed.
    13. Sends out the daily safety briefing to all supervisors.
    14. Continuously improve safety knowledge by: Attending continuing education classes and, participating in other McWane facility plant safety audits as requested by corporate.
    15. Conduct incident investigations to include: Interviews, documentation, countermeasures, etc.
    16. Performs other miscellaneous duties as requested by the Safety Manager.




    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.

    1. Must possess working knowledge of Cal-OSHA regulations
    2. Must be dependable and self-motivated.
    3. Must possess good oral and written communication skills.
    4. Be able to contribute to and support the existence of a positive work environment by interacting with the team members, answering questions and being a mentor.
    5. Must possess good analytical and problem-solving skills
    6. Must effectively management time.
    7. Bi-lingual a plus


    Education and/or Experience                                               

    Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university in Occupational Safety & Health, Industrial Hygiene or related field; or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


    Computer Skills                                           

    To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient in Microsoft Office suite. Previous Medgate and Sharepoint experience desired, but not required.


    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

    ASP, OHST (or similar) highly desired, but not required.


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


    • The Team Member is regularly required to sit.
    • Use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
    • The Team Member is frequently required to walk.
    • The Team Member is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, climb or crawl.
    • The Team Member must regularly lift and /or move objects. Objects over 50 pounds will require the assistance of other staff or mechanical assistance.
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.


    Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a Team Member will encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.


    There is a fairly high noise level throughout the plant and hearing protection must be worn at all times while in the plant during production. Wearing of other proper protective equipment including steel toe or metatarsal safety shoes and eye protection is required at all times while in the plant.


    Anaco is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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