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Alltech

3031 Catnip Hill Rd
NICHOLASVILLE , KY
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Safety Coordinator

Alltech
NICHOLASVILLE, KY Full time
Posted on April 25, 2018

Founded in 1980 by Irish entrepreneur and scientist Dr. Pearse Lyons, Alltech discovers and delivers solutions for the sustainable nutrition of plants, animals and people. With more than 100 manufacturing sites globally, Alltech is a leading producer and processor of yeast and organic trace minerals.

Our guiding ACE principle seeks to develop solutions that are safe for the Animal, Consumer and the Environment. Our more than 5,000 team members worldwide put this purpose to work every day for our customers.

Alltech is a family-owned company, which allows us to adapt quickly to emerging customer needs and to stay focused on advanced innovation. Headquartered just outside of Lexington, Kentucky, USA, Alltech has a strong presence in all regions of the world. For further information, visitwww.alltech.com/news. Join us in conversation on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
We have a career opportunity available for a Safety Coordinator at our Corporate Headquarters in Nicholasville, KY.    

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Influence behavior and inspire commitment on the part of all personnel in complying with Alltech safety standards and maintaining a safe work environment.
  • Product classification according to appropriate GHS regulations.
  • SDS storage as well maintaining the archives.
  • Support management's efforts to ensure compliance with corporate Safety Program expectations and applicable federal and state law. Identify and inform management of compliance issues, safety risks and improvement opportunities through the conduct of daily, weekly and monthly audits and updates determined by changing regulations.
  • Conduct risk assessments related to jobs performed (Job Hazard Analysis) and new equipment introductions. Recommend appropriate risk mitigation measures to management, including ergonomic considerations, in all such efforts.
  • Oversee incident investigation process.
  • Provide (or facilitate access to) immediate aid for associates, visitors, vendors, or guests that need assistance, or medical attention.
  • Perform Safety Observations & Audits.
  • First Aid/CPR Responders/ ERT  
  • Ability to work and be flexible and available for on call hours before and/or after normal business hours in addition to off-shift hours as required

Key Requirements

  • BS degree in safety/environmental science/ Chemistry background or related technical discipline.
  • Excellent analytical, written and verbal communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills.   
  • Candidate must be well organized to handle numerous tasks and be able to work with a variety of people with varying backgrounds and job functions.   
  • Must demonstrate computer proficiency in MS Word and Excel    
  • Health and Safety experience in a manufacturing environment preferred but not essential. 

Salary is negotiable depending on experience. Alltech offers a comprehensive benefit package and an atmosphere for professional and personal development. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.

 

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