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Senior Safety Specialist

HelloFresh
United States, New Jersey, Newark
May 22, 2022

At Hello Fresh, we want to change the way people eat forever by offering our customers high quality food and recipes for different meal occasions. Over the past 10 years, we've seen this mission spread around the world and beyond our wildest dreams. Now, we are a global food solutions group and the world's leading meal kit company, active in 16 countries across 3 continents. So, how did we do it? Our weekly boxes full of exciting recipes and fresh ingredients have blossomed into a community of customers looking for delicious, healthy and sustainable options. The Hello Fresh Group now includes our core brand, Hello Fresh, as well as: Green Chef, Every Plate, Chef's Plate, Factor, and Youfoodz.

Senior Safety Specialist

At Hello Fresh, we want to revolutionize the way we eat by making it more convenient and exciting to cook meals from scratch. We have offices all over the world and we deliver delicious meals to millions of people.

We are the industry leader in meal-kit subscription services and we're growing all the time. We have distinct meal-kit services that cater to everyone with the most menu variety in the market, which allows us to reach an incredibly wide population of people.

The Hello Fresh team is diverse, high-performing, and international, and our work environment is an inspiring space where you can thrive as a result.

Due to growth, Hello Fresh is looking to add a Sr. Safety Specialist to our team! As Sr. Safety Specialist, you will join forces with the Manager of Safety and Loss Prevention of Safety to head up workplace safety initiatives for one of our distribution center operations! You will be on the front lines of production and immerse yourself in the trenches to promote Hello Fresh's vision, inspire change, raise the bar on safety performance, and champion a culture of safety!

You will...

  • Work with integrity and the utmost regard for the safety and health at Hello Fresh
  • Provides subject matter expertise either through education, training, and/or experience in multiple areas including environmental management, compliance, occupational safety, risk management and/or occupational health
  • Ensure OSHA compliance within a Hello Fresh/Green Chef Facility including but not limited to: Powered Industrial Trucks (PIT's); New Hire safety training and ongoing safety training; Lockout/Tagout, Machine Guarding and Chemical Safety; all necessary recordkeeping and reporting including OSHA 300 Logs
  • Assist management team during accident or injury investigations and root cause analysis
  • Act as the management team's subject matter expert for safety and security questions
  • Ensure visibility of HSE initiatives at the site level (Behavior Safety, Safe Work Permit process, Safety

Observations, Near Miss, etc) to all levels of operations management and recommend improvements in effectiveness. Assist with any OSHA inspections, visits or investigations including recordkeeping and OSHA investigations

  • Demonstrate sound judgement based on observations and evaluation, by site, to determine safety meeting effectiveness and appropriate level of mentoring for safety meeting facilitators. Chair our Safety Committee and lead our committee in improving building conditions & work practices
  • Collect and analyze data to identify safety or injury trends and develop corrective actions
  • Ensure contractors and visitors follow Hello Fresh safety policies during their time on-site
  • Assist with the site emergency action plan and liaison with local first responders when needed
  • Conduct a Job Safety Analysis (JSA) of all routine and non-routine tasks performed on-site
  • Promote safer forklift operations through training, observation and coaching operators
  • Develop training materials including toolbox talks, standard operating procedures (SOP's) and others
  • Manage the relationship with site security and ensures security services are being provided for each DC
  • Assist with inventory shrinkage and other deliberate damage/product theft investigations as needed
  • Support other departments including quality, food safety, production and logistics as needed
  • Use continuous improvement principles to identify ways to improve our processes and results

You are...

  • Partner: you effectively listen, build rapport and communicate at all levels; you're confident sharing ideas and are a trusted advisor for work workplace safety
  • Results-driven: you recognize and resolve situations that are ambiguous or challenging, focus effort on meeting or exceeding goals, and pave the way for efficiency.
  • Programmatic: able to identify the system component that is causing the error, as well as the options available for resolving it and completing the task.
  • Inspirational: you know how to make an impact and deliver presentations that inspire and influence change
  • Versatile: you roll with the punches and don't get overwhelmed easily; you enjoy grinding away at issues and have a knack for driving results in hyper-growth, constantly changing environments

You have...

  • Minimum of 3-5 year of supervisory experience managing safety programs required
  • Bachelor's degree in Safety, Occupational Health, or Environmental Health & Safety preferred; will consider high school diploma with 5+ years EHS experience
  • Preferred Safety Certification: CSP, ASP, OHST, etc.
  • Expertise in OSHA compliance, especially with powered industrial trucks, lockout/tagout, strain and sprain prevention, and equipment automation..
  • Superior communication and presentation skills with ability to influence across all levels of an organization
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point) and Google app (Gmail, drive, sheets, etc.)

You'll get...

  • Competitive Salary & 401k company match that vests immediately upon participation
  • Generous parental leave of 16 weeks & PTO policy, as well as paid holidays off
  • $0 monthly premium and other flexible health plans
  • Amazing discounts, including up to 75% off Hello Fresh subscription
  • Flexible shift scheduling & advancement opportunities
  • Emergency child and adult care services
  • Snacks & monthly catered lunches
  • Collaborative, dynamic work environment within a fast-paced, mission-driven company

It is the policy of Hello Fresh not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran.

About Hello Fresh

We believe that sharing a meal brings people of all identities, backgrounds, and cultures together. We are committed to celebrating all dimensions of diversity in the workplace equally and ensuring that everyone feels a sense of inclusion and belonging. We also aim to extend this commitment to the partners we work with and the communities we serve. We are constantly listening, learning, and evolving to deliver on these principles. We are proud of our collaborative culture. Our diverse employee population enables us to connect with our customers and turn their feedback into meaningful action - from developing new recipes to constantly improving our process of getting dinner to our customers' homes. Our culture attracts top talent with shared values and forms the foundation for a great place to work!

At Hello Fresh, we embrace diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of an individual's race, national origin, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, marital status or any other protected characteristic under applicable law, whether actual or perceived. As part of the Company's commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations, up to the point of undue hardship, to candidates at any stage, including to individuals with disabilities.

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