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Posted June 27th

Safety Coordinator

New Albany, Indiana


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Sazerac Company

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Posted June 27th

Safety Coordinator

New Albany, Indiana

Function

Production

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Other

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Full Time

Sazerac Company Overview

Build your career at Sazerac! With almost 400 years of rich history, Sazerac Company has thrived as an independent, American family-owned company with operations in the United States and around the world. Since the 2000s, Sazerac has averaged double digit growth every year! Sazerac Company produces and markets the most award-winning bourbons and whiskeys in the world, including Buffalo Trace, Pappy Van Winkle, Eagle Rare, Blanton's, and Sazerac Rye. Additionally, Sazerac owns many popular brands across a range of spirits, including Fireball, Southern Comfort, Seagram's V.O., Myers's, Goldschläger, Parrot Bay, 99 Brand, and Platinum Vodka.

We're proud of our award-winning culture and distilleries. Our Louisville office has been named one of the "Best Places to Work in Kentucky" four times, and our Buffalo Trace Distillery has earned the title of "world's most award-winning distillery" through the dedication of our craftsmen for well over 200 years. Whether you're a recent graduate or an experienced professional, Sazerac provides extraordinary opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, entrepreneurial industry.

Company/Location Overview

Thank you for your interest in Sazerac of Indiana, our first ever facility in the Hoosier state, and the newest facility in the Sazerac manufacturing network. Founded on the principles of servant leadership and continuous improvement our entire plant team works tirelessly to accomplish our vision:

Build the most efficient, flexible, and engaged plant and team in the Sazerac Manufacturing Network.

We are in search of talented individuals who have a strong desire to develop and hone technically sound manufacturing processes while seizing the opportunity to own their career and personal development. At Sazerac of Indiana we believe our people are our greatest asset. Your drive and determination combined with our passion for people will ensure we win as a team.

The Sazerac Company, established in 1850, is a leading North American spirits supplier, and owner of many of the industry's most venerable distilling companies - Buffalo Trace Distillery, Barton 1792 Distillery, The Glenmore Distillery, and A. Smith Bowman Distillery. In 2014, Sazerac was awarded one of the spirits industry's highest honors - Distiller of the Year by the International Wine & Spirits Competition.

For more information, please visit: www.sazerac.com .

Job Description/Responsibilities

The Safety Coordinator supports to lead the safety culture for NOD; leads the development and execution of a sound safety program to achieve zero injuries; develop / execute safety training; identify and remedy safety hazards; oversees investigation of accidents, injuries, property damage; provides safety program advice; mitigates time lost from work and claims expenses, ensures rehabilitation, assess causes, prevent reoccurrence.

  • Lead the development / execution of a sound safety program to achieve zero injuries at NOD. Lead the creation of a safety culture to ensure employees think safety first & watch out for the safety of others. Recommend, develop & execute procedures, policies & programs to enhance workplace safety; develop & execute safety training; lead an active safety committee at NOD; create & oversee a system to quickly identify & remedy safety hazards; oversee investigation of accidents, injuries & property damage. Provide safety program advice to designated safety reps at US manufacturing locations.
  • Work with team members at multiple locations, such as claim adjusters, managed care system, doctors, and management teams, and employees to mitigate time lost from work and claims expenses, ensure effective rehabilitation after injury, and assess causes and implement plans to prevent reoccurrence. Provide workers' compensation advice and guidance to designated safety representatives at all U.S. manufacturing locations. Subject matter expert on workers compensation carrier's claims administration system.
  • Obtain and keep current the reporting and record keeping requirements for safety and workers' compensation. Communicate and coordinate with safety and workers' compensation related regulatory agencies. Perform safety inspections and assist with inspections for environmental compliance. Oversee procedures for reduction and disposal of miscellaneous or non-routine hazardous materials. Participate in and ensure compliance with regulations regarding Spill Plan Control and Countermeasures. Assist with air and water environmental inspections, as needed.
  • Work with management and contracted security teams at NOD to develop a system that is safe for all individuals that enter onto the facility and leave the facility. Communicate pertinent information with appropriate team members. Develop and execute security measures to protect people and assets, and to eliminate occurrence of or opportunities for theft. Ensure adherence to Personal Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Environmental Policies and Practices.
  • Work with management teams to finalize the development and execution of the Crisis Management system. Provide crisis management plan advice and direction.
  • Develop and conduct the safety portion of the new employee orientation program at NOD. Oversee Contractor Orientation Program.
  • Participate in development of PDS and execute the plan to improve skills to meet job requirements.
  • Lead the creation of a safety culture to ensure employees think safety first & watch out for the safety of others. Lead in a manner consistent with the culture of the company. Ensure employees are treated fairly and with respect. Create a team environment where all employees are encouraged to make a difference in meeting and exceeding customer expectations.
  • Develop the needed policies in support of the Safety Program; provide input to the HR team on all policies as they are developed.
  • Efficiently manage Safety CAPEX projects at NOD within needed timeframe; provide advice for safety-related projects at other locations.
  • Implement NOD Health and Wellness Fair, coordinate vendors, and encourage participation. Assist employees with online Wellness system management.


Qualifications/Requirements

Required Qualifications
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum 2 years of applicable work experience
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of an org
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft office products
  • Knowledge of environmental regulations and related compliance experience
Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong analytical and technical skills
  • Bachelor's Degree in EHS or related field
  • Requires Experience in Alcohol Beverage Industry
Location
New Albany, Indiana