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Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Company

At Land O’Frost, our brands of lunchmeat and specialty sausage products are recognized as one of the nation’s best- selling and trusted brands. We have accomplished this through our incredible team of employees who are customer focused, motivated, achievers, developers, and purpose driven. We are seeking more passionate people to join our innovative team. Join our team and let your ambition flourish.

Summary

The Environmental Health Safety Manager is responsible to implement and monitor comprehensive environmental, health and safety programs. Develop and maintain activities to prevent or correct unsafe working conditions utilizing knowledge of industrial health and safety laws.

Responsibilities:

  • Train and advise on safety procedures and practices to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations to include the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Illinois State Regulations.
  • Develop, implement, monitor, and manage safety programs, policies, and procedures to meet specific safety needs of the company.
  • Develops and implements onsite safety, environment, and/or emergency management programs designed to respond to individual situations and to improve overall safety conditions.
  • Leads management of Process Safety Management (PSM) and Risk Management Planning (RMP) for ammonia refrigeration system.
  • Interacts with management supervisors and workers in order to identify and correct unsafe conditions or work activities.
  • Provide analytical data that tracks injury trends that determine type of injury, location and specific job tasks of injuries and provide recommendation to eliminate hazards.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Safety or related field required.
  • Five years of experience managing environmental or safety in a manufacturing environment.
  • Proven ability to adapt and lead in a changing environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Bilingual English and Spanish is required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

Quality Assurance Manager

Company

At Land O’Frost, our brands of lunchmeat and specialty sausage products are recognized as one of the nation’s best- selling and trusted brands. We have accomplished this through our incredible team of employees who are customer focused, motivated, achievers, developers, and purpose driven. We are seeking more passionate people to join our innovative team. Join our team and let your ambition flourish.

Summary

The Quality Manager is responsible for building a culture of Quality at the plant through partnerships with plant management and cross functional teams to drive process improvements to meet departmental metrics and company objectives. The manager must maintain and improve all components of the plant Quality Management System (QMS), including the management of third party audits.

Quality, Consumer and Customer focus will be an integral part of the Quality Manager’s responsibility to sustain the delivery of high-quality products. Utilizing root cause analysis, Quality management tools, and establishing preventive measures will be critical to success. Listening and understanding the “voice of the consumer” will be supported through data analysis and anticipating needs. The Quality Manager will create winning solutions for the customer and Land O’Frost.

The Quality Manager will lead by example providing leadership, coaching and mentorship to the technical support staff and plant management team. This person will build networks by promoting collaboration across disciplines, departments, functions and levels to influence business growth and success.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Biology, Microbiology, or related field. Advanced degree preferred.
  • 2-5 years of experience in Quality Management preferred.
  • Technical knowledge of Quality principles, food safety, meatscience and regulatory requirements.
  • SQF/BRC experience preferred.
  • Project management skills – Capable of working on and managing multiple high priority projects.
  • Demonstrated understanding of process control methods and application of preventative practices.

RN Plant Nurse

Company

At Land O’Frost, our brands of lunchmeat and specialty sausage products are recognized as one of the nation’s best- selling and trusted brands. We have accomplished this through our incredible team of employees who are customer focused, motivated, achievers, developers, and purpose driven. We are seeking more passionate people to join our innovative team. Join our team and let your ambition flourish.

The Opportunity

The Plant Nurse provides medical care, delivers safety and health training and coordinates wellness activities. The Plant Nurse will build relationships with the associates through coaching and monitoring on the floor, use their experience and passion for health and wellness through developing programs, faciliting wellness fairs and activities, and partnering with 3rd party vendors, audit and ensure associates are using personal protective equipment and following safety guidelines. The Plant Nurse will conduct drug and alcohol screening for new hires and for active associates, serve on the Plant Ergonomics Team, and work closely with the Environmental Health and Safety Manager and plant management team on improving safety outcomes. Full-time or part-time status is open for discussion.

Responsibilities

  • Provide first aid and follow-up care to associates with physical complaints and assess the need for internal treatment, or whether an employee needs outside medical attention for work-related and personal medical conditions.
  • Coordinate wellness activities such as flu shots, tetanus shots, wellness education, wellness fairs, wellness coaching, education on generic vs. brand name drugs and education on network vs.non-network doctors or hospitals.
  • Ensure compliance with Land O’Frost, Inc. Hearing Conservation Program, including hearing test follow-up with Audiologist or M.D. as required.
  • Maintain all OSHA recordkeeping.
  • Develop and communicate training schedules with Department Supervisors or Managers.
  • Facilitate EHS policies and procedures to management and hourly employees through training.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the EHS Manager or EHS Director.

Qualifications

  • Registered Nurse (RN) License in the State of Illinois in good standing.
  • Must be fluent in conversational speaking/writing in English/Spanish.
  • Ability to conduct safety and health training.
  • Must be a certified trainer for CPR/First Aid/AED within six months of employment.
  • Must be computer literate and proficient using Microsoft Office applications, i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Must be available to work other shifts or flexible with hours as required.

Plant Manager

Company

At Land O’Frost, our brands of lunchmeat and specialty sausage products are recognized as one of the nation’s best- selling and trusted brands. We have accomplished this through our incredible team of employees who are customer focused, motivated, achievers, developers, and purpose driven. We are seeking more passionate people to join our innovative team. Join our team and let your ambition flourish.

The Opportunity

The Plant Manager is responsible for the direct coordination and management of production and support activities in all plant Production, Sanitation, Maintenance, Scheduling, Shipping, Receiving, and DC Departments. Responsible for achieving plant and corporate objectives with the safety of people and quality of product at the forefront. Leads by example in fostering a team oriented and learning environment to develop future leaders.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide a safe environment for people while producing a quality product.
  • Achieve budget volumes in terms of managing yields/cost, labor variance, packaging scrap and other costs.
  • Provide leadership and direction for direct staff and those reporting indirectly.
  • Align all support and production objectives to build a one-team approach for shared success measures.
  • Ensure current and future talent needs identifying development opportunities and encouraging both management and hourly employees to pursue further training and self-improvement.
  • Keep informed of governmental regulations and technological developments by reading, attending seminars and trade shows.
  • Participate in long term planning for process and capacity improvement.
  • Assure implementation of food safety programs in the plant and help to determine priorities for food safety activity in cooperation with the Food Safety team.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; MBA highly preferred.
  • Minimum 10 years experience, with 5 years’ in Operation or Plant Management in the Food Industry.
  • Successful accomplishment in developing future leaders through relationship building, empowerment and engagement of employees and open feedback.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficient and knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Suite, ERP and other related applications and systems.

Packaging Supervisor

Company

At Land O’Frost, our brands of lunchmeat and specialty sausage products are recognized as one of the nation’s best- selling and trusted brands. We have accomplished this through our incredible team of employees who are customer focused, motivated, achievers, developers, and purpose driven. We are seeking more passionate people to join our innovative team.

Summary

The Packaging Supervisor is responsible for production on his/her assigned lines responsible and accountable for ensuring quality and production processes are being performed per defined standards. Supervises associates through effective leadership including coaching, developing, motivating, and supporting a team oriented environment. Leads efforts to maintain 5S standards in all areas of operation championing continuous improvement efforts. Ensures compliance with all laws and regulations related to safety, OSHA and USDA. Hours: Monday – Thursday, 3:30pm-2am.

Areas of Impact

  • Strategic Focus
  • Drive for Results
  • Builds High Performing Teams
  • Builds Relationships
  • Process Oriented
  • Model the Way

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or 3-5 years of food processing related industry experience.
  • Familiar with food safety, food handling, GMP and plant safety guidelines.
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office software; experience with computer report generation and general computer database usage.
  • Work extended days and/or weekends with flexibility to switch shifts as required.
  • Ability to motivate people, specifically mentoring and coaching individuals to meet goals of the production area.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities at one time.

Food Safety Manager

Company

At Land O’Frost, our brands of lunchmeat and specialty sausage products are recognized as one of the nation’s best- selling and trusted brands. We have accomplished this through our incredible team of employees who are customer focused, motivated, achievers, developers, and purpose driven. We are seeking more passionate people to join our innovative team. Join our team and let your ambition flourish.

The Opportunity

The Food Safety Manager implements and manages process control systems and preventative actions in food safety area. Manages HACCP and Regulatory compliance issues. This includes food safety issues that are controlled by SSOP, HACCP or other pre-requisite programs. Develops employees through education, training, monitoring, and mentoring.

Responsibilities:

  • Improving operations to deliver safe, quality food to consumers.
  • Ensure Regulatory Compliance to meet food safety objectives. (USDA)
  • Implements and manages process control systems and preventative actions in food safety area.
  • Responsible for maintenance and continuous improvement of SSOP plan, including employee training and reporting of SSOP violations and deviations.
  • Manages the following programs, Listeria Prevention and Control, Pest Control, and Allergen.
  • General Microbiology ensuring that all procedures associated with micro sample collection and analysis are developed and maintained.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Biology, or related field. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Project management skills – capable of working on and managing multiple high priority projects.
  • Technical knowledge of food safety, food science, and regulatory requirements.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of process control methods and application of preventative practices.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Food Safety Management required.

Corporate Industrial Engineer (Illinois or Arkansas)

Company

At Land O’Frost, our brands of lunchmeat and specialty sausage products are recognized as one of the nation’s best- selling and trusted brands. We have accomplished this through our incredible team of employees who are customer focused, motivated, achievers, developers, and purpose driven. We are seeking more passionate people to join our innovative team. Join our team and let your ambition flourish.

The Opportunity 

The Corporate Industrial Engineer develops and leads projects across supply chain to increase productivity, maximize efficiency, reduce waste, and drive down product costs wherever possible.  Ideal candidate will possess strong leadership and project management skills, is a self-starter, and has a strong background in IE, Plant Engineering/Operations, and IE/Productivity Engineering including Continuous Improvement, Lean, and Six Sigma tools.  Position location Searcy, AR or Lansing, IL. 

Responsibilities

  • Act as Corporate Industrial Engineer resource for establishing work measurement programs, conducting motion studies, and recommending methods for improving worker efficiency and reducing waste of materials and utilities.
  • Act as Project Manager on plant or corporate initiatives, focusing on cost reduction projects.
  • Support Marketing and R&D on new product development projects as assigned.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a science related discipline.
  • Minimum 5-10 years’ experience in Meat Plant Operations/Engineering.
  • Preferred 3 years minimum experiences in Continuous Improvement/Industrial Engineering role.
  • Experience in time measurement techniques.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and other analytical software.

Cost Accountant

Company

At Land O’Frost, our brands of lunchmeat and specialty sausage products are recognized as one of the nation’s best- selling and trusted brands. We have accomplished this through our incredible team of employees who are customer focused, motivated, achievers, developers, and purpose driven. We are seeking more passionate people to join our innovative team. Join our team and let your ambition flourish.

The Opportunity

The Cost Accountant is responsible for preparing and validating our plant’s monthly financial reporting, analyzing, identifying and resolving discrepancies.  This position requires an individual to have a strong skill set in the following areas; attention to detail, analytical, highly organized self-starter with the ability to multi-task and have excellent communication skills.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the completion of plant’s monthly financial reporting.
  • Responsible for the completion of plant’s monthly management reporting.
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining a strong working relationship with plant manufacturing department leaders and staff.
  • Analyze changes in products, raw materials, and manufacturing processes to determine effects on cost.
  • Identify and recommend areas for continuous and process improvement.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required.
  • Minimum of 2 years of cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other database systems.
  • Some travel required.

Maintenance Technician

Summary

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for performing preventative and corrective maintenance repairs to processing and packaging equipment.

Qualifications

  • Electrical troubleshooting experience required.
  • Ability to interpret electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic schematics required.
  • Ability to interpret mechanical blueprints and related data required.
  • Ammonia Refrigeration experience preferred.
  • Tig welding/fabricating experience preferred.
  • Job-related experience in boiler and plumbing applications preferred.