Tyson Foods Safety Manager in Forest, Mississippi


Req ID:


Position Number:

10989097 Mgr Safety

Job Description:

Job Description :

SUMMARY: This position will provide Safety leadership and strategic direction by leading the plant's Safety continuous

improvement efforts. As an integral member of the Plant Management Team, this position will support and advise site

management with regard to the Safety Management system. Responsibilities include: formulate a proactive, local safety

strategy that drives the plant to become sustainable, healthy and safe operationally; participate in developing a vision for

safety, which includes continual enhancement of established programs and consistent implementation of new programs

within a team environment; be involved in the effort to eliminate, prevent, or reduce the occurrence of safety, health and

medical issues. This position will also facilitate the development and maintenance of behaviors, attitudes and a safety culture

that supports the goals and behaviors and actions of Tyson Foods and will act as a change agent to accelerate best practice

sharing within the facility. Other duties include: direct the safety programs for the site; recommend the design and

implementation of new programs to minimize company losses due to accidents; measures effectiveness of programs; lead the

compliance with OSHA regulations and OSHA/Tyson Foods Ergonomic program; inspect machinery, equipment and working

conditions to ensure compliance with OSHA; maintain OSHA file and support documents. Other responsibilities include:

accompany OSHA inspector on plant inspections; regularly inspect and review plant operations to assure compliance of all

permits, operation and equipment with state and federal regulations; report any potential violations and recommends

corrections as needed; analyze accident statistics to establish necessary precautions and changes needed for plant safety;

communicates safety policy and procedure changes to management personnel; ensure that all health & safety policies,

procedures and practices are reviewed on an annual basis, or as changes and updates are required by practices or regulation,

and are rolled-out in a timely manner. In addition, this position will conduct safety inspections and procedural audits in the

field and have the skills, knowledge and ability to take immediate corrective action if required; reviews all safety areas to

review policies, determine causes, identify corrective actions and conducts training in areas such as: ergonomics, emergency

response team, lockout/tag out, hazard communication, and personal protective equipment; investigate all safety related

incidents, reviews incident reports and completes necessary reports for insurance carrier, risk management system and

corporate safety office.


Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Management, Engineering or Industrial Technology or related field

or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience: 3+ years of progressive experience in environment, safety, and sustainability management preferred. Strong

knowledge of safety regulations (OSHA, hazard communications, accident investigation and safety training methods).

Knowledge of industry best practice regarding safety and environmental approaches with PSM & RMP safety practices.

Computer Skills: Standard computer skills.

Communication Skills: Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients,

customers, and the general public. Special Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals,

professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence,

and procedure manuals. ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret

an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Travel: Ability to travel up to 10%.

Facility Name (Location):


Pay Type:



Safety Manager







Job Function:


Full Time / Part Time:

Full Time

Relocation Covered:


Company Culture, Inclusion and Diversity Statement:

Tyson Foods proudly embraces diversity and is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment. Our Culture is rooted in our Core Values and brought to life each day through our 5C Team behaviors (Caring, Candor, Creativity, Collaboration and Commitment). Team Members are the heart of our company and its success and culture is the connecting thread which drives our Talent Strategy to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.