Colony Brands Environmental Health and Safety Specialist in United States

Description Colony Brands, Inc. is one of North America’s largest and most successful direct marketing catalog and e-Commerce companies. Our company has grown from a premier mail-order cheese company to include a diverse portfolio of affiliates, brands and products ranging from apparel to kitchen appliances, while maintaining our roots as a private, customer-centric business based in Monroe, WI. To support our food division, we are seeking an exempt-level Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist.

Celebrating Success Colony Brands, Inc. has been honored with achieving the Wisconsin Corporate Safety Award for excellence in health and safety eight times in the last eleven years. The Wisconsin Council of Safety evaluates safety programs based on corporate culture, leadership, participation, employee involvement, training, and accident rates/statistics.

What You’ll Do As an EHS Specialist, you will coordinate the development, implementation, and monitoring of the corporate safety programs. This position will be responsible for ensuring that all facilities have implemented the required elements of our safety programs and accident reduction programs. This position will also identify additional opportunities within the facilities for safety improvements and work with the management group to develop the appropriate control mechanisms. You’ll also be responsible for:

  • Coordinating the development and implementation of corporate safety policies.

  • Assisting with the development and administering of safety training programs.

  • Developing standardized audit process for area of responsibilities based on established safety systems.

  • Performing accident investigations and claims management follow-up on targeted claims within area of responsibilities.

  • Participating in department and corporate safety committees.

  • Completing miscellaneous projects and assigned duties.

  • Limited traveling to all facilities to assist the departments with their safety efforts and initiatives.

What You’ll Get You’ll have the opportunity to positively impact the customer experience and profitability of a stable, family-owned, customer-centric company in business since 1926. Colony Brands is not just about growing our profits – We are about giving our employees the opportunity for growth and providing a better place to live and work. We also offer our employees many great rewards in addition to monetary compensation:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision insurance

  • A robust Wellness Program including Onsite Healthcare

  • Superb Retirement Plans (401K & a company-funded Pension Plan)

  • Extensive Paid Time Off (PTO) benefits

  • Seven 4-day work weeks in the summer months to give our employees additional time off

  • Educational Assistance

  • Company Profit-Sharing

  • Company Product Discounts

  • And, so MANY more!

Requirements What It Takes We’re looking for someone that has strong written and verbal reasoning skills. Ideally you will have a Bachelor's degree in Safety Management or related discipline. In addition, we are looking for:

  • 3-5 years’ or more of Safety Program and Policy experience

  • 3-5 years’ or more dealing with OSHA standards and Workers Compensation

  • A strong aptitude to research and implement safety solutions

  • The ability to work with a cross functional group of employees when implementing projects or resolving problems

  • An intermediate knowledge and use of MS Office and Windows applications.

  • The ability to work independently with limited supervision

The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines.