Job Title: Safety Manager

Location: C ouncil Bluffs

Our Company, Your Opportunity:

Plumrose USA is a company with an 80-year history of providing high quality, great tasting sliced meats, bacon, ham and ribs. Plumrose was recently acquired by JBS, the world’s leading provider of beef, chicken and pork, with a vision of building the company into a leader in Protein Centric Prepared Foods. This is a unique opportunity to be in a start-up environment, with the backing of a Global CPG Powerhouse. This is a role for someone who is looking for an entrepreneurial challenge in a company with aspirations to be leaders within the CPG world. The position will have both strategic and tactical elements and the person may wear different hats. This is an opportunity for people who want to think Big, dream Big and work to make Big ideas a reality.

Our Mission:

To be THE BEST in all we do. We are completely focused on our business, ensuring the BEST products and services to our customers, a relationship of trust with our suppliers and profitability for our shareholders. All this, we do to provide an opportunity for a better future for all of our TEAM MEMBERS.


Determination – Simplicity – Availability – Humility – Sincerity – Discipline – Ownership


Supports the site in the design, management, and implementation of our comprehensive Health and Safety programs and provides direction to all levels within the plant regarding appropriate Health and Safety practices. Plans, implements, evaluates and communicates safety initiatives that meet and exceed regulatory requirements.

Responsibilities :

  • Act as a consultant to management and employees on various safety, training, health and ergonomics issues. Insure that plant is in compliance with all government and corporate safety standards.

  • Facilitate numerous training sessions to present employees with new information.

  • Act as a support person for all production areas of plant.

  • Review all accidents to determine trends and causes.

  • Review all capital expenditure requests that have to do with safety.

  • Perform plant safety audits weekly and perform random inspections of personnel to insure safety.

  • Review and/or present safety related programs.

  • Track and schedule safety related training.

  • Handle all staff development within the safety, health and training areas.

  • Administer monthly group meetings and other specialized meetings as need dictates.

  • Work schedule fluctuates depending on what tasks require the most immediate attention.

  • Responsible for some of the facilities environmental issues.

  • Directly involved with all workmen’s compensation issues.

Qualifications :

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions:

  • CPR/First Aid Training.

  • National Safety Council training.

  • Confined Space Training.

  • OSHA Training Courses.

  • Program, planning and evaluation techniques.

  • Statistical analysis skills.

  • Strong written, verbal and computer skills are essential.

  • Bilingual communication is important, but not necessary as long as a translator is present.

  • Minimum 4 years safety experience, preferably within food processing industry

Physical Demands :

The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee should possess to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Frequently required to walk for long periods of times, sit; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.

  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment :

  • Food Manufacturing operations

Educational Requirement:

Bachelor’s Degree in Safety, Engineering, Business Administration or Physical Sciences would be preferred.

JBS/Plumrose is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.