Safety Coordinator & Operations Trainer

Stockton, CA
May 18, 2017
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description

JOB TITLE: Safety Coordinator & Operations Trainer

DEPARTMENT: Production

FLSA: hourly-paid, non-exempt

REPORTS TO: Plant Manager

REVISED: 10/5/2016

OBJECTIVE: Manages corporate safety program and practices. Provides safety training and support to field locations. Responsible for training new employees for production positions. Training encompasses all safety, operations, sanitation and minor maintenance required. Also responsible for training existing employees when equipment or processes change and when employees move to a new position. Manages corporate training resources and coordinates with field locations.

Essential Functions

A) Partner with management to develop training for new hires and refresher training when required

B) Responsible for training new employees for production positions. This will require a variety of training methods, including but not limited to: video, handouts, training manuals, demonstration and hands-on training

C) Responsible for delivering all aspects of safety training, including but not limited to: Lock-out Tag-out, SDS, Hazardous materials, safety equipment. Coordinates monthly safety meeting with operations.

D) Responsible for training in all aspects of operations - start-up and shut-down procedures, routine operation, trouble-shooting

E) Coordinate training schedule with Human Resources and operations

F) Administer tests to evaluate trainee progress. Certify when employees have successfully completed training and are qualified to operate without supervision.

G) Document training results and other paperwork

H) Manage corporate safety program. Disseminate training tools, materials and information to field locations. Remain abreast of safety requirements and manage changes and updates as required. Conduct monthly safety meetings.

I) Follow all safety rules and requires trainees to do the same

J) Requires the ability to stand and walk for a minimum 8-hour shift

K) Requires the ability to constantly lift, carry, push and pull 30 pounds

L) Reliable, on-site attendance required, Monday through Friday, with occasional work during off-shifts and weekends.

Other Duties

A) Report hazards, defective materials and equipment problems to management

B) Work collaboratively with people at all levels of the organization. Treat all employees with respect.

C) Make process improvement suggestions, including implementation plans

D) Occasionally may be required to lift, carry, push and pull up to 50 pounds

E) May require travel to other locations

F) At all times, be a leader in the facility

G) Participate in special projects as required

Reporting Relationship

A) Reports to the Plant Manager

Minimum Qualifications

A) High School Diploma or equivalent

B) Bilingual English & Spanish

C) Ability to learn and perform all essential functions and other duties, with or without reasonable accommodation

D) Must be able to understand verbal and written directions, and must be a clear, concise communicator, both verbally and in writing

E) Experience using Microsoft outlook and word

F) Must be able to accurately complete paperwork

G) Must be able to continuously lift, carry, push, pull a minimum of 30 pounds

H) Must be able to stand and walk for a minimum 8-hour shift

I) Ability to work well with people at all levels of the organization

Preferred Qualifications

A) Prior experience as machine operator in manufacturing environment

B) Prior experience in paper manufacturing

C) Prior experience as a trainer


• Must be able to read and interpret documents, including but not limited to: Safety Rules, SDS, Lock-out Tag-out, operations manuals

• Must be able to understand, follow and communicate safety rules

• Must be able to analyze trainee progress, complete training evaluations, discuss training performance with employees and management

• Must be able to speak effectively

• Must be friendly, encouraging, respectful to all employees at all times

• Must be motivated to train others to succeed

• Must be able to function both independently and as a member of a team

Physical Environment/Working Conditions

This position is in a manufacturing facility, where there is heavy machinery, forklift traffic, temperature fluctuations occur throughout the year, and eye and hearing protection is required.

This job description is an overview of the position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all activities, duties or responsibilities required.

• This position is Full Time

• Please include salary history with resume

• This position is eligible for Group Medical Insurance

• Position is eligible for Sick Leave

• Position is eligible for Paid Vacation after 1 year of service

• Position is eligible for 401k after 1 year of service

• Please apply on-line

No recruiters Please

Stockton, CA


Thu, 4 May 2017 17:13:00 PDT