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Title:  Safety Technician 

City, State:  Westfield, WI

Shift: 2nd Shift (2:30pm to 11pm) 

Reports to:  Safety Supervisor 

Classification:  Exempt 

Remote:  No



Summary: The Safety Technician plays a significant role in sustaining a culture of Safety at Brakebush. This position promotes company-wide compliance with all health and safety regulations by utilizing training, coaching and ongoing involvement in incidents to increase awareness and practice of safety objectives.  


Essential Functions:  

  • Organizes and facilitates new employee and/or compliance training on Safety topics to include Blood Borne Pathogens (BBP), Powered Industrial Trucks (PIT), fall protection, and First Aid/CPR. Coordinates training logistics and recordkeeping.   

  • Maintains and implements Environmental Health Safety (EHS) programs to include lockout/tagout, Hazard Communications, PIT, and Hearing Conservation. 

  • Conducts inspections throughout facility and on equipment, e.g. chain/sling/hoist. Assists in accident/incident investigations.  

  • Assistance with Workers Compensation claims and coordinating the return-to-work process  


Required Qualifications:  

  • Bachelors’ or Associate degree in Occupational Safety (or related field) OR two plus years of experience in the safety industry OR two plus years of experience in a training role.  

  • Experience in training coordination i.e. facilitate sessions to various group sizes and levels, find training materials, coordinate outside compliance trainers, vendors, etc.    

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to develop safety plans, update team members and speak articulately about investigation results, next steps, or decisions in stressful situations.   

  • Competent in Microsoft Office Suite: will use Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Teams (to conduct virtual training)  


Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic safety practices and OSHA regulations. 

  • Experience in a food processing or manufacturing facility 

  • Knowledge of general First Aid and CPR 

  • Strong administrative and program coordination skills  


Supervisory Responsibility: No supervisory responsibilities. 


Work Environment:  Wide variations in environment temperature (-10 freezer, 32-degree coolers, 40-degree plant, wet cold environment) noise, slippery floors and moving equipment.  


Physical Demands: Position will include extensive standing at times, sitting, lifting, wearing factory required equipment while working in production, walking, visual, responding quickly to sounds and driving. 


Position Type: This is an exempt position. This is a second shift position but requires training on first and third shifts as needed. Some weekend work required.


Travel: Some travel may be required for trainings and classes. 


Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.  


Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test and background check are required.

Brakebush Brothers, Inc is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in our hiring, training, or promotion policies. We will not discriminate against job applicants or employees for reasons of race, religion, color, sex, handicap, age, national origin, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Please see our Benefits Page to learn more about the amazing Health and Wellness Benefits offered to our employees!

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