Safety Manager

Manufacturing & Engineering
Job Location: 
Northern Chicago Suburbs, IL

Are you a Food Production Safety Manager looking for new opportunities in the greater Chicagoland area? Are you experienced with SQF and OSHA audits, compliance and documentation?  Can you DRIVE A CULTURE OF SAFETY?   If you would like to grow your career and be part of a successful team, then you could be what our client, a leader in their industry, is looking for in their next Safety Manager.  This is an excellent opportunity with a growing company that offers a very competitive compensation package!  If this is for you or someone you know, please forward a current resume to:


Duties and responsibilities

Drive the company culture, protocols, and safety training

Plan and implement OHS policies and programs

Advise and lead employees on various safety-related topics

Prepare educational seminars and webinars on a regular basis

Review existing policies and procedures, adhere to all the rules and regulations

Work with HR to set up a new employee on-boarding process for safety

Conduct risk assessment, enforce preventative measures

Recruit and hire new safety employees

Train, manage and guide your staff

Identify process bottlenecks and offer timely solutions

Check if all the employees are acting in adherence with rules and regulations

Prepare and present reports on accidents and violations and determine causes

Oversee workplace repair, installations and any other work that could harm employees' safety



BSc/BA in Safety Management or similar field

FOOD background is REQUIRED—meat experience is a nice plus

Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

Minimum 5 years of experience as a Safety Manager or similar role

Minimum 5 years of experience in producing reports

OSHA, SQF compliance documentation and audits

SOP development



Excellent knowledge of legislation and procedures

Excellent knowledge of potentially hazardous materials or practices

Experience with writing policies and procedures for health and safety

Familiarity with conducting data analysis and reporting statistics

Proficient in MS Office

Working knowledge of safety management information system

Outstanding organizational skills

Critical thinker and problem-solving skills

Great interpersonal and communication skills


Recruiter Name: 
Scott Fregien
Recruiter Phone: 
(262) 886-8000 ext. 221

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