Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator- PCQI

at Darling Ingredients Inc. in Springdale, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Job Summary

The Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator/PCQI works within the plant to ensure compliance with facility environmental permits, all required regulations, company safety programs, FSMA, USDA, cGMP's, FDA, HACCP, and Finished Product requirements.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties at any time.
* Administers Darling Ingredient's Safety program which includes but is not limited to: compliance with all applicable laws and regulations; conducting CAL/OSHA safety training for new employees; monthly and annual training of employees; monthly safety facility audits; monthly safety meetings; perform accident investigations and advise management in corrective action needed.
* Conducts training of employees in environmental compliance, site inspections, sampling, log review, and report preparation to ensure compliance in the following:
* Air Permit
* Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasures (SPCC)
* cGMP's, HAACP, & FSMA (Food Safety) Compliance and Reporting requirements
* Solid & Hazardous Waste Management
* Boiler Permits
* Business and Operating Licenses
* Performs tests on incoming and outgoing product, recording results and reporting any problems to management.
* Maintains lab equipment, testing on all Finished Products and lab supply inventory
* Ensures all Finished Products meets specifications before shipment to Customer.
* Ensures all employees are trained on cGMP's, HAACP, & FSMA requirements.
* Reviews all plant documentation associated with Finished Product shipments, in process control documents and addresses any corrective action as needed.
* Responsible for completion of internal audits and corrective action.
* Audits all plant's daily documentation, approves documents, addresses corrective actions, and ensures the completion of them, and files documents
* Ensures proper monitoring and operation of environmental control equipment (air, water).
* All other duties as assigned.
* NOTE: Must complete Darling Ingredients PCQI Certification Training Course.

Minimum Qualifications
* High School Diploma or equivalent required.
* PCQI certification in human food or animal food, or must become certified upon hire through Darling-lead or industry FDA recognized curriculum completion.
* Minimum 1 year of experience (2 years preferred) in quality assurance, food production, agriculture, or related field.
* Additional Requirement: Candidate must have a valid driver's license and clear driving record since the role involves periodic trips to Paducah, KY, up to 25% travel.

Preferred Qualifications
* Bachelor's Degree in Safety and Environmental, Industrial Management or related field.
* Highly organized; superior time management skills.
* Exceptional communication skills both written and oral.
* Self-motivated; self-starter; able to multi-task.
* Works well with others in a team environment.
* Good computer skills in Microsoft Office applications.

Physical Demands
* Frequently required to walk, stand, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crawl, and crouch.
* Occasionally lifts to 25 lbs.
* Occasionally push, pull or move up to 100 lbs.
* Regularly required reach with hands and arms.
* Occasional overnight travel by personal vehicle or airplane.

Work Environment

Job functions will be carried out in an office, plant or field environment.

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Job Posting: 3197169

Posted On: Jan 11, 2022

Updated On: Mar 10, 2022