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Senior Safety Manager (Caldwell, ID)

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


The Senior Safety Manager plans, directs, and manages the safety compliance processes for the Idaho Plant in Caldwell, ID. In this role, you will work closely with the plant leadership team and operations teams to achieve a consistent regulatory approach.  You will be responsible to review and incorporate, as appropriate, safety and health standards originated by OSHA. You will keep fully informed on all existing and proposed regulatory changes.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for making recommendations and presentations to senior management based on accepted safety methodology. Develops and evaluates personnel within the scope of the job's responsibility.                      
  • Develops and implements proactive safety processes at the site manufacturing factory.  Provides guidance and support for these processes for the goal of injury prevention.
  • Manages people, projects, and/or programs. Interfaces with agencies and facility personnel.
  • Provides leadership to create a consistent and standardized process for all safety related compliance activities for the Company.  Will collaborate with the plant safety professionals to gather input to create a systematic process for compliance.
  • Conducts audits of safety programs and identifies and controls significant loss producing exposures.  Provides guidance and assistance with investigations at the facilities and communicates findings company-wide.
  • Evaluates performances of program activities and provides summary report to management.
  • Oversees and manages the Safety Data Sheet (SDS) process for the Plant.
  • Coordinates, develops, and facilitates, training programs involving supervisory development, emergency response and regulatory compliance.
  • Manages activities and provides leadership direction to management, professional, technical, and support personnel.

Typical Education

Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university

Relevant Experience

10+ years related experience and/or training

Other Information

Preferred CSP/OHST/CIH, or willing to pursue a certification. Must have a strong working knowledge of federal and state safety laws/regulations. Must be able to accurately define problems, collect data, interpret analytical results, draw valid conclusions, and make reasonable recommendations to upper management that support the production and final goals of the company. Must be capable of and willing to respond to emergencies during off shifts, weekends, and/or holidays.

Job Requisition ID: 10634

Travel Required: Less than 10%

Location(s): FG Idaho Plant - Caldwell 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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