• Safety Specialist

    Job Locations US-IL-Mt. Sterling
    Job ID
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Human Resources
  • Overview

    Location: Mt. Sterling, IL         Department: Human Resources - Safety        Reports To: Director of Safety


    Your Role: Develops, monitors, and provides support to initiatives designed to create and maintain a safe work environment for warehouse employees.


    • Daily interaction with warehouse employees on safety-related issues.
    • Conducts employee safety training and the Behavioral Based Safety activities.
    • Tracking and analysis of critical safety data
    • Participates in accident and injury investigations.
    • Benchmarks the performance of the warehouse against established goals.
    • Develops, edits, and updates company protocols for safety-related policies.
    • Conducts internal safety audits at facilities company-wide.
    • Applies lean thinking and tools to identify and eliminate waste in all areas of the position.


    Role Specifics:

    •         Schedule – Full time, 40 hours weekly, occasional night and weekend work as needed
    •         Travel – Overnight travel (10-15 nights per year) to company locations or to attend seminars and meetings to

               develop professional expertise. Must have ability to travel independently as needed, without restriction by all

               modes of transportation, including car, plane, or train.


    We Need You To Have:

    • Bachelor’s degree in safety or related field or equivalent Dot Foods experience.
    • Knowledge of OSHA regulations.
    • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office programs.
    • Strong analytical and organizational skills.
    • Experience in team facilitation and individual/team training environments.

    We’d Like You To Have:

    • 2 years of safety experience.
    • Experience in accident investigation.
    • Experience in providing group presentations.
    • Ability to interact well with employees at all levels of the organization.

    What Can Dot Offer You?

    As a family-owned and -operated company for the past 57 years, Dot Foods has created a strong family culture within the business. As a vital part of that family unit, we want to ensure you feel included and respected for any differing ideas. We appreciate those opinions and count on them to make us successful. In addition to an inclusive working environment, we will provide you with:


    • Wage Range: $11.56 - $17.34
    • 401(k) and Profit-sharing plan
    • Competitive medical, vision, and dental plans

    Safety: This position assumes responsibility for the workplace safety of self and co-workers, and for the safety conditions of the work locations, exercise and promotes safe behaviors and show unyielding support of programs, rules and policies regarding safety.


    EOE/AA Employer: Dot believes all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. Dot will not discriminate against its employees or applicants for employment because of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or other basic classes protected by applicable federal or state law provided they are qualified for employment or for existing positions.


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