Safety Manager (Skylark)

Location : Location US-NE-Omaha
1st Shift
Regular Full-Time


Skylark Meats, LLC, an American Foods Group company, has an opportunity for a Safety Manager at our Omaha, NE plant. 


As our Safety Manager, you will:

  • Be primary point of contact for safety issues.
  • Ensure OSHA record-keeping and reporting requirements are met.
  • Incident investigations and Root Cause Analysis.
  • Follow up on accidents and injuries to ensure corrective actions are made in a timely manner.
  • Act as liaison with national, state, and local safety organizations and take an active role in activities of such groups.
  • Maintain federal, state, and local safety and environmental record keeping and permit requirements.
  • Coordinate and conduct safety training to maintain compliance with federal, state, and local safety and environmental regulations.
  • Primary contact person for inspections conducted by local, state, and federal safety and environmental enforcement agencies.
  • Perform industrial hygiene monitoring as needed.
  • Specify and order safety or environment equipment.
  • Facilitate safety committee meetings.
  • Communicate well with diverse groups in and out of the organization.
  • NOTE: this description is not intended to be all-inclusive. An employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization; these duties are considered marginal.


Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Safety, Environmental Science, or other related physical science.
  • 3 years direct related experience in the safety field.
  • Must be familiar with a variety of safety/industrial hygiene concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Must be able to work in a variety of work temperatures: warm, hot, humid, cold, wet or with slippery surfaces at varied heights in and around moving equipment and parts with the use of personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Must be able to perform the job duties with or without reasonable accommodations. 

  • Ability to work extended scheduled hours Monday through Saturday with daily overtime. Must be able to work overtime as required. Start times and hours vary based on production needs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified in CPR and First Aid.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in Spanish (speak, read, and write).
  • Successful completion of 30-hour OSHA compliance course.
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Associate Safety Professional (ASP).
  • Prior work experience in a food or industrial manufacturing environment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong investigative, analytical, human relations and communication skills. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including presentation and facilitation skills.

American Foods Group, LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Learn more: EEO is the Law and EEO is the Law Supplement. Applicants with a disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact Human Resources at the location(s) where you are applying. American Foods Group, LLC will not discriminate against applicants who inquire about, disclose or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants. Learn more: Pay Transparency. American Foods Group, LLC participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations as required by law. Learn more: E-Verify


Skylark Meats, LLC an American Foods Group company is a privately held meat processing company, with locations across the Midwest. We appreciate our employees and reward them for a job well done. 


What we offer:

  • Competitive total compensation package for you and your family. 
  • Excellent benefit plan.  Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flex Spending Accounts, Voluntary Benefits, PTO, 401k, Short Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program, Employee Recognition Programs, Discount Meat Purchase Program, and more! 

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