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Michael Foods, Inc.

Safety Supervisor

Michael Foods, Inc. - Chaska, MN

Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products. We offer exciting job possibilities throughout our organization where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that’s First in Food.


The Safety Supervisor has the responsibility to comply with Safety work rules at all times as well as an obligation to reinforce Safety as a Core Value. Ensures that all policies, procedures and activities, related to Food Safety & Quality, are followed and complied with uniformly, in an effort to reduce product and process variability.

Working closely with the management team, the Safety Supervisor also ensures that all workers in the plant are not only following regulation and guidelines, but are working in a safe work environment. It is the incumbent’s responsibility to make sure all regulations are intact and compliance is maintained at all times. The Safety Supervisor will be responsible for performing the outlined activities for both the Chaska and Las Vegas facilities.


Provides safety training guidelines for company operations by reviewing current OSHA regulations and designing effective training programs to meet compliance requirements.

Organizes and schedules training sessions and provides on-site safety training for employees.

Performs on-site inspections to ensure compliance with OSHA and coordinates IH services such as noise levels, equipment and air quality, etc.

Evaluates and provides guidelines on safety equipment and supplies according to ANSI standard.

Maintains high level of safety awareness and insures consistency of safety program implementation by providing up-to-date information on all related safety matters to the management team and continuously working with supervisors and managers to effectively handle safety-related issues.

Schedules meetings and organizes events to provide information regarding workplace safety issues to employees and managerial personnel.

Supports the work of all plant Safety teams by providing training and resources.

Ensures compliance with OSHA standards by keeping up-to-date with safety regulations and reviewing accident investigation reports and evaluating current procedures for improvement of safety projects.

Applies current laws and regulations in the inspection of company safety protocols.

Minimizes worker’s compensation cost by supervising the case files of work-related injuries.

Formulates and implements follow up procedures for improvement of safety protocols.

Monitors active WC files and insures best possible resolution of the WC claims.

Maintains training records and safety reports.

Participates in meetings with safety committees to recommend corrective actions to management regarding workplace safety procedures, perform facility audits, and discuss future safety projects.

Prepares meeting agendas and minutes for distribution to appropriate sources.

Maintains departmental budget by monitoring departmental expenditures.

Supports local and corporate teams as it relates to training and development.

Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP’s, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.

Adhere to all safety policies and procedures.

Perform other duties as assigned.



Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers/vendors, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Examples of licenses, certificates, and registrations required:

* Driver’s license

* OSHA 10/30hr Training (or equivalent)


Specific skills and abilities required that are not included in other sections:

Minimum of five to seven years of EHS experience.

Knowledge of local, state and federal safety compliance and regulatory issues, including the Occupational Safety and Health Act.

Knowledge of principles and procedures and standards of accounting and budget management.

Knowledge of human resources practices such as training, delegation and discipline.

Knowledge of case management procedures and issues relating to workmen’s compensation and other workplace safety issues.

Ability to multi-task, deal with employees with diverse background and good problem solving skills.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to use Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access.

Use of ADP/Ceridian payroll system.

Customer service capabilities.

Basic computer skills.

Basic math skills.

Light typing skills.

Ability to work indoors in plant/office settings for duration of shift.

Ability to answer phones and receive pertinent information.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

Michael Foods, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, medical condition, marital status, or a physical or mental disability.

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8 days 13 hours ago

Michael Foods, Inc.


Safety Supervisor Michael Foods, Inc. - Chaska, MN, United States


Location: Chaska, MN

Company Profile:
Michael Foods, Inc. is a leading food processor and distributor with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products, and with net sales exceeding $1.5 billion. At Michael Foods, our customers' wants and needs serve as a foundation for all we do. We have become a leader in the food industry by introducing innovative, value-added food technology and customer solutions.