Manager, Site Safety


Dunmore, PA, US, 18512

At Barry Callebaut, we are on a journey to transform the cocoa and chocolate industry. As the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, our actions truly shape the future of our industry. We are a business-to-business company, serving the entire food sector, from the cocoa bean to the finest chocolate product. We are a company with a purpose, we believe in doing well by doing good and reinvesting in the communities we operate. We have a long-standing commitment to sustainability and our goal is to shape a sustainable cocoa and chocolate future. We are headquartered in Zurich, and have more than 11,000 passionate Employees working in more than 35 countries worldwide. We are very proud of who we are and what we do. And of course, we are always looking for talented people to help us have a positive impact on our industry and beyond!

Job Summary:

The Site Safety Manager implements, oversees, and adapts policies and programs to improve the site’s environmental and safety performance, ensures it complies with current and future regulations and standards, and protects reputation. Environmental consists of all aspects related with Mother Nature and forever chocolate initiative (also energy). Responsibility to ensure that the facility conforms to Corporate Environmental and Health and Safety policies, and to ensure compliance with local regulatory requirements, including OSHA and DEP regulations.  Supports URSA/SMETA compliance and follows Regional implementation plan.

Essential Functions:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Typical duties will include but not be limited to the preparation and/or modification of the following:

  • Identifying and implementing internal systems to measure KPI’s as defined in Corporate policies;
  • Manage environmental, health, and safety (EHS) to ensure that the site complies with external EHS regulations and standards, internal environmental policies and EHS management systems.
  • Analyze safety components and programs to ensure compliance with corporate policies;
  • Maintain and report KPI lost time accidents, near miss and safety talks;
  • Designing action plans for continuous improvements in KPI measures;
  • Coordinate management systems to motivate and train employees for active participation in Safety and Environmental programs;
  • Understand and keep current with OSHA and other governmental regulations;
  • Communicating with other departments relating to Environmental, Safety and Health activities;
  • Review subcontractor safety guidelines and practices to ensure compliance with corporate and regulatory policies;
  • Review PPE standards and establish engineering controls where feasible to supplement PPE effectiveness;
  • Organize plant Safety Committee, review committee audits and findings, and implement recommendations as applicable;
  • Maintain and develop fire prevention, alarm, and emergency response systems and plans;
  • Review training programs for employees to ensure training certifications are adequate and current;
  • Review new equipment installations for compliance with OSHA and environmental compliance;
  • Coordinate LOTO and other pertinent maintenance procedures with Maintenance Manager for compliance;
  • Verify testing by outside contractors of environmental, fire, and safety systems as required by permit and regulations.
  • Coordinate contractor job to maintain safety (fire and security alarms).
  • Must promote a safe working environment and good GMP’s
  • Committed to providing a safe food product
  • Works within all regulatory requirements
  • Evaluate overall EHS performance, recurring problems; research, evaluate, and recommend changes to technology, equipment, systems, or processes that will improve the site’s EHS performance.
  • Perform all other related duties as requested




  • Bachelor of Science or Master of Science degree in mechanical or industrial engineering, Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Sciences, or a related field
  • Over five years experience in manufacturing environment with over two years in industrial food process environment.
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently
  • Team player with good communication skills
  • SAP knowledge a plus
  • Experience managing sustainable development projects and familiarity with life cycle assessment
  • Knowledge of the Continuous Improvement process
  • Knowledgeable in MS Office Suite
  • Professional Health and Safety Accreditation preferred
  • Entrepreneurship, autonomy, and team spirit


Skills and Special Requirements/Licensing:

  • Experience in major investments projects is a plus.
  • License to practice engineering is a plus
  • Lean manufacturing/ Kaisen/Six Sigma knowledge is a plus.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD a plus.
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Suite.


If you want to learn more about Barry Callebaut, please find further information here.

Nearest Major Market: Scranton
Nearest Secondary Market: Wilkes Barre

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