Safety Specialist - Refrigerated Distribution Facility

Burris Logistics McDonough, GA, 350 King Mill Road, McDonough, Georgia, United States of America Req #99
Thursday, March 9, 2023

Safety Specialist - Refrigerated Distribution Facility

Locations within Region: McDonough, GA
Relocation is not provided


Are you a goal-oriented safety leader that strives to keep your team members safe and compliant? We hope the answer is yes because Burris Logistics is seeking the perfect fit for our Safety Specialist role. You’d be responsible for providing a safe work environment for our team members by overseeing the health and safety programs, and ensuring compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations, standards, codes, at our McDonough, GA location. We need a hands-on leader with a background in general process and food safety functions to help lead our teams. Reporting to the Director of Safety, you’d partner with your sites’ leadership team to provide clear goals and communicate regularly to promote a safe work environment. In short, we’re looking for an action-oriented safety champion who is ready to tackle any safety challenges that may come their way. If you are looking for a meaningful career that will enable you to grow and influence others, apply today, and let’s start making things happen!

Essential Skill Sets: Is this You?

  • BA or BS degree strongly encouraged, continuing technical education or comparable business experience preferred
  • OSHA 10/30 hr and/or OSHA General Duty courses preferred
  • OSHA, EPA, and Code of Federal Regulations Knowledge
  • Job-Related Software Applications such as EPSM and SDS
  • Food Safety Knowledge and Handling Procedures
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Hands-On and Approachable
  • Solutions Oriented

Details of the Job: Is this for you?

  • Fast-paced, cold warehouse environment
  • Direct and Facilitate Safety Communications to Site Team Members
  • Ensure Compliance with Regulations & Requirements
  • Performing Safety, Sanitation, and Security Self-Audits
  • Accountable for Creating a Safe Workplace

Your Future with Burris: Are We What You're Looking For?

  • Laid back working attire- who doesn’t love wearing jeans to work?
  • Ample benefit package options- including medical, dental, and vision, and a wellness program
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Legal Assistance available through Hyatt legal, premiums less than $5 a week
  • Sense of Family; Interactive and Collaborative Team

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to work in a noisy warehouse with freezing temperatures as low as -20 degrees
  • Independently lift up to 50 lbs frequently
  • Ability to handle and be near products that may contain food allergens such as fish, shellfish, peanuts, etc.

We offer benefits to meet a wide range of needs. From medical, dental, and vision plans, to 401k with a company match and flexible spending accounts, and legal aid, we’ve got you and your family covered. 

Since 1925 Burris has been growing its business and its family of team members. From driver to warehouse, dispatcher to administration, the Burris team is known for integrity, reliability, and a dedication to customers. Join our team and experience a reputation to be proud of.

Burris Logistics is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and will not permit discrimination against or harassment of any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, veteran’s status, genetic information, or on the basis of any personal characteristic protected under federal, state, or local law.

Other details

  • Job Function Safety
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required No
Location on Google Maps
  • Burris Logistics McDonough, GA, 350 King Mill Road, McDonough, Georgia, United States of America