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Safety and Training Coordinator- 2nd and 3rd Shift

Company: Hoffmaster Group, Inc.
Location: Appleton
Posted on: October 9, 2021

Job Description:

Hoffmaster Group Inc, an industry leader producing the most complete line of specialty disposable tabletop products for over 70 years, is currently seeking a Safety and Training Coordinator at their Creative Converting facility in Clintonville, WI. Hoffmaster competes in three distinct business segments – Foodservice, Consumer, and E-Commerce. Our products can be found in thousands of retailers, restaurants, hotels, and more. As a customer centric company, we strive to deliver innovative solutions to both our customers and the ultimate end users of our products. This Innovation is a key part of what we do here at Hoffmaster, and we continue to drive the industry forward by investing in our employees and state-of-the-art technology.

The primary responsibilities of the Safety & Training Coordinator will be supporting, training, auditing and enforcement of the plant-wide environmental, health and safety programs. This position is also centered on the implementation and ongoing development of the Safety Training/Education Program along with other safety and general training needs including new hire orientation.

Essential Job Duties:

(Reasonable Accommodations Statement:  To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Support the required EHS standards to ensure the environmental, health, safety and security of employees.
  • Assist in building team cultural support of policies related to EHS by supporting efforts in properly treating workplace injuries or illnesses.
  • Assist in creating a culture of injury-free attitudes within the plant team by demonstrating honest, genuine care and passion for safety that is demonstrated by the EHS Manager.
  • Participate/investigate all near miss, incident, injury, or illness investigations to discover root cause and develop corrective actions to prevent reoccurrences.
  • Conduct plant workplace inspections and audits to identify work hazards and exposure.  Follow through with corrective actions and write work orders where appropriate.  Tracking of safety related work orders.
  • Conduct EHS safety training for the workforce.  Track and trend EHS training completed and facilitate makeup safety training.
  • Participate in employee safety committee meetings.
  • Complete safety projects as assigned by EHS Manager.
  • Develop and facilitate plant wide training objectives to include tracking and documenting training activities.
  • Provide PC based documentation for safety and training in Industry Safe Program.
  • Assist in the development of Plant Safety Rules.
  • Assist with the monitoring, recording, and publishing of plant safety statistics.
  • Continuously improve and add to the training process.
  • Be a resource to employees on EHS.
  • Review and update all Safety Procedures and ensure they are updated in all manuals.
  • Facilitate New Hire Orientation and check-in with New Hires regularly to benchmark training progress.
  • Track employee participation programs,
  • Manage the SDS Database.
  • Follow all Food Safety, GMP and HACCP Guidelines.




  • Some EHS experience in manufacturing.
  • Excellent problem identification and resolution skills.  Decision-making skills and the ability to work independently, using independent judgment.
  • Oral and written communication, interpersonal, persuasive, leadership and negotiation skills are required to interact with all levels of management, staff, employees and external customers.
  • Proficiency in computer applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Must possess strong management skills; demonstrate flexibility and ability to prioritize multiple projects.



  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.


Physical requirements:

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Work is performed almost exclusively in an office environment.
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
  • Regularly access other work centers (some walking, and bending, occasional stooping, lifting of light materials).
  • Frequent mental and visual concentration required for computer usage and general office tasks.
  • Safety hazards are minimal.



The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


  • EHS experience in manufacturing

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. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Hoffmaster Group, Inc., Appleton , Safety and Training Coordinator- 2nd and 3rd Shift, Other , Appleton, Wisconsin

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