Job details Safety Director

Posting Period

From May 20, 2024
to July 01, 2024

Country or region


United States


May vary

Business Unit



Production / Operations

Entry date

As soon as possible

Job Status

Permanent - Full time

Minimal required work experience

5 years

Minimal education level required

Bachelor's Degree


Based on experience


Competitive social benefits

Safety Director

Main Functions

We are currently looking for a hands on Safety Director to oversee plant safety at our 5 sites in the US and 4 sites in Canada.

Rhinelander WI, Hutchinson MN, Memphis TN, Baltimore MD, Hattiesburg MS, Montreal QC, Tara, ON, Cornwall ON, and Trenton ON

The ideal candidate will be based near one of our US plants. They will oversee the entire safety program of NA, while working closely with a counterpart based in Canada.

The Safety Director ir responsible for ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations within the workplace. He or She will play a critical role in creating a environment for employees and minimizing occupational risks. As the Safety Director, you will develop and implement safety plans, enforce policies, and evaluate practices to maintain legal compliance. Assisting the sites to achieve business goals and objectives in a safe manner.


  1. Develope and Execute Safety Plans:
    • Create and implement health and safety plans according to legal guidelines.
    • Continuously monitor and adapt safety procedures to ensure compliance.
    • Assess risks and hazards, aiming to minimize them.
    • Ensure that every site has an effiecient Safety Committee, with reasonable representation of hourly employees. That corrects issues on a priority basis.
    • Ensure the site conducts weekly and mopnthly safety audit walk throughs.
  2. Policy Enforcement and Training:
    • Prepare and enforce safety policies to establish a culture of health and safety
    • Conduct safety training sessions for employees on procedures and regulations.
    • Communicate guidelines effectively to a multidisciplinary workforce.
  3. Compliance Monitoring:
    • Inspect and verify company compliance with relevant safety guidelines.
    • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records in accordance with guidelines.
  4. Accident Investigation and Improvement:
    • Analyze incident reports, metrics, and injury case studies.
    • Provide recommendations for improvement based on findings.
    • Work towards creating a safer work environment.
    • Promote appropriate safety behaviors and improve on the safety culture.

Technical skills


  • Knowledge of both OSHA (US plants) and OHSA (CA plants)
  • Relevant Certifications (e.g., Certified Safety Professional, Occupational Health and Safety Technician)
  • Proven experience in safety management
  • Strong attention to detail and hazard identification skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Excellent communication and leadership abilities

Personal abilities


  • Must be able perform pre-project safety reviews, ensuring a safe installation and operation after install.
  • Must be a Team player.
  • Needs to be a forward thinker and problem solver.
  • Self-motivated and able to work without supervision.

General criteria


  • Must be able to travel.


Lallemand is a privately held Canadian company founded in the late 19th century, which develops, produces, and markets microorganisms for various markets. The administrative offices of the parent company are in Montreal, Canada. Today, Lallemand employs more than 5,000 people working in more than 45 countries on 5 continents.

Lallemand's Bio-Ingredients business unit has decades of experience as a quality yeast producer for the savory, health, and biotech industries.

We produce a wide range of products including yeast extracts, inactive yeasts and their derivatives for flavour enhancers, enriched mineral and vitamin yeasts for the health supplement and health food markets, and high-grade yeast extracts for the biotech industry. These products are propelled across the globe thanks to our impressive reach and a large dedicated team that serves our customers worldwide.

The Bio-Ingredients team is proud of the strong partnerships it has forged with its clients, relying on trust and cooperation in order to develop custom solutions for each individual business. Check out the available career opportunities in North America and several European countries.

Please take note that accommodations will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

Sign in or Registerto apply