Firestone Walker Brewing Company began as a small brewery with roots in the wine country on California’s Central Coast. Now a regional craft brewery, our singular purpose remains – to craft the world’s best beers. Passionately in pursuit of the perfect beer… and never satisfied.

Job Summary:

The Safety Coordinator plans, directs, and implements health, safety, and security programs to ensure a safe, healthy, secure, and accident-free work environment for all employees as well as ensuring compliance with all OSHA/ CALOSHA requirements.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Specifically, the responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following activities:

  • Plan, implement & manage safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations
  • Plan, implement & manage programs to train managers, leads and employees in work site safety practices, fire prevention, emergency planning, job-related safety tasks and correct handling techniques for chemicals and toxins (SDS), equipment, and other materials
  • Manage all company safety related trainings and certifications including new hire safety orientation and trainings
  • Inspect building facilities on a monthly basis to detect existing or potential accident and health hazards, determine corrective or preventative measures where indicated, and follow up to ensure measures have been implemented/corrected
  • Lead and monitor monthly safety committee meetings and activities at all locations and prepare meeting agenda and minutes
  • Provide and post information, signs, posters, barriers, and other materials to warn of potential and actual safety hazards and to prevent access to hazardous conditions
  • Manage all PPE for company; re-order as needed, ensure each area has PPE stocked (earplugs/eye protection etc.) and all are complying;
  • Coordinate & manage hearing tests for hearing conservation program
  • Manage first aid kids; ensure kits are in the right places, marked, and fully stocked
  • Manage workers compensation insurance, employee injuries, claims, filing, and return to work; assist with loss prevention audits
  • Lead the investigation of accidents and injuries and cooperate in the preparation of materials and evidence for use in hearings, lawsuits, and insurance investigations
  • Compile and submit all reports required by regulatory agencies as needed; update and finalize OSHA logs and postings
  • Maintain all safety files, IIPP, related records and safety training records
  • Randomly check workers in varying departments to ensure all safety policies and regulations are being followed, correct & discipline if needed
  • Research and provide advice and information to management regarding safety/security/OSHA related questions
  • Manage campus security; ensure that the plant can be properly secured via locks (especially bonded areas and high value areas); create & maintain a system of access appropriate to each position; coordinate and oversee the night watchman contractor keeping an eye on logs and other interface with security company
  • Manage Paso campus security ID badges, issue to new hires, re-print as needed for lost/damaged badges
  • Complete monthly fire extinguisher inspections; update tags
  • Other safety related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year College or University and three to five years related experience in a production/manufacturing environment and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Coursework and training in occupational safety requirements and CALOHSA guidelines is required
  • OSHA 10-Hour Certification
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing
  • Knowledge of all applicable local, state, and federal rules and regulations regarding safety & health in the work place and related topics
  • Ability to create training programs and effectively train others
  • Ability to be proactive, self-motivated and resourceful
  • Strong planning and organizational skills as well as strong project management and coordination skills
  • High attention to detail, ability to multitask and meet deadlines
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to lead by example
  • Ability to travel between company locations in CA on a monthly basis
  • Ability to operate and use a PC computer, research using the internet, and proficient in Microsoft Office suite of programs.

What Firestone Walker Offers:

Competitive pay rate for an experienced individual with the right skills.
An excellent benefits package including:
  • 100% paid insurance premiums for employee including health, dental, vision & life insurance,
  • Accrued PTO (rate of 13 days per year)
  • Accrued Sick Leave (1 hour for every 30 hours worked) 24 hours max usage per year
  • 401(k) retirement plan including company safe harbor matching of dollar for dollar up to 4% and profit sharing
  • 8 paid holidays per year

Please submit your cover letter and resume with your work experience here when applying:

Firestone Walker is an Equal Opportunity Employer.