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Brown-Forman Woodford Reserve and Old Forester Distillery Health and Safety Specialist in Versailles, Kentucky

Meaningful Work From Day One

Provide proactive leadership of all Health and Safety programs for WRD and OFD. Ensure 100% compliance of plant operations with regulatory requirements relating to Industrial Hygiene, Ergonomics, Health and Safety.

Develop and implement current and new initiatives, programs and process improvements to reduce injuries and illnesses and continuous improvement programs for overall Health and Safety performance. Monitor safety related costs (capital and expense), capital requests, provides input into safety related budgetary items, tracks performance to plan and prepares reports and presentations on costs associated with safety program and metrics.

Create accountability programs with all functions and associates to aggressively minimize accidents and injuries.

What You Can Expect

Develop and maintain excellent local and state agency relationships.

Support and conduct Health and Safety compliance assurance and B-F Metrics audits and provide sustainable corrective actions for resolution.

Conduct and/or validate accident investigations to determine root cause and sustainable solutions utilizing 5whys/7ways.

Conduct ergonomic evaluations and drive for short and long term corrective actions to reduce Musculoskeletal injuries and resultant worker compensation costs.

Create and deliver highly impactful/interactive injury reduction and regulatory required training

Establish proactive Health and Safety culture and reduce risk taking behaviors to prevent accidents in the workplace.

Manage data on B-F Corporate Google site and prepare reports as necessary.

Support B-F wellness activities to promote workplace and home employee health.

Perform associated and other duties as required.

Working with the B-F Nurse and HR manager, handle local worker compensation claims, issues and disability costs through B-F claims management practices and return to work programs.

Work with Corporate Director of Health, Safety and Crisis Management for all local claims settlement and case management decisions.

We Are Looking For People Who

Bachelor's degree in Occupational Safety & Health, Environmental Science or related discipline

Minimum 1-3 years experience leading health and safety compliance programs in a manufacturing environment

What You Can Add to the Team

Education: Masters Degree (M.A., MBA or Equivalent); Master's degree in environmental health & safety discipline.

Demonstrated abilities in the following; Building Productive Relationships, Analytical Thinking

Communicating Through a Diverse Lens, Influencing Others and Business Acumen.

Grade 26 National

Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.

Business Area: Global Production

City: Versailles

State: Kentucky

Country: USA

Req ID: JR-00001645

Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.

Accommodations available upon request including an Interpreter.

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