Kettle Cuisine

Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator

  • Location:   Savage, MD
  • Position Type:   Hourly Full Time

Job Summary

This position is responsible for assisting the safety manager in developing and maintaining a culture of safety at Kettle Cuisine – Savage. An individual in this position will be expected to perform additional job-related responsibilities and duties throughout the facility as assigned and/or as necessary.


Role and Responsibilities

The primary role of the Environmental, Health and Safety Coordinator (EH&S Coordinator) will be to maintain and enforce safety and health policies/standards, and standard loss prevention polices for Kettle Cuisine – Savage, MD.  The EH&S Coordinator at Kettle Cuisine – Savage supports the Environmental, Health, Safety and Security Programs along with upholding the covered process safety of highly hazardous chemicals for the facility. Ensures, promotes, and continuously strives for a safe, secure, and healthy environment company-wide, while monitoring compliance of all applicable laws. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Track and report key metrics in the area of safety incidents

·        Participate in the investigation of accidents, injuries, theft and security breaches to determine root cause and future means of prevention

  • Analyze OSHAs’ injury and illness records to direct the implementation of specific loss prevention programs to prevent reoccurrence

·        Ensure regular and on-going health and safety activities are conducted and followed through on

·        Supports initiatives that drive improvements in Health and Safety compliance and performance across the operation

·        Assist in injury investigations and maintain an OSHA 300 log

·        Assist with activities pertaining to fire safety, including involvement with fire drills

·        Support emergency response activities as a member of the first responder team

·        Interfaces with managers, supervisors, and employees on safety/environmental issues

·        Ammonia response activities as a member of the emergency response team

·        Participate and eventually conduct accident investigations with supervisors

·        Participates in company-wide special projects as required

·        All other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of high school diploma or GED
  • Required OSHA 10 certification (OSHA 30 preferred)
  • 1-3 years of safety-related experience
  • High proficiency in all Microsoft Office programs such as PowerPoint, Excel, Word, etc.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfortable speaking to groups
  • OSHA 30, CPR and first aid, AED certified – preferred but not required
  • Experience with LOTO, Confined Space, and PSM – preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of wastewater and storm water regulations – preferred but not required
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and leadership
  • Enthusiasm for learning and growing in EH&S



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Physical Demands/Efforts

·        Work requires occasional physical exertion, including some lifting of objects weighing up to 40 pounds.

Mental & Visual Demands

·        Work performed by this position requires moderate concentration to effectively execute moderately complex tasks.

·        Work occasionally requires some degree of visual effort for periods of time.

Work Environment and Hazards

·        Employee works in a manufacturing setting with some exposure to heat, cold, dust, or other factors of minor inconvenience.

·        The position has some exposure to hazards that might cause minor injury.

·        Less than 20% travel is required for this position.

·        May need to work weekends or overtime as required.



Kettle Cuisine complies with all aspects of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state disability laws.  This means we will not discriminate against qualified individuals with a disability in any phase of the employment relationship including application for employment, hiring, promotions and/or advancement opportunities, termination, compensation, training and any other conditions or privileges of employment.


Kettle Cuisine takes the utmost pride in its people, products and reputation. Each employee is expected to understand and live our Core Values every day.

·        Honor Food – We create and produce the best tasting, safest, all natural recipes that strive for perfection in every batch, from bench to kettle

·        Honor Each Other – We seek to develop trusting, respectful and mutually rewarding relationships with all our team members and business partners

·        Honor Development – We recognize and nurture each other’s talents, strengths and interests in order to further strengthen and grow our team 

·        Honor Innovation – We continually strive for creative and sustainable ways to achieve excellence

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