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Nestle Safety Specialist in Denver, Colorado

We’re a leader in the pet care industry, which means we’re not only ahead in volume, profit and market share, but our associates dare to Stand Taller. We innovate new products, impart new agilities into existing processes, constantly advance pet nutrition, and always pay it forward in the form of service for our communities and families. Are you up for the dare?

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Position Summary

As a Safety Specialist, you will assist the Safety and Health Manager with the implementation of policies and programs necessary to fully comply with Nestle Purina Pet Care Safety Programs and objectives. You will provide training and ensure proper communication at all levels of the plant to achieve full preparation in the Safety and Health programs and compliance with Federal, State, and Local Government regulations. You will act as a resource to all departments in the plant to provide safety and loss control support.

  • Fosters/develops a culture where safety and health are ingrained as a core value with all employees, everyone is actively engaged in performing their work in a safe manner, everyone actively interacts with co-workers to prevent at-risk behaviors. Effectively coaches and develops operations line supervision to be effective SH&E (Safety, Health, and Environmental) leaders/coaches in their respective positions.

  • Analyze SH&E conditions and behaviors and recommends changes to continuously improve Site SH&E performance to world class levels.

  • Primarily responsible for implementing systems, procedures, and work practices to ensure “audit ready” state of compliance. Develop and implement processes and procedures (SOP's) to ensure Site compliance with company and regulatory agency policies, including federal, state and local legislation and regulations pertaining to Safety and Health.

  • Understand the safety risks associated with jobs, Site wide. Ensures thorough investigation of all incidents, in coordination with Safety and Health Site leadership. Provide expertise and participate in Safety and Health incident investigations as necessary.

  • Routinely walk the Capital Projects, Contractor work sites, and maintenance being performed to ensure safety compliance per OSHA regulations. Evaluate compliance with PPE requirements, check on contractor training and review safety paperwork (hot work permits, confined space permits, daily checklists, etc.). Act as Safety Liaison to Engineering and Maintenance to track and follow up on completion of New Equipment Checklists and support the site Safety Initiatives associated with contractors.

  • Administer training programs associated with safety and health including “train the trainer” sessions to build capability of line supervision.


  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent

  • 2+ years’ experience in a safety role in production, manufacturing, agriculture, industrial, military or related environment.

The approximate pay range for this position is $52,000-$97,000. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Final compensation may vary based on factors including but not limited to knowledge, skills and abilities as well as geographic location.

Nestlé offers performance-based incentives and a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k with Company match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Incentives and/or benefit packages may vary depending on the position. Learn more at About Us | Making an Impact | Nestle Careers (



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