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At Michael Foods, we are a leader in the food industry because we introduce innovative, value-added food products and customer solutions. Our success starts from the inside out — empowering employees to play a vital role in our company. They have the chance to make their own impact, expanding on our already rich history. That’s how plenty of our people have already transformed their careers. And you could be next.

Safety Assistant

Farm Operations


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Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products. We offer exciting job possibilities throughout our organization where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that’s First in Food.


  • Monitor and analyze data such as safety inspections, exposure level testing, injuries, safety incentive program, SDS program, etc.
  • Perform safety audits and inspections as directed by the Director of Farm Operations and/or the Farms Regional Safety Manager.
  • Assist with investigation of unsafe acts/conditions, ergonomic incidents and injuries.
  • Promote and ensure health and wellness through education and training.
  • Coordinate committee and department meetings.
  • Educate and communicate safety to employees through group meetings, conferences, orientations, etc.
  • Collaborate with supervisors, managers, outside contractors and maintenance personnel on capital improvement projects to ensure work is completed in a safe manner.
  • Follow MFEPC Safety Policies as well as OSHA, DOT, DEQ, etc. regulations to enforce safe work practices.
  • Compile data and generate reports by entering data into computer, determining information to include in reports, verifying data and distributing reports to appropriate parties.
  • Participate on plant teams as a leader, action item owner, meeting scribe as needed or assigned
  • Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP’s, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.
  • Perform other duties of a similar nature or level.

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a related field or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience (i.e. general safety, HR, business, etc.).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a strong attention to detail.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Access, Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Ability to work well with all levels (be a team player).
  • Ability to solve fairly complex problems and manage multiple tasks.
  • Have a good understanding of OSHA (OSHA 10 hr. certification).
  • Certification in First Aid/CPR/AED or First Responder preferred.
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and provide training to all levels of employees.
  • Must be able to travel to other MFI locations for the purpose of performing safety audits.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours and shifts as needed
  • Must be willing to attend off-site training.
  • Presentation & Facilitator Skills – will be speaking in front of groups/meetings
  • Must have the ability to work independently, establish priorities and accomplish objectives with minimal supervision
  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the work and may not include all of the duties required of the position.


    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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