Environmental Health and Safety Team Lead

The purpose of the Team Leader Safety is to provide support to the Lamb Weston Environmental, Health, and Safety organization within the Lamb Weston American Falls Cold Storage facility. Reporting to the Cold Storage Site Warehouse Leader, this position is considered a preparatory leadership position in which to demonstrate the skills and abilities to take the role of a future safety manager opening. Additionally, the Environmental Health and Safety Team Lead may be required to participate in specific development projects outside their respective assigned safety function. It is expected that this role would spend some initial time learning about the various equipment, cold storage warehousing process, and leadership roles. This position functions autonomously to lead and implement safety programs. This is a “boots on the ground” role and is expected to engage with team members across all warehousing activities.

Job Description

  • Participates in cross-functional teams to ensure effective implementation of safety initiatives and processes.
  • Supports management in the implementation of relevant safety processes and procedures and the daily execution of related activities. 
  • Supports each department to maintain compliance with applicable regulations consistent with company safety and health standards. 
  • Schedules and leads training activities aimed at compliance with regulatory and company EHS standards with the ability to work various shifts occasionally to deliver training as assigned. 
  • Leads/supports employee driven EHS Pillar Team and Key Concepts of Safety efforts as assigned. 
  • Owns the execution of technical objectives related to assigned responsibilities.
  • Fosters teamwork through open-mindedness, giving and welcoming feedback, and supports others for team’s success.
  • Effectively influences actions and opinions of others.
  • Follows and enforces policies and procedures.
  • Supports organization’s goals and values through affirmative action and respecting diversity.
  • This position will work normal business hours M-F but will need to be flexible in schedule to catch rotating shifts at a 24-hour facility. 

Basic & Preferred Qualifications

  • B.S. in Safety or closely related field preferred but not required (e.g., Occupational Safety and Health, Environmental Mgmt., Public Health, Nursing, etc.)
  • 1-3 years’ experience in an industrial or cold storage warehousing setting preferred.
  • PSM experience preferred.
  • Power industrial vehicle program experience preferred.
  • Dock loading and rail experience preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) 
  • Excellent relationship and team-building skills 
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, and SharePoint

Industry-Competitive Benefits

Coupled with our compensation and bonus incentive programs, our benefits deliver rewards that are market competitive.  Some of the most attractive elements of our benefit programs include:

  • Health Insurance Benefits – Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Health and Dependent Care, and Health Reimbursement Accounts
  • Well-being programs including company wide events and a wellness incentive program
  • Paid Time Off
  • Financial Wellness – Industry leading 401(k) plan with generous company contributions, Financial Planning Services, Employee Stock purchase program, and Health Savings Accounts, Life and Accident insurance
  • Family-Friendly Employee events
  • Employee Assistance Program services – mental health and other concierge type services

Benefits may vary based on location, job role/level, job status, and/or the terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreements.