Site Safety and Training Officer - St. Gabriel, LA


We are hiring a Site Safety and Training Officer to work at the chemical plant Syngenta located in St. Gabriel, LA. 

Brown Eagle is the leading provider of onsite and 3rd party material handling and logistics solutions to the chemical industry in the US Gulf Coast Region. Hard work, focus and dedication to the shared vision of being the best at what we do has led us to achieve:

  • 2,000,000 safe work hours (2012 – 2020).
  • Packaging Accuracy (First Time Right) in excess of 99.99% in 2018 and 2019.
  • 99.99% Shipping Accuracy and Client Customer Satisfaction 2015 - 2019.

The Site Safety and Training Officer shall actively engage in the prevention and control of industrial accidents in a supply chain environment (production lines and warehouse). Assist in ascertaining data to help identify contributing factors for injury prevention. Analyze accident facts that impact injury severity and their related costs.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS: Warehouse Operations Associates and Supervision, Client Management, Building and Facilities Personal, Transportation Associates and Supervision

Accountable and Reports to: Site Project Manager


  • Provide initial and continued training to new associates regarding safety policies, life safety procedures, safety culture and other safety programs. Determine the appropriate additional or renewed training, considering changes in operation, modernization regarding new exposures, accident histories, and any associate returning from an extended absence.
  • Create and / or modify presentations and training materials to ensure that such information is current and relevant to the subject being taught and to the audience.
  • Educate and support operations in accident investigation techniques.
  • Monitor accuracy of OSHA log.
  • Communicate with all levels of management regarding risk control information: workers compensation dollars, injury on job (IOJ) rates, injury investigation and any safety related topics.
  • Assist in the adoption of standardized "Best Practices" to optimize safety. Coordinate all safety efforts with the Risk Control Manager and participate with all departments within the complex.
  • Adherence to the Risk Control Action Plan (RCAP), practices, policies, and procedures that cover a wide range of company & regulatory agency required activity.
  • Participate in supply chain staff and safety meetings.
  • Implement risk control initiatives which include ergonomic observations, approved practices, data analysis, metrics analyses and items in the (RCAP).

SECONDARY JOB FUNCTIONS: (These are considered occasional in nature)

  • Prepare IOJ tracking reports (OSHA, DART, Lost Time Rates, etc.)
  • Help develop and review accident statistical reports to focus efforts on injury prevention, trends and corrective actions, which include engineering, ergonomic and / or administrative control.
  • Maintain contact with injured associates providing them with information to help them through the work comp process as needed.
  • Maintain records, organize meetings and support behavior based management techniques.


  • Bachelor's degree in Safety or a closely related field and/or previous experience in safety/loss control preferred. Previous training and auditing experience preferred. Familiarity with warehousing operations helpful. Working knowledge of regulatory standards (OSHA) is preferred.
  • Safety certificate(s), including COSS, COSM, etc.
  • Previous Lift Truck Training experience preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and other Office programs.
  • Possess ability to motivate others to achieve desired results. Deal effectively with a wide variety of associates.
  • Public speaking to groups of various sizes.
  • Possess effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Analytical ability and mental alertness required to ensure accurate and thorough completion of work activities, data interpretation, and analysis. Ability to concentrate and deal with frequent interruptions.
  • Incumbent must be self-motivating with the drive, energy, and desire to become involved in the accident prevention process and incident investigation.
  • Stooping, bending, twisting, and reaching may be required in completion of job duties.


  • Work is performed in varying conditions; warehouse environment, warehouse temperatures are ambient ranging from 50 degrees to 90 degrees and temperature-controlled office environment.
  • Incumbent may sit for long periods of time at desk or computer terminal. Additionally, incumbent will be required to walk significant distances daily.


  • Incumbent may use forklifts, computers, keyboards, tablets, calculators, telephone, and other office equipment in the course of normal workday.


  • Has daily contact with coworkers, suppliers/vendors and customers.


  • $38-45/hr
  • 7 Paid Holidays
  • 80/20 Health Plan
  • 401k after 1 year
  • Life Insurance;
  • PTO
  • Voluntary:
  • Short Term/Long Term Disability;
  • Vision;
  • Dental.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $38.00 - $45.00 per hour

BROWN EAGLE CONTRACTORS INC is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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