Safety Lead

This position is for Pactiv, a company of Reynolds Group Holding Inc. 

Job Description:

The site Hourly Safety Lead’s role is to have an active role in the location safety and health programs that lead to injury prevention, compliance improvements, and enhanced employee engagement.

Duties and responsibilities

The primary job duties and responsibilities will include improving the injury prevention, employee engagement, and compliance activities at the assigned location

  • Active participant on all location employee led team projects.
  • Communicate team projects to peers and location leaders.
  • Serve as the location Subject Matter Expert on Behavior Based Safety (BBS) and train co-workers on the BBS Program.
  • Conduct (when appropriate) Safety Training (Monthly, Refresher, Initial, etc) for peers, new hires, visitors, and vendors.
  • Audit On-The-Job Training for gaps. Identify and help correct gaps identified in the On-The-Job Training programs.
  • Participate in Tier I and Tier II Sessions. The Safety Lead will have responsibilities for safety board updates and safety related follow-ups identified during the sessions.
  • Train leaders and peers on the 1 on 1 Engagements and Near Miss Reporting Programs.      
  • Analyze data generated by existing programs to identify trends and improvement opportunities.
  • Follow-up on Safety Flashes/Alerts from other locations.
  • Honor the site specific standard work activities assigned to the Site Safety Lead
  • Other tasks aligned with the compliance, injury prevention, and employee engagement initiatives.

Qualifications include:

  • Passionate about safety as it relates to employee engagements, compliance, and injury prevention.
  • Baseline knowledge of programs such as Lockout Tagout, PPE, Machine Guarding, Forklift Safety, Behavior Based Safety, 1 on 1 Engagements, Employee Led Teams, etc.
  • Basic Microsoft skills (outlook, power point, word, etc).
  • Competent in the use of a calculator and ruler/tape measure.
  • Proficient in the English Language (read, write, talk).
  • Capable of communicating in front of large groups and interacting with peers and site leaders.
  • Reliable/Dependable as it relates to completing work assignments.
  • Accomplished in coaching peers. Willingness to coach leaders.
  • Experience working in an industrial/manufacturing/warehouse environment

Working conditions

The Safety Lead will primarily work Monday through Friday.

The Site Safety Lead may need to work on weekends, holidays, or alternative shifts.

  • Non-traditional work schedules will be based on location needs or specific situations.
  • Non-traditional work schedules will almost always be planned and coordinated in advance.

Physical requirements

This position is located in a manufacturing location. This position will have a mix of office activities and shop floor based activities. Physical requirements will include but are not limited to:

  • Standing for lengthy periods of time (frequent)
  • Sitting for extended periods of time (frequent)
  • Climbing up/down stairs/ladders/platforms (occasional)
  • Working in a manufacturing environment that includes periods of hot and cold weather, dust, noise above 85 dBA, occasional odors, and moving equipment (frequent)
  • Working at ground level (frequent)
  • Working outside the manufacturing plant – outside property (occasional)
  • Working inside the manufacturing plant (frequent)
  • Roof access (occasional)
At Pactiv, continuous innovation and development has secured our place as one of the world's largest manufacturers and distributors of foodservice and food packaging products. Pactiv currently produces custom and stock foam, plastic, aluminum, pressed-paperboard, PE coated board, and molded-fiber packaging. Our global force of almost 12,000 team members allows us to supply packers, processors, supermarkets, restaurants, institutions and foodservice industries around the world. Over the years, Pactiv has consistently outpaced the competition in safety, innovation and strategic acquisitions. Want to learn more? Visit

Pactiv is an Equal Opportunity Employer EEO AA M/F/Vet/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status, or any other characteristics protected by law. #CB1 "IND1P"

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