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Safety Leader

Location Rochester, Minnesota | Grand Meadow, Minnesota | Saint Charles, Minnesota Date posted 06/24/2022

CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States that provides grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers around the world.  We serve agriculture customers and consumers across the United States and around the world.  Most of our 10,000 employees are in the United States, but today we have employees in 19 countries. At CHS, we are creating connections to empower agriculture.


CHS has an exciting opportunity in our Rochester business Unit. We are looking for a people-oriented Safety Specialist to administer divisional safety programs to our 12 locations for approximately 120 employees to ensure a safe, healthy, and an accident-free work environment.  You must have excellent communication skills both verbal and written.  You must also be self-motivated, able to work independently, possess excellent organizational skills, have the ability to prioritize multi-faceted tasks and be a proven leader. 


  • Facilitate monthly safety meetings utilizing the Minutes and Agenda system. Keep committee members on track and focused on the issues assigned and document progress and communications in the risk management system.
  • Facilitate relationships with local regulatory personal and agencies, provide compliance information, and respond to any concerns they may have.
  • Lead efforts to continually improve processes and implement procedures that improve safety, environment, compliance and inventory management.
  • Lead efforts to correct any environment, safety and health problems identified by auditors, insurance representation or internal reviews.
  • Maintain and periodically review of the risk management system to produce safety records and documentation required by the company, state and federal regulations.
  • Oversee function specific training needed for various tasks in the operation.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Refer issues regarding Capital expenditures, Employee Discipline, Operational Changes, etc. to management.
  • Conduct safety audit and loss control inspections.
  • Identify and communicate workplace hazards.
  • Participate in monthly safety leader update meeting, annual safety leader conference, and other department communication activities.
  • Write, review, track and report incident investigations and reports and learn to make corrective action recommendations

Minimum Qualifications (required)

·         1 years of Safety, Environmental, and/or Agriculture Business experience 

Additional Qualifications

·Bachelor's degree preferred in Occupational Health, Environmental Health and Safety, or in a related field.

Physical Requirements

-Ability to climb ladders and operate equipment needed to inspect facilities

-Ability to work in dusty conditions and changing temperatures 

CHS offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include Health, Dental, Vision, Hearing, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation, 401K, Company Funded Pension, Profit Sharing, Long and Short Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance.

CHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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