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Job Title: Safety Technician
Location: Glenn, CA, West United States, USA
Company: Syngenta
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology
Career Type: Logistics/Distribution
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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About Syngenta


Syngenta is a global leader in agriculture; rooted in science and dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanity’s most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture. Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. No matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture.


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We invite you to help us shape the future of agriculture. At Syngenta, we believe every employee has a role to play in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. To support that challenge, the Seeds Sunflower Production and Operations Team is currently seeking a Safety Technician in Glenn, CA.


You will help shape the future of agriculture by:

    Assisting the site HSE Lead or site leadership to ensure compliance with state, federal, and company safety policies and regulations. Support the site in maintaining proper documentation of monthly safety inspections Key stakeholder in the site’s “Goal Zero” safety initiative.


    Drive awareness, ownership and accountability of the site HSE programs Work with site HSE Lead and site leadership to achieve site safety goals and initiatives  Strict adherence to all HSE protocols at the site Conduct HSE monthly training programs in accordance with site training calendar Drive the site monthly safety observations, forklift observations to continue to drive employee engagement within safety Attend continuing education in relation to Syngenta safety programs  Maintain accurate HSE records as required by Syngenta Conduct outside contactor orientation when contractor work is required Prepare training documents, job-safety-analyses, and other documents related to site safety activities Conduct inspections and audits of site as required by the site safety programs Actively participate in site’s safety “Goal Zero” initiative  Maintain a strong presence onsite through GEMBA walks, inspections, etc. Participate in GDD’s Good, Difficult, Different meeting with site leadership as it pertains to safety Identify areas for strategic improvement within assigned role scope. Ability to identify risk through process risk assessment and develop and implement risk mitigation solutions. Create a “safety first” working environment to safeguard employees, Syngenta assets and the environment.


    High School Diploma / GED Knowledge of OSHA standards and guidelines as well as EPA and DOT regulations Minimum of 2 years working in a safety related function Ability and willingness to work during the days and occasional evenings/weekends during peak season. Ability and willingness to work in the plant and be on feet for long periods of time. Experience with Kaizen or other safety record keeping system/software Experience with risk analysis tools and techniques  Must be authorized to work for Syngenta in the United States without work authorization sponsorship

Preferred Requirements

    Associate’s Degree or technical program certification Experience HAZMAT and chemical storage programs Experience incident investigations and root cause analysis Experience with waste management and Tier II requirements

What We Offer:

    Full Benefit Package Medical, Dental & Vision that starts the same day you do 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution Paid Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts among others A culture that promotes work/life balance, celebrates diversity and offers numerous family-oriented events throughout the year


Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.


Family and Medical Leave Act FMLA


Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's EEOC


Employee Polygraph Protection Act EPPA



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Job Post Date: 09/12/21
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