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Position Title: Health & Safety Coordinator 

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Easton 

Requisition ID: 26514 



We are looking for a Health & Safety Coordinator to join our team in Easton Maine! McCain Food’s facility in Easton is a large-scale food processing plant, employing approximately 400 employees. This site specializes in the production of specialty cut fries for food service and retail.

Position Summary:
As the successful candidate, you will be required to assist in the development and execution of the safety and security protocols for the plant. Your primary responsibilities will include focusing on continuous improvement of safety policies and procedures, injury prevention, safety management, plant security, crisis management, and compliance with all applicable federal/state/provincial safety regulations. You will manage safety programs, conduct complex safety inspections, develop safety policies, and train employees on safety procedures. You will also assist the Safety Manager in evaluating the site environment to meet employees’ ergonomic needs and noise level compliance, and procedures are implemented to meet the Company's safety requirements and regulatory standards. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure adherence to all relevant federal, state, provincial, municipal, and company safety rules and regulations.
  • Conduct regular Key Elements of Safety (KES) inspections of equipment and facilities and serve as a resource for employee safety committees in collaboration with the Safety Manager and/or Regional Safety.
  • Conduct safety audits and support the site leadership team in closing audit findings' root cause corrective action and other assessment findings within the required timeframe.
  • Analyze safety interaction data, incident, and injury trends to identify areas for training improvements, behavioral changes, or other operational and workflow enhancement opportunities.
  • Assist supervisors in investigating workplace incidents and devising action plans to prevent a recurrence.
  • Audit the contractor management program to ensure contractors' safety training, safe work plans, and insurance requirements are met, and permits are completed.
  • Maintain McCain safety program and/or any Local required program to ensure adherence to company, regulatory, and/or customer food safety requirements, including compliance with established procedures, documentation completion, and annual reviews.
  • Prepare daily, weekly, and monthly reports to track safety and operational performance.
  • Conduct training on, Health and Safety for management and staff.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with minimal supervision on projects within teams.
  • May need to work on other shifts to ensure they are working with all shifts.
  • May receive calls outside the regular working hours in the event of an accident or severe injury.


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  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of qualification and experience
  • Ability to work without direct supervision
  • Experience developing and facilitating training programs and protocols.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Professional safety certification is desired
  • Experience in training and facilitating is a plus.
  • The ability to work with and influence others to cultivate a positive safety culture.
  • Able to create written safety procedures such as Job Hazard Analysis (JHA), Lock Out procedures, Safety Policies, and Standard Work.
  • The ability to deal with and develop a plan in an ambiguous environment is key.
  • Strong oral communication.
  • Able to speak clearly and persuasively in positive and negative situations.
  • Listens and gets clarification.
  • Responds appropriately to questions.
  • Participate in meetings.
  • Able to talk to large groups of people and provide practical training.



About McCain: McCain Foods is proud to be a family and values-driven company. Our values are integral to our culture, helping to shape how we operate, how we work together and the choices we make. They are a big part of what makes us unique. McCain Foods opened their first production facility in their hometown of Florenceville, New Brunswick, Canada. McCain Foods quickly established itself within the Canadian marketplace and then began a journey to become the world's largest manufacturer of frozen French fries and potato specialties. McCain products can be found in thousands of restaurants and supermarket freezers around the world. In addition to fries, McCain also produces other foods, including appetizers, oven meals, vegetables and juice for both the retail and foodservice industries. 

Why You Should Join Our Team:  

McCain offers full benefits including health, vision, and dental insurance. In addition, we offer other benefits including:  

  • 401k 
  • HSA 
  • Adoption Assistance  
  • Infertility Assistance 
  • Education Reimbursement Assistance  
  • Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave  

Sustainability and Plant Friendly Practices are at the Heart of McCain:

We’ve embarked upon a journey to create planet-friendly food. Food that will use fewer natural resources in factories and farms, answer the need of increasingly health and planet-conscious consumers, and contribute to positive change in the rural communities where we grow our ingredients.

  • We are moving to 100% renewable energy by 2030.
  • Donating 200 million meals to food banks and NGO worldwide by 2025.
  • Implementing regenerative agricultural practices across 100% of our potato acreage by 2030.




McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace.  As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger. 
McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.
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Job Family: Manufacturing      
Division: NA Potato Manufacturing 
Department: ​Easton Safety and Security ​
Location(s): US - United States of America : Maine : Easton || US - United States of America : Maine : Presque Isle 

Company: McCain Foods USA, Inc. 

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