PSM Specialist
SCUSA Saputo Cheese USA Inc.

Las Cruces, New Mexico

Posted in Manufacturing and Production

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At Saputo, our best comes from our people. We're a talented and caring team with a longstanding history of excellence.Since our first days delivering cheese on a bicycle, we've grown into a leading global dairy processor by staying true to the culture that defines us. Each of our employees is committed to uphold our tradition of care, quality, and passion through food, and together, we foster an environment where we can all make contributions that matter-from our manufacturing plants to our office locations and everywhere in-between.

How you will make contributions that matter...

  • Overall responsibility for the implementation and compliance of OSHA PSM and EPA RMP programs and assist in maintaining the integrity of the plant's ammonia and related cooling process systems.
  • Provide assistance in trouble shooting refrigeration system problems and develop plans for future improvements.
  • Provide technical and PSM/RMP related training as required.
  • Perform routine inspections and review maintenance on the system to ensure items are completed correctly and in a timely manner.
  • Review program elements regularly to maintain accuracy and update as needed.
  • Establish a plant PSM team. Hold routine meetings and communicate results to plant and Refrigeration Services team.
  • Work with approved contractors and/or internal resources to perform audits, maintenance and inspections on the system and other audits/inspections of plant performance and activities.
  • Educate/train personnel on program aspects to include: hazard recognition, incident investigation, mechanical integrity inspections and how to address gaps.
  • Work with Saputo's Refrigeration Services team to implement corporate program management aspects.
  • Lead incident investigation activities related to ammonia systems including report completion and communications to the plant, Refrigeration Services and other corporate groups.
  • Provide technical support for the plant maintenance supervisor/manager in PSM & RMP and participate on any teams/projects as needed including soliciting quotes for ammonia system work from vendors.
  • Develop a system for addressing any identified deficiencies from audits, inspections or service work, including working with APSM software, to log action items and tracking them to completion.
  • Maintain a working knowledge and oversight of refrigeration systems, PSM (14 elements), RMP, applicable state and federal rules and regulations and applicable refrigeration codes and standards.
  • Provide direction and expertise to facility management to ensure that PSM and RMP requirements are met.
  • Participate in routine Saputo Refrigeration Services team & PSM Specialists conference calls.
  • Provide guidance and support during agency inspections as the program area technical subject matter expert.
  • Support Saputo Refrigeration Services, Health & Safety, Risk Management and Environmental Department initiatives and work closely with key personnel from these departments.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

You are best suited for the role if you...

  • Values that align with the Saputo culture: Efficiency through Simplicity; Family Oriented Environment; Ownership & Commitment; Hand on Approach; Passion.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Safety Management, Industrial Risk Management, or the equivalent combination of experience and education and 2 or more years of relevant experience in food/dairy manufacturing preferred.
  • Familiarity with Ammonia Refrigeration Systems, PSM, RMP, process instrumentation and process drawings, PLC's preferred.
  • Ability to develop relationships and effectively influence at all levels internally (i.e. management teams) and externally (regulators).
  • Strong strategic thinking skills with broad-based business acumen and experience, with proven ability to identify opportunities and lead change initiatives.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, prioritization, time management, organizational and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, weekends and holidays.
  • Experience with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, project & manufacturing software.

We support and care for our employees by providing them with...
  • Development opportunities that enhance you career fulfillment
  • Meaningful compensation & benefits that help you care for your family
  • Opportunities to contribute to your community and enhance the lives of others through Saputo products

Saputo is among the top three cheese producers in the USA and one of the largest producers of extended shelf-life and cultured dairy products. We have a diversified product portfolio with well-known retail brands, such as Friendship Dairies, Frigo Cheese, Montchevre, Stella and Treasure Cave, and a strong foodservice presence, partnering with chain restaurants and broadline distributors. Thanks to our countrywide footprint and national and international distribution networks, we're proud to bring our best to our customers and, consumers and have plenty of opportunities for our employees to grow in their own way. And we do it while also striving to build a healthier future for our people and the communities where we operate, guided by our values and the Saputo Promise. To learn more about Saputo in the USA, please click here. (

Join the Saputo Dairy USA team to make your contributions matter every day!

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