Geneva, IL, US, 60134

You may know McCormick as a leader in herbs, spices, seasonings, and condiments – and we’re only getting started. At McCormick, we’re always looking for new people to bring their unique flavor to our team.

McCormick employees – all 14,000 of us across the world – are what makes this company a great place to work.


We are looking to hire a Safety Health & Environmental Manager immediately at our FONA Plant in Geneva, IL.


What We Bring To The Table:

The best people deserve the best rewards. In addition to the benefits you’d expect from a global leader (401k, health insurance, paid time off, etc.) we also offer:

• Competitive compensation

• Career growth opportunities

• Flexibility and Support for Diverse Life Stages and Choices

• We prioritize our communities and the planet we share. We are proud to be awarded as a Diversity Inc. Top 50 company for Diversity and have multiple Sustainability awards (ranking #22 in the World and #1 in Food Products)

• Wellbeing programs including Physical, Mental and Financial wellness

• Tuition assistance

Position Overview


Horizontal process owner for Safety and Environmental Management System. Set the example of team leadership within a High-Performance Work organization environment. This person is a dedicated resource to the McFONA Plant that ensures safe practices, obtaining injury reduction, implements proactive safety processes, increasing safety and environmental awareness, and developing and maintaining robust training programs. Will act as a single point of contact specific to the designated location and back up to the Environmental resource of the McFONA plant.


Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure that safe practices, injury/illness prevention processes, regulatory compliance, risk management for liability, Workers’ Compensation, and property claims at the manufacturing site are adhered to.
  • Responsible for enforcing McCormick Safety policies and procedures, facilitating and maintaining behavior-based safety systems, case management, and analyzing safety incidents and behaviors.
  • Develop meaningful safety measures for the McFONA scorecard to drive performance improvements and lower TIR through continuous improvement
  • Communicate and translate organizational Safety, Health, and Environment objectives, goals, strategies, and measures tied to leading metrics.
  • Develop and facilitate the Safety Functional Leads in a manner that ensures Injury/Incident review boards, leading action plans, training, and root cause analysis are conducted appropriately.
  • Develops and implement policies, programs, and practices to promote continuous improvement within the McFONA and ensure that the organization complies with all federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and standards.
  • Conducts safety audits and plan reviews in order to identify unsafe acts and conditions, program gaps, and best practices. Acts as the horizontal process owner for McFONA and encourages the sharing of best practices.
  • Assist in facilitating site annual Safety, Health, and Environmental action plans.


Required Qualifications

  • Level of Education and Discipline- Bachelor's Degree in Safety, industrial hygiene, or equivalent
  • Certification and/or Licenses- ASP, CSP, CIH, Advanced Safety Certifications, OSHA 501 and 511 preferred
  • Experience - Knowledge and understanding of OSHA, EPA, and State safety/environmental regulations are strongly preferred. 3-5 years of Safety, Health, and Environment management in manufacturing (food manufacturing strongly preferred). Knowledge of operations. Knowledge of OSHA and EPA standards and regulations. Knowledge of Workers’ Compensation.
  • Interpersonal Skills - Strong communication and diplomacy skills are required to guide and influence others. Demonstrated leadership skills to achieve common objectives through McFONA. May interface with external parties as representatives of the plant/facility. Strong cross-functional leadership, communication, and teamwork skills. Ability to translate strategy into actionable information in small or large groups in a clear, concise, and professional manner. Presentation ability and motivational speaking. (Internal) All plant personnel - via safety audits, training, and team building through Functional Leader development. (Internal) Production management - strategize, coach, and mentor. (External) Regulatory agency.
  • Other Skills and HPO Competencies- Facilitation and Presentation - Training design. Strategic Leadership - Develop and communicate Safety, Health, and Environmental plans. Project Management- Business improvement planning, leadership, and problem-solving
  • Bilingual Preferred



McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a general policy, McCormick does not offer employment visa sponsorships upon hire or in the future. 


United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago