Safety, Health, Environmental (SHE/PLP) MANAGER II


The French's Food Company, a subsidiary of McCormick & Company, Inc. and a global leader in flavor is seeking a full-time SHE/PLP Manager for the plant located in Springfield, MO. This person will report to the Plant Manager.


With more than $500 million in annual sales, our company has been crafting trusted foods using simple ingredients of the highest quality.  From French's Classic Yellow Mustard, long America's top-selling mustard, to its most recent innovations, such as French's Ketchup, the company has a history rich with delicious creations made from what today would be considered “clean, simple ingredients.”  To learn more please visit us at

Position Overview / Primary Purpose:


The Site Safety & Environmental Manager will lead activities for the implementation of a comprehensive Safety, Health, Environmental (SHE) and Sustainability (PLP) program to ensure on the job safety, health and environmental regulatory compliance and conformance with company standards. This role is responsible for providing aligned direction for the successful execution of PLP (Purpose Lead Performance) strategies across the site. This position requires < 10% travel.


Key Responsibilities: 


  • Leads uniform, coordinated implementation of SHE/PLP programs across the site that align with global policy and global management standards.  The position is responsible for the program but not all the activities which should be the responsibility of the other site functions as appropriate.
  • Provides direction at the site level to operating unit and plant personnel to ensure SHE/PLP activities and programs are uniform, coordinating compliance and risk management.
  • Performs self-audits of processes and programs for conformance to national, regional, and local SHE/PLP regulations and company standards.
  • Responsible for tracking and reporting all KPIs associated with SHE, along with reporting all KPIs associated with the PLP goals.
  • Provides technical support to plant personnel on SHE/PLP issues.
  • Works with site leadership to drive initiatives and objectives that support the business and meet global directives.
  • Delivers SHE/PLP programs on a site level through training, and other means to drive results and deliver on a positive SHE/PLP culture.
  • Builds and maintains strong, credible relationships with outside regulatory agencies.


Requied Qualifications: 


  • Bachelor’s degree in scientific or engineering field such as Environmental Health and Safety, Environmental Science, Chemistry or Engineering.
  • 5+ years’ experience working in developing and managing SHE/PLP programs with relevant operating facility based experience.
  • Knowledge of best practices in the industry related to SHE/PLP management systems, programs and work instructions. 
  • Technical competency in developing relevant and site SHE/PLP programs.
  • The ability to work with others considering differences in cultures and work practices.
  • Experience interacting with federal, state, and local governmental organizations and business associations.
  • Technical knowledge of manufacturing facilities and associated SHE/PLP management systems.
  • Demonstrated history of effectively coordinating conflicting priorities in a fast-paced work environment.


Preferred Qualifications: 


  • BS in relevant field preferred (e.g. environmental, health, safety, industrial hygiene or relevant scientific or engineering field).
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Occupational Hygienist (COH), Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP), Chartered Member of IOSH (CMIOSH), Certified OHS Professional (COHSProf), Certified Safety Engineer (CSE), or equivalent certification.  Or the ability to obtain certification.
  • Food industry manufacturing experience preferred.






French's 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, French's 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: Springfield