Safety Coordinator


Sheboygan Falls, WI, US

Shift:  First Shift
Requisition ID:  50764


Johnsonville, LLC


Safety Coordinator - Meadowside


Position Overview:

To help Johnsonville reach our goal to be the "Best Company in the World", a successful candidate will strategically plan, direct, and lead the implementation of safety and environmental programs and guidelines through member ownership.



  • Create the “Safest” Company in the World through continuous improvement, innovation, ownership, member engagement, and drive.
  • Lead the Human Safety effort through implementing, creating and driving processes and programs to meet operational needs and maintain and manage compliance to world class safety standards.
  • Lead Safety education throughout the membership and make safety part of day to day activities, while inserting safety into every related process of our business.
  • Lead efforts to create and maintain a safety culture that leverages member ownership, involvement, and personal accountability.
  • Take an active role in the Company Safety Leadership team and facilitate the sharing of ideas between facilities as it relates to protecting our members, assets and brand.
  • Lead the facility Safety Committee, Process Safety Management Team and other teams to drive compliance to safety programs.
  • Coach the Safety Leader of the Meadowside facility.  This person is a direct report to the Safety Coordinator and provides facility safety support and is a developmental role for Safety Coordinators within the organization.
  • Actively participate as a member of the Meadowside Core Team.
  • Facilitate Johnsonville’s compliance with all safety regulations, procedures, guidelines and best practices.
  • Facilitate the development and attainment of all safety metric goals.
  • Conduct safety compliance evaluations for facility specific requirements.
  • Manage Workers Compensation Claims and Property Insurance recommendations.
  • Actively participate in continuous learning to grow knowledge and skills through classes, webcasts/seminars, OSHA compliance trainings.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field required.




  • 4 years of experience leading safety in a manufacturing environment preferred


Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required
  • Ability to prioritize and balance multiple ongoing tasks in a high pace work environment.
  • Strong technical knowledge of regulatory programs in safety
  • Passionate for safety
  • Ability to lead Safety activities with heart and embody the value of caring
  • Ability to develop members’ competencies and focus on safety
  • Learning agile


Date:                                 November 20, 2023


Location:                           Meadowside Facility, Sheboygan Falls, WI

                                           (Our office is about an hour north of Milwaukee)


Coach:                               Meadowside Plant Director


Member Status:              Full-Time Salaried – Schedule Flexibility Required


Travel:                               Less than 20%


About our Company

Since 1945, our family-owned band of sausage-makers has invented better ways to make, eat and prepare crave-able sausage. Today, we are 3,000 Members strong. We sell our famous sausage in all 50 United States and more than 40 countries. We have a culture built on the idea that if we make developing your talents our top priority, great business results will follow naturally. We call it The Johnsonville Way. It has been our secret sauce for decades, and we hope you get to experience it for yourself!


How to Apply:  

External candidate:  Apply on-line only at:

Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future.