Careers — Safety Specialist

Safety Specialist (Entry-Level)


Port City Bakery, Inc, dba AK Pizza Crust, is a full line manufacturer of a wide variety of self-rising and par-bake pizza crusts and other related dough products.  Founded in 1989 in Green Bay, we employ 500 people in five facilities in the Green Bay area and one in Minnesota.  Hansen Foods Wisconsin LLC is the wholly owned subsidiary of Port City Bakery Inc, manufacturing topped frozen pizza, including our own Peps Drafthaus line of pizzas.

The entry level Safety Specialist serves as a representative and contributor to the environment, health and safety function for AK Pizza Crust and it's subsidiaries by providing strong safety support services to the company's operations in production, shipping & receiving engineering, facilities, maintenance and sanitation and housekeeping.  The safety specialist will provide regularly scheduled safety inspections and communicate deficits and suggested corrective actions, provide behavior-based safety observations and employee coaching, encouraging safety compliance.  The safety specialist also serves as a resource to engineering and plant management by providing job safety analysis, consultation on new production line design as well as response to incidents and provide investigations and reports, employee training and perform other duties as assigned.

Job Duties

  • Participate in daily operations meetings, representing safety and reviewing concerns or incidents as needed.
  • Respond to and resolve management's questions about OSHA requirements and hazard identification and control.
  • Coordinate and schedule safety training as needed.
  • Perform weekly safety inspections.
  • work with facilities specialist, maintenance, engineering, and operations to control abate hazards.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Technical skills:

  • Basic knowledge of hazard identification, abatement, and control.
  • Comfort with interpersonal skills required for employee training and coaching.
  • understanding and application of OSHA 1910.147, lockout/tagout: 1910.178, powered industrial vehicles, 1910.1200 hazard communications, 1910.211, 1910.212, machine guarding, general knowledge of fall protection, ladder safety, walking and working surfaces, general fall protection, blood borne pathogen exposure prevention and heat stress prevention.
  • Understanding of basic industrial technology, machine operation, etc.

Required skills/abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite - Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Basic understanding of OSHA 1910 standards for general industry: 10- hour certification is a plus.
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects and priorities.
  • Must respond to customer requests in a timely manner.
  • Ability to work independently.

Education and Experience:

  • An associate degree in manufacturing safety is required.
  • One year of industrial safety experience is strongly preferred, although new grads will also be considered.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Prolonged standing and walking, up to 1-3 hours at a time.
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds at a time.
Zero Tolerance Drug Free, Alcohol Free Workplace. Applicants must be drug-free and able to pass a pre-employment drug test upon conditional job offer.


Amazing Benefits!

Employees of AK Crust enjoy a truly amazing array of workplace benefits and perks. Generous benefits include:

  • On-site physical therapist
  • Free massages
  • FREE Dental (employee coverage)
  • Health Insurance
  • Vision Benefit
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Paid vacation, up to 20 days per year!
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid sick days
  • PTO days
  • Length of Service Awards
  • Picnics, Parties, Family Events

Exceptional Workplace Perks

Double overtime bonus
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*Perks may vary by position and location

How to Apply

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Any Questions?

Feel free to call the Recruitment Coordinator at (920) 662-0304 ext. 133