Manufacturer of prepared, refrigerated foods supplying foodservice and grocery retail. 150K sq.ft., 5-day, 3-shift production plant, employing 300.
Ensures timely processing of employee Workers' Compensation claims; evaluates accident reports to determine accuracy and completeness and to ensure adequate investigation; makes decisions regarding compensability and appropriateness of claims. Assist with compliance of applicable laws and regulations.
Liaison between employee and insurance company. Administer light duty and return to work employee program by closely working with supervisors and department heads. Maintain all workers comp documents, both accident and incident investigations. Assembles facts regarding claims for cases pending litigation; represents the company at Workers' Compensation Administration mediation and formal hearings, and request appropriate level of authority internally to settle claims.
Coordinates and participates in strategic planning aimed at reducing the incidence of worker's compensation-related injuries through the entire organization. Responsible for completing, updating, and reporting OSHA logs for all facilities to BLS and OSHA. Provide employees with appropriate FMLA documents. Communicate with payroll regarding employee’s status and internal payments.
5+ years’ related work experience required.
A CWCP certification is desired.
Occasional travel to Baltimore, MD plant.
Experience in a manufacturing environment in a large company (over 1,000 employees) is preferred.
Past experience with an HRIS system (Kronos experience is desired).
Ability to speak Spanish or another language other than English is preferred.
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
$50-60K, medical, dental, vision, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), paid holidays and vacation, ETO.