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United States of America
Manufacturing and Operations

Trident Seafoods was founded over 40 years ago and we are proud to have grown to be the largest vertically integrated seafood company in North America. We are a family-owned company with over 9,000 employees worldwide. Trident Seafoods is based out of Seattle, but has processing plants across the United States, Europe, Japan, and China. The real heartbeat of Trident Seafoods, however, is its access to the natural resources in the remote coastal communities of Alaska. We have a unique heritage, talented employees and a company culture founded on the “can do” spirit. Trident believes that our employees are the most foremost reason for our success, allowing us to be the leader in the Seafood industry.




The Plant Safety Manager will report to the Plant Manager and will collaborate with the Vice President of Safety and the Global Center for Safety Excellence in the design, implementation, communication and coordination of plant safety, security and occupational health safety processes and programs. 

This position will be responsible for planning, developing, implementing, and administering safety, security and health policies, programs, and training. Ensure compliance with all Company and governmental safety and health regulations and standards by deploying safety program direction with key plant and corporate stakeholders. Ensures expertise of safety and risk issues, develops and oversees programs, processes and procedures to control accident and health exposures and maximizes integration of the Trident Safety Process which includes execution of OSHA VPP principles

Key Responsibilities:

  • Investigates injuries in conjunction with field and staff personnel. Notifies top management of pertinent details.
  • Evaluates hazardous conditions and employee practices and develops and implements effective and sustainable hazard control practices and programs.
  • Guides and assists safety department personnel with critical safety and health problem evaluation and action planning.
  • Manages team of experienced safety professionals, safety committees and occupational medicine practitioner.  
  • Manages the uniformed contract security department where applicable to include, but not limited to, staffing, deployment of exemplary standards of practice and special investigations as required; 
  • Assists field and staff management to understand OSHA regulations and standards, including guidance on handling OSHA compliance, inspections, and citations.
  • Keeps apprised of developments in federal and state safety laws.
  • Partners with local management in communicating hazard control information and evaluates effectiveness of the control.
  • Collaboratively resolves individual and organizational conflict by using effective negotiation and mediation strategies
  • Acts as ranking plant representative in dealing with government agencies on safety and health matters affecting the company.
  • Investigates all injuries and incidents that occur at company facilities.
  • Overviews company accident statistics and makes recommendations for correction of problem areas.
  • Works with trade and professional organizations to promote goals and objectives in the health and safety area that affect company's business.
  • Establishes target areas and long-range accident prevention and cost-control objectives.

Minimum Requirements



Experience / Education:

  • A bachelor’s degree (4 year) or higher in Safety, Engineering, or related technical field is recommended, but not required.
  • Three (3) years of safety management experience managing project safety.
  • Advanced knowledge of fishery and/or foods manufacturing industry practices, regulatory agency requirements and industry standards.


  • OSHA 10 & 30 trained
  • OSHA 500, 511 and CSP a plus
  • Exceptional computer skills required. Must have strong proficiency with Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Must have excellent written and oral communications ability.
  • Required to speak effectively before groups of senior management, subcontractors, and/or employees of the organization.
  • Use of basic reasoning, thinking “on your feet”, and ability to resolve issues quickly with little or no direction from a superior.
  • Ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule format.
  • Solid negotiating skills
  • Ability to make good judgments and render good decisions


Trident Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age and genetic information.

Trident Seafoods has adopted a zero-tolerance and drug-free workplace policy. Pre-employment drug examinations are required for all employees.

Any employment offer from Trident Seafoods is contingent upon the candidate maintaining valid immigration status and work authorization throughout employment, without any need for immigration sponsorship by the company.