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Safety Manager

Company: Martin Brower
Location: Manassas
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary:The Environmental Health & Safety Manager will be responsible for supporting local operations with driving EH&S excellence. EH&S Manager will partner with location leadership to foster a caring safety culture that values and respects the well-being of each team member in the distribution center. Develop, lead, and continuously evaluate and improve safety objectives and goals. Manager will actively engage and collaborate with all levels of the organization to ensure that employees have the training, resources, and support to work safely. Champion all safety policies and procedures and lead DC-wide safety meetings, teams, and functional training. The role will work closely with site leadership to proactively develop and implement risk and hazard reduction strategies that lead to a safer workplace for all our team members.
Position Responsibilities may include, but not limited to:

  • Promote and facilitate a work environment that supports a safe and healthy culture.
  • Identify best practices and lead continuous improvement initiatives to reduce work process risks, raise safety awareness, and improve safe work practices.
  • Serve as the subject matter expert for claims management, both Workers Compensation and Auto Liability.
  • Investigate accidents, near-miss incidents, and occupational injuries to determine causes, implement preventive measures, and manage return-to-work activities
  • Support creation of EHS goals for the site manager and appropriate activity-based goals for the leadership team, functional managers, and front-line supervisors to drive EHS culture, compliance, and results.
  • Manage and lead the site in achieving EHS targets & objectives. Develop, maintain, and interpret metrics for all aspect of the EHS program, with strong focus on proactive metrics
  • Drive excellence in OSHA, DOT, EPA, and ISO (14001/45001) compliance; lead or assist in OSHA, EPA-RMP or other regulatory inspections.
  • Provide technical advice, coaching, guidance, and mentoring to employees on safety initiatives and necessary changes
  • Assists with the development and administration of programs, reports, training, and employee training
  • Conduct or coordinate team member training in areas such as safety laws and regulations, hazardous condition monitoring, and use of safety equipment
  • Facilitate and conduct observations, audits, coaching and accountability when necessary (At all levels within the organization)
  • Identify and address internal and external impacts to the EHS Management Systems.
  • Support the execution of corporate sustainability strategies. Engage with key stakeholders on projects in support of sustainability goals.
  • Perform ther activities as required to support the distribution center's EHS and training effectiveness.Required Skills and Experience:
    • Bachelor's Degree in business management, Occupational Safety, or related field preferred.
    • Minimum 4 years' experience in successfully managing Safety, Health and Environmental sustainability activities in a distribution or manufacturing facility.
    • Experience with Origami Risk or other EHS Management platforms.
    • Ability to adjust work hours as needed.
    • Ability to travel up to 10% nationally.
      • Detailed knowledge of OSHA, DOT, EPA, and other applicable industry environmental, health and safety standards
      • Leadership experience in high accountability culture and metrics driven environment
      • Personality able to balance strong sense of compliance urgency with sensitivity to operation's needs.
      • Strong leadership voice with skills in communication, organization, presentations, and project management
      • Ability to read, analyzes, and interpret general business items.
      • Advance Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
      • Ability to act as a role model, mentor or coach and trainer for key stakeholders to build team capability
        Preferred Skills and Experience:
        • ASP, CSP or other EHS professional certification preferred
        • Experience in distribution center operations preferred
        • Previous ISO14001/18001 experience preferred but not required
          Physical Demands and Work Environment:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Due to the nature of our business in regard to such things as delivery schedules, order inputs, selection, and Department of Transportation Hours of Service, overtime, attendance and punctuality are essential job functions. Should an individual in this classification not be able to adhere to this requirement due to a disability, they should contact their Human Resources department to see what, if any, reasonable accommodation may be made.As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Reyes Holdings companies will recruit and select applicants for employment solely on the basis of their qualifications. Our Practices and Procedures, including those relating to wages, benefits, transfers, promotions, terminations and self-development opportunities, will be administered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status and all other classes protected by the Federal and State Government. Drug Free Employer.

Keywords: Martin Brower, Alexandria , Safety Manager, Executive , Manassas, Virginia

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