Vitacost.com
  • 06-Jul-2017 to 28-Jul-2017
  • Human Resources - Human Resources
  • Lexington, NC, USA
  • Full Time

Summary:

Partner with operations team to promote associate and customer health and safety; lead the investigation of health and safety concerns and provide corrective and/or preventative measures. Work to reduce the risk of industrial injury/illness and property damage as well as food safety hazards. Maintain and follow up on the execution of company safety and loss prevention programs and solicit suggestions and ideas to make the distribution center a safe and secure environment.  Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Serve as a contact for government and outside entities such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Food and Drug Administration and Department of Transportation
  • Promote safety awareness through teamwork, communications, education and recognition programs
  • Oversee the Behavior Risk Improvement process and ensure all essential features are in place
  • Lead the investigation of accidents and injuries to determine the root cause
  • Review injury reports and investigations for accuracy, completeness and to identify trends
  • Develop initiatives, policies and training that proactively address safety and security concerns and ensure compliance to all regulatory and company health and safety policies
  • Manage food safety policies and procedures and respond to food safety concerns
  • Promote hazard identification and make recommendations for corrective action
  • Participate in safety and security audits and ensure corrective and/or preventative action is taken
  • Safety Committee representative and advisor
  • Develop, train, and maintain effective emergency response team to ensure appropriate measures are taken in the event of an emergency
  • Ensure that building and equipment safety inspections are conducted and documented
  • Schedule associate annual training and retraining; maintain all training records and certifications
  • Conduct periodic manager and supervisor training sessions
  • Track safety metrics and identify trends
  • Responsible for monthly audit of the OSHA 300 log and resolution of errors with claims administrators
  • Work with corporate claims administrator to manage claims and return to work
  • Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Good understanding of the food safety / safety industry and laws 
  • 3 + years` supervisory experience
  • Proven experience in a safety program(s)
  • Good administrative skills
  • Effective communication skills both oral and written
  • May be required to complete skills and ability testing        
  • Ability to travel independently (< 25%)
  • Has direct reports and oversee a facility size of 500 associates or more
  • Certified in First Aid and CPR or able to be certified within first 6 month in the position
  • Degree in Environmental Health & Safety, Behavioral Sciences or 3 + years` equivalent experience related field
  • Proficient in Microsoft office software programs
  • 10 and 30 Hour OSHA course certification or ability to complete the certification within the first year in the position



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