Health, & Safety - Lakeland, FL
Glazerís Wine and Spirits
Southern Glazerís Wine & Spirits (SGWS) is seeking a
full-time EHS Director to serve as the designated safety representative for
(Florida), coordinating and implementing the SGWS corporate programs as
directed by the EHS Sr. Leadership. The EHS Director reports directly to the
VP of Operations for the State. The EHS Director promotes a positive safety
culture while complying with SGWS safety standards and maintaining a safe
work environment. This includes conducting training, coaching associates on
observed work habits, and performing audits as required by SGWS safety
standards. SGWS promotes a Zero-Injury culture.
The EHS Director is required to maintain accurate daily,
weekly, and monthly data metrics to report to onsite operations leadership
and corporate leadership. The EHS Director supports site managementís efforts
to ensure compliance with all corporate safety program expectations and
applicable federal & state laws. The EHS Director also conducts risk
assessments related to jobs performed (Job Hazard Analysis) and new equipment
introductions under the direction of EHS Sr. Leadership. In addition, the EHS
Director is responsible for recommending and inspiring change for the
Operations Leadership through appropriate risk mitigation measures and safety
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Promote an injury free culture across the division to reduce EHS
risks and ensure a safe and compliant work environment
- Assure compliance with all federal, state
and local safety, occupational health and environmental regulations
including implementing the SGWS safety standards and management systems
- Assess work areas, tasks, equipment and
machinery to observe possible unsafe conditions. Ensure appropriate risk
assessments related to jobs performed (Job Hazards Analysis) are conducted
and corrective actions implemented to minimize or eliminate injuries and
- Conduct safety training and implement proactive programs to
mitigate employee injuries and illnesses e.g. Stretching for safety and
Behavioral Based safety programs.
- Make OSHA recordability determinations and participate as active
member of Workers Compensation and Incident Investigation teams. Assist
team members in developing proactive measures to target incident
reductions in both Workers compensation and Auto Liability.
- Investigate and evaluate root causes for occupational
injuries/illnesses, incidents and near misses and maintain relevant data
to drive strategic program decisions. This may include educating the
line organization with performing incident investigations including
coaching and counseling.
- Facilitate Division Safety Committee and act as catalyst for
assuring corrective actions are taken for items raised by safety
- Conduct facility safety observations and inspections on a
frequent basis e.g. weekly, monthly, annually. Promote hazard
identification and make recommendations for corrective actions.
- Maintain understanding of business processes and functional
interdependencies. Recognize and escalate, as needed, those issues
identified as risks impacting, or opportunities to improve, division
- Demonstrate advanced understanding of online data management
tools and the OSHA 300 log/injury records process. Perform trend
analysis on information, as required.
- Work with Facilities and Operations teams, as needed, providing safety input during the planning and
execution of engineering and new technology applications to ensure that
related safeguards are incorporated which meet all applicable regulatory
- Work with Operations Fleet Safety and DOT compliance teams to
ensure compliance with U.S. Department of Transportation regulations.
- Coordinate deployment of environmental procedures, such as HazMat
response, SPCC, Tier II, etc. and ensure ongoing compliance with all
site environmental regulatory permits.
- Visit each job site within areas of responsibility to monitor
performance and work with division managers and supervisors to improve
performance on a continual basis in response the risk assessment
- Capable to work under pressure and deal with unexpected
challenges in a professional and calm manner.
- Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
in Safety, Health, or related science or a combination of education and
experience in the EHS field equivalent to Associates Degree and/or 8-10
yearsí relevant experience.
the CSP, ASP, CIH, CHMM, OHST, CHST, CSHM, or other recognized EHS
credentials, or willing to secure within 3 years of hire date.
knowledge of OSHA /EPA regulations and have background in both incident
investigation and EHS training.
knowledge of Emergency Response and Risk Mitigation to provide support
for emergency preparedness, response, and business continuity planning
to interpret and be the main point of contact for OSHA and other federal
regulation related responsibilities.
knowledge of warehouse equipment operation, including obtaining Power
Industrial Equipment (PIT) Train-the-Trainer certification within 1 year
of hire, if not already credentialed.
skills ability to provide leading and lagging indicator metric reports
or ROI on safety program investments
and proficient communication and presentation skills with the ability to
lead and/or facilitate team meetings speak effectively before large
groups of employees or customers.
to understand, promote and support Company safety vision using change
management skills and culture shift modeling.
to work under pressure and deal with unexpected challenges in a
professional and calm manner.
to maintain confidentiality in matters involving security and/or
personnel issues in the workplace.
Aid, CPR & AED trained, or ability to complete within 1 year of hire
+ years of EHS operational experience with increasing level of
of 5 years of experience developing, implementing, and overseeing EHS
and Fleet Safety programs.
experience in food & beverage, distribution operations or another
fast-paced environment preferred.
and Manual work force Distribution Center experience.
working with Union and Non-Union associates.
working knowledge of Workerís Compensation practices and reporting
knowledge of MS Office products and various other EHS data management
systems (Intelex, Gensuite, Eneblon, etc.)
in a fast paced, changing/growing organization.
to work flexible shifts including days, nights, and/or weekends.
System Train-the-Trainer certified or willing to obtain credentials
within 1 year of hire.
stands, walks, bends, reaches, lifts and moves
intermittently. May require occasional pushing, carrying, or pulling up
to maintain high proficiency while working in a non-climate-controlled
work from Florida Distribution Center
Southern Glazerís Wine and Spirits provides equal
employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and
prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race,
color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics,
protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This
policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including
recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall,
transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and