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Environmental Health, Safety and Security Manager - Calabasas Hills, CA 91301



The Cheesecake Factory




Position overview:

You may know us for our delicious cheesecakes…and for being recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For®” 6 years in a row! What you may not know is at The Cheesecake Factory Bakery, our staff members are our highest quality ingredient.

Reporting to the Director HR, as the Environmental Health Safety and Security (EHS&S) Manager, you will be responsible for the coordination of environmental health, safety, process safety management, emergency response, security and loss prevention activities for the both Bakeries in CA and NC. This position will evaluate Health, Safety and Security performance to drive continuous improvement and is responsible for acting as the bakery liaison with regulatory agencies and Bakery senior leadership for a bakery with more than 600 total staff members that create delicious cheesecakes and memorable experiences.

You’ll thrive in this position if you are:

  • An experienced people manager: you’re at home managing and elevating a team. You lead by example and enable your staff to realize their potential.
  • Driven by results: you’re conscientious and persistent about delivering timely, high quality deliverables and performing all job functions safely while following instructions.
  • Adaptable: you’re at ease in a fast-paced environment and able to effortlessly change direction when priorities shift, learning to perform new tasks as required for business needs and willing to work various shifts and extended hours if necessary.
  • Improvement focused: you never turn off the thought “how can I do this better or faster?".


Here’s more of what you’ll get to do:

  • Implement systems to improve performance and ensure meeting or exceeding regulatory compliance in all areas of (EHS&S) and manage compliance through an in-depth auditing process developing corrective actions to address findings.
  • Ensure that industrial hygiene, medical, personnel safety, process safety and emergency response needs are adequately addressed and enter data into applicable databases as needed.
  • Develop and administer effective occupational health, safety, ergonomics and industrial hygiene programs, including maintenance of related policy and procedure manuals.
  • Develop programs, educate, motivate and train management and production personnel in good housekeeping practices, safe work procedures to prevent and control occupational injuries and illnesses, security risks, Health and Safety systems, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), etc.
  • Manage the plant personal protective equipment, work clothing and safety equipment programs according to company standards and operating budget.
  • Administer the respiratory protection program, including quantitative fit testing, respirator distribution, cleaning and sanitizing and the audiometric testing and hearing conservation programs.
  • Assist Corporate Risk Management in the administration of the workers' compensation program, including effective medical case management, reporting, record maintenance, follow-up and ensure accurate Occupational Safety and Health Organization (OSHA) 200/300 logs at both sites.
  • Oversee and support employee involvement efforts through employee safety involvement teams.
  • Maintain legal, governmental and company environmental, health, medical and safety-related records according to standards, including confidentiality.
  • Accompany visiting inspectors, reports findings and leads remediation efforts.
  • Lead the Bakery’s hazard communication program, including maintaining up-to-date MSDS, effective identification of all chemicals, chemical inventory and related training and education programs.
  • Oversee and ensures that Job Safety Analyses (JSA's) and safe operating procedures are in place for all tasks and oversee and monitor all post-accident investigations.
  • Investigate security breaches within the Bakery to understand the source of the breach, assess and contain the damage, and subsequently devise measures that will help protect against such events in the future.


What we require:

  • 5 + years of experience in Environmental Health, Safety and Security in a manufacturing environment with at least 3 of those years in a manager or supervisor role.
  • Experience in leading environmental and industrial health programs, including experience with environmental agencies and required reporting.
  • Experience in Security, Risk management or associated experience.
  • Strong knowledge of applicable federal, state and local health, industrial hygiene and safety regulations.
  • Detail oriented, organized, reliable and resourceful professional with practical experience and understanding of manufacturing processes.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication stills.
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking with strong analytical problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.

What we prefer:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Health, Safety and Security or related field.

About the Company

Recognized as one of the FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For®” every year since 2014, The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated is a global $2.9 billion public company with 45,000 staff members across more than 300 full-service, casual dining restaurants – including The Cheesecake Factory, North Italia, Grand Lux Cafe, Social Monk and Fox Restaurant concepts. Internationally, twenty-nine The Cheesecake Factory® restaurants operate under licensing agreements. Our bakery division operates two facilities that create delicious cheesecakes and other baked products for our restaurants, international licensees and third-party bakery customers.

We offer a people-centered culture and are committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming workplace for all. We welcome applicants from a wide variety of identities, ideas, perspectives and experiences and encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.

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The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Cheesecake Factory offers reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities.



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