Regional Safety Manager
The Regional Safety Manager will lead a team of site level Safety Supervisors to help create and sustain the safety culture at Wayfair. This leader will assure successful delivery of the Injury and Illness Prevention Plan and driving/supporting the overall safety strategies. This leader will assure region of responsibility is compliant with all company, local, state and federal health and safety regulatory requirements. This leader must demonstrate the ability to build trust and confidence with the management and associate teams and influence change by way of risk assessments and safety data analysis.
- Support the overall safety strategy through partnership on development, implementation, and sustainability of safety programs.
- Support Site Supervisors in the implementation and adherence to all aspects of the Injury and Illness Prevention Plan (IIPP), including any/all associated programs.
- Ensure site leadership and associates understand their responsibilities under the IIPP and other safety programs.
- Ensure regional team has prioritized work load to support the reduction of probability and severity of injuries, as well as to support the overall safety strategy.
- Ensure actions align with the overall safety strategy when possible, to gain standardization across all regions.
- Ensure compliance with state & federal law as it applies to Life Safety, Lockout Tagout, Fall Protection, Powered Industrial Vehicles, Electrical Safety, Emergency Preparedness, and other programs as described in 29 CFR.
- Ensure all required safety records, such as the OSHA 300 logs are accurately maintained in accordance with the law.
- Accurately report metrics to local and network leadership.
- Develop regional prevention plans that reduce risk, reduce the onset of injuries along with the direct/indirect costs attributed to them.
- Analyze metrics and review incident trends to discover opportunities for allocating the appropriate resources to areas where risk is greatest.
- Partner with Safety Team for soft tissue injury reduction efforts by proactively developing initiatives based on the exposures identified in each task (force, posture, and repetition). This should be achieved in an organized fashion and in partnership with Safety, Operations, and Engineering teams.
- Audit training quality, delivery, and effectiveness.
- Partner with necessary business partners to develop innovative solutions to promote associate involvement in health and safety programs.
- Partner with Talent Management on workers’ compensation program administration.
- Be fiscally responsible and monitor costs and budgets as needed.
- Partner with Director of Safety and other Regional Managers to leverage safety and environmental best practices into overall standards.
- Other related duties as assigned or required.
- Knowledge, skills, & abilities:
- Demonstrated experience in occupational safety methods, standards and practices
- Knowledge/experience with local, state and federal regulations, specifically OSHA 29 CFR 1910
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to communicate at all levels in organization
- Ability to work in a team environment and achieve results
- Lead, develop, mentor, and direct site Safety Supervisors
- Strong organizational and time management skills, ability to handle multiple projects, and set priorities
- Ability to adapt well to fast-paced environments with changing circumstances, direction, and strategy
- Strong analytical skills with demonstrated problem-solving ability
- Distribution Center or Manufacturing Safety experience
- Experience leading change in a single or multi-site environment
- Experience managing direct report(s)
- Microsoft Office experience
- Flexible regarding shift work
- Ability to travel within region, up to 50%
- Education level:
- Bachelor’s degree, preferably in safety or environmental health
- Accredited safety education program completion or related safety management experience
- Minimum of 7+ years of experience in Occupational Health and Safety or related field within a distribution or manufacturing environment, preferred
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