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Safety & Risk Manager - Transportation

Company: Living Spaces
Location: La Mirada
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Current Living Spaces Employees: Please apply via your internal Workday Account.Living Spaces is a growing home furnishing brand and we continue to open new locations. We know in order to stay current with the times and trends, we have to perpetually update our look and selection. What has truly sustained our growth - from 1 to over 20 locations, from 100 employees to over 2,000, from a humble home furnishings store to a widely recognized and respected lifestyle brand - are the talented individuals who have taken us there. We are looking for innovative, driven, and passionate professionals to join our team so we can reach even greater heights together.

We believe that a great team member experience leads to an even better guest experience. That is why we place a huge emphasis on building a great culture within our teams. Our ideal candidate will have natural talent: meaning, they possess the capacity and commitment, along with an openness to being coached around skills that will ensure they delight and exceed the expectations of our guests in all areas of Living Spaces business. We also believe in our team members taking ownership of their performance and how that contributes to the overall success of their role.Position SummaryThe Safety & Risk Manager, will be responsible to lead and develop safety points of contact and committees within a Distribution Center, Retail, Manufacturing, or Transportation. Will create and execute leadership development plans for the designated teams. Partner with leadership to execute Living Spaces safety, risk, and environmental policies and ensure compliance to all applicable local and regional regulations. Will communicate team expectations and provide frequent feedback, and ensure the team is executing the vision of the Living Spaces safety program.Position DescriptionEssential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provide guidance and oversight to ensure compliance to all applicable Living Spaces safety policies
  • Possess a thorough understanding of local/regional/domestic regulations and company policy
  • Leads initiatives to reduce conditional and ergonomic risk in our processes to ensure a safe and healthful working environment for our team members
  • Establishes high quality relationships with both site and business unit leadership
  • Measure the network's performance against published requirements in safety policies
  • Identify a plan for the site to implement and fix all identified deficiencies
  • Drive accountability for the plan
  • Analyze safety metrics and review incident trends to justify the allocation of appropriate resources to areas where the risk is highest
  • Perform frequent site safety audits to identify all non-compliance equipment and/or processes at the site
  • Implement solutions to eliminate exposure to these risks and prevent injury at other retail locations
  • Audit recordkeeping practices and incident entries to ensure compliance to Living Spaces standards and local regulations
  • Audit the workplace organization and team member behaviors to ensure that training, auditing, and scoring methods are accurate and consistent
  • Ensure site leadership and team members are trained and knowledgeable of their responsibilities under each policy. Audit the quality, delivery (including qualifications of the trainer), and effectiveness of all required safety training
  • Proven leadership and teamwork skills with demonstrated ability to both work collaboratively and influence those with whom no formal hierarchical relationship exists
  • Highly developed interpersonal communication skills with the ability to interact with team members effectively, persuasively, and tactfully at all levels of the organization
  • Must be able to work flexible shifts, which could include day, nights, and weekendsQualificationsEducation/Experience: Bachelor's degree (B. A. or B. S.) or equivalent from four-year college or university in science, Safety Engineering, Safety Management, Occupational Health and Safety, Industrial Health or a related field. 5+ years of increasing responsibilities in safety and risk programs in manufacturing, production, or service operations. Minimum 2 years of experience in logistics or distribution center environment. Demonstrated expertise and working knowledge of safety rules and regulations including fall protection, industrial lift truck, warehouse operations and ergonomics. In-depth knowledge of such systems as OSHA, environmental law and health and safety at work state and Federal legislation. Prior experience with Worker's Compensation case management. Experience implementing lean principles and process improvement in an operational environment. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual must have a basic knowledge of computer software, including Microsoft Word and Excel.Certificates and Licenses: Certified Safety Professional preferredEqual Opportunity EmployerIt is our policy to abide by all federal, state, and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination based solely on a person's race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, physical disability, mental disability, age, military status, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition (including but not limited to, cancer related or HIV/AIDS related), sexual orientation, or any other protected status except where a reasonable, bona fide occupational qualification exists.E-VerifyLiving Spaces participates in E-Verify. All newly-hired team members are queried through this electronic system established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to verify their identity and employment eligibility.

Keywords: Living Spaces, La Mirada , Safety & Risk Manager - Transportation, Executive , La Mirada, California

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