Regional Safety Manager

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Date: Feb 26, 2021

Location: Elmsford, NY, US, 10523

Company: Liberty Coca-Cola Beverages


Working at Liberty Coca-Cola Beverages LLC is all about pursuing a career not just a job. A career that's led by your talents, skills and interests.  Liberty Coca-Cola Beverages LLC is an organization that is, customer-focused, team-driven and accountable. We know there is more than one way to succeed and we believe in creating unique opportunities for individuals ready to do their best work each and every day. Our team is striving to be the best in class, truly innovative while working to create memories for both our employees and customers that will span a lifetime. Discover what it means to be energized by a multitude of possibilities and a dynamic team. Join us here at Liberty Coca-Cola Beverages LLC.


Job Location: Any location in Liberty: NY: Bronx, Elmsford, Maspeth, Smithtown and New Windsor. NJ: South Brunswick, Marmora and Moorestown. Philadelphia, PA. 


Regional Safety Manager


Partners with leaders, employees, and multiple stakeholders to strengthen our safety culture and to develop policies and processes, specific to a distribution center (DC) and production centers (PC) setting, which protect our most important assets: our employees, our customers, our communities, and our brands. 


What would success look like?

  • Partners with the Safety Director (as a direct report) to define, build, monitor, and continuously improve Liberty’s safety culture of “100% safe, 100% of the time.”
  • Verifies the comprehensive and universal safety program meets all regulatory and other stakeholder requirements specific to a warehouse & distribution setting.
  • Creates and develops training tools, processes, and other programs for our operations safety team, management, and our employees to improve safety capability, performance, and culture.
  • Develop annual safety performance goals (LTIR, TRIR, Severity Rates, etc.)
  • Create management routines, audits, and inspections to significantly improve safety performance within each PC & DC and strategic business functions.
  • Develop and implement/roll out systems, policies, and routines which continuously assess risk, set goals, drive accountability, implement best practices, and monitor/improve company safety performance.
  • Develop comprehensive multi-year safety strategies within each PC, DC, and Business Function.
  • Effective safety leader/SME, role model, and employee advocate who influences PC, DC, and Business Function employees and the site-specific safety teams.
  • Creates PC, DC, and Business Function-specific safety metrics, measurements, scorecard, and reporting to significantly improve safety performance.
  • Leverages data, assessments, and observations to identify risks, hazards, and root causes to prevent incidents and injuries.
  • Passion for winning, relentless execution, and strong drive for results.


 Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Health, Industrial Hygiene, Safety Science, Fire Protection, Environmental Science, Safety Management, Risk Management, Safety Engineering, or related discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years of field experience safety experience in a warehousing/distribution, manufacturing, or transportation operation.
  • Safety Accreditation such as CSP, ASP, or CIH required.
  • Safety Designation and General Industry Trainings (ARM, OSHA 10, OSHA 30, HAZWOPER, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge/background in safety, consensus standards and regulatory compliance (OSHA, FMCSA/DOT, CDC, DOH, etc.)
  • Strong background in Workers Compensation and OSHA Recordkeeping.
  • Strong background in Auditing.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Regular interaction with PC, DC, and Business Functions employees where they work.
  • In-depth experience in regulatory compliance, incident management, and consumer affairs  
  • Innovative, tech savvy, transformation leader.
  • Strong team leader and leader of self.
  • Supervisory Experience.
  • Strong collaborator who builds networks inside & outside the company.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills across a wide audience.
  • Effectively able to manage multiple projects and conflicting priorities.
  • Effective time management skills including planning, scheduling, and organizing.
  • Travel 50% of time to regional and customer locations in New York and New Jersey; some overnight required.


Strongly Preferred

  • Master’s degree in Occupational Health, Industrial Hygiene, Fire Protection, Environmental Science, Safety Management, Safety Engineering, or related discipline.
  • Knowledge of Quality, Health, Sustainability, Environmental, and DOT.
  • Strong ergonomics and EHS culture experience highly desired.
  • Additional Safety Certifications & Trainer Designations (First Aid/CPR/AED, Forklift/PIT, Defensive Driving, LOTO, Machine Guarding, 510 or 511 OSHA Instructor, etc.)
  • Auditing Experience (ISO 45001, OHSAS 18001, etc.)
  • OSHA VPP Experience.
  • Industrial Hygiene and Manufacturing Experience.
  • Consumer Goods, Food & Beverages Experience.
  • Food Safety Experience.
  • Lean / CI, Six-Sigma, OE.
  • Experience working in union environments.



Liberty Coca-Cola Beverages LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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