Warehouse Safety Coordinator

Posted on Apr 16, 2019 by Gordon Food Service

Taunton, MA 02780
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Distribution Center Hours and Location
  • Working Hours : 1 st shift 3 days per week, 2nd shift at least two days per week (around 2PM-11PM). Start time will be subject to change according business needs.
  • Location : 630 John Hancock Rd., Taunton, MA 02780 .
The Warehouse Safety Coordinator manages, delivers, monitors, and audits all established safety and accident prevention programs to ensure effective training and compliance standards are in place. Ensures compliance with existing GFS safety procedures and related government safety regulations.

What you'll need to bring to this position :
  • Five (5) years previous experience in implementing safety programs, concepts and standards in a work evironment
    • Prior experience within a high volume, fast paced distribution / warehouse environment strongly preferred
    • Experience in an industrial environment is highly preferred
    • Food Service industry experience is highly preferred
  • High school diploma or equivalent GED required
  • Bachelors Degree in Occupational Health & Safety, Environmental, Industrial Hygiene, DOT background, or related field preferred
  • Availability to work the scheduled shift hours as needed to support ALL shifts and departments as needed
  • Forklift certification and reach truck driving experience preferred
  • Limited travel is expected (3-4 times per year)
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong collaboration, problem solving and critical thinking techniques
  • Ability to plan, organize and execute with ease
  • Knowledge of federal and state regulatory agencies including OSHA
  • Awareness of trends related to warehouse/distribution safety development opportunities
Other expectations of this role include:
  • Deliver established training & education programs
  • Monitor through observation, incident tracking and reporting the effectiveness of training programs & initiatives
  • Manages the incident and injury investigation process and works with supervisors to determine required follow-up and corrective actions
  • Supports other departments, promoting safety practices and education
  • Collaborates with department managers and Home Office to promote safety efforts and provide feedback
  • Aids the Maintenance Department's Contractor Safety Program, Process Safety Management (PSM) Program
  • Administers Back Strengthening Program where applicable
  • Tracks safety data and goal achievement; communicates status of the division in regards to compliance with GFS procedures, policies and results
  • Responsible for OSHA reporting
  • Provide additional support for the HR Team with leave of absence and disability, FMLA claims, and dispute resolution as necessary
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Be part of an amazing culture where what matters to you, matters to us!

Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce. To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.

Benefits

We take care of each other at Gordon Food Service. Employees love our competitive benefit plans, which include all the things you would expect and a few that you might not!
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