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Supply Chain Safety Manager - Suffolk, VA

Company: Target
Location: Suffolk
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

About the Role:

Serve as safety manager for supply chain site based in Suffolk, VA. Responsible for driving safe processes and ensuring compliance to all safety regulations. Responsible for providing safety expertise leveraging lean principles and hierarchy of controls to ensure the safety of our team members. Develop and deliver safe processes through engineering and ergonomic solutions in partnership with key stakeholders.

Identify trends and areas of risk within buildings and support operations in corrective measures. Continuously improve the safety culture through instruction and training of safety and operational leaders on safety programs. Receive direction from Senior Manager of Safety on safety continuous improvement assessments and action plans. Responsible for assigned building action plan completion.

Assess performance, communicate to all levels of management, and ensure safety is incorporated into supply chain processes. Escalates and reports critical issues, compliance gaps, and emerging risks to Senior Manager of Safety.

Maintain safety subject matter expertise and engages local industry resources as appropriate. Provides compliance support to supply chain team and is responsible for representing the building in all HOC/II and HICP protocols.

Safety Processes:

  • Review metrics and incident details daily/weekly, and monitor, train, and ensure accurate root cause and corrective measures

  • Coach, train, and review assigned building HICP, HOC/II, and root cause analysis

  • Ensure safety programs and rollouts are implemented. Monitor for execution and compliance

  • Utilizes continuous improvement tools as appropriate to identify safety solutions for unique processes

  • Perform floor walks to interact with team, audit for compliance and execution of safety programs

  • Assist with specialized safety program development and implementation

  • Solicit feedback and identify benchmarking opportunities within the industry to identify tools, processes, systems, and equipment to reduce the risk of injury

Compliance and Regulatory Matters:

  • Responsible for having a thorough working knowledge of Federal and State OSHA regulations

  • Ensure safety processes are followed to maintain compliance with regulations

  • Support the development and follow up of any remediation plans due to safety-related citations

  • Act as a subject matter expert resource to building teams on safety-related regulatory compliance issues

  • Work closely with other compliance partners, including industrial hygiene, environmental, and field compliance team to address team member health exposure issues related to safety enforcement activities

Incident Response:

  • Oversee building's response in the event of significant safety events

  • Serve as on-site incident leader in the event of a severe injury

About You:

  • Four year degree or equivalent of 3-5 years safety experience

  • Industry expertise and proven leadership skills

  • Proven problem solving, root-cause analysis, and critical thinking skills

  • Excellent relationship building and collaboration

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to travel as required

  • Continuous improvement experience

  • CSP Certification desired

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.

Keywords: Target, Suffolk , Supply Chain Safety Manager - Suffolk, VA, Other , Suffolk, Virginia

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