tyle=\"outline: 1px solid blue;\" id=\"direct_jobDescriptionText\" itemprop=\"description\"> Company Overview Grocers Supply , based in Houston, is the largest wholesale grocery supplier in Texas, supplying over 900 independent grocery stores. Grocers Supply serves customers of all sizes, from single store independent retailers to chains, such as: Fiesta, FoodTown, Market Basket, Cox Foodarama / La Fiesta, Sellers Brothers, Minyard Food Stores, G. E. Foodland, and El Rio Grande. Working Safely is a Condition for Employment with GSC Wholesale, LLC. GSC Wholesale, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law. Position Overview This role will be a salaried role with dual responsibility, they will be responsible for MHE training and certification as well as team selection training, instituting safety protocols and investigating safety accidents/incidents (reviewing camera footage, interviewing team members, offering recommendations on next steps). As a Safety Specialist , you will be responsible for implementing and maintaining a variety of occupational health and safety programs to assure the highest possible degree of safety for employees. The position will require walking through facilities, standing while conducting training sessions and shift change meetings. The position can sit while doing office work, part of meetings, or conducting investigation interviews. Responsibilities BILINGUAL IN SPANISH A PLUS!! Implement and maintains the Safety Program, safety files, procedures, programs, and records in compliance with regulatory agencies requirements. Compiles and submits reports to Federal and State regulatory agencies to maintain safety compliance. Collects, analyzes and maintains data essential for effective safety and environmental programs, including OSHA and EPA filings, as well as other reports for outside agencies, as may be required. Performs or assists with accident investigations as needed. Recommend necessary corrective action to prevent future incidents. Designs, develops and conducts safety training programs. Evaluates hazardous conditions and recommends engineering controls, administrative controls, and/or personal protective equipment. Carry out assigned projects to their completion with minimal supervision. Work independently with a multitude of tasks. Communicate effectively, both verbally and in written form. Establish and maintain professional and effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, other departments, and external entities. Build consensus and influence a diverse group of associates in safe behaviors and practices. Maintain and ensure the confidential nature of information. Work nights and some weekends. Participates in problem solving activities. Qualifications Associate Degree in safety management or related field preferred; or equivalent of 1 to 3 years experience in progressively responsible safety position within manufacturing/warehouse environment. Full command of the use of Word, Excel, Power Point, and email. Experience with process/equipment hazard risk-analysis tools. Experience with Behavioral Safety Process a plus. Experience with OSHA standards Powered Industrial Truck. Experience in Manual Material Handling and Ergonomics. Ability to stand/walk for long periods of time Requisition ID 12400 Company Grocers Supply Category Warehouse Operations corporate-wstb Associated topics: associate, coordinator, crane, forklift operator, material handler, operator warehouse, picker, servicer, warehouse operation, warehouse technician
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