Logistics Safety and Risk Manager

  • Kroger
  • US - TN - Cleveland
  • 2 weeks ago

Company Name: Kroger

Location: Cleveland, TN, US - 37311

Job Duration: 2021-04-07 to 2021-05-07


Department: JDMS Supply Chain/Logistics
Post End Date: 04/06/2021
Position Type: Employee
Position Reports To: General Manager
Position Supervises: Safety and Risk Supervisor and/or Safety and Risk Specialist
Pay Level: 9
FLSA Status: Exempt



Position Summary

Execute company standards and lead safety initiatives to reduce the risk of industrial injury/illness, ensure food safety, as well as protect company assets at the Fulfillment Center and Spoke locations. Develop goals and strategies for implementation of site Safety/Risk Management, security and safety initiatives. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Serve as Safety Committee representative and advisor and promote safety awareness through teamwork, communications, and recognition programs
  • Oversee site security at the Fulfillment Center and Spoke locations
  • Maintain an effective Emergency Response team to ensure appropriate measures are taken in the event of an emergency for Fulfillment Center and Spoke locations
  • Utilize injury/claims analysis reports to identify trends and opportunities for safety improvement
  • Ensure timely reporting of accidents and completion of thorough accident investigations to determine root cause
  • Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports
  • Ensure safety and shrink training is executed at site and spoke to include new hire/annual refresher training and that it is completed and updated for associates; ensure all training records and certifications are maintained
  • Manage food safety policies/procedures and respond to food safety concerns
  • Serve as subject matter expert and lead in execution of site Safety/Risk/Waste management initiatives with corporate strategy
  • Develop and implement a Safety Management Plan that achieves corporate/division best practice programs, policies and strategies on Safety/Risk/shrink and associate accident reduction
  • Oversee monthly audit of the OSHA 300 log and resolution of errors with claims administrators
  • Work with the corporate Supply Chain manager on response to any OSHA investigations and/or citations at fulfillment center and spoke locations
  • Work with corporate claims administrator to manage claims and return to work
  • Oversee site compliance with federal and state regulations as defined by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Food and Drug Administration and Department of Transportation
  • Comply with all federal, state, and local laws, as well as company policies and procedures
  • Maintain ability to work weekends when needed
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Minimum Position Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Any previous experience in a Safety/Risk role
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills
  • Strong management and leadership skills
  • Excellent operational, consultation and problem resolution skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • High integrity ability to maintain confidential information
  • Strong understanding of regulatory compliance in safety and food safety
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Wicklander certified, Reid Certified, LPC, CPP or CFI certification, OSHA 10 Hour or SafetyTech Training, OSHA 30 Hour
  • 5+ years of Safety/Risk experience
  • Any experience with behavior based safety
  • Knowledge of Kroger enterprise systems
  • Certified in First Aid and CPR or able to be certified within first 6 month in the position

    Leadership Behaviors: Achieves Results through Teamwork, Coaches and Develops Others, Communicates Effectively and Candidly, Executes with Excellence, Leads Change and Innovation, Leads through Positive Influence, Provides Clear and Strategic Direction, Puts the Customer First. For more information on the Kroger Leadership Behavior model, click here.


    Education Level: Bachelor’s Desired
    Required Travel: None
    Required Certifications/Licenses: Other

    Regions: South