Manager, Environmental, Health, & Safety

GENERAL PURPOSE:
Formulates and develops a systematic and organized approach to environmental, health and safety functions of the Company. Designs and directs programs to reduce the frequency and severity of associate and customer injuries, and assists with the compliance of environmental and safety regulations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Develop, implement and maintain company wide environmental, health and safety policies and programs to reduce the frequency and severity of associate and customer injuries, and maintain compliance with Federal, State and local regulations and company policies.
  • Collaborate with cross functional departments, outside consultants and Store/DC leadership to identify and implement controls to minimize risk exposure though targeted and strategic continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Assist Store and DC personnel in facilitating root cause analysis and corrective / preventative action development to prevent future accidents.
  • Support the development of a safety management system across the DC organization.
  • Support and coordinate the product compliance program with Legal, Store Operations, Supply Chain and the Buying organization.
  • Partner with operations to develop and distribute effective safety and risk management reports and communications addressing accidents, near misses, lessons learned and other EHS related topics.
  • Build EHS capabilities for store and supply chain location resources to support implementation of EHS and risk control programs.
  • Actively support office emergency response teams and office safety programs.
  • Other Risk Management initiatives as assigned.
COMPETENCIES:
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Technical / Functional Competence
  • Strategic Vision & Thinking
  • Analysis & Judgment
  • Business Acumen
  • Process Improvement
  • Communication: Written & Verbal
  • Build Trust
QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • 5 years of EHS management experience, preferably in retail.
  • College degree in Business Administration or related field, preferred
  • Must be detailed oriented and possess strong project management and organizational skills with ability to manage multiple projects at one time.
  • Strong knowledge of OSHA, CAL-OSHA, EPA, CA-DTSC and similar regulations as applicable to retail and distribution environments.
  • Must be able to analyze and interpret large amounts of data to support development of sound programs to mitigate risk to achieve desired results.
  • Must be proficient in Windows, Outlook, Word, Excel (pivot tables), and Power Point. Experience with Risk Management Information Systems or Safety Management Systems is preferred.
  • 5 years of EHS management experience, preferably in retail.
  • Professional certification, such as CSP or similar, is preferred.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ADA:
Job requires ability to work in an office environment, primarily on a computer.
Requires sitting, standing, walking, hearing, talking on the telephone, attending in-person meetings, typing, and working with paper/files, etc.
Consistent timeliness and regular attendance.
Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.
Travel up to 25% of time

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
None

DISCLAIMER
This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management’s discretion.

Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Company’s overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.

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