Sodexo is currently searching for a Director Health & Safety Zone. This position will cover a territory that includes: WA, CA, HI, OR, NV, UT, AZ, AK, NM, CO , WY, MT, TX, OK, ID and the selected candidate must live in one of these states. This position will work from a virtual home office.
The Director Health & Safety Zone is responsible for leading a team of Health & Safety professionals that support and consult with Sodexo business segments that include all safety disciplines, such as environment, health and safety, but may also include food safety, and product quality assurance. This Director position will collaborate and act as a Single Point of Contact for an assigned business segment. The HSE Director will demonstrate the ability to develop and implement an effective Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) management system, maintain regulatory compliance and contribute to Sodexo's Zero Harm culture.
Reports directly to the VP HSE Operations Support
Direct HSE team of Health & Safety professionals that support multiple facilities in an assigned region/zone. Provide support, guidance, and coordinate the HSE activities and tasks of the HSE senior manager and managers.
High level focus on corporate HSE governance with global key initiatives that promote a Zero Harm culture.
This position will work closely with segments, segment champions, vice presidents, district managers, and account managers. Actively collaborate and participate as a valued member of the Service Operations team to provide HSE leadership.
With their team, acts in a professional manner and liaises among executive management, business units, divisions, regions and global colleagues
Acted as a consultant to segments and provides recommendations to executive management.
Provides leadership and technical support to ensure compliance with applicable corporate and regulatory requirements, while minimizing the risk of potential adverse HSE events.
Provided support for business units during regulatory inquiries
Monitored regulatory arena for new/changing regulations and rulemaking
Works as a team to mitigate risk and hazards that drive down safety metrics to desire global expectations.
Other duties to be discussed with the recruiter.
Basic Functional Experience 7 to 10 years of experience in occupational health & safety programs, loss control, or related field
Incident Investigative skills
Ability to work with all levels of management
Good communication skills; both verbal and written
Time management skills
On-site leadership skills
Determines root cause analysis and facilitates appropriate remedial actions
Enforces compliance with company policy, federal, state, and local codes and standards involving the safety of employees and the public at a single site
Must possess computer skills in Microsoft 365
Experience with OHSAS 18001
OSHA 10 Hour General Industry trained
Professional Safety Certification a plus (ASP, STS, CSP, CSE, are examples), but not required
Responsible for the Health & Safety segment support as Health & Safety Single Point of Contact (HS-SPOC), strategic planning, deployment, compliance, loss prevention & incident investigation, and training within the assigned Zone. Health & Safety includes all safety disciplines, such as environment, health and safety, food safety, and product quality assurance.
Qualifications & Requirements
Basic Education Requirement
Basic Management Experience
Basic Functional Experience
Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.