1+ months

Manager, Health & Safety

Boston, MA 02109
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Unit Description

Are you passionate about safety?


Sodexo has an exciting new opportunity for a Health & Safety Manager to support our client's facilities in the NE.


The primary purpose of this position is to provide innovative Health, Safety, & Environment (HSE) support to various Sodexo business segments located in the Northeast. A major function of this role is to integrate safety into the culture of the organization, produce safe environments for our employees, clients, and customers, and manage key performance indicators to drive strong business results. The successful applicant will reside in any of the following states MA, CT, RI or Albany, NY and will possess proven leadership abilities, technical knowledge and familiarity with regulatory requirements, and effective communication skills throughout various levels of the organization.


This position will report to the HSE Sr. Manager and will provide direct oversight and support for business operations located in MA, ME, NH, RI, VT and CT. Expected travel will be 50%-60% primarily within the support area with overnight stays required in some occasions.  Right now that amount of travel is not occurring.  


The successful candidate will:

  • Identify and address potential hazards that may cause injury, illness, or property damage
  • Assess health and safety risks associated with equipment, processes, and facilities
  • Ensure compliance with internal audit process and validate compliance with applicable Federal and State occupational health and safety regulations
  • Support all business segments on all OSHA and other regulatory inspections and citations. Ensures abatement of regulatory violations, key participant at informal and contesting stages, and determines settlements
  • Determine accident causative factors and facilitate appropriate remedial actions
  • Provide training to employees and managers with the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize hazards and perform their jobs safely and effectively
  • Advise and assist operational managers to establish safety objectives, plan programs to achieve those objectives
  • Lead and participate in health and safety projects
  • Drive safety performance for operations in the region and track the execution of activities to achieve safety objectives that mitigate insurance cost
  • Conduct risk assessments for new business and supports new account openings
  • Assist with crisis management
  • Communicate Health and Safety related matters to Regional Vice Presidents, District Managers and District Safety Coordinators within assigned territory.  
  • Other duties as assigned


Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who are/have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health and Safety or Environmental Health and Safety (preferred)
  • CSP or other applicable BCSP certifications (preferred)
  • 5+ years direct Health & Safety experience
  • Subject matter expertise and knowledge in OSHA regulations, behavioral based safety and facilities safety
  • Capacity to work independently to achieve expected results and ability to prioritize work and think strategically
  • Excellent program and project management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

At Sodexo, we believe every employee should have the resources to be their best. As part of our overall rewards, we offer benefits programs designed to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle including health, dental and vision insurance. We also offer other benefits like paid time off, financial and savings programs, 401k, and access to our employee assistance program and other discounts. Click here for more information about Sodexos Benefits.Not the job for you? At Sodexo, we offer positions that support a variety of career goals working in diverse business segments, including Corporate Headquarters, Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Healthcare, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. Continue your search today.Working for Sodexo:How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities.



Position Summary

Responsible for health & safety and food safety support, deployment, compliance, risk assessment & incident investigation, and training in the assigned Zone.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 3 yearsBasic Functional Experience - 3 years Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Posted: 2021-04-22 Expires: 2021-06-14
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