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    #51600208
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    TBD
  • Source
    Volvo Group
  • Date
    2024-05-02
  • Deadline
    2024-07-01
 
Full-time

Manager, Regional Health & SafetyLocation:Greensboro, NC, US, 27409Position Type: ProfessionalTransport is at the core of modern society. Imagine using your expertise to shape sustainable transport solutions for the future? If you seek to make a difference on a global scale, working with next-gen technologies and the sharpest collaborative teams, then we could be a perfect match.Who We AreService Market Logistics (SML) , part of Volvo Group Trucks Operations, serves all brands and business areas by managing and optimizing service parts availability and distribution to secure customer uptime. Through our operations, we provide world class service focusing on delivery precision, quality, continuous improvement, cost efficiency and synergies delivering value all the way to our customers. We embrace innovation and new technologies and work with environmental care and sustainability at heart. Our footprint consists of 40 distribution centers and 3,800 employees worldwide, and we strive for an innovative and diverse workplace, exercising the Volvo Group values with high focus on Customer Success. We are Proud to Deliver. Making a Difference. For People. Every Day.SML North America (NA) is a part of SML and has about 1,000 employees across the United States, Canada and Mexico. We operate the Central Distribution Center in Byhalia, MS as well as Regional Distribution Centers across the NA region.What you will doThe Manager, Regional Health & Safety is part of the Human Resources function within SML NA. This is both a strategic and hands-on role that has overall responsibility to lead the health & safety (H&S) strategy for the entire NA region, as well as leading specific H&S activities at the eight Regional Distribution Center (RDC) operations and the corporate SML location in Greensboro.You will develop, implement and manage H&S programs and initiatives consistent with the organization’s business plans, and in compliance with federal, state, local and Volvo requirements; while at the same time providing leadership to the organization in H&S strategy and practices.To be successful in this position, you are a visionary and inclusive leader with a strong ability to influence and inspire others. You demonstrate strong courage to challenge and develop, and have the ability to set demanding targets while coaching individuals to deliver outside their comfort zones. You truly embrace and live our leadership principles: to lead with passion, perform with purpose and transform with vision.You will report to the Director, Human Resources and be located in Greensboro, NC. Up to 50% travel may be required in order to provide a high level of support to the operations.Essential Functions

Ensure alignment of SML H&S activities across the NA region through establishment and coordination of the SML NA H&S network.

Actively lead H&S initiatives and the safety culture for the RDC’s and Greensboro.

Actively partner with business and operational leaders in order to fully understand their challenges and to develop an effective H&S strategy to support their objectives.

Establish operational H&S goals, monitor and communicate program effectiveness, and develop/manage improvement programs as necessary.

Develop programs to reduce risk for work-related illnesses and injuries aligned with operational requirements.

Monitor and comply with all current and future H&S regulatory requirements and perform regulatory impact evaluations and implementation planning. Ensure business and operational leaders are informed of all potential impacts and monitor performance against regulatory requirements and H&S objectives.

Advise and coach people leaders on H&S-related issues.

Develop and deliver H&S training to people leaders and other colleagues.

Define and report H&S targets and KPI’s. Monitor operational H&S performance, trends and activities. Communicate H&S performance data to leadership as requested.

Conduct or participate in H&S internal audits. Manage and report closure of identified findings.

Participate in global and local H&S networks and working groups, including the global SML H&S network and the US Volvo H&S network.

Ensure consistent utilization of internal cloud-based reporting tools (e.g. Cority) to track and report compliance documentation and safety findings as well as to develop dashboards. Provide training as necessary.

Develop and implement H&S process improvements within the network utilizing lean methodology.

Understand and administer collectively bargained H&S contract language. Maintain collaborative relationships with union safety and other representatives.

Environmental duties may be assigned as needed.

Lead and act according to Volvo values, drive change and promote diversity.

Minimum Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Safety, Environmental Engineering or a related field required.

Associate Safety Professional (ASP), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), or other HS&E certifications (CIH, CHMM, etc…) a plus.

Minimum 5 years of Safety Management experience required, preferably working in a distribution/manufacturing/industrial environment.

Experience working within a unionized environment preferred.

Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced team environment striving towards operational excellence guided by Volvo’s Values and the Code of Conduct.

Required Skills and Competencies

As all documentation is in English, proficiency in the English language is required

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Advanced knowledge of state and federal H&S laws and regulations

Advanced knowledge of recognized management system standards (ISO, OHSAS, etc…)

Working knowledge of regulatory H&S reporting requirements

Working knowledge of ergonomics principles

Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to network effectively across a diverse organization and build enduring relationships across functional and geographical areas

Strong problem-solving and conflict resolution skills, and the ability to be flexible and change directions when needed

Ability to coach managers and employees in handling various safety-related issues

Ability to work independently and make independent decisions, ensuring high levels of collaboration with stakeholders and subject matter experts

Ability to work collaboratively with operational leadership and union officials at all levels within the organization

Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office 365)

What’s in it for you?We recognize that financial rewards and great benefits are important aspects of an ideal job. That is why we offer competitive financial compensation, including various compensation plans, and a solid benefits package.

Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance.

401k, With Matching Contributions.

Paid Time Off, including 8 paid community volunteering hours per year.

Health Savings Account (HSA)/Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) Options.

Growth Opportunities.

Short-Term/Long-Term Disability Insurance.

Discounted benefits to local event venues and events, as well as National business partners.

On-site Café with Catering Option for Busy Lifestyles.

24/7/365 On-site Gym and Lockers offered at a reduced, monthly membership fee.

Free health and wellness programs and resources.

Electric vehicle charging stations, bike racks, walking paths and outdoor-dining seating at multiple locations on campus.

We value your data privacy and therefore do not accept applications via mail.Who we are and what we believe inOur focus on Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity allows each of us the opportunity to bring our full authentic self to work and thrive by providing a safe and supportive environment, free of harassment and discrimination. We are committed to removing the barriers to entry, which is why we ask that even if you feel you may not meet every qualification on the job description, please apply and let us decide.Applying to this job offers you the opportunity to join Volvo Group . Every day, across the globe, our trucks, buses, engines, construction equipment, financial services, and solutions make modern life possible. We are almost 100,000 people empowered to shape the future landscape of efficient, safe and sustainable transport solutions. Fulfilling our mission creates countless career opportunities for talents with sharp minds and passion across the group’s leading brands and entities.Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s manufacturing of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks, as well as engines and transmissions. We also orchestrate the spare parts distribution for Volvo Group’s customers globally and design, operate and optimize logistics and supply chains for all brands. We count 30,000 employees at 30 plants and 50 distribution centers across the globe. Our global footprint offers an opportunity for an international career in a state-of-the-art industrial environment, where continuous improvement is the foundation. As our planet is facing great challenges, we - one of the largest industrial organizations in the world - stand at the forefront of innovation. We are ready to rise to the challenge. Would you like to join us?Job Category: Health, Safety & EnvironmentOrganization: Group Trucks OperationsTravel Required: Frequent TravelRequisition ID: 9167View All Jobs (https://jobs.volvogroup.com/?locale=enUS)Do we share the same aspirations?Every day, Volvo Group products and services ensure that people have food on the table, children arrive safely at school and roads and buildings can be constructed. Looking ahead, we are committed to driving the transition to sustainable and safe transport, mobility and infrastructure solutions toward a net-zero society.Joining Volvo Group, you will work with some of the world’s most iconic brands and be part of a global and leading industrial company that is harnessing automated driving, electromobility and connectivity.Our people are passionate about what they do, they aim for high performance and thrive on teamwork and learning. Everyday life at Volvo is defined by a climate of support, care and mutual respect.If you aspire to grow and make an impact, join us on our journey to create a better and more resilient society for the coming generations.Nearest Major Market: Greensboro

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