Distribution Center Safety Administrator - Goodyear

Posted Date: Mar- 2-2021

Job ID: 19437

Job Function: Distribution Center

City: Goodyear

State: Arizona

Store: Distribution Center AZ

Remote Eligible: No

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What's cool about this job

This job contributes to REI’s success by serving as Safety Administrator for the Distribution Center to ensure that all operations are conducted according to health and safety regulations, standards, policies and procedures in support of the Company’s business initiatives and objectives.  Responsibilities include monitoring, reporting, and training on safety compliance. Models and acts in accordance with REI’s guiding values and mission.

  • Serves as an example to other employees by consistently demonstrating safe work habits, which contribute to teamwork, productivity, and efficiency; maintains own current knowledge and skill of appropriate regulations, rules, procedures and techniques to train and coach department employees
  • Administers safety plans to ensure compliance with regulations, rules, procedures, and effective execution of Company goals; provides input to the annual department business plan
  • Develops, monitors, and operates within departmental capital and expense budgets
  • Monitors daily DC processes to ensure that work meets safety standards; provides regular status reports; analyzes and develops changes for systems, procedures, policies and practices
  • Ensures safe employee operation and adequate maintenance of equipment such fork lifts, lift trucks, conveyors, and box knives; requests service and/or replenishment of supplies as appropriate; operates and trains according to OSHA and WISHA requirements; maintains inventory to support training and education needs
  • Maintains ongoing relationships and serves as member on various committees to represent departmental and/or overall Company interests; communicates Company needs and expectations internally or externally; provides review, input, and recommendations as appropriate

Bring your passion and expertise

  • 2+ years experience in health and safety or equivalent
  • Knowledge of general principles, practices, and regulations in the health and safety field
  • Skill operating a personal computer using MS Office, including Word and Excel, as well as applications specific to field
  • Ability to effectively demonstrate health and safety techniques in a group setting
  • Actively participates and collaborates with others on one's own team and across REI for the achievement of business goals
  • Flexible in one's viewpoints and positions in order to support the direction taken by others at REI
  • Uses business knowledge, innovative thinking, and sound judgment in the solution of problems or the pursuit of business opportunities
  • Consolidates information from various sources including feedback from others to reach sound decisions
  • Considers the ultimate impact of decisions and actions on internal and external customers
  • Works smart by setting effective work goals, establishing priorities, and planning well in order to produce quality work
  • Executes effectively by using resources efficiently, meeting deadlines, and keeping others informed of work plans and progress toward goals
  • Clearly conveys and accurately receives information by a variety of methods and in various situations
  • Builds rapport with all kinds of people inside and outside the organization
  • Acts upon opportunities and involves and influences others in the accomplishment of worthwhile organizational goals
  • Challenges the status quo, champions change and influences others to change

At REI we offer an enviable work environment that Fortune Magazine has recognized on the "100 Best Places to Work" list since the award's inception – 23 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.

With more than 160 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 15,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.

REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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1. In making a determination pursuant to section seven hundred fifty-two of this chapter, the public agency or private employer shall consider the following factors:

(a) The public policy of this state, as expressed in this act, to encourage the licensure and employment of persons previously convicted of one or more criminal offenses.

(b) The specific duties and responsibilities necessarily related to the license or employment sought or held by the person.

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(f) The seriousness of the offense or offenses.

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