Job Description

Position Description

The Safety Specialist will provide support to ensure the health and safety of employees and customers across all brands and locations within the Flynn Group. This position is responsible for assisting the Senior Manager of Risk Management in the maintenance and improvement of the Flynn Group corporate safety programs and for supporting the implementation and enforcement of safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal health and safety regulations. The Safety Specialist is a resource for OSHA compliance and investigations including accident investigations and corrective action plans., completes regular data review and provides insights to operations to influence more proactive safety protocols, and provides recommendations for program priorities based on analysis of loss data and injury trends. In addition, this role will serve as a resource for developing safety related training, training/safety materials, programs, and presentations. The expectation is that this position will interact with all levels of personnel in addressing safety questions, explaining results of risk analysis, and acting as a partner for all other safety related projects. This position will report directly to the Senior Manager of Risk Management

Essential responsibilities will include:

  • Provide support for OSHA compliance including OSHA regulations, programs, visits, and citations.
  • Ensure Flynn Group policies and procedures and adhere to compliance and regulation guidelines across portfolio regulations.
  • Assist with implementation of all new safety programs based on priorities.
  • Work with Worker Compensation and General Liability Department Leaders to help identify adverse trends, mitigate exposures and educate management.
  • Conduct and review loss analysis from loss data, actuarial and financial reports, and root cause analysis.
  • Create all safety-related training.
  • Oversees all safety committees (where required):

o Create monthly safety topics

o Run incident report data

o Attend meetings virtually as needed

o Track and review safety meeting information and safety audits.

  • Assists with EPA and DOT regulatory compliance
  • Assist with OSHA 300 logs and BLS reporting
  • Travel Expectations up to 10-15% Travel opportunities to include market visits to conduct in-person safety audits, provide guidance on safety related topics to leadership, and attend relevant industry conferences.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • College degree and related safety certifications strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of 1 to 3 years of experience in the safety field, including: experience with OSHA regulations with the ability to execute understanding for OSHA inspections, injury reporting, program compliance, program development, loss analysis, and safety committees.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local safety regulations, standards, and best practices
  • Prior experience working in the food and/or service industry preferred.
  • Ability to effectively work with and communicate safety initiatives to all levels of the
  • organization.
  • Strong computer and analytical skills, with the ability to exercise self-direction and
  • initiative, and make decisions in a fast-paced changing work environment.
  • Ability to multi-task on projects
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Proven ability for team participation including ability to implement efficient work
  • processes, problem prevention identification and resolution skills.
  • Flexibility for meeting multiple demands and ability to utilize and effective time management planning process.

Why Work for Flynn?

Flynn Group offers a variety of benefits and perks to encourage and empower our employees. We are committed to helping each employee work and live to his or her fullest potential. We offer a variety of benefits and perks while working for us:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Retirement and Savings Plan
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Flexible/Hybrid Work Schedules
  • Company Outings
  • Dining Discounts
  • PC/Laptop Purchase Assistance
  • On-Site Fitness Center
  • On-Site Daycare
  • On-Site Café
  • FUN Work Environment!

The Flynn Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Application Instructions

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