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Posted May 11th

QSE Supervisor

Maxwelton, West Virginia

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Pernod Ricard USA



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Posted May 11th

QSE Supervisor

Maxwelton, West Virginia






Full Time

Located in Maxwelton, WV

Smooth Ambler facility

At Pernod Ricard, your safety and well-being are our top priority. Pernod Ricard Policy requires that all PRUSA employees (regardless of work location or remote status) must be fully vaccinated (at least two weeks after last vaccine dose) as a condition of employment, and proof of vaccination will be required. The Company will grant reasonable accommodations based on a medical or religious reason preventing vaccination, or as otherwise required by state law.

Who are we?

Pernod Ricard USA is the premium spirits and wine company in the U.S. The company's leading spirits and wines include such prestigious brands as ABSOLUT® Vodka, Chivas Regal® Scotch Whisky, The Glenlivet® Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Jameson® Irish Whiskey, Malibu®, Kahlúa® Liqueur, Beefeater® Gin, and Avión™ Tequila such superior wines as Jacob's Creek® and Brancott Estate®; and such exquisite champagnes and sparkling wines as Perrier-Jouët® Champagne, G.H. Mumm™ Champagne and Mumm Napa® sparkling wines. Learn more about our history, values, strategies and organization by visiting us at

Working at Pernod Ricard

Working for Pernod Ricard USA means working for the co-leader in the global wines and spirits industry - and having the opportunity to work with great people and great brands in diverse and challenging roles. Our success is the result of the passion and creativity of our people, our exceptional portfolio of leading premium brands, and a shared commitment to our values of entrepreneurship, mutual trust, and a strong sense of ethics. Pernod Ricard USA rewards both individual initiative and a spirit of collaboration, and encourages ongoing professional development. Pernod Ricard USA recognizes the importance of continuously building upon our diverse workforce and inclusive culture. We believe in championing an inclusive culture that embraces differences and encourages employees to challenge themselves and their colleagues.


Pernod Ricard USA offers competitive compensation, performance bonuses and domestic & international career development opportunities.

Pernod Ricard USA offers an extensive benefits package that includes:

  • Product allowance to enjoy on Pernod Ricard products
  • Competitive paid Time Off Plan + Well Being Days
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • BetterUp Care wellness benefits

  • And much, much more! For more information regarding our offerings, please visit :

    * Pernod Ricard USA is anEqual Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

    * Offers will be subject to United States local terms.

    Position Summary

    The QSE Supervisor isresponsible to identify, remove, and reduce hazards and risks. The lead will develop and implement policy that ensures compliance with all safety rules and regulations and to assist individuals to be in compliance and to improve the health and safety practices of the company.

    Major Responsibilities / Accountabilities

    Implementation and Policy Development

  • Implement and deliver initial and refresher EHSQ training programs to operations team members and all new hires.

  • Conduct site risk assessments to ensure risks are identified. Work with the site leadership team to develop risk mitigation and or elimination strategies to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Conduct site assessments to ensure compliance with both internal and external requirements. Work with relevant stakeholders to develop solutions for non-conformances.
  • Manage and implement environmental, health & safety, and quality programs to meet both regulatory requirements and Pernod Ricard requirements.
  • Assist with the development with site JSAs and LOTO procedures.

  • Record Keeping

  • Conduct incident and accident investigations to determine root cause, preventative actions and track actions to closure.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable environmental regulations. Maintain required recordkeeping documents as required, ensure timely reporting for all site permits.
  • Maintain relevant EHS logs and documentation

  • Data Driven

  • Partner with site management to ensure applicable EHSQ related KPIs (accident rates, training participation, defects, etc.) are defined, tracked and measured on a regular basis. Focus should be on continuous improvement.

  • Conducts inspections where required.
  • Drive site environmental sustainability targets.
  • Implement and drive continuous improvement with the site Quality Management system.

  • Ongoing

  • Coordinate the purchase, proper use, maintenance, and inspection of necessary safety and personal protective equipment.

  • Provides assistance and advice on EHS issues and makes recommendations to area managers.
  • Ability to work with employees and achieve safety cultural progression, maintain positive and proactive relations with managers and employees.

  • Nature & Scope

    The QSE Supervisor will report to the QSE Manager at TX Whiskey with a dotted line to the Head Distiller/Operations Manager at Smooth Ambler. A close-working relationships will be maintained with the Production Manager, the Blending and Process Manager, the Warehousing Supervisor - and others - to ensure safety rules and regulations are being met as developed. Confidentiality of issues is expected. This role has spending authority, with approval, to ensure safety and well-being of the employees is our priority.

    Key requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Environmental Science, Occupational Safety and Health, or related field required.
  • 5+ years of safety management experience, preferably in manufacturing
  • Familiarity with reference standards (NFPA, OSHA, DISCUS, ISO)
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to build relationships and facilitate learning
  • Public speaking skills
  • Proficiency with computer applications and Microsoft products

  • Required Competencies:

  • Safe working conditions and the well-being of employees are the priority
  • Ability to lead and foster a team environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft suite software
  • Public Speaking
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to anticipate, communicate, and mitigate issues
  • An understanding of KPIs and how they are influenced

  • Job Posting End Date:

    Target Hire Date :

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    Maxwelton, West Virginia