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Posted January 28th

EHS & Security Manager

Kapolei, Hawaii


Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits



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Posted January 28th

EHS & Security Manager

Kapolei, Hawaii

Job Description


Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits (SGWS) is seeking a full-time EHS & Security Manager to serve as the designated safety and security representative for HI, coordinating and implementing the SGWS corporate programs. The EHS & Security Manager leads, plans, develops, maintains and enhances the safety and security culture and programs at the assigned distribution facilities as well as merchandising and sales offices. S/he will also develop and deliver effective standards, procedures, auditing, training, communications, and educational materials to promote increased understanding, appreciation and adherence to safe operating practices throughout the workplace to ensure compliance with SGWS standards and government regulations.

The EHS & Security Manager will be responsible for compliance with all federal, state and local safety and health regulations e.g. OSHA, FDA, FM Global, Fire Marshall and local law enforcement. EHS & Security Manager will conduct thorough investigations and keep all required compliance documentation, conduct safety compliance training, assure implementation of and compliance with the SGWS Safety Management System, and be an active team member of the Workers Compensation Program. Act in other capacities as directed by operations senior management.

  • Provide a safe and secure environment for all employees and visitors. This includes the facility as well as drivers and sales representatives, guarding against theft, vandalism, fire and illegal entry.
  • Promote an injury and incident free culture across the division to reduce EHS risks and ensure a safe and compliant work environment
  • Assure compliance with all federal, state and local safety, occupational health and environmental regulations including implementing the SGWS safety standards and management systems process.
  • Ensure all security policies are being enforced on a regular basis and institute new security measures to ensure a high compliance with industry standards.
  • Work with Facilities and Operations team as needed in providing safety and security input during the planning and execution of engineering and new technology applications to ensure that related safeguards are incorporated which meet all applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Assess work areas, tasks, equipment and machinery to observe possible unsafe conditions. Ensure appropriate risk assessments related to jobs performed (Job Hazards Analysis) are conducted and corrective actions implemented to minimize or eliminate injuries and environmental impact.
  • Conduct safety training and implement proactive programs to mitigate employee injuries and illnesses e.g. Stretching for safety and Behavioral Based safety programs.
  • Audit and prepare written reports and evaluations of both security and safety staff functions.
  • Ensure the monitoring of the digital recording system with regards to loading discrepancies, theft, and surveillance is being used properly to verify or refute complaints or allegations.
  • Assist in internal investigations of employee alleged misconduct.
  • Investigate and evaluate root causes for occupational injuries/illnesses, incidents and near misses and maintain relevant data to drive strategic program decisions. This may include educating the line organization with performing incident investigations including coaching and counseling.
  • Facilitate Division Safety Committee and act as catalyst for assuring corrective actions are taken for items raised by safety committee members.
  • Conduct facility safety observations and inspections on a frequent basis e.g. weekly, monthly, annually. Promote hazard identification and make recommendations for corrective actions.
  • Maintain understanding of business processes and functional interdependencies. Recognize and escalate, as needed, those issues identified as risks impacting, or opportunities to improve, division performance.
  • Coordinate deployment of environmental procedures, such as HazMat response, SPCC, Tier II, etc. and ensure ongoing compliance with all site environmental regulatory permits.
  • Visit each job site within areas of responsibility to monitor performance and work with division managers and supervisors to improve performance on a continual basis in response the risk assessment observations in both safety and security.
  • Capable to work under pressure and deal with unexpected challenges in a professional and calm manner.
  • Ability to testify or give oral statements at appropriate venues.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.


  • BS/BA in Safety, Security Management, Criminal Justice, or a related field or a combination of education and experience in safety and security equivalent to Associates Degree and/or 8-10 years' relevant experience.
  • Certifications are preferred, such as CSP, ASP, CIH, CHMM, OHST, CHST, CSHM, or other recognized EHS or Security credentials, or willing to secure within 3 years of hire date.
  • Demonstrated expertise in the anticipation, recognition, assessment, and control of risks to personnel, contractors, and the surrounding community.
  • Working knowledge of OSHA /EPA regulations and have background in both incident investigation and risk mitigation
  • Working knowledge of Emergency Response and Risk Mitigation to provide support for emergency preparedness, response, and business continuity planning efforts.
  • Working knowledge of warehouse equipment operation, including obtaining Power Industrial Equipment (PIT) Train-the-Trainer certification within 1 year of hire, if not already credentialed.
  • Mathematical skills ability to provide leading and lagging indicator metric reports or ROI on safety and/or security program investments
  • Effective and proficient communication and presentation skills with the ability to lead and/or facilitate team meetings speak effectively before large groups of employees or customers.
  • Capable to work under pressure and deal with unexpected challenges in a professional and calm manner.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in matters involving security and/or personnel issues in the workplace.
  • First Aid, CPR & AED trained, or ability to complete within 1 year of hire date.

  • 8 + years of EHS and/or security operational experience with increasing level of leadership responsibility.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience developing, implementing, and overseeing safety and security programs.
  • Previous experience in food & beverage, distribution operations or another fast-paced environment preferred.
  • Automated and Manual work force Distribution Center experience.
  • Experience working with Union and Non-Union associates.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office products and various other EHS data management systems (Intelex, Gensuite, Eneblon, etc.)
  • Experience in a fast paced, changing/growing organization.
  • Available to work flexible shifts including days, nights, and/or weekends.

  • Regularly stands, walks, bends, reaches, lifts and moves intermittently. May require occasional pushing, carrying, or pulling up to 20lbs
  • Ability to maintain high proficiency while working in a non-climate-controlled environment.

  • Must work from HI Distribution Center

The above job description statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not meant to be all-encompassing, but to provide the applicant with a general understanding of what the expectations will include.