• Mgr, Warehouse EHS

    Job Locations US-NY-Chester
    Posted Date 6 months ago(7/10/2018 3:36 PM)
    Requisition ID
    C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
    Warehouse Operations
  • Company Overview



    C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.


    Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. C&S Wholesale Grocers is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

    Position Overview

    As a Warehouse Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager, you will maintain the safety and security programs under the direction of the Security Director with functional guidance from the Regional EHS Manager, and will be responsible for successfully integrating EHS and Security initiatives into the functional operation of the facility by implementing systems, processes, and procedures to prevent injuries, violations of the law or company policies, and minimize the environmental impact of our operations, while working to supervise the guard force and conduct investigations.


    • Create high service and productivity expectations among team members, monitor individual and team performance and takes action to correct performance gaps and address improvement opportunities.
    • Assess daily and weekly work habits, identify trends in vehicle and workers’ compensation accidents and direct the allocation of people and best safety practices to address identified issues at assigned distribution center.
    • Maintain a safe and secure environment for team members and visitors at the assigned distribution center in accordance with company policies and health and safety regulations.
    • Review and evaluate performance of the various functions, address performance gaps and take corrective action as needed to ensure the warehouse and transportation teams are delivering on safety and security goals.
    • Assess business conditions, evaluate business needs and take action to address opportunities to improve service, reduce costs and enhance safety and security results of assigned distribution center.
    • Maintain a good working knowledge of the physical security systems to including closed-caption television and alarm and fire protection systems and consistently use these tools to detect, investigate and resolve problems associated with acts of dishonesty, safety or exposure to loss.
    • Oversee scheduling of work teams and initiate short and long term planning with supervisors to ensure the assigned distribution center meets the needs of the business under different and changing business conditions.
    • Prepare, review and finalize operating budget with the manager, transportation operations; develop and implement work processes that ensure achievement of budgetary and service goals.
    • Ensure inventory is accurately accounted for and reported in accordance with company policies and procedures.
    • Identify gaps in effectiveness of work processes and worker performance that contribute to errors in inventory management and product losses and take corrective action as needed.
    • Conduct performance appraisals and coach direct reports to enhance individual and team performance, improve team member engagement and achieve company objectives.
    • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Distribution, Transportation,Logistics or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Eight (8) years work experience in retail operations, distribution, transportation, logistics, supply chain, security, safety management or related field.
    • Two or more years of Transportation safety experience; strong understanding of DOT, Yard Safety, DOT compliance and accident investigation.
    • Demonstrated leadership skills including team facilitation, training and motivation.
    • Demonstrated analytical, organizational, problem solving and investigative skills
    • Microsoft Office applications proficiency.
    • Compliance with all company policies and procedures.
    • Ability to communicate complex and detail information verbally via telephone, in person and in writing.
    • Ability to operate effectively in a high volume-fast paced, deadline driven work environment
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks, organize and coordinate activities effectively in complex situations.
    • High standard of integrity and reliability.


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