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Sysco Safety Manager in Denver, Colorado

Safety Manager

Location Colorado - Denver

Job Code 3829

# of openings 1

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Safety Manager


FreshPoint is North America’s largest exclusively owned produce distributor. We purchase unique and seasonal products that support local farms and growers. But we’re much more than just produce. At FreshPoint, we’re all about People. Passion. Produce! If you want an opportunity to join a company focused on healthy living, environmental stewardship, and growing not only produce but your career, then read on and find what’s waiting for you at FreshPoint.


The Safety Manager is responsible for leading the implementation of a prevention-focused health, safety and environmental (HSE) and security program. The position will establish, execute and deliver OpCo-specific strategy that supports Sysco’s overall HSE objectives, including security and crisis preparedness objectives.


  • Provide technical, customer relations, and personnel management for major programs and projects.

  • Develops, implements, and administers success of the FreshPoint Safe Program, including maintaining a high level of safety awareness. Hire review, coach, and develop the position of safety specialist. Monitoring work, adherence to policy and safety requirement. Issuing discipline when necessary. Review team’s CMP’s regularly to ensure they are on track to meet their goals.

  • Monitors the safety system and submits appropriate reports to management on a timely basis.

  • Investigates accidents to identify causes and determines how such accidents might be prevented in the future. Maintains accident records, according to OSHA guidelines (OSHA 300/300A/301 Forms).

  • Develops, implements, and conducts safety awareness training for managers, supervisors and employees including new hire safety orientation.

  • Administers and implements compliance programs required by OSHA and any state-mandated programs. Assists department managers in administering and implementing compliance programs for DOT (with Manager, Routing/Delivery), EPA (with Manager, Facility). Responsible for communication with agencies and successfully passing internal and external audits.

  • Support creation of HSE goals for the site management and appropriate activity-based goals for the leadership team, functional managers, and front-line supervisors to drive HSE culture, compliance and results


  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)

  • Experience: 5 years safety and risk management


  • Ability to drive a pro-active safety culture. Excellent communication and employee relations skills. Ability to analyze and independently solve a variety of difficult situations and problems.

  • Effectively using time and resources to accomplish overall initiatives and program goals.