Sysco is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home. Its family of products also includes equipment and supplies for the foodservice and hospitality industries. With over 69,000 associates, the company operates more than 320 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 650,000 customer locations. For fiscal 2019 that ended June 29, 2019, the company generated sales of more than $60 billion.
Sysco, one of Canada’s Best Employers 2019, as listed by Forbes, is dedicated to our global corporate social responsibility goals and to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. Join our winning team.
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This role will be responsible for ensuring compliance with Sysco’s corporate vision for EHS commitments, goals and approaches by implementing Sysco’s EHS program. Maintain excellent relationships with front line workers and all levels of management to support corporate and regional business objectives. Implement the overall EHS process including: environmental, occupational health and safety, workers’ compensation, fleet safety, contractor management, and transportation compliance through a multi-functional regional team as well as an EHS team of National EHS Director, EHS Projects & Analytics National Manager, and Regional EHS Directors
- Assist with the development, implementation, and maintenance of an EHS management system:
- Perform regulatory and best practice-driven hazard/risk assessments and develop action plans to drive improvement
- Develop and present site-specific training programs to stakeholders at all levels of the organization
- Conduct internal site audits and develop reports on EHS performance and tactical and strategic improvement planning
- Support external audits and progression of corrective action compliance
- Collect, measure, and analyze regional and site EHS metrics and performance indicators to identify trends for continuous improvement and corrective measures
- Develop and present site-specific training programs
- Conduct internal site audits, develop reports and maintain records
- Monitor, interpret, and assess existing or emerging EHS laws, regulations, regulatory policies, and industry practices; determine operational and business impacts, and develop, integrate, communicate, and execute strategies throughout the region to effectively manage EHS outcomes
- Assist in the development of standardized safety systems, policies, training, safety campaigns and programs to reduce corporate and human capital risk, and ensure compliance with federal, provincial, and municipal laws
- Align with Sysco Corporation to implement the corporate EHS strategy
- Design safety methods to motivate and influence the creation of a world class safety culture
- Design and execute injury prevention programs/initiatives to motivate and influence the creation of a world class safety culture and minimize injury risk
- Implement standardized and actionable EHS metrics and communication protocols to leadership teams to drive continuous EHS improvement
- Implement and support provincial prevention rebate programs/audits (e.g. COR, Safety Groups)
- Monitor and communicate regulatory changes to the organization, recommending changes to result in compliance and provide technical support when needed
- Ensure accident prevention/abatement through detailed injury and accident reporting, loss analysis & trending and investigation compliance
- Evaluate programs to reduce loss, recommending and implementing programs for improvement
- Accountable for the accuracy of timecards, approvals and scheduling of direct reports
- Responsible for ensuring that product food safety, quality and legality requirements are met.
- Understands both the economic and cultural value that a safe organization with minimal environmental impact brings to an organization.
- Is willing to drive Environmental, Health and Safety performance by providing necessary resources and holding their team accountable to complying with EHS programs, policies, and requirements.
- Enable, champion and embrace an inclusive culture
- Develop and support high performing talent through hiring, scheduling, performance coaching, and career management practices
- Facilitate establishment of clear performance goals; Ensure that performance goals adapt to changing business demands; Identify and manage non-performers in a fair and timely way; Identify and reward top performance; links pay and performance through base, incentive, and recognition programs
- Present oneself in a manner that demonstrates executive maturity, professionalism, trust, confidence, and integrity.
- Communicates broadly and frequently the company's vision, direction, goals, performance against plan, changes, and expectations through participation in department meetings, one-on-one meetings, and informal conversations with associates
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- 7+ years of progressive EHS program management experience with large national or multi-national companies with multiple sites
- Knowledge of principles and practices of business management including: supervision; assigning, evaluating, and modifying work functions and processes of executing programs; content and formatting of reports, and presentations
- Experience actively working with stakeholders at all levels of the organization to strategically solve problems, manage projects, drive performance while maintaining long-term strategies
- Strong background in and knowledge of federal, provincial, and municipal EHS requirements and industry standards/best practices (i.e. acts, regulations, codes, standards, and case law)
- Bachelor’s degree with major course work in EHS, risk management safety/industrial/quality/ environmental engineering or a closely related field is required
- Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) designation. The National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO) and other professionally recognized certifications in the safety, risk management related field are highly desirable
- Intermediate proficiency in the use of a variety of PC software including all Microsoft products
- Six sigma methodology certification and practice are highly valued
- Valid driver’s license in good standing with access to a vehicle is required
- Travel may be required (less than 10%)
Sysco’s Values: Integrity | Excellence | Teamwork | Inclusiveness | Responsibility
Sysco’s Vision is to be our customers’ most valued and trusted business partner.
We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds expectations.
Sysco is committed to Employment Equity. Accommodations during the recruitment process are available upon request for candidates with disabilities.
Here’s a sample of the many benefits Sysco associates enjoy:
Comprehensive Flexible Benefits including Health and Dental, Health Care Spending and Wellness Accounts * Short-Term and Long-Term Disability * Life Insurance * Company Pension Plan * Group RRSP * Employee and Family Assistance * Stock Purchase Plan * Unlimited on-line learning through Sysco Interactive University * Sysco product discounts * Preferred vendor discounts * Free on-site parking * Employee appreciation events * (*benefits may vary based on location or bargaining unit)
Locations: 25140 114 Avenue, Acheson, AB T7X 5A5; 4639 72 Avenue Southeast, Calgary, AB T2C 3G7
Job Type: Full-time