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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Huntington Beach, California
United States
Job Categories:
IH Manager/Coordinator: Single site
IH Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Fleet / Transportation Safety
Safety Manager/Coordinator: Single site
Safety Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Safety Corporate Director/Manager
Industry Segments:
Distribution / Warehousing
Experience level:
1-2 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Safety & Wellness Manager

Company Overview
Harbor Distributing joined Reyes Holdings in 1989 as a four million  case-per-year business in the South Bay of Los Angeles. Since then,  Harbor Distributing has expanded its service territory into Orange  County and grown its brand portfolio significantly. Today, Harbor  Distributing sells over 20 million cases of beer to over 5,600 accounts  across 800 square miles. Representing the finest import, craft and  domestic beers available, Harbor Distributing operates from three  warehouses to meet the service needs of its customers located in two of  the fastest growing counties in the United States.

Position Summary:
This position is responsible for mitigating risk and promoting safety and wellness programs and services within Reyes Beverage Group. This position is responsible for initiating and implementing safety and prevention programs and coordinating claims management activities and developing, managing and evaluating wellness programs that encourage the Corporation, Team Members and their families to focus on healthy living and safe work promotion.

People or Process Management Responsibility: Yes

Required Skills and Experience:

  • BA/BS Degree preferred in Human Resources, Occupational Safety & Health, Risk Management or related field required. 
  • 2-3 years safety management and Workers’ Compensation claims management experience 
  • Experience in managing/implementing a successful company wellness program, including proposal development and program evaluation. 
  • Understanding of wellness concepts, practices and procedures. 
  • Experience within large warehouse, product distribution / trucking operations is preferred, but not required 
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills dealing with all levels of employees, customers, and management 
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office: Excel, Word and PowerPoint 
  • Ability to facilitate training for all levels of employees, supervision and management 
  • Self-starter with ability to follow-up and follow through and meet deadlines 
  • Able to work independently, as well as collaboratively within a team environment This position must pass a post-offer background and drug test.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Preferred certifications: Certified Safety Professional (CSP) / Associate Safety Professional (ASP) 
  • Strong technical knowledge and background in CAL OSHA/DOT regulatory standards, safety engineering, risk management and environmental protection

Position Responsibilities may include, but not limited to:

  • Accountable for implementing and delivering results of corporate and company safety and risk management initiatives at both distributor locations 
  • Examine all injury and accident reports, and assist supervisors with accident investigations to ensure accurate and timely reporting of all claim information to Third Party Administrator (TPA), and to mitigate future similar injuries. 
  • Work with the TPA claims adjusters to ensure proper and efficient handling of Workers’ Compensation, Auto Liability, and General Liability claims.
  • Provide thorough follow-up with injured employees and maintain regular contact with TPA and Primary Treating Physicians to coordinate prompt return to work modified duty program. 
  • Coordinate and participate in all work comp claim reviews 
  • Strategic collaboration with management team and human resources on modified duty assignments, interactive process, and employment decisions. 
  • Conduct training for managers, supervisors and employees on safe work practices, including: Back Injury Prevention, accident and injury prevention, hazard recognition and awareness, and regulatory compliance requirements. 
  • Coordinate the planning, research, compliance and delivery of corporate wellness programs and services through collaboration with vendor partners, internal departments and other corporate staff and managers. 
  • Develop and compile data to identify and monitor wellness and disease management guidelines and procedures to establish and achieve effective long-range goals and objectives. 
  • Work closely with the Steering Committee at each location to maintain the wellness philosophy and strategy to ensure that it supports strategic goals. 
  • Conduct safety meetings with key employees and management. Provide regular claim report data to management team and safety committee members, and follow-up on safety action items addressed in safety committee meetings. 
  • Conduct risk assessments of location campus, warehouse, and risk issues identified out in the trade and recommend solutions to mitigate identified risks. 
  • Develop and implement safety incentive (recognition) programs that drive reductions in injuries/accidents. 
  • Review monthly program outcomes and program utilization reports, make recommendations to enhance participation of current programs and to develop/execute new programs. 
  • Completes and finishes other duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring maximum participation in the wellness programs. Other projects or duties as assigned.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Due to the nature of our business in regard to such things as delivery schedules, order inputs, selection, and Department of Transportation Hours of Service, overtime, attendance and punctuality are essential job functions. Should an individual in this classification not be able to adhere to this requirement due to a disability, they should contact their Human Resources department to see what, if any, reasonable accommodation may be made.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Drug Free Workplace. 

Application Submittal Process:

  • Click on the "Apply for this job" link above.
  • Click "Explore Opportunities in Your Area"
  • Search for openings in Huntington Beach, and select the link “Safety and Wellness Manager - RBG” to apply for the position.

* The position could close prior to the deadline date, if the maximum number of applications are received.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Reyes Holdings companies will recruit and select applicants for employment solely on the basis of their qualifications.  Our Practices and Procedures, including those relating to wages, benefits, transfers, promotions, terminations and self-development opportunities, will be administered without regard to race, color, religion, sex,  sexual orientation and gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status and all other classes protected by the Federal and State Government. Drug Free Employer.


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