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Health Safety & Security Manager- Distribution Center

Ashley Furniture Industries, LLC.
Advance, NC, United States

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Build Your Career with Ashley Furniture

Grow your career by working with a team that is committed to keeping our organization safe. From building security to emergency response, you’ll proactively search for ways to improve our processes and systems.

Distribution Center Health and Safety Manager

What Will You Do?

You will lead the effort to provide a safe workplace for all employees through training, inspections, audits, job safety analysis and compliance with all standards related to regulatory bodies. Oversee the day to day operation of security, utilizing the on-site security service provider, camera systems and access controls to buildings and campus. This position will also promote worker’s compensation cost reduction by reducing the number and severity of employee injuries and facilitating return-to-work opportunities. Responsible for driving process improvements through statistical analysis of injury data to identify and address the root cause of employee injuries.You will spend extended time in production and warehouse areas providing support to management, supervisors and employees to promote safety initiatives.

What Do You Need?

  • Bachelor's Degree in safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental or Chemical Engineering or related field, or equivalent work experience, Required
  • 5 years’ experience in Environmental Health & Safety, or related field(s) in a Manufacturing environment.
  • First-Aid Certification, or ability to obtain within 60 days
  • CPR/AED Certification, or ability to obtain within 60 days
  • Certification in safety as a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) or a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), or Associate Safety Professional (ASP), Preferred
  • Knowledge of OSHA laws and regulations, State workers compensation laws
  • Knowledge of Federal, state and local laws/regulations/requirements realted to Health, Safety and Security
  • Experience with accident investigation, safety audit programs for manufacturing
  • Knowledge of Continuous Improvement Tools, national incident management system (NIMS) or emergency managementsystems and document management system


  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory standards; develop company policies and procedures based upon regulatory standards, advise management regarding regulatory issues, escort OSHA employees when on-site, abate discovered regulatory violations, answer regulatory complaints, conduct monthly supervision safety training in accordance with regulatory standards and conduct new employee orientation sessions related to safety.
  • Make decisions regarding the deployment of resources to address initiatives, projects, training and issues that arise during the day.
  • Communicate health, safety and security topics effectively to all levels of management and employees.
  • Collaborate with Operations Management to develop process improvements through statistical analysis using Lean Manufacturing principles and tools to identify the root cause of employee injuries. Process improvements may include training, re-engineering, job safety analysis and waste reduction.
  • Ensure positive employee and internal customer relations by meeting with employees regarding safety issues, resolving employee complaints, abatements and following up on each issue and addressing safety concerns. Drive behavioral safety initiatives and promote a safety minded culture.
  • Prepare and/or provide input regarding annual facility site HSS Department budget.
  • Communicate company and departmental issues and goals and facilitate employee growth and development through weekly team meetings, regular individual employee meetings, coaching, training, and company-offered learning opportunities.
  • Demonstrate the Company’s Core and Growth Values in the performance of all job functions.

Who We Are

At Ashley, we’re more than a business…we’re family. As the largest manufacturer of home furnishings in the world, we know what it takes to build incredible furniture and future leaders. We’re problem solvers with the grit to persevere during challenging times and innovators who won't coast when times are good. We create solutions, not excuses. And never settle for status quo. It’s the reason we’re always searching for better ways to delivering an exceptional customer experience. That's why Ashley Furniture is #1 in our industry.

Ready to grow? You’ve come to the right place. Ashley Furniture has a “Growth Mindset”, and once you join our team, you’ll learn from the best in the business.

Apply today and find your home at Ashley!

Benefits We Offer

· Health, Dental, Vision, Employee Assistance Program

· Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Your Birthday off

· Generous Employee Discount on home furnishings

· Professional Development Opportunities

· Ashley Wellness Centers (location specific) and Medical Tourism

· Telehealth

· 401(k) and Profit Sharing

· Life Insurance

Our Core Values

· Honesty & Integrity

· Passion, Drive, Discipline

· Continuous Improvement/Operational Excellence

· Dirty Fingernail

· Growth Focused

To learn more about Ashley Furniture, our community engagement programs, environmental stewardship, and our core values, please visit our Corporate Social Responsibility information page:

Corporate Social Responsibility

    We are an equal opportunity employer and provide a drug-free working environment. While Ashley appreciates the interest of all candidates only those meeting specific position requirements may be contacted. Principals Only.

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