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Safety & Compliance Representative

  2020-01-20     Gate Gourmet     Chantilly,VA  

Reporting to the Manager, Ops, Safety and Compliance, the Representative, Ops, Safety and Compliance will be responsible for supporting and monitoring the Environmental, Health and Safety program for the unit with focus on prevention and control of occupational injury and illnesses and environmental compliance. A strong focus will be on the exterior to help ensure that all Gate Gourmet procedures are followed per the customers requirements.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducts safety training programs in conjunction with the Sr. Compliance Managers and or Safety Manager in the respective unit. Training programs target all employees and ensures compliance with company new-hire, as-needed, and annual refresher requirements. Special focus on Transportation Department new CSR and CSA training along with recurrent training.

  • Controls and manages training matrix for the unit.

  • Supports Safety Managers in the units as well as personally reviews transportation training and manuals on an ongoing basis to ensure all requirements are current.

  • Ensures all accidents and injuries are investigated and documented to determine root causes and assists unit and regional management with developing corrective action plans to prevent reoccurrence.

  • Communicates required prevention steps by providing Safety Alerts, Safety Acknowledgement Forms, and Shift Briefings to unit management.

  • Liaises with clients in cases on safety related issues

  • Ensures compliance with company safety policies and procedures, annual written safety business plans, and company developed safety best practices through audits, support to other unit and regional EHS staff and participation in meetings

  • Supports the unit in incident investigations and final reporting.

  • Supports PRIDE and SQUAD teams within unit and region to enhance Safety awareness among all staff.

  • Works with unit to secure full OSHA compliance in all cases, at all times

  • Regularly attends and participates in various meetings and briefings

  • Controls proper maintenance of CDL files in (when applicable) at the unit as required by company policy

  • Monitors, controls and drives improved compliance.



  • Bachelors degree in related field preferred

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in the field of safety and/or risk experience required.

  • Previous in airline, food processing, distribution operations or other fast paced environment.

Technical Skills:

  • n/a

Job Skills:

  • Ability to interpret OSHA, EPA and other regulatory agency rules

  • Working knowledge of MS Office products

  • Hands-on, naturally involved in execution, not just planning

  • A passion for continuous improvement in all fields of responsibilities

  • Ability to set agenda, stay on course and develop solutions with a high degree of independence

  • Analytical mind, drive and enthusiasm

  • Credibility to lead change

  • High standard of personal and professional integrity

Language / Communication Skills:

  • Excellent presentation and training skills.

Job Dimensions

Geographic Responsibility: Unit

Type of Employment: Full-Time

Travel %: 10% - 25%

Exemption Classification: Exempt

Internal Relationships: NA

External Relationships: NA

Work Environment / Requirements of the Job: Normal office environment

Budget / Revenue Responsibility: USD

Organization Structure

Direct Line Manager (Title): Manager, Ops, Safety and Compliance

Dotted Line Manager (Title, if applicable):

Number of Direct Reports: None

Number of Dotted Line Reports: None

Estimated Total Size of Team: 1

Gate Group Competencies Required to be Successful in the Job:

  • Thinking Information Search and analysis & problem resolution skills

  • Engaging Understanding others, Team Leadership and Developing People

  • Inspiring Influencing and building relationships, Motivating and Inspiring, Communicating effectively

  • Achieving Delivering business results under pressure, Championing Performance Improvement and Customer Focus

Demonstrated Values to be Successful in the Position

Employees at Gate Group are expected to live our Values of Excellence, Integrity, Passion and Accountability. To demonstrate these Values, we expect to observe the following from everyone:

  • We treat each other with respect and we act with integrity

  • We communicate and keep each other informed

  • We put our heads together to problem solve and deliver excellence as a team

  • We have passion for our work and we pay attention to the little details

  • We foster an environment of accountability, take responsibility for our actions and learn from our mistakes

  • We do what we say we will do, when we say we are going to do it

  • We care about our coworkers, always taking an opportunity to make someone s day better

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Candidates will be required to go through Pre-employment drug screen, criminal background check, and/or airport fingerprinting.

gategroup is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status or other category under applicable law.

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