Retail Facilities & Safety Manager

Retail Facilities & Safety Manager

Job category: Facility Management

Job Type: Full Time

Cottage Grove, Wisconsin

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Job Description:


Position Overview:

Under the direction of the Director of Operations, the Retail Facility & Safety Manager is responsible for the maintenance and any future building projects for Johnson Health Retail. This position will work to combine current safety and fleet practices and programs, and work to effectively control fleet, safety, accident and health exposures in the company at multiple facilities which includes warehouse sites and retail stores.


Safety Management:

  • Combine and streamline current safety policies and practices across the Retail organization
  • Develop and execute safety training program, including new hire safety onboarding, to meet company expectations and OSHA standards
  • Establish and maintain safety and safety training records across entire organization
  • Conduct safety audits at all locations on an established schedule
  • Work with facilities and operations managers to ensure the workplace and facilities are optimized for employee safety and efficiency
  • Lead safety committees by meeting regularly, delegating tasks and ensuring follow through
  • Involvement in safety incident and accident process to include refining current process, investigations, root cause analysis and execution/follow up on any action plans
  • Work with Human Resources to effectively manage any injured employees return to work and/or restrictions to help reduce workers compensation costs
  • Establish metrics and create employee visibility towards those metrics to drive improvements
  • Manage the leased fleet program & purchases including consolidation of current programs and negotiating for most cost-effective options by evaluating for best types of vehicles to meet needs
  • Review fleet geo-tracking programs to ensure consistency. Review noted violations and work with operations managers to document and discipline as necessary
  • Establish fleet metrics to hold people accountable and drive cost reductions



  • High school degree or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred


  • Proven ability to manage safety and fleet across multiple locations throughout the U.S.
  • Facility maintenance and expansion experience necessary.
  • Developing programs and metrics to drive improved safety and fleet programs and reduce costs
  • Strong leadership skills and a proven background of influencing others and leading change
  • Demonstrated experience in project management and negotiation skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people on different positions in the organization
  • Financial responsibility for operations budget planning, management to that plan and analysis of actuals



  • Maintain flexibility and willingness to work in situations of flux and in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines under pressure
  • Requires flexibility with schedule in order to be available beyond normal business hours when needed


  • Possesses a general knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, procedures and safety regulations in the field of safety
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong sense of initiative and a sense of urgency, demonstrated by accomplishing tasks; improving current work processes; and assisting others when necessary
  • Able to project a positive and professional demeanor to all internal and external contacts


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