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Sysco Safety Manager in Morrisville, North Carolina


US1167 FreshPoint Raleigh, Division of FreshPoint North Carolina, Inc.

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Minimum Level of Education:

Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:

5 Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:

Up to 25%


The Safety Manager is responsible for leading the implementation of prevention-focused Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) and security programs. The position will establish, execute and deliver an OpCo-specific strategy that supports Sysco’s overall EHS objectives, including security and crisis preparedness objectives.


  • Provide technical, customer relations, and personnel management for major programs and projects.

  • Develops, implements, and administers success of the FreshPoint Safe Program, including maintaining a high level of safety awareness.

  • Hire review, coach, and develop the position of safety specialist. Monitoring work, adherence to policy and safety requirement. Issuing discipline when necessary.

  • Review the team’s CMP’s regularly to ensure they are on track to meet their goals.

  • Monitors the safety system and submits appropriate reports to management on a timely basis.

  • Investigates accidents to identify causes and determines how such accidents might be prevented in the future.

  • Maintains accident records, according to OSHA guidelines (OSHA 300/300A/301 Forms).

  • Develops, implements, and conducts safety awareness training for managers, supervisors, and employees including new hire safety orientation.

  • Administers and implements compliance programs required by OSHA and any state-mandated programs.

  • Assists department managers in administering and implementing compliance programs for the Department of Transportation (DOT) (with Manager, Routing/Delivery), EPA (with Manager, Facility).

  • Responsible for communication with agencies and successfully passing internal and external audits.

  • Support creation of EHS goals for the site management and appropriate activity-based goals for the leadership team, functional managers, and front-line supervisors to drive EHS culture, compliance and results



  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)


  • 5 years of Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) management


  • Ability to drive a proactive safety culture.

  • Excellent communication and employee relations skills.

  • Ability to analyze and independently solve a variety of difficult situations and problems.

  • Effectively using time and resources to accomplish overall initiatives and program goals.


Candidates who start work in the months of May, June and July 2021 may be eligible for medical and prescription drug plan coverage effective on their date of hire*. Standard eligibility rules and timelines apply to all other Sysco benefits, including additional healthcare benefits options, retirement benefits, vacation, and paid sick leave. Please visit to view additional benefits information. *Exceptions/exclusions may apply


COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment and masks provided

  • Temperature screenings

  • Social distancing guidelines in place

  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place


Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations.

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 their expectations. We’re looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.