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JOB OVERVIEW:

The Senior Risk Control Safety Advisor is a key member of the Risk Management team, engaging a culture of safety throughout the Food and Beverage organization by educating and influencing leaders to enhance safety as part of the normal course of business. The individual in this role assists the Risk Control Safety Manager in identifying, developing and implementing companywide safety strategies, programs and practices to mitigate risk, reduce the frequency and severity of injuries to guests, employees, and third parties and assure compliance with applicable safety regulations.


ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Provide leadership and direction in all areas of safety assessment including identification, development and implementation of safety policies and procedures throughout the organization to reduce risk.

-Assist in the development and implementation of accident prevention strategies for safety and injury prevention programs with a goal of reducing accidents and casualty related costs.

-Evaluate emerging risks and provide leadership and direction to help mitigate loss.

-Acts as liaison and professional resource to operations management for risk and safety related matters.

-Provides operations training and education to eliminate workplace hazards and exposures.

-Provides safety related consultative services to 7 restaurant brands with large geographic territories.

-Participates in SVP and Director of Operations meetings to review performance, trends, emerging risks and risk mitigation recommendations.

-Performs Restaurant Safety Audits to ensure best practices are followed in high incident restaurants.

-Develop custom solutions and advise on best practices in risk mitigation and safety management strategies.

-Supports in the research, testing and deployment of new equipment, design change implications and operational process changes through consultation with internal departments and outside vendors (e.g. Supply Chain, Design/Construction, Culinary, TQ, etc.).

-Assists in responding to compliance matters related to OSHA citations, regulatory hazardous material reporting, and other regulatory matters related to safety and risk control.

-Leads the development and evaluation of safety training materials for relevance and accuracy and provides recommendations for updates as required.


REQUIRED TECHNICAL SKILLS:

- 3 – 5 years safety management experience in corporate, restaurant or retail environments.

-Must possess a strong background in the administration of all safety related practices.

-Previous experience handling and resolving incidents and risk management.


REQUIRED EDUCATION:

-Bachelor's degree preferably in Occupational Safety and Health, Industrial Safety, Safety Management or related field