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Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Job Name

Environmental Health and Safety Manager


United States of America


Jacksonville, FL


Operations - Supply Chain - Logistics

Reporting Line:

Bacardi OC SQS Lead

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Valissa Gyamena

About the role

What does an Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Manager do?

This position will be responsible for providing Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) and Security direction to the BACARDÍ Operations Center (OC), also including support to Bacardi-Martini Product Development (BMPD), and the Distribution Center (DC).

Responsible for developing, implementing, and managing safety, health, security and environment/sustainability programs and ensuring compliance and certification in these areas

About You
  • Ready to be a difference maker. 
  • Not satisfied with the way things are, rather sees how processes can be improved and can develop a plan to get there.
  • Enjoys collaborating cross-functionally with our primos in the work to achieve our common goals. 
  • Always and consistently prepared to ensure our primos work in a culture that promotes Safety First and our commitment to the environment. 


With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to:
  • Coordinates the administration of occupational safety, occupational health, industrial hygiene, sustainability and environmental protection, fire protection, process safety management, incident investigation, emergency response, facility security and training programs. Prepares, submits, and maintains data and information in support of required operating permits as required by Local, State and Federal regulations.
  • Develops policies, procedures, programs, and controls designed to eliminate company losses, meet environmental and safety regulatory requirements and reduce company liabilities. Prepares and issues regulatory interpretations for management.
  • Coordinate Environmental (ISO 14001) and Occupational Health & Safety (OHSAS 18001) management systems and related activities to ensure operational compliance. Participate, as internal auditor, in the Global SQS cross-audit program.
  • Responsible for the administration of the Worker's Compensation program for employees injured; represents the Company, when necessary, at hearings and mediations. 
  • Review construction projects to ensure applicable requirements (OSHA, EPA, ADA, etc.) are met. 
  • Support Business Continuity Plan at the local and global level.  Assists management in development of loss prevention and risk management goals and objectives. 
  • Ability to travel, work overtime and outside normal schedule as required.

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • Exhibit strong leadership, communication, and presentation skills. Must exhibit strong organizational and project management skills and attention to detail. Ability to coordinate and conduct effective meetings/training for large groups (20 - 30 individuals)
  • Ability to lead a team successfully and develop subordinate capabilities as future leaders. 
  • Must demonstrate dependability and timeliness. 
  • Must possess strong problem solving & trouble-shooting skills, and demonstrate use of Lean tools and techniques 
Personal Qualities
  • Must be detailed oriented and can multi-task. Strong interpersonal skills and leadership skills with effective training abilities. Must possess strong facilitation, confrontation and negotiating skills
  • Self-motivated and possess ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Strong commitment to dependability and timeliness. High level of personal responsibility and accountability for results 
  • Ability to handle stressful, fast-paced, rapidly changing environment. Ability to think quickly, creatively and challenge team to do the same 
  • We are looking for people who are globally mobile and aspire to experience different cultures

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.

Disclaimer: Bacardi is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity. Diversity is core to our business: by embedding diversity into all aspects of our culture, we maximize the opportunity to achieve sustainable business success and growth. The duties and responsibilities described in the role profile might not be a comprehensive list.