Manager Health & Safety

The Health and Safety Manager will be responsible for partnering with the DC Operations team to execute company safety policies and ensure compliance to all applicable global, regional and local regulations. A successful incumbent demonstrates the ability to build the trust and confidence to inspire change through providing comprehensive risk assessments and safety data analysis.
•    Handles direction and execution of all written Distribution Center safety programs and policies as per local regulations and ISO/OSHA standards across all DCs in NAM. 
•    Share and implement best practices with H&S global and local counterparts. 
•    Responds to all safety/health-related incidents and conducts investigations as required. 
•    Leads safety training and awareness sessions for all employee and management teams.
•    Participates as site representative in global H&S programs and initiatives.
•    Designs and implements required safety training programs and processes; as well as, maintains training record keeping.
•    Captures, analyses, and reacts to safety metrics and reviews weekly and monthly incident trends to discover patterns on areas where the safety risk is highest.
•    Assists in preparing required plans and appropriate facility operating procedures.
•    Conducts risk assessments on the workplace organization, associate behaviours and DC processes to ensure that training, auditing and scoring methods are accurate, consistent and in compliance. 
•    Serves as facility contact for federal, state and regional health and safety agencies. 
•    Keeps Operations team informed of new and developing health and safety regulations.
•    Leads accident investigations, performing root cause analysis for all injuries and “near misses.” Trains Operations supervisors to conduct thorough investigations.
•    Monitors the workers’ compensation claims management process and coordinates with the Insurance team as necessary.
•    Leverages lean principles and kaizens to lead continuous improvement initiatives to reduce conditional and ergonomic risk in processes to ensure a safe and healthful working environment for all employees.
•    Maintain all records and documentation in compliance with local, federal and ISO standards.
•    Ensures vendors, contractors and third-party employees are compliant to Company H&S standards. 
•    Other duties and tasks as assigned to support the organization.
•    DC Operations Management
•    DC Supervisors
•    DC Associate
•    Facilities Management
•    Security Team
•    Human Resources Management
•    Global Workplaces Team


•    Knowledge of all applicable corporate, global (ISO), federal (OSHA), state, local health and safety regulatory requirements.
•    Excellent verbal and written communication in English
•    Excellent organization skills with a strong attention to detail
•    Able to prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously 
•    Energetic, proactive manner and action oriented behavior
•    Demonstrated ability to develop all facets of successful and sustainable safety programs and culture
•    Demonstrated ability to lead federal, state and local regulatory compliance
•    Demonstrated ability to manage ISO/OSHA recordkeeping and audits as well as H&S metrics
•    Demonstrated investigation skills


•    Bachelor’s degree in Occupation Safety, Industrial Engineering, Environmental Management or a related field as well as a minimum of 2 years relevant experience
•    Certification in an EH&S related discipline and/or Professional Engineer (PE) designation is preferred
•    5-7 years Health & Safety Experience
•    Experience in training associates on facility safety and environmental procedures
•    Ability to travel 30% of time 


*Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at adidas means championing individual uniqueness and cultivating a culture of belonging in which everyone can create at their best. We embrace diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives and seek to create a workforce that reflects our consumers and communities.

*adidas offers robust and progressive medical, including HSA (Health Savings Account) with employer funding or FSA (Flexible Spending Account) options, dental, vision, prescription drug coverage, adoption, with surrogate and fertility supportshort and long-term disability, and basic life and AD&D insurance, which can be supplemented with employee-paid coverage. Employees are able to enroll in adidas’ 401k plan and Stock Purchase Plan with employer match. Full-time employees are eligible for education assistance and generous Leave policies including 12 weeks of paid parental leave.

*Employees are eligible to earn an annual bonus based on both company and personal performance and RSU offering. Employees accrue prorated flexible time off in the amount .4388 hours per day that increases with years of service, eleven paid holidays throughout the calendar year and Service Time Off during milestone years.

*Employment at adidas is contingent upon providing COVID-19 vaccination status, although adidas will permit you to begin employment prior to submitting this information. adidas is an equal opportunity employer and will consider requests for accommodation in accordance with all relevant laws. 

*We officially returned to office. This role does require you to be in office 5 days a week. The working location of this position is Spartanburg, SC,.

*Though our teammates hail from all corners of the world, our working language is English.

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title:  Manager Health & Safety

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Spartanburg
TEAM:  Facilities & Services
State:  SC
Country/Region:  US
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  504621
Date:  Jan 26, 2024