Safety Manager

Date:  Feb 27, 2023

Denver, CO, US, 80223

Company:  Sonepar
Quality Electrical Distribution (QED) is a regional electrical distributor serving residential and commercial contractors, industrial facilities, and OEM businesses. We're one of the nation's top 50 wholesalers of electrical supplies, operating more than 12 branches in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, and employing more than 340 associates.  Just as in our first year, we have an unwavering dedication to quality - from the products we supply to the excellent design skills and deep product knowledge of our staff.
At QED, we embrace what makes us unique. As a company with local roots and global reach, we excel at the diversity of our Associates and the different ways each of us contributes to our success. What keeps us at the forefront of progress? OUR PEOPLE. No matter where they work or who they are, we trust their individual skills and qualities and give them everything they need to reach their full potential.

Job Summary

Responsible to assess, lead and provide company-wide health and safety support to associates. Develops health and safety policies, programs, initiatives and objectives; responsible to coordinate safety training programs. Monitors health and safety regulations and provides support associates and leaders to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations.


Key Reponsbilities

  • Develop strategic safety plans and initiatives to support the overall business strategy.
  • Develop annual Company health and safety goals with corresponding metrics to measure success in conjunction with SUSA Safety and Risk team
  • Prepare written health and safety programs and policies; communicate edits and adequately train managers and associates
  • Develops, and assess safety course materials, and provides updates and improvements to such material
  • Conduct follow-up studies of all completed safety training to evaluate and measure results.
  • Support leaders in identifying and selecting proper personal protective equipment
  • Conduct quarterly branch inspections; provide a post-inspection findings report, working with affected managers to resolve identified issues
  • Conduct post-incident investigations as needed, and provide a summary of findings with recommended action
  • Monitor lost-time injuries/illnesses and worker’s compensation claims
  • Monitor auto incidents and claims
  • Partner with Sustainability Manager to develop sustainability best practices and complete initiatives per QED expectations
  • Understand State and Federal occupation health and safety regulations as well as DOT and FMCSA compliance; monitoring regulatory changes as they occur.
  • Develop and maintain tracking and reporting systems for all safety training to ensure accurate recordkeeping in a timely manner
  • Enforce all QED, and Sonepar, safety requirements and policies
  • Conducts annual safety needs assessment
  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned


Minimum work experience requirements:

  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and with little supervision
  • Must demonstrate good time management skills
  • Must possess strong planning, organizational and execution skills
  • Must possess strong computer skills, database management and record keeping for multiple locations
  • Must have the ability to set goals and meet deadlines
  • Must demonstrate ownership of assigned responsibilities and ability to get the job done correctly and in a timely manner


Minimum education requirements:

  • Electrical, Industrial and/or distribution experience preferred but not required
  • Bachelor's degree (B.A or B.S.) from a 4-year college or University; or
  • 3 - 5 years' of related experience and/or training preferred; or
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience.


Salary Range: $75,000 - 80,000

Starting Salary: $75,000

Associate Benefits:

  • Benefit eligibility after 30 days of employment including several company paid benefits
  • 401(k) eligibility with competitive company match
  • Access to wellness rewards, discount plans, paid parental leave and Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services
  • Vacation, Holidays, Personal/Sick Days, Jury Duty, Bereavement Days
  • Promotional opportunity
  • Work in a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate associates with diverse backgrounds and experiences

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 
Sonepar is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law. 
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Learn more about QED HERE!


Nearest Major Market: Denver