Safety Manager

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Penguin Random House, LLC is the world's largest general trade book publisher. It is a division of Bertelsmann AG, one of the foremost media companies in the world.

The Westminster Operations Center located in Carroll County, Maryland (30 minutes from the greater Baltimore area) has an incredible opportunity for a driven, self-motivated individual to be part of our Operations Services team.  This unique position involves
<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">thoroughly understanding our operation and associated systems and collaborating with people at all levels within the organization in support of our objective to strengthen the world’s largest general trade book publisher by having the best supply chain the publishing industry. 


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Cultural fit is essential.  If you prefer consistent routine and repetition, this is not the position for you.  Rarely are two days ever the same.  A resourceful, detail-oriented individual that is motivated by team success over individual success and has strong communication skills, proficient organizational skills and effective time management skills will be successful in this role. 


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Responsibilities include:


  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Design, improve, monitor and coordinate safety program/protocols across all distribution centers to maximize the safety and health of our employees and property
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Update and maintain training programs, safety manuals and SDS sheets
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Perform Safety Inspections, accident investigations and Safety Training
    • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Design, recommend and communicate Safety protocols to all levels of management, office employees and warehouse employees
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Safety Leader: Lead all Safety related programs
    • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Coordinate with Safety Champions at other distribution centers to lead the PRH Safety program, which includes Safety training, Powered Industrial Equipment (PIE) training, local Safety Team, OSHA compliance, Safety Week, annual shoe mobile visit, 1st Responder team and training
    • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Prepare monthly Tool Box Talk for all sites
    • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Prepare and lead monthly Safety Committee Meetings across all shifts in MD Distribution Centers
    • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Prepare and lead monthly First Responder Training across all shifts in MD Distribution Centers
    • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Analyze and interpret data trends from incident reporting log and recommend corrective actions
    • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Monitor weather and how it could affect our facility; snow, ice, heavy rains, storms, heat, cold
    • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Responsible for sending notifications via "SendWordNow" and updating the message on the Hotline.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Confirm completion of monthly Fire Extinguisher checks
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Respond to emergency situations
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Maintain records for internal audits and OSHA compliance
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Read OSHA/CDC guidelines on COVID
    • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Design, recommend and communicate necessary protocols
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Finance Related/Budgeting
    • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Manage Safety Budget (Capital and Expense related items)
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Project Management: Planning and execution of projects to improve safety
    • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Generate cost benefit analyses



<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Job requirements:


  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 years or more work experience in Safety role preferred
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Knowledge of Safety Standards
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">OSHA 30-Hour General Industry Completion
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NSC Advanced Safety Certificate
    • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">If not yet earned, willing to go through training to be earned
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NFPA knowledge preferred
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Strong presentation skills
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Strong written and oral communication skills
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Strong organizational skills
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Proficient AutoCAD skills preferred
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Quarterly travel is required to visit other distribution centers
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">On call in case of emergency
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Occasional weekend work as needed
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Monday through Friday onsite position (limited work from home opportunities)

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Penguin Random House, LLC offers an excellent benefits package for which you are eligible your first day, a competitive salary and an extremely generous paid time off program! To be considered for this opportunity, please apply on-line to

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Thank you for your interest in Penguin Random House. Penguin Random House is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world.  In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution.  Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others.  More information can be found at


Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.



Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: Maryland 

City: Westminster 

Postal Code: 21157 

Job ID: 111422

[[customQuickApply]]111422Penguin Random House LLC 

Date:  Nov 20, 2020

Westminster, MD, US, 21157

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore

Job Segment: Safety, Logistics, Supply Chain Manager, Manager, Warehouse, Service, Operations, Management, Manufacturing