A tiempo completo
En el sitio
Costa Rica


Costa Rica



Travel Required:

00% - 25%

Relocation Provided:


Job Posting End Date:

July 14, 2024


Job Description Summary:

As a key member of the QSE Team, the Safety Manager will drive the safety strategy with the plant leaders and key focus areas to improve safety performance, have the right priorities, expertise and initiatives to achieve our vision of “Zero is Possible”. This will include the implementation of needed processes, programs, metrics, and technologies to deliver safety performance results.

Coordinate and implement the Occupational Safety and Industrial Hygiene Management programs in compliance with federal and state regulations and corporate requirements. Provides advice, guidance and management on all matters relating to Health and Safety, ensure a safe and healthy workplace, and enable compliance with local regulations and standards.

This leader will benchmark internally and externally, leverage best-in-class systems and processes for system integration, collaborate across functions, be result oriented, be a self-starter and creative, have constructive curiosity, and will bring innovative solutions to the table, knowing that “one size does not fit all.” Should be proficient in influencing and driving change through engagement with all levels of the organization.

What You'll Do for Us:

  • Continuously improve the site Occupational and Health management system to satisfy ISO 45001 standard, KORE Requirements, and local regulations:
    • Review risk assessment and update it periodically.
    • Assure regulatory and KORE compliance assessment and drive robustaction plans.
    • Actively engage with relevant stakeholders
    • Develop annual safety program in collaboration with other plant functions, track its roll out as planned.
    • Ensure Safety inspections are conducted and documented.
    • Support robust change management program: as an example, provide engineering design and maintenance input and support for all facility process to ensure Safety by design.
    • Review and improve related procedures and standard work instructions.
    • Lead and/or deliver general training to new associates, contractors and/or temporary personnel and technical trainings to assure capabilities are developed within the organization.
    • Measure site safety performance and ensure appropriate reporting to leadership. Analyze trends and use them to drive relevant strategies and for predictive analysis. Ensure safety data are reported accurately and timely.
    • Perform internal audit program to keep improving the system and ensure site audit readiness for ISO, GAO audits.
    • Develop an annual Occupational Safety Business Plan, track, and assure it is completed as planned.
    • Develop emergency plans and incident management, co-ordinate with onsite management training needs and connections with off-site emergency services
  • Develop emergency and incident management plans, training and co-ordinate with onsite management and off-site emergency services and exercises.
  • Develop injury and illness prevention plan, conduct incident investigations, document, and track safety performance, ensure appropriate reporting to leadership, CPS safety lead and government agencies as required. Use the TCCC reporting system (KOSMOS), to analyze trends and use them to drive relevant strategies.
  • Manage Safety budget, recommend cost savings and proactively negotiate with vendors and suppliers.
  • Collaborate and benchmark internally and externally to ensure safety programs, guidelines and tools remain current and reflect the latest thinking, and to share best practices.
  • Build a strong safety culture starting with leadership team, general manager, and frontline leaders.
  • Maintain open communication and relationships within all level of the organization including other CPS location Safety colleagues, CPS QSE Leadership Team, external government agencies and key stakeholders.
  • Ensure dynamic CPS OSH communication within our network to standardize processes, drive priorities, show case best practices, share learnings in case of incidents.
  • Contribute to CPS QSE Management System development, improvement and ensure integration/standardization.
  • Judgment and decision-making regarding associates’ exposure in the operation of equipment and processes to ensure they are not exposed to hazards that could cause personal injury, selection, and use of personal protective equipment.
  • Advise senior management on strategies for Facility Fire Prevention & Protection, to ensure compliance with Corporate & Insurance requirements, and to minimize financial loss of assets due to fires.
  • Ensure compliance with CTA and safety by design 
  • Additional activities related to the job

Growth Behaviors:

  • Empowered

Brings solutions instead of problems. Challenges the status quo. Has the courage to take an unpopular stance. Take smart risk. Makes bold decisions/ recommendations. Performance Driven & Accountable, has high performance standards.

  • Curious

Demonstrates Curiosity. Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business. Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity. Understands the upstream and downstream implications of his/her work. Tracks and shares external trends, best practices, or ideas.

  • Agile

Removes barriers to move faster. Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace.

  • Inclusive

Develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to appropriately stretch and impact the System. Inspire people to deliver our strategy, demonstrate passion for the business and give people a reason to believe anything is possible. Develop Self and Others: Develop self and support others’ development to achieve full potential.

  • Demonstrate qualities like empathy, support, and concern.

Qualifications & Requirements:

Functional Skills:

  • Functional Expertise in Occupational Health Safety and Security

ISO 45001, safety and security risk assessment, regulations, OHS KORE requirements, BBS, human and organizational performance (HOP), safety engineering controls, ergonomics, chemical risk, industrial hygiene, work at height, confined space, fire protection, contractor management, fleet safety, machinery safety, security technologies, internal audit skills, problem-solving skills, creativity, and critical thinking…

  • Management Expertise

Strong experience in technical team leadership role collaborating and managing teamwork, good communication and presentation skills for all personnel levels. Ability to interact with cultural differences between global regions.

Education requirements & related work experience

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree, in Occupational Health and Safety or relevant technical area,
  • 7+ years in Safety experience, with preference in managing teams and workplace safety.
  • Outstanding communication skills in English, both verbal and written.
  • Project management knowledge and experience.

What We Can Do For You:

  • Purpose Driven: Purpose driven approach that empowers our people to protect the environment and communities we serve while delivering safe & quality products.
  • Global Connections: Allows you to develop, enhance and maintain global connections that allow us to move faster and learn from others.
  • Community of Belonging: We’re an organization that believes our ability to continually grow and build the right atmosphere where people feel safe and empowered, lets you bring your best self to work.


Our Purpose and Growth Culture:

We are taking deliberate action to nurture an inclusive culture that is grounded in our company purpose, to refresh the world and make a difference. We act with a growth mindset, take an expansive approach to what’s possible and believe in continuous learning to improve our business and ourselves. We focus on four key behaviors – curious, empowered, inclusive and agile – and value how we work as much as what we achieve. We believe that our culture is one of the reasons our company continues to thrive after 130+ years. Visit Our Purpose and Vision to learn more about these behaviors and how you can bring them to life in your next role at Coca-Cola.