Workplace Safety Program and Claims Manager

  • Imperfect Foods
  • 200 W Nationwide Blvd, Columbus, OH 43215, USA
  • Jul 29, 2020

Job Description

About Imperfect
Imperfect Foods was founded in 2015 with a mission to reduce food waste and build a better food system for everyone. We offer imperfect (yet delicious) produce, affordable pantry items, and quality meat and dairy. We deliver them conveniently to our customers’ doorsteps and pride ourselves on offering up to a 30% discount compared to grocery store prices. Our customers can get the healthy, seasonal produce they want alongside the grocery staples they rely on, without having to compromise their budget or values. We’re proving that doing the right thing for the planet doesn’t have to cost more, and that shopping for quality ingredients can support the people and resources that it takes to grow our favorite foods.
We're headquartered in San Francisco with operations all over the country. Check our website to see if there is an Imperfect near you!
We're looking for folks who are positive, motivated, and ready to change the world. If that sounds like you, drop us a line!
How we are protecting employees from COVID-19
At Imperfect Foods, employee health and safety is our top priority. We have implemented processes and precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our facilities. We provide gloves, masks, and hand sanitizer to all essential employees who must report to work. Before entering our warehouse, employees have their temperatures checked. In addition, we take great care to ensure frequently touched surfaces are sanitized throughout the day and all warehouses are fully sanitized weekly.
We have also implemented an Emergency Sick Leave policy providing full-time and part-time employees 2 additional weeks of paid time off and up to 26 weeks paid leave if they have a confirmed case of COVID-19.
About the Role: 
Imperfect is expanding quickly, and we’re seeking a Workplace Safety Program and Claims Manager who will be responsible for improving and implementing Imperfect’s Safety Programs to minimize the risk of job-related accidents and manage all work related incident claims. In this role, you will champion efforts to drive a positive safety culture across the company, develop the necessary programs and practices to ensure that we create the healthiest and safest environments for our employees and strategize with insurance carriers for the best possible claim outcome. If you are passionate about fighting food waste and building iconic and disruptive brands, we would love to talk!
Please Note: Candidates must be located within a commutable distance from one of the following distribution hubs located in: Northlake, IL or San Francisco, CA.


  • Design, develop, implement, and oversee health and safety programs (in partnership with the Director of Food Safety) in accordance with safety & health strategy which includes program marketing and immersion of programs at Imperfect to change or improve employee health, safety, and wellness.
  • Manage activities associated with employee safety, wellness, and/or health programs including planning, coordinating, monitoring, and reporting effectiveness of such programs.
  • Organize, lead, and facilitate cross-functional safety teams as well as communicate programs.
  • Work with Total Rewards Director and Director Food Safety to strategize and execute program initiatives; create best practices based upon industry standards; support execution by providing tools to leadership and health champions.
  • Plan and implements the day-to-day support details for the human resources/risk and safety programs such as; workers compensation, loss control, training development, claims management, job safety analyses, safety consultation training.
  • Provide consultation to employees and managers on federal, state and contractual leaves of absence, ADAAA, Worker's Compensation and RTW issues. Ensure that the integration of the various programs are facilitated and that any benefits are provided in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Identify and develop training for managers, supervisors, employees and safety committees about the Company’s policies, procedures and compliance. This includes Leave of Absence (FMLA, State/Local policy, Company Policy, etc.), ADAAA, WC & RTW Program.
  • Develop and Promote effective policies and programs to establish a "safety first" workplace by conducting regular training and presentations for health and safety matters and accident prevention to all team members.
  • Engage with Management & Employee Safety Committee leads to develop action plans to reduce workplace injuries and incidents and promote employee engagement in health and safety programs.
  • Partner with Management, Operations People Operations, to ensure all new hires receive safety orientation, and manage annual training requirements for existing employees.
  • Ensure all required safety records, such as the OSHA 300 logs are accurately maintained in accordance with the law.
  • Monitor annual changes in legislation and update operational training requirements accordingly.
  • Other related duties as assigned or required.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum five (5) years of safety and claims program management 
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in an HR discipline that encompassed problem identification, problem solving, training development, communication, and metrics.
  • Bachelor's degree OR a minimum five (5) years of experience in a directly related field.
  • Considerable knowledge of safety regulations and other federal, state, and local laws, such as OSHA, EPA standards, NIMS and ADA requirements
  • Extensive experience with Google Office Suite required

About You:

  • You're highly motivated/self-starter who is able to work autonomously
  • You can handle multiple projects at a time in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment with strong communication, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • You have a strong working knowledge of data analysis and risk assessment with excellent attention to detail and with the ability to anticipate issues and implement corrective action
  • Willingness and dedication to have a flexible schedule, travel and work extended hours (as-needed)

Details of Position:

  • Full-time exempt position reporting to the Director of Total Rewards located in Chicago, IL
  • Candidate must be located within a commutable distance from one of the distribution hubs: San Francisco, CA or Northlake, IL
  • Domestic travel to new and existing facilities required between 50% - 75%
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package including health care, paid vacation, 401K, paid parental leave, and recurring credit towards your Imperfect account!

Physical Requirements:

  • Sedentary work; involves sitting most of the time
  • Occasional movement around the office may be necessary
  • Regular work with computers, including keyboards, mouses, and screens
  • Standing desks and / or other ergonomic accommodation is available upon request
  • Regular use of mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets
  • Domestic travel to new and existing facilities required between 50% - 75%
Individuals seeking employment at Imperfect Foods are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.
U.S. E-Verify Notice: Imperfect Foods participates in E-Verify in the United States. Imperfect will provide the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Organization type



1001-5000 employees  


Food & Agriculture, Waste Reduction & Circular Economy

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