We are seeking an experienced transportation safety professional who likes to function independently and use their own ideas and skills to determine their success. Key position that leads and serves as a DOT subject matter EXPERT in our safety efforts with our significant customer base plus our company shops located in Indiana, Wisconsin, Illinois, Ohio, Kentucky, and Michigan. This position helps drive customer safety and compliance plus supports efforts of our sales and rental operations initiatives.
Candidate will have complete responsibility for facility safety inspections, OSHA and DOT compliance, customer and company safety meetings, customer and company driver meetings, accident/injury investigations and other safety related duties.
Develop safety initiatives, support customer safety and compliance inquiries, conduct group training and meetings, monitor compliance, conduct accident investigations and evaluate loss trends.
Other projects as assigned by the Director of Safety
This person must be professional, possess good management skills and public speaking skills. A good working knowledge of OSHA regulations, computer skills and prior experience and thorough knowledge of DOT regulations a must.
The position can be based in Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Ft Wayne, or Detroit. Position requires extensive travel throughout the Midwest and scheduling flexibility. Frequent Saturday work is required. Company vehicle and laptop are provided.
MUST have thorough knowledge of DOT Regulations
Bachelor’s Degree preferred but not required
5 years of Management Experience in transportation, distribution or maintenance
Strong customer interaction skills and experience
Knowledge of OSHA and Worker’s Compensation
Strong Presentation skills in large group environments
Computer skills required- PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Word
Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job
Availability to work frequent Saturday's conducting driver and customer meetings
Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required.
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-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.
-While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.
-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group, GE Capital Holdings and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates more than 250,000 vehicles and serves customers from more than 1,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. Visit http://www.GoPenske.com to learn more.
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