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Company: Warren Transport, Inc.
Location: Waterloo
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

POSITION INFORMATION Responsible for managing the safety, compliance and orientation of new drivers. In partnership and collaboration with Operations, develops and implements corporate safety and loss preventions efforts, and compliance programs that ensure company compliance with local, state, federal, DOT and OSHA rules and regulations by formulating safety policies and procedures. Planning, directing, monitoring, and controlling safety, loss prevention, training and driver orientations and supervising safety, compliance, and logistics managers to ensure programs are fully integrated into the business planning and decision making process. BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES --- Build and maintain a partnership with Operations Leaders, ensuring a collaborative approach to positively influence Safety requirements within the organization. --- Oversee all aspects of safety training and driver orientations program to establish and maintain a strong safety ethic among drivers and meet the driver training objectives of the company's operations and support departments --- Relay necessary safety information, regulations, requirements, and procedures to company drivers and contractors (i.e., loss prevention, compliance, discipline, training) --- Provide reporting on vehicle, cargo loss and injury by division, prepares accident analysis and driver demographic reports. --- Provide effective employee performance management utilizing SMART goals, timely and constructive feedback, coaching for improvement, and progressive discipline. --- Ensure continued focus on the expansion and development of a cohesive shop service customer support team/department. --- Effective management of department annual operating budget, cost center, AP and AR. --- Oversee and supervise road testing of all driver applicants, ensuring satisfaction of all company and federal standards and completion of all necessary documentation. --- Participate in continuous improvement activities by reviewing, changing, and improving processes in line with changing customer expectations/organizational goals. --- Assist with loss prevention, company-wide compliance efforts, and governmental reporting and compliance --- Monitor Safe stats, Root Cause Analysis process, and DOT accident reporting and internal DOT accident reporting --- Update reports related to monthly DOT data (in-depth understanding of the FMCSA system) --- Assist, plans, directs, monitors, and controls compliance programs to ensure compliance with company, local, state, and federal DOT and OSHA rules and regulations (i.e., driver files, hours of service, equipment inspections, alcohol/drug programs/reporting requirements) --- Act as liaison between other divisions/departments --- In support of Warren's culture, all employees are expected to consistently, effectively and reliably perform in accordance with the Company's values as set forth in our core competencies and behaviors (All Employee Competencies and Manager Competencies). --- Position may require work responsibilities outside of normal business hours, and infrequent travel may be required. --- Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned. --- Management of C-TPAT. --- Management of Customs/in-bond shipment compliance. QUALIFICATIONS --- Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university; or 5-7 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in the industry. --- Firm understanding of the transportation industry with a strong working knowledge of safety, loss prevention, and DOT and OSHA regulations. --- 2-5 years of supervisory experience required. Strong employee performance management, training and coaching, recognition, and reward skills preferred. --- Strong working knowledge of commercial trucking operations, equipment, and safety-related issues (i.e., defensive driving, load securement, accident investigation, hazardous materials). --- Proven ability to form strategic partnerships with Operations and, to collaboratively instill a Safety culture and standards. --- Ability to perform effectively under the guidance/limited assistance from functional leadership. --- Strong interpersonal skills; able to establish trust and rapport with all levels of staff. Able to relate effectively to diverse cultures. --- Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage and prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment. --- Strong planning and problem-solving skills; able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner. Able to gather and analyze information and develop alternative solutions. --- Ability to work in a fast paced environment. --- Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) required. --- Excellent communication skills (written, listening and verbal). --- Willing and able to travel occasionally, including overnight travel. WORKING CONDITIONS This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EEO STATEMENT Warren Transport is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.


Keywords: Warren Transport, Inc., Waterloo , DIRECTOR OF SAFETY, Executive , Waterloo, Iowa

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