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 Regional Transportation Safety Manager - Romeoville IL - Romeoville, Illinois, United States

Job information
Posted by: Penske 
Hiring entity type: Transportation 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Environmental/Safety
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 1805302 / Latpro-3611849 
Date posted: May-01-2018
State, Zip: Illinois, 60446


Position Summary:

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 Missouri, Kansas, Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Arkansas, Nebraska, Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota. This position helps drive customer safety and compliance plus supports efforts of our sales and rental operations initiatives.

Major Responsibilities:

- 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 St. Louis,  Kansas City, Chicago or Des Moines.  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.

Key Words: Safety Manager, DOT Safety Manager, Health and Safety Manager, Safety Director, Safety Specialist, DOT Field Safety Manager, DOT Safety Specialist, Transportation Safety Coordinator, Regional Safety Manager, Regional Safety Specialist, Fleet Safety Manager, Regional Safety Operations Manager, Area Safety Manager, Training and Safety Manager, DOT Compliance Manager, Manager of DOT Safety Compliance, DOT Manager, DOT Specialist

Physical Requirements: -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.

About Penske Truck Leasing
Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group, and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates more than 260,000 vehicles, employs more than 29,000 people, 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. 


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