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Transportation Safety Manager

Company: Wakefern Food
Location: Elizabeth
Posted on: August 17, 2019

Job Description:

Wakefern Food Corp is a leader in the Grocery industry. We're proud of our 4.1 Glassdoor rating. At Wakefern Food Corp., 26% of our population has been with us for at least 25 years! Why? Because we care about our people and understand that they are our greatest asset. We offer career development & growth opportunities and have been selected as one of NJBIZ magazine's 2011 and 2012 Best Places to Work in New Jersey. Want to work for a company you'll love? Come join us! We are looking to hire a talented Dispatcher to join our existing top-notch team. If you're hard-working and dedicated, Wakefern is a great place to work. You'll be glad you applied to Wakefern.


As a member of the of the Logistics leadership team, the Manager of Safety & Compliance is responsible for directing a comprehensive Safety and Compliance function for the Wakefern truck fleet, with the goal of being an industry leader.


The core functions of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • Develop and implement Safety & Compliance strategy for the fleet and establish priorities and focus areas as appropriate.
  • Management of the Safety & Compliance staff. Evaluate and oversee result outcomes, and consistency of the department.
  • Manage and continually monitor the fleet's Federal CSA scores seeking 100% compliance, thus ensuring the fleet's positive safety rating is maintained.
  • Develop and implement safety management controls and direct their implementation, establishing a best practices pasture.
  • Develop policies and procedures as well as programs designed to eliminate or prevent vehicle accidents.
  • Develop, analyze and implement policies and procedures to assure compliance with all applicable Department of Transportation regulations, and other Federal, State, and Local requirements.
  • Identify and direct training for drivers and management to include new driver orientation, corrective action, remedial and ongoing training.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of Safety & Compliance developments in the transportation industry and implement changes, adjustments, or direction as needed in response to the regulatory, or industry environment. Identify and act on key issues and trends in the industry and in our fleet.
  • Partner with Operations and Fleet Maintenance to ensure needed preventive and corrected measures are implemented and completed.
  • Coordinate with Operations on disposition of drivers involved in accidents compliance violations, or other safety and compliance issues requiring counseling, corrective action, or discipline.
  • Monitor and review the effectiveness of all programs using measurement and analysis.
  • Ensure uniform driver hiring standards are maintained.
  • Ensures all accidents are accurately reported, effectively investigated, and documented appropriately.
  • Oversee and ensure a response and follow up is made to any motorist complaint regarding our drivers' behavior on the road.
  • Oversee the management of the drug and alcohol testing program to ensure compliance with Federal regulations and company policy.
  • Administer the Safe Driving Awards programs.



    Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

    • College Degree
    • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of Department of Transportation regulations. Must be able to develop and manage CSS initiatives.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to write policies, procedures, documentation, and reports.
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize across different locations
    • Computer proficient.
    • Proactive work ethic.
    • Ability to analyze data, make decisions, and use independent judgment.
    • Ability to work effectively and relate to individuals at all levels.

      Specific Measurables Required:

      • CSA Scores
      • Accident frequency

        Please email your resume and salary requirements to logisticsrecruiter@wakefern.com. Please note "Safety Manager" in the subject title.

        Wakefern is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce reflecting the communities we serve. We regret that only those being considered will be contacted.

Keywords: Wakefern Food, Elizabeth , Transportation Safety Manager, Professions , Elizabeth, New Jersey

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