Ryder System Transportation Safety Manager in BLOOMFIELD, Connecticut

Position Description

The Safety Manager is responsible for managing safety, health and security processes and providing leadership related to employee safety and health issues at a large distribution or transportation facility location. Candidate will be responsible for monitoring compliance with regulatory agencies as well as, internal Ryder safety and health requirements. Position will support operational personnel to ensure that continuous improvement systems are in place to drive positive results relative to employee safety programs, regulatory compliance, workers compensation and injury / collision frequency. This individual will act as a positive change agent in building a strong safety culture with management and drivers.

Requirements

  • Bachelor degree and evidence of significant exposure to health and safety related coursework

  • Experience in management of employee safety and health issues or a working knowledge of OSHA / DOT / FMCSA regulatory standards is preferred.

  • Candidate must possess good interpersonal skills with the ability to work with all levels of management and various employees, drivers and multi-functional teams.

  • Self- motivated with good time management skills, excellent verbal / writing skills and team building skills are important skill sets.

  • PIT operational experience, knowledge and trainer certification is preferred.

  • Strong knowledge of the FMSCA Cargo Securement regulations is preferred

Responsibilities

  • Oversight of multiple facilities and some travel will be involved.

  • Support administrative team relative to leadership of SHS issues.

  • Develops, supervises and coordinate new employee and recurrent monthly / yearly training programs to promote safe work practices

  • Investigates, tracks, analyzes and reports to management all injuries and collisions with a focus on effective root cause analysis and corrective action follow-up

  • Participates and interacts with Corporate safety staff with regards to best practices, regulatory updates and internal safety metric tracking

  • Act as the facility coordinator for the site Safety Management and Incident Management System

  • Develops and maintain Job Safety Analysis documents for common tasks

  • Consults with operations in the design, purchase and use of equipment, tools and PPE

  • Partner with operations to visit customer sites to address and mitigate delivery hazards

  • Complete the required OSHA Recordkeeping requirements

  • Act as a change agent to improve location DriveCam Program and coaching effectiveness

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Safety is required

  • A minimum of 5 (five) years of experience directly managing employee safety and health issues or a Master's degree

  • Technical experience in OSHA/DOT/FMCSR regulatory standards is required

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Masters degree in Safety or Health field preferred

  • Candidate must have the ability to work with all levels of management and manage multi-functional teams

  • CSP or CDS preferred.

Responsibilities

  • Candidate will also be responsible for monitoring compliance with internal Ryder safety and health requirements, as well as external regulatory agencies

  • Candidate will support operational personnel to ensure that systems are in place to drive continuous improvement in employee safety programs, regulatory compliance, workers compensation and injury/collision experience

Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Requisition ID 2019-68488

Category Health & Safety

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 20-30%

Position Code 9759