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Safety Team Lead

Description:
Position Summary:
Coach and mentor Location Management to achieve an accident free work environment while maintaining full compliance with all applicable regulatory agencies.
Major Responsibilities:
Lead the development and implementation of location strategies that are aligned with the region strategy. Monitor effectiveness and oversee corrective/improvement efforts.
Conduct activities that will lead to the prevention of accidents
Conduct activities that will lead to 100% compliance with applicable regulations
Develop and mobilize an effective safety team comprised of exempt and non-exempt associates
Conduct regular inspections, process evaluations, and observations to validate strategy effectiveness
Provide location leadership with evaluation/inspection results along with recommendations for solutions via Gensuite Audit Tracking System
Track findings to completion and involve local leadership when progress towards completion stalls or falls behind schedule
Provide effective training, updates, and tools, which support H&S and Operations and are necessary to meet objectives.
Track or assure that all training is documented
Assure that all training is effective
Monitor and analyze key compliance metrics. Identify and oversee corrective and improvement efforts.
Gensuite owner at a local level.
Enter updated injury & accident data
Enter or assure the entry of Audit Findings in the Audit Tracking System
Keep local management apprised of trends and provide recommendations that will direct trends in a favorable direction
Provide communication to and from Operations Leadership teams regarding performance and status, and make recommendations for improvement.
Serve as local contact with Risk Management
Track and manage the return to work process
Perform site observations and provide feedback to associates, supervisors, and management
Other projects as assigned by the manager
Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent required
Bachelor's degree preferred
1 years of Health & Safety or Operations Management experience with proven leadership ability required
Certified Safety Professional as recognized by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals.
Successfully completed the OSHA 10 hour industrial and have a minimum of three years of safety experience.
Should have knowledge of the following:
Effective Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment, and Control Techniques
DOT Regulations
OSHA Regulations
Accident Investigation Techniques
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, and Powerpoint
Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job
Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete a Penske employment application, submit to a reference verification (to include past employment and education) are required
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, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit www.PenskeLogistics.com at http://www.penskelogistics.com/ to learn more.
Work Locations: 448 County Route 1A Oswego, NY
Primary Location: United States-New York-Oswego
Job: Risk Management/Safety
Penske (Oracle) Job Name: Risk Management/Safety
Req ID: 1705288

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