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Safety Manager - 1st Shift

1st Shift, Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm


Logistics done differently.


¬ At XPO Logistics, the safety of our employees is our number one priority. As the Safety Manager, you will develop and lead multiple district work group locations to exceed goals for accident/injury prevention and Behavioral Safety programs. On our team, you'll have the support to excel at work and the resources to build a career you can be proud of.


Pay, benefits and more.


We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability, and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.


What you'll do on a typical day:



  • Provide leadership to help achieve district safety program goals and drive ownership of district safety goals through span of control

  • Develop talent and coach to key performance indicators (KPIs); encourage employee engagement, lead situational and competency awareness, and drive safety performance improvement where needed; recognize top safety performers to ensure employee engagement across the company

  • Aggressively search for opportunities to improve safety performance and provide clear and frequent communication to all employees on service center safety programs, safety performance, and company policies and procedures for safety

  • Train district management teams and driver trainers on company safety initiatives to ensure successful rollout and sustainment

  • Analyze inefficient and underperforming locations and employees to solve, implement, and sustain world-class safety performance

  • Investigate safety loss events and coach individuals in prevention; address and direct solutions associated with all safety programs

  • Provide subject matter expertise in safety management and compliance


What you need to succeed at XPO:


At a minimum, you'll need:



  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain, Transportation, Safety, or equivalent

  • Experience in transportation safety, accident/injury prevention programs, FMCSRs, DOT, Hazardous Materials, and OSHA regulations

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Valid driver's license

  • Experience presenting to a variety of audiences: one-on-one, small and large groups, with peers, direct reports and executives

  • Available to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights, and weekends

  • Ability to travel 50-75% of the time


It'd be great if you also have:



  • Behavior-based safety experience

  • Current Commercial Driver's License

  • Experience creating a climate in which people want to do their best

  • Ability to motivate and inspire personnel to support safety vision

  • Collaborative, results-oriented problem-solver, with excellent communication and collaboration skills

  • Creative thinking skills with the ability to balance multiple projects and tasks simultaneously

  • Strong communication skills (written, verbal, and visual)


Be part of something big.


XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Or√ al, Toyota and many others. We're the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we're just getting started.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran, or other protected status.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.




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