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Specialist, Safety

Company: XPO Logistics, Inc.
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Solutions driven success.XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you---re looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO.--As the Safety Specialist, you will establish and reinforce a culture of health and safety that prevents accidents and injuries within the work place, as well as ensure that all corrective measures are implemented when required. 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 more. What you---ll do on a typical day:

  • Develop and establish a culture of compliance and safety in the workplace by preparing and enforcing policies
  • Evaluate practices, procedures and facilities to assess risk and ensure compliance with the law
  • Monitor compliance to policies and laws by inspecting employees and operations
  • Investigate accidents or incidents to discover root causes
  • Recommend solutions, improvement opportunities or preventive measures
  • Manage the driver---s annual reviews for assigned regions
  • Review all MVR---s that are ran on current drivers to be sure we are DOT legal
  • Perform all safety related functions including, but not limited to, accident reviews, annual reviews, and take the lead on self-audits of all program areas including driver---s file
  • Participate in periodic self-audits conducted by the Corporate Compliance Department
  • Work with terminals to obtain new, replacement, or renewed permits for our fleet of vehicles in compliance with DOT regulations.
  • Support the recruitment team with driver---s qualification, onboarding, and termination process
  • Support the regional safety meetings on a monthly basis and communicate information from meetings to corporate headquarters and local employees
  • Execute periodic reporting requirements. (Daily, weekly, monthly, etc.) What you need to succeed at XPO:At a minimum, you---ll need:
    • 1 year of related health and safety experience
    • Experience preparing and presenting safety reports to executive managementIt---d be great if you also have:
      • Bachelor---s degree or equivalent related work or military experience
      • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
      • Ability to clearly communicate guidelines to a multidisciplinary workforce
      • Demonstrated supervisory skills, especially leading and motivating others to implement new processes
      • Excellent organizational skills with proven ability to multitask and strong attention to detailBe part of something big.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.All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.----The above statements are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.------Review XPO's candidate privacy statement--here.--

Keywords: XPO Logistics, Inc., Chesapeake , Specialist, Safety, Professions , Chesapeake, Virginia

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