Penske Operations Manager - Safety and Sanitation in Chesterfield, Michigan


The Operations Manager – Safety & Sanitation will collaborate with operations personnel to integrate Health, Sanitation & Safety into all activities and decision making processes at assigned locations in Central Michigan with a focus on:

  • Prevention of vehicle accidents and work related injuries

  • Compliance with company policies, procedures, and agency regulations

  • Warehousing and Transportation safety management

  • Monitor and analyze H&S performance

  • Provide communication to Operations' Leadership regarding performance status and make recommendations for improvement

  • Monitor effectiveness of performance improvement efforts, with emphasis on both leading and trailing indicators

  • Provide regulatory interpretations and updates, support for Operations' Leadership, oversee effective safety training

  • Other projects as assigned by Director of Safety and Senior Operations Leadership.



  • Three years DOT fleet and/or general industry safety management experience

  • Comprehensive knowledge of DOT, and OSHA regulations and requirements

  • Knowledge of or experience with the following:

USDA food safety

FISA or ASI sanitation inspections

HAACP regulations

Pest Control. - Comprehensive knowledge of basic safety management techniques

  • Effective communication skills, written and verbal

  • Effective team building skills

  • Ability to manage multiple projects, establish priorities, and accomplish goals & objectives

  • Proficiency with MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and MS Word

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred knowledge of or experience with the following:

USDA food safety

FISA or ASI sanitation inspections

HAACP regulations

Pest Control

  • Analytical and problem solving skills

  • Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required.

Physical Requirements:

-The physical 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 must regularly lift and /or move up to 25/lbs12kg, frequently lift and/or move up to 50lbs/ 23kg and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100lbs/45kg.

-Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.

-While performing the duties of this Job, the associate is regularly required to stand; walk; sit and talk or hear. The associate is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group, General Electric Capital Corporation and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates more than 216,000 vehicles and serves customers from more than 1,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. Visit at to learn more.

Work Locations: 26090 23 Mile Rd Chesterfield, MI

Primary Location: United States-Michigan-Chesterfield

Job: Operations Management

Req ID: 1609964