Penske (PL Canada) Safety Team Lead in Woodstock, Ontario
Coach and mentor location drivers to achieve an accident free environment while maintaining full compliance with all applicable regulatory agencies.
Be flexible to work in the afternoon / evening at least a few nights per month to be able to see drivers and assist with issues on different shifts.
Monitor effectiveness of driver safety metrics including but not limited to:
- Ensuring all drivers are trained and up to date on Worklete programs. If not, advise reason why prior to weekly safety call and plan to maintain goal. Responsible for creating a plan to ensure 100% compliance.
Ensuring all drivers are trained and up to date on Smith System programs (behind the wheel and online). If not, advise reason why prior to weekly safety call and plan to maintain goal. Responsible for creating a plan to ensure 100% compliance.
Driver On Boarding / Training / Probation
Compliance Follow Up Requests
Ensure compliance with regulations and policies
Responsible for collecting data and submitting to the proper group, information regarding driver qualification files, which is sent via email from DQops for the following items:
Required Documentation including:
Driver medical cards
Annual review of driving record
Random drug and alcohol tests
Required documents for operating (for example - licensing, self-certifications, etc.)
Provide Associates with communication, training, feedback and direction to ensure safe performance.
Driver log audits
Random tractor and trailer inspections (for example - securement, spill kits, missing documents – permits, CVOR, etc.)
Mock DOT/MTO inspections – For example: if we are made aware of a MTO/DOT campaign for roadside inspections, schedule mock inspections with drivers in yard to coach and counsel on potential issues.
In the event of an accident, Safety Site Supervisor is responsible for the following items:
Report to scene of accident to assess situation and possible root cause
Interview parties involved (driver)
Ensure all documents required have been completed
Log data in Risk Management and upload required files to portal
Set up safety call with driver involved, management and Corporate Safety Team
Ensure post call, Gensuite is completed and closed
Provide countermeasures to Ops Mgr and GM after conducting accident/injury investigations
Ride along with driver post-accident to ensure driver is fit and comfortable to return to work
Weekly Safety Meeting:
Be prepared to speak to all topics concerning operational area on weekly safety call review.
Drivers out of compliance and plan for resolution
Training out of compliance and plan for resolution
Conduct semi-annual safety meeting with drivers
Monthly Facility Inspections
Ensure we are in compliance with all codes and all equipment is in working and safe order
Interview and make hiring recommendations for hourly associates
New Hires & Training
Notification of new hire comes via Recruiting to Safety Lead and Management
Once in receipt of email stating driver is clear for orientation, take the following steps
Coordinate with lead driver to set up date for orientation. If there is no lead driver appointed, contact new hire directly
Once orientation is completed, ensure training is logged in Gensuite
Coordinate with management, once orientation is complete, for training plan and schedule
Follow up weekly with new hire to ensure all questions and concerns are addressed
Provide relief coverage for operation as needed
Proactively plan work assignments to ensure effective use of fleet/warehouse equipment
Ensure all maintenance documentation and permits are completed and submitted to appropriate vendor and/or authority
Implement measures to improve productivity
Other duties as assigned
High school diploma or equivalent required
Bachelor's degree preferred
1 years of Health & Safety or Operations Management experience with proven leadership ability required
Should have knowledge of the following:
-Effective Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment, and Control Techniques
-Accident Investigation Techniques
-Workplace Health and Safety Regulations
-CLC Part II
1 year of customer service experience preferred
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, and Powerpoint
Ability to work rotating shifts (Mornings, Afternoons and Overnights) required
Strong problem solving and organization skills required
Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with others in a team environment
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.
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 remember and understand certain instructions, guidelines or other information. The associate must be able to see and verbally communicate. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to move frequently, 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 regularly lift and/or move up to 50lbs/23kg and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100lbs/45kg.
Penske is committed to the principle of equity in employment.
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Work Locations: 715032 Oxford Rd 4 Woodstock, ON N4S 7V9
Primary Location: Canada-Ontario-Woodstock
Zip: N4S 7V9
Job: Risk Management/Safety
Penske (Oracle) Job Name: Risk Management/Safety
Req ID: 1902614