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Regional Safety Specialist

Date: Sep 28, 2022

Location: Chicago, IL, US, 60629

Company: TBC Corporation

Description

The Regional Safety Specialist is responsible for partnering with the transportation and warehouse operations team in our logistic network to execute company safety policies and ensure compliance to all applicable federal, state and local regulations. This individual will lead continuous improvement initiatives to reduce conditional and ergonomic risk in our processes to ensure a safe and healthful working environment for our associates.

 

The Regional Safety Specialist must demonstrate the ability to build trust and confidence with the Operations Team and influence change through providing comprehensive risk assessments and data analysis. The Regional Safety Specialist must be an effective communicator and send clear, concise and consistent messages both verbally and in writing. This individual must instruct and train Operations Leaders in company safety policies and assist the regional teams in incorporating our safety standards at their site.

 

The Regional Safety Specialist will be required to possess excellent safety program and relevant safety knowledge and demonstrate this expertise when working with Operations.

 

This is a REMOTE position reporting to the corporate offices, but can be located anywhere near a major airport in the Midwest, Northeast or West Coast of the United States.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide support and alignment to the Company’s Safety Program, by partnering with business unit leaders to establish TBC Corporation as recognized leaders in the various industries served.  Works with field leadership to inspire participation and to bring a cohesive approach to the program
  • Supports the operational implementation of Safety strategies and initiatives in a way that builds a Company-wide safety and compliance culture
  • Provides guidance to business units for processes and activities including compliance with applicable laws and regulations and the investigation of accidents and any violations of policies and procedures
  • Provides analysis of trends/data and provide recommendations to leadership for follow-up and action 
  • Recommend disciplinary or corrective action in response to violations, as appropriate, to management
  • Consider modifications to policies and procedures to reduce the likelihood that similar violations will occur, and make changes as appropriate
  • Support annual Health & Safety compliance audits by ensuring Company requirements are being implemented as intended; report results to appropriate leaders
  • Assess Regional Safety risks and develop and implement appropriate risk mitigation plans
  • Identify and monitor developments and trends in legislation and regulation related to industry DOT, OSHA & EPA 
  • Maintain awareness to all work related injuries and illnesses, including root cause analysis and follow up training as needed
  • Represent the Safety function to trade associations and government agencies
  • Attend relevant industry conferences and professional meetings to maintain professional competencies and benchmark Company performance versus others; identify innovations and best practices and approaches and develop them to fit the Company
  • Serve as Health & Safety subject matter expert and coach others throughout the Company

Qualifications

  • Minimum of four years of experience in the field of Health and Safety preferred, in a multi-location transportation and warehouse environment, or any combination of education and experience
  • Thorough regulatory knowledge including OSHA, DOT and other regulatory standards applicable to retail and logistics operations
  • Ability to implement lean principles and process improvement in an operational environment
  • Able to travel to other work locations and work overtime as needed
  • Current and valid driver’s license and reliable method of transportation
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of credibility, independence, integrity, confidentiality and trust

Benefits

  • Competitive compensation
  • 401k plan with a company match. Immediate 100% vesting
  • Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental and vision
  • Company paid short term disability and employer subsidized long term disability
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Discounted tire and automotive services
  • And more!

Company Overview

For 65 years, TBC Corporation (TBC), one of North America’s largest marketers of automotive replacement tires, has been a tire company ahead of the curve. Through worldwide operations spanning wholesale, retail, and franchise, TBC also provides automotive maintenance and repair services with best-in-class brands. TBC meets the needs of consumers in search of total car care at more than 3,200 franchised and company-operated tire and automotive service centers under the brands NTB®, Tire Kingdom®, Big O Tires® and Midas®. TBC serves wholesale customers in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Mexico and the Middle East through NTW, TBC Brands, TBC Dealer Group, TBC International and TBC de Mexico.

 

TBC Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a Drug-Free Work Environment.

 

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