DOT Manager

Lippert Components Elkhart , IN 46516

Posted 2 months ago


Who We Are

We are the leading supplier of components to the recreational vehicle and residential housing industries, as well as adjacent industries including bus, cargo and equestrian trailer, marine, and heavy truck. With over 65 facilities located throughout the United States, Canada, Ireland, Italy, and the United Kingdom, our more than 9,000 team members work together to bring innovative product solutions to market every day.

What You'll Get

A Company Culture Where Everyone Matters Career Development Mentoring Tuition Reimbursement Annual Flu Immunization Holidays, Personal & Vacation Days Local & National Discounts Wellness Offerings Food Truck Days

Why We're Different

At Lippert Components, Everyone Matters. We're striving to make lives better through meaningful relationships with our co-workers, our customers, and our communities.

LCI team members feel a deeper sense of purpose at work, and we continue to build a better work environment by aligning our cultural and business strategies with the needs of our many team members. We measure success by how we touch the lives of people inside and outside our walls.


The Transportation Safety Manager provides hands-on leadership to the site management team specific to DOT regulations and requirements. Responsible for planning, establishing, implementing, and maintaining a variety of DOT safety programs and objectives.

Responsible for assuring that training on identified topics has been completed within regulatory and internal standards. Monitors federal and state DOT regulations and provides technical support to plant personnel to ensure compliance.

Essential Functions:

Ability to work closely with staff in operations, management, human resources, purchasing, production, and maintenance. Provide information and technical DOT safety support to personnel.

Prepare written programs and policies for DOT documentation and compliance. Identifies company DOT training needs and develops a training plan. Assist the local management team developing goals to effectively reduce transportation risk and loss.

Measure and evaluate the effectiveness of DOT programming. Perform periodic audits on a regular basis to evaluate facility compliance with DOT regulations and Transportation safety performance. Effective implementation of Corrective Actions to assure that non-compliance issues are corrected, and transportation incidents are not repeated.

Assists and supports plant leadership to implement engineering controls to minimize safety hazards. Aids plant personnel in selection of appropriate transport equipment. Understands federal and state DOT regulations and monitors regulatory changes as they occur.

Provides technical support to plant personnel to ensure compliance with applicable DOT regulations. Reviews periodic plant driver meeting minutes and safety inspection reports and follows up, as necessary. Provide incident investigation of all vehicle accidents with reports and follows up as necessary.


Communication Proficiency Personnel Focus Teamwork Orientation Collaboration Skills Problem Solving/Analysis Responsibility/Personal Effectiveness/Credibility Decision Making Skills Technical Understanding of DOT Software systems and Computer based information Training/Coaching/Mentorship Previous experience with State regulations

Supervisory Responsibility:

This position has one or more direct reports and serves as a coach and mentor for all other positions.

Work Environment:

Frequently operates in a professional office environment. Routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and laminators.

While performing some duties, there may be some exposure to fumes and/or airborne particles, and moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the production environments can be loud and require hearing protection.

Physical Demands:

Regularly required to talk and/or hear. Frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

Occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch and/or crawl. Must frequently lift and move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work is required as needed.


Travel is primarily local and between locations. Schedules are flexible and will be based on a demand and needs assessments of different locations. Travel will be limited to North America.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

None required for this position.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance

Must be able to pass EVerify.

AAP/EEO Statement LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.

Other DutiesPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Pay Group : AAP/EEO Statement

LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.

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DOT Manager

Lippert Components