Safety Manager

Hub Group, Inc. Atlanta , GA 30301

Posted 3 months ago

Hub Group, Inc (NASDAQ: HUBG) is a $4 billion provider of multi-modal transportation services. Our 4,000 employees deliver innovative solutions and industry leading service to help our customers better control their supply chains and associated costs. Our collaborative and inclusive culture offers extensive career development and learning opportunities. We were recently ranked in the top 25 of America's Best Midsize Employers by Forbes.

The Safety Manager is responsible for managing the safety and regulatory compliance within assigned terminals. This proactive and positive approach will be reflected through hands-on engagement and training of drivers and staff within assigned terminals. The Safety Manager will be responsible for the safety culture within assigned terminals and have knowledge of all federal, state and local laws and regulations governing the transportation industry. The Safety Manager will assist in the leadership and development of the Safety Coach. This position reports to the AVP of Safety.

Essential Job Functions

Primary Tasks:

  • Manage prevention of accidents and work related injuries by:

  • Conducting Safety observations and driver ride-alongs

  • Analyze and report trending of "at-risk behaviors" in assigned terminals

  • Developing targeted communications specific to addressing identified risks

  • Manage Driver Performance Improvement Plan using Driver Scorecard (proactively using triggering events) and observations to:

  • Identify driver practices or conduct that raises safety concerns

  • Facilitate and document improvement plan and process

  • Gauge and document results and track for sustained improvement

  • Manage regulatory compliance of assigned drivers and terminals, including:

  • Validating Hours of Service compliance by

  • Reviewing driver logs, Qualcomm records, and other company driver data

  • Identifying violations

  • Auditing driver logs and other records for accuracy

  • Overseeing compliance with Driver Vehicle Inspection Report (DVIR) and Driver Vehicle Examination Report (DVER) Process

  • Build and maintain a "safety culture" that demands a continuous commitment to safety.

  • Conduct Root Cause Investigations for all injuries and incidents,

  • Where appropriate, recommend and implement consistent discipline and retraining of Terminal Personnel and Drivers

  • Provide safety and other training and development to Terminal Personnel and Drivers within assigned terminals

  • Manage, assess, evaluate, and lead the development of the Safety Coaches within assigned workforces

  • Conduct regular safety meetings within assigned driver force

  • Responsible for overall performance and scores within the FMCSA's Compliance, Safety Accountability (CSA) data and system

Secondary Tasks:

  • Provide back up as needed to Orientation Managers

  • Oversee for compliance all expiring regulatory documents

  • Oversee Drug and Alcohol testing within assigned workforce for compliance and proper administration

  • Serve as point of contact for accident and injury reporting within assigned workforce

  • Respond to accident reporting after hours as assigned.

  • Oversee cargo and Terminal security, including assessing risk and exposure and ensuring proper security policies are in place and followed

  • Conduct Terminal inspections

  • Ability to coach and demonstrate team leadership.

  • Excellent communication, (written and verbal), and decision-making skills.

  • Patience and the ability to manage the pressure and stress associated with a deadline-oriented atmosphere.

  • Tolerance for working outside in various weather conditions being occasionally exposed to wet, hot, extreme cold and/or humid conditions.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Demonstrated skill in making independent decisions in support of company policies and procedures.

  • Ability to manage pressure and stress associated with a deadline-oriented atmosphere.

  • Available for periodic after hour shift rotation as assigned.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience with a Bachelor's degree in business, transportation, logistics, supply chain or related field preferred.

  • At least 5 years in the transportation industry.

  • Certified Director of Safety preferred.

  • At least one year experience inspecting commercial vehicles.

  • Demonstrated investigative successes.

We are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate on any legally recognized basis, including but not limited to race, age, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, non-job related handicap or disability or veteran status. Hub Group is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


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