Director of Safety

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Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. is the largest manufacturer of furniture in the world. Established in 1945, Ashley offers one of the industry's broadest product assortments to retail partners in 123 countries.
Design, Build, Deliver:
Using our internationally acclaimed in-house design team, we create the look without paying expensive design fees. Then, by adhering to some of the most efficient production standards in the world, we are able to maximize productivity and minimize waste, generating additional savings for you. Finally, all orders are filled from strategically located regional warehouses and are serviced by our own fleet of trucks, the largest in the industry.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Develop and promote a comprehensive safety and wellness program.
Formulates general safety policies and procedures to be followed by the company in accordance with the FMCSA, DOT and OSHA.
Establishes, implements and executes a consistent accident review and audit process that identifies areas of need and addresses through training, communication, counseling and discipline to minimize fleet risk.
Performs training to educate and ensure compliance with drivers, yard, maintenance shop and office personnel.
Works in conjunction with insurance providers and company attorneys to control and minimize fleet risk.
Manages the day to day operations of the safety department. Creating a positive work environment with in our core and growth values.
Prepares reviews, approves and submits safety reports and/or material or evidence for organization use in hearings, lawsuits, and insurance investigations.
Manages and follows up on safety or accident concerns from drivers, customers, and the general public.
Manages and follows up on inquiries or actions from Federal, State and local law enforcement or agencies.
Advises Human Resources regarding safety and wellness related issues, including disciplinary action, coaching, feedback, training and hiring.
Partners with operations management to further the safety culture
Completes other assignments and special projects as requested.
Job Requirements
Bachelors degree in Logistics, Business Administration or equivalent required
7 years experience in Fleet Safety Management
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
FMCSA/DOT regulations and requirements
Fleet Insurance coverage/Risk Management
Excellent communication skills to direct and convey expectations to various and numerous staff and reports
Strong troubleshooting, problem solving and project management skills
Proven ability to set priorities and to work with minimal direction and supervision
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We are an equal opportunity employer and provide a drug free working environment. While Ashley appreciates the interest of all candidates only those meeting specific job requirements may be contacted. Principals Only

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