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Safety Supervisor - Warehouse (Supply Chain/Logistics) - Full Time

Penske - Lockbourne, OH

Posted on 02/15/20 (Ref: OHS1Q1kF0Z)

Safety Supervisor - Warehouse (Supply Chain/Logistics) - Lockbourne, OH - Penske

Are you an energetic and team-oriented leader focused on commitment to customers, dedication to excellence and innovation?

Do you have a proven ability to supervise processes as well as activities and tasks?

Do have a demonstrated ability and desire to succeed, grow, learn, and apply new skills?

Do you a have proven record to motivate, engage, coach, and communicate with team members?

Do you have a demonstrated ability to drive process improvement and lead change?


Penske DC Safety Supervisor manages and directs all safety programs in the DC, which includes all new hire safety training, as well as annual refresher training. The position is also responsible for ensuring injury related investigations. Other responsibilities include guidance to the DC Leadership team regarding OSHA, EPA, and other regulatory compliance. Safety facility inspections are conducted by the position to identify unsafe circumstances and behaviors.
    Training, including new hire training, powered industrial equipment training, post injury retraining, annual refresher and regulatory compliance training,) Investigations (accident/injury investigations). Facilitates injury re-enactments with a focus on uncovering root cause. Facilitates and monitors site specific action plans that address most common injury types and causes through injury trend analysis. Goal is to reduce injury frequency rates in each DC. Provides safety assistance to Regions serviced by their DC when needed Completes Facility Inspection surveys and inspects all safety within the DC. Spends active time on floor conducting hazard identification. Spearheads project analyses - Developing, testing, and evaluating projects in safety are continual requirements of the DC Safety Supervisor position. Manages property protection program - facility system(s) management i.e. fire alarm system, and fire prevention (pump, and sprinkler maintenance)

    Associate's degree (two-year program) or equivalent formal training program preferred One or more years experience in Occupational Health and Safety Strong interpersonal and presentation skills

---• 4 - 6 years related functional experience.
-• 3 years managerial or supervisory experience with supervising warehouse associates in distribution center management required
-• High School degree or equivalent required
-• Bachelor's Degree in Business or Supply Chain Management preferred
-• Proficiency with computers including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint required
-• Must have ability to connect and build rapport and relationships with associates and external customers at all levels
-• Must have ability to work efficiently with time management and organizational skills with follow-up and follow through
-• Ability to manage through a problem and think and make decisions independently
-• Demonstrated ability to develop and execute annual financial operating plan
-• Ability to drive process improvement and lead change
-• Must demonstrate ownership & responsibility for running the operation with a sense of urgency
-• Strong written/oral communication including the ability to present in front of others, and demonstrate active listening skills are required
• 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 Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening required.

Physical Requirements:
-- 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: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.
-- While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to 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 occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.
-- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Penske Logistics
Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit to learn more.
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