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Ryder System Safety Manager in Warren, Michigan

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The Safety Manager position is responsible for managing safety, health and security processes and providing leadership for all matters related to employee safety and health.

REMOTE work from HOME or OFFICE - MUST live in: IL, IN, or MI

Essential Functions

  • Develops compliance programs and employee safety management systems for previously undefined programs/initiatives

  • Conducts hazard analysis, evaluation and develops solutions for issues and problems related to employee safety and regulatory compliance

  • Provides technical and managerial guidance through ongoing evaluations and investigations

  • Serves as primary interface with regulatory agencies on inspections, issues and employee complaints

  • Liaise with Environmental Services, coordinate and integrate overlapping processes

  • Regional liaison, benchmarking on regional level

  • Performs program/product development. Manager development and implementation

  • Performs training courses and facilitates industrial hygiene assessments

Additional Responsibilities

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong influencing skills

  • Effective interpersonal skills

  • Able to influence and positively affect change

  • Ability to create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team

  • Must have flexible, open-minded and positive approach

  • Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced environment

  • Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills

  • Proven ability to manage multi-functional teams

  • Demonstrates analytical skills

  • Demonstrates problem solving skills

  • Detail oriented with excellent follow-up practices


  • Bachelor's degree required BA/BS Safety Science or Management

  • Master's degree preferred Safety Science or Management

  • Five - Seven (5-7) years or more 5-7 years of experience developing and managing employee safety & health programs required

  • Five- Seven (5-7) years or more Proven track record as a BU Safety Manager required

  • Other Certified Safety Professional (CSP) preferred



Job Category: Safety & Security

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