Director of Risk Management | De Pere, WI

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Director of Risk Management | De Pere, WI

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Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Report, investigate, complete subrogation, and verify payouts for property and liability accidents. Utilize insurance company as needed.
  • In conjunction with applicable managers; CSA reporting and validation of report/numbers and corporate communication.
  • Maintain relationship and first point of contact for property and liability insurance carriers for both employee drivers and independent contractors.
  • Maintain corporate Liability, Property, and Worker’s Compensation Insurance Policies.
  • First point of contact for all worker’s compensation claims for both drivers and non-drivers.
  • Complete OSHA requirements including but not limiting; annual filing, reporting, providing training material, and ensuring Terminal Managers are comfortable with OSHA requirements in a workplace.
  • Ensure all warehouse and shop associates are compliant with training including but not limited to OSHA, safety, or relatable areas of compliance.
  • Create and communicate the accident management protocol for area and local managers; for drivers and non drivers.
  • Perform accident investigation when applicable.
  • Review driver and nondriver accident file content for accuracy and documents needed.
  • Gatekeeper for nondriver accident preventable decisions.
  • Assure proper accountability is delivered for nondriver preventable accidents.
  • Provide a comprehensive & accurate monthly report containing appropriate metrics.
  • Develop, create and maintain ownership of nondriver safety scorecards.
  • Ensure compliance of warehouse assets, including but not limited to forklift, scissor lift, with all required documentation are up-to-date and remain up to date for audits, OSHA, etc.
  • Responsible for compliance with MSDS OSHA requirements, including but not limited to MSDS binder at all required locations, creating a centralized database for future reference.
  • Maintain corporate contracts for Logistics, Owner Operator, and Lease Purchase agreements.
  • Ownership of event coordination, with assistance from appliable departments, to include but not limited to driver recognition and annual banquet.
  • Quarterly and annually assemble information from all departments, when applicable, for the Quarterly Associate meetings and Annual Vision meetings; compile together and present of material.
  • Assist with claims and subrogation.
  • Overnight/weekend on call responsibility to assist the 24/7 department as needed for accident, risk and legal issues of serious magnitude.
  • Continuous internal audits to remain prepared for external audits, coordinating with all necessary departments and managers to ensure compliance standards are continually met.
  • Recommend continuous improvements to support the safety-focused work culture and proactive mindset to reduce the risk of future risk liability.
  • Other safety duties as assigned.

Necessary Experience & Qualifications:

  • High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED) or qualified experience: required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field: required.
  • 10+ years of transportation management and/or safety management; required.
  • 3+ years with litigation and claims; required.
  • 5+ years of leading a team of risk/safety associates; required.
  • AS400 experience; preferred.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite; required.
  • Ability to use proprietary software.
  • Utilize risk, safety, and transportation software; required.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
  • Company, department and team-orientated workplace mindset.
  • Ability to analyze, define, diagnose, and resolve problems based on sound logic and rationale.
  • Ability develop, coach, and mentor other including the ability to provide development experiences and network opportunities, advise, and teach to prepare others for effective job performance.
  • Demonstrate willingness to be proactive.
  • Ability to interact cooperatively and collaboratively with others as a team, including those holding divergent and/or opposing views and goals.
  • Understand and apply meaningful risk/safety performance metrics.
  • Ability to work professionally with a diverse group of individuals.
  • Ability to tolerate high stress circumstances.
  • High level of self and team accountability.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to multitask and time management.
  • Demonstrate ability to make quick decisions with the information available at time.

Recruiter Contact Info

Pierson Gill
Director of Talent – Executive Search
[email protected]


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