Transportation Safety Coordinator

  • Kroger
  • US - CA - Paramount
  • 4 days ago

Company Name: Kroger

Location: Paramount, CA, US - 90723

Job Duration: 2021-04-07 to 2021-05-07


Department: LOG Management
Post End Date: 04/21/2021
Position Type: Employee
Position Reports To: Human Resource Manager
Position Supervises: N/A
Pay Level: 7
FLSA Status: Exempt


This position is Safety oriented; it is primarily a safety check ride position

  • The selected candidate will be required to complete Smith’s Defensive Driving, Safe Work Methods training, powered equipment training and Train the Trainer training for Safety training
  • The individual selected for this position will work varied shifts, hours and workweeks as needed to conduct check rides with working drivers delivering loads.
  • The majority of the workweek will be spent on road training and developing drivers.
  • Candidate must be able to work multiple locations as well.
  • The position will report to the Transportation Safety Manager

Position Summary:

Partner with operations team to promote associate and customer health and safety; lead the investigation of health and safety concerns and provide corrective and/or preventative measures. Work to reduce the risk of industrial injury/illness and property damage as well as food safety hazards. Maintain and follow up on the execution of company safety and loss prevention programs and solicit suggestions and ideas to make the distribution center a safe and secure environment. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Serve as a contact for government and outside entities such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Food and Drug Administration and Department of Transportation
  • Promote safety awareness through teamwork, communications, education and recognition programs
  • Oversee the Behavior Risk Improvement process and ensure all essential features are in place
  • Lead the investigation of accidents and injuries to determine the root cause
  • Review injury reports and investigations for accuracy, completeness and to identify trends
  • Develop initiatives, policies and training that proactively address safety and security concerns and ensure compliance to all regulatory and company health and safety policies
  • Manage food safety policies and procedures and respond to food safety concerns
  • Promote hazard identification and make recommendations for corrective action
  • Participate in safety and security audits and ensure corrective and/or preventative action is taken
  • Safety Committee representative and advisor
  • Develop, train, and maintain effective emergency response team to ensure appropriate measures are taken in the event of an emergency
  • Ensure that building and equipment safety inspections are conducted and documented
  • Schedule associate annual training and retraining; maintain all training records and certifications
  • Conduct periodic manager and supervisor training sessions
  • Track safety metrics and identify trends
  • Responsible for monthly audit of the OSHA 300 log and resolution of errors with claims administrators
  • Work with corporate claims administrator to manage claims and return to work
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Good understanding of the food safety / safety industry and laws
  • 3 + years` supervisory experience
  • Proven experience in a safety program(s)
  • Good administrative skills
  • Effective communication skills both oral and written
  • May be required to complete skills and ability testing
  • Ability to travel independently (< 25%)
  • No direct reports, mid-size facility with less than 500 associates

Desired Previous Job Experience:

  • Certified in First Aid and CPR or able to be certified within first 6 month in the position
  • Degree in Environmental Health & Safety, Behavioral Sciences or 3 + years` equivalent experience related field
  • Proficient in Microsoft office software programs
  • 10 and 30 Hour OSHA course certification or ability to complete the certification within the first year in the position


Education Level: Bachelor’s Desired
Required Travel: Up to 25%
Required Certifications/Licenses: Other
Position Type: Full-Time

Regions: West


Jobs at Kroger Logistics: Kroger Logistics is a best-in-class supply chain team that services our more than 2,500 grocery and convenience stores that stretch coast-to-coast across the U.S., including Alaska. We are comprised of more than 30 distribution centers, regional freight centers, transportation and office locations. In Kroger Logistics, we offer career opportunities in Safety, Professional Driving, Warehouse Operations, International Logistics, Engineering, Supply Chain and Human Resources. If you are looking for an ever-changing, fast-paced environment focused on supporting our Customer 1St Strategy, we welcome your online application.


Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

 Posting Notes:  CA || Paramount || 14900 Garfield Ave. || 90723 || Kroger Logistics || None || Logistics/Supply Chain || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || Other