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Director, Safety

Company: GXO Logistics
Location: High Point
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Logistics at full potential. At GXO, we're constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. You know that a positive work environment creates happy employees, which boosts productivity and dedication. On our team, you'll have the support to excel at work and the resources to build a career you can be proud of. As the Director, Safety, you will manage the regional safety organization and the safety administration team. You will provide direction to improve safety metrics for the business while working closely with sites, senior executives and EHS leaders to ensure compliance with regulations and GXO safety standards. Become a part of our dynamic team and we will help you develop to a level that will exceed your expectations and help you reach your career goals. Pay, benefits and more.We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan. What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Partner with operations to create and uphold safety policies
  • Provide daily leadership for the team, including performance management and mentoring
  • Evaluate and select third-party partners that best support GXO's safety goals
  • Create and measure KPIs to ensure goals are being met; implement countermeasures to improve performance
  • Work collaboratively with safety peers to benchmark and drive consistent policies across business units
  • Perform supervisory responsibilities, including interviewing, hiring, training, directing work and resolving issuesWhat you need to succeed at GXO:At a minimum, you'll need:
    • 7 years of health and safety experience
    • 5 years of safety experience in a warehousing/distribution environment, with at least 3 years in a supervisory role
    • Solid knowledge of the principles and practices of the supply chain and logistics industry
    • Superior knowledge of industry-related state and federal rules and regulations
    • Experience with OSHA reporting
    • Proficiency with Microsoft OfficeIt'd be great if you also have:
      • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Health and Safety or a related field
      • Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
      • Availability to travel up to 25% of the time
      • Ability to develop and deliver executive-level presentations
      • Solid ability to address and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
      • Excellent leadership and collaboration skills with the ability to effectively supervise, coach and influence employeesWe engineer faster, smarter, leaner supply chains. GXO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team - energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make GXO a great place to work. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.
        GXO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with GXO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers. All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Review GXO's candidate privacy statement here.

Keywords: GXO Logistics, High Point , Director, Safety, Executive , High Point, North Carolina

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