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Director, Safety at XPO Logistics, Inc.

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Dublin, Ohio





Job Description:

Logistics done differently.

Transport Topics ranked XPO Logistics #1 in North America, and Forbes named us one of America’s best employers. Are you ready to take your career to the next level with a fast-growing global company? As the Director, Safety, you will manage the regional safety organization and the safety administration team. Your focus will be providing the direction to improve safety metrics for the business while working closely with terminals and contracted drivers to ensure compliance with FMCSA regulations and XPO 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 more.

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 XPO’s safety goals

  • Create and measure KPIs to ensure goals are being met; implement countermeasures to improve performance

  • Collaborate with safety peers to benchmark and drive consistent policies across business units

  • Perform supervisory responsibilities, including interviewing, hiring, training, directing work and resolving issues

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Supply Chain or Environment, Health and Safety, or equivalent related work experience

  • 7 years of safety experience

It’d be great if you also have:


  • Availability to travel at least 50% of the time

  • Experience with DOT/OSHA reporting

  • Strong leadership and collaboration skills, including effectively supervising, coaching and influencing employees

Be part of something big.

XPO 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 XPO 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.

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.