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Safety, Manager

Fenton, MO, USA ● St. Louis, MO, USA Req #523
Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Position Summary:

Ensures compliance with all company safety policies and procedures, Department of Transportation (DOT) safety regulations and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR).  Manages employees who are responsible for compliance relating hours of service auditing, responding to ELD Hotline calls, van operator and agency safety evaluation systems, monitoring van operator telemetrics and log scanning/auditing processing of more than 1 million logs annually. Requires superior organizational and managerial skills to ensure execution of a multitude of safety functions.  Responsible for assessment of fines for untimely log submissions, chargebacks for licensing fees, and problem-solving agency/van operator performance issues.  Produces and distributes safety statistical information and materials to assist agents/van operators in improving safety performance.  Provides quality service to agents and van operators in the safety area. Interacts with various industry safety management councils. 


The work location for this role is flexible if approved by UniGroup expect this position may not be performed remotely from Colorado and California.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Complies with all company, state and federal policies and procedures to include DOT and FMCSA regulations.
  • Manages employees to ensure compliance with all company, state and federal policies in the areas of safety evaluation systems, accident analysis/prevention, and log processing.
  • Assumes responsibility for the effective operation of the Safety department and effectiveness of the United Van Lines and Mayflower Transit safety effort. 
  • Coordinates the safety effort with the dispatching of vehicles in the Operations department. 
  • Assists in safety training of the van operators, agency associates and Home Office associates. 
  • Resolves procedures or non-compliance problems, and makes recommendations for agents/van operator retention in United and Mayflower service. 
  • Institutes programs to monitor and improve compliance and the quality of safety performance. 
  • Identifies problems and trends, initiates corrective action, trains through seminars, sets goals, prepares profiles, and monitors progress. 
  • Assumes responsibility of meeting the UniGroup Safety Department objectives and UniGroup Goals. 
  • Supervises the creation and participates in executing written and live safety compliance content related to current safety trends.
  • Ability to analyze multiple high volume data sources to maximize audit functions, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Need for highly organized leader of people, processes and information.
  • Performs a variety of other duties as assigned. 



Education, License or Certification:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Safety, Transportation or equivalent experience.


  • 6-8 years experience in safety with two years in a management capacity


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Skills and Competencies:

  • Functional Expertise: Exercises independent judgment and applies in-depth knowledge and expertise to solve complex/technical problems across work groups; accountable for developing and recommending solutions.
  • Interpersonal: Develops effective working relationships across UniGroup; directs team efforts by providing technical/process expertise and guidance.
  • Leadership/Change: Demonstrates leadership by encouraging integrity and ethical behavior; supports business goals, change initiatives, and development through coaching and mentoring. 
  • Business: Understands how UniGroup business objectives relate to the business unit, and how own performance objectives align with business unit objectives
  • Communications: Demonstrates strong verbal and written communication and listening skills; possesses the ability to effectively communicate to all levels of the organization.
  • Language: Ability to read, write and speak English fluently.
  • Technology: Proficient in using multiple software programs and web-based applications such as e-mail, Microsoft Office Suite products, internet browsers, etc.

Other details

  • Job Family Legal & Compliance
  • Job Function Manager
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • Fenton, MO, USA
  • St. Louis, MO, USA