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Logistics Saftey Manager


chicago, illinois

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Job Summary:

The Logistics Safety Manager will be responsible for ensuring the safety and compliance of all logistics operations. This role involves developing and implementing safety policies, conducting risk assessments, and ensuring adherence to safety regulations across all logistics activities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Safety Policy Development: Develop, implement, and maintain comprehensive safety policies and procedures for all logistics operations.
  • Risk Assessment: Conduct regular risk assessments to identify potential hazards and implement mitigation strategies to minimize risks.
  • Training and Education: Design and deliver safety training programs for logistics personnel to ensure a thorough understanding of safety practices and compliance requirements.
  • Incident Investigation: Lead investigations into logistics-related accidents and incidents, identify root causes, and develop corrective action plans to prevent recurrence.
  • Compliance: Ensure all logistics operations comply with local, national, and international safety regulations and standards.
  • Monitoring and Reporting: Monitor safety performance metrics and prepare regular reports for senior management, highlighting key safety issues and improvement opportunities.
  • Continuous Improvement: Drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance safety performance and foster a culture of safety within the logistics team.
  • Emergency Response: Develop and implement emergency response plans for logistics operations, and conduct regular drills to ensure readiness.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with other departments, such as production, quality, and human resources, to ensure a coordinated approach to safety management.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Logistics, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Experience: Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in a safety management role within the logistics or manufacturing industry.
  • Knowledge: Strong understanding of logistics operations, safety regulations, and risk management principles. Familiarity with ISO 45001 or similar safety management systems.
  • Skills: Excellent attention to detail, strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and proficiency in safety management software and tools. Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Certifications: Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or similar certification is preferred.
  • Other: Ability to work independently and as part of a team, with strong organizational and time management skills. Willingness to travel as needed.

Working Conditions:

  • Primarily office-based with regular visits to logistics sites and facilities.
  • May require occasional travel to different locations and facilities.

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