Driver Recruiter & Safety Manager

 Carthage, MO

Job ID:
Job Title:
Driver Recruiter & Safety Manager
City & State:
Carthage, MO
Job Region:
Manager/Team Lead/Supervisor
Business Unit:
Training & Development
Service Offering:
Shipper, Safety & Compliance, Driver Management (Recruiting/Training/Retention), Asset Transportation
Our client enhances people’s lives worldwide by designing and manufacturing innovative, distinctive products and components for use in bedding, furniture, seating, homes, offices, airplanes, and automobiles. With 2016 sales of $3.7 billion, our client serves a broad suite of customers that comprise a "Who's Who" of U.S. manufacturers and retailers. Their 134-year-old company (founded in 1883) is made of 17 business units, 22,000 employee-partners and 120 facilities located in 18 countries.

Driver Recruiter & Safety Manager
Our client is searching for a Driver Recruiter & Safety Manager to join their Logistics department. In this position, you will report to the Staff VP – Domestic Logistics and work closely with the logistics management team. In this role you will be responsible for overseeing key driver programs; including the Smith System Driver training, driver safety, driver recruiting and the student driver training program just to name a few. You will oversee one direct report in this role, a Driver Recruiter.

Job Type: Full-time

  • Provide tactical direction on recruiting tactics and techniques, and resource allocation to assist with recruiter development and improve time to fill.
  • Develop, manage and oversee the driver programs: Student Driver Training program, Smith System Driver Training program, Safety Training program, and others driver programs.
  • Develop Quarterly driver safety online program along with a weekly safety bulletin for distribution
  • Evaluate driver performance, mentor drivers, complete road observations, and conduct accident investigations.
  • Support the Company’s operating groups by collaborating on best practices and advising/developing new procedures to ensure operational excellence.
  • Handle all HR activities for drivers including on-boarding, off-boarding, training, etc.
  • Work closely with Corporate HR on company-wide initiatives impacting the Company’s driver workforce.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, HR or related field
  • Minimum of 3+ years of related experience
  • Experience working knowledge of all D.O.T regulations
  • Certified Smith System Trainer or willingness to become certified
  • Knowledge of Smith System, Infinit-I, Tenstreet, Randall Reilly or other safety/HR related software is a plus
  • Strong understanding of driver safety programs and accident investigation process
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to communicate
  • Ability to create and deliver presentations

This position offers a competitive base salary.

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