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Regional Safety Supervisor - Solar Transport

Job Location Des Moines, Iowa Req ID R39517

Solar Transport is looking to add a Regional Safety Supervisor to the team! The Safety Supervisor will be the primary safety related subject matter expert for their assigned operational region. This position will provide leadership support, clear and accurate training, and act as a primary investigator into issues of non-compliance, injuries, and collisions. If you are someone with a strong transportation background and have a passion for safety this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

What you’ll do

  • Provide support to Drivers by maintaining a visible presence to the field while performing job observations throughout the assigned region
  • Assist in coaching, mentoring, and implementation of the HS&E programs in the field
  • Regularly review and be familiar with all applicable industry standards and federal regulations to ensure compliance with company policies 
  • Ensure all accidents are reported immediately, thoroughly investigated within prescribed timelines and create corrective action plans created to counter discovered root causes
  • Travel throughout assigned region to conduct site risk assessments, equipment inspections, conduct employee engagement activities, and identify hazards to reduce risk to employees
  • Partner with the Regional Managers, and Regional Fleet Assistants and lead in the investigation of incidents to determine root cause, and corrective action plans for collisions, injuries, and issues of non-compliance
  • Engage, coach, and assist the Drivers to ensure that all safety expectations are understood and met

What we’re looking for

  • Excellent Incident Investigation skills
  • Excellent leadership and conflict resolution skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize competing priorities
  • Ability to analyze data to make informed decisions
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Ability to perform tasks to expectation with little or no direct supervision

Other key requirements

  • Knowledge of DOT hiring rules and regulations, required
  • Recent experience in bulk fuel transportation
  • Class A CDL, tanker and hazmat endorsement or related experience, required
  • Relocation to the Des Moines, IA area or Springfield, MO area required

Leadership Competencies

  • Communication: Delivers clear, effective communication and listens to others
  • Conceptual/Systems Thinking: Recognizes patterns, trends, themes, and connections in information to develop innovative ideas and solutions
  • Constructive Engagement: Expresses ideas and disagreements, constructively resolves conflict, and encourages others to do the same
  • Customer Orientation: Meets the expectations and needs of internal and external customers
  • Decision Making: Makes good decisions in a timely manner
  • Empowerment: Takes initiative and solves problems
  • Talent Development: Maximizes potential and improves overall performance
  • Influence: Proactively builds relationships and influences others
  • Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving: Accurately assesses problems and effectively and efficiently arrives at solutions
  • Strategic Thinking: Understands the current state and is able to visualize the ideal state and how to achieve it

About Solar Transport and Krause Group 

Solar Transport is a family focused company. With more than 40 locations, our drivers make it home every night. We genuinely value our team and go above and beyond to reward their hard work. Solar Transport is among the nation's best when it comes to tank-truck carriers and logistics providers. For over 50 years, Solar has strived to set the standard in how refined petroleum products such as gasoline, diesel, ethanol and jet fuel are managed, transported and delivered helping our customers become more productive and profitable.

Krause Group is a Midwest U.S. based parent company comprising a diverse set of domestic and international businesses with over 5,000 associates. These companies include Kum & Go, L.C., a convenience retail chain with more than 400 stores in 11 states—Solar Transport, the Des Moines Menace F.C., and Krause Group Real Estate. Internationally, Krause Group is parent to the historic Enrico Serafino and Vietti wineries and Casa di Langa based in Piedmont, Italy.

Solar Transport is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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