Ryder System Safety Manager in Bridgeport, Michigan

Position Description

As a Safety Manager with Ryder, you will manage distribution center safety programs to ensure a safe and accident-free work environment. You will also plan and/or deliver programs to train managers and employees in work site safety practices. You will promote safety by working with all departments to analyze current situations and recommend safety improvements.

  • Builds a culture that integrates safety with daily operations; reduces frequency and severity of injuries, reduces costs and develops a more productive, effective and safe workforce that is in compliance with all applicable standards and regulations.

  • Analyzes accident data to identify trends and accident types that can be prevented.

  • Serves as resource to distribution center management during the development and implementation of standard safety programs.

  • Regularly reviews status of safety process and programs.

  • Tracks, reports, benchmarks and trends safety data; conducts root cause and other analysis to reduce incidents; establishes metrics and reports results to management weekly and monthly. Provides appropriate feedback and results to operations and DC personnel.

  • Identifies “Safety Best Practices” and communicates for implementation at the location.

  • Reviews and update safety policies, procedures and training to meet all regulatory updates in a timely manner.

With success in this role, your future with Ryder will likely include promotions to Operations Manager and beyond.

Some of our top leaders have grown their careers with Ryder after beginning at this level. If this sounds like the challenging career opportunity that you have been searching for, click “apply”!

If you are “the one”, you will join us in this exciting start-up opportunity with a world class, game-changing customer, all within the safety and stability of working for an 80+ year old Fortune 500 while growing your career with an industry leader in Supply Chain Solutions!

Ryder offers a fast paced, rewarding work environment for our employees, as well as Fortune 500 employment benefits.


  • Associates degree or 4 years of related experience is required

  • Advanced Level Skills in MS Excel such as keyboard short cuts, creating macros, merge, merge queries, templates, table techniques, and working with images and text

  • Minimum 1 (one) year of supervisory experience required

  • Experience with ground transportation operations including DOT, OSHA and all related safety regulations


  • Bachelor's degree preferred

  • Three to five years experience in logistics, transportation, warehouse or industry related field is preferred

  • Knowledge/Experience in transportation environment (i.e., Shipping, receiving and inventory management, distribution or dispatch preferred)

  • Knowledge of warehouse and or software applications, routing and dispatch software systems preferred

  • Excellent written, verbal and organizational skills preferred


  • Attainment of productivity goals resolving customer issues

  • Quality Assurance Safety Management and reporting New Employee training

  • Employee relations solutions Individual will be working in a dynamic environment focusing on delivery of continuous measurable improvement to the customer

  • Ensure functional area meets all productivity goals and objectives

Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Requisition ID 2018-53616

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 2174