LVL - Safety Manager (Grade 25) Job

Date: Sep 11, 2023

Location: Louisville, KY, US, 40258

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

The Plant Safety Manager is responsible for implementing and managing safety programs at the Dynacraft Louisville plant and working with the safety leaders from other location on development and execution of safety strategy. The ideal candidate is proactive, has experience in a manufacturing environment, and effectively collaborates with all stakeholders to develop and promote a culture of safety. This position is based in Louisville, Kentucky.

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.
Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Manage a comprehensive safety program including prevention, inspection, investigation, and recording of incidents. Detect hazardous conditions, track and measure results and recommend, as well as, implement appropriate actions.
  • Provide leadership, training, and analysis to managers, and employees in the identification of potential hazards and accident prevention.
  • Oversee the location's worker's compensation program, including investigations, reporting, and collection of information for claims management.
  • Develop and implement preventive or corrective measures relating to processes, machinery layout, plant ergonomics, and/or personal protective equipment.
  • Participate in Risk Assessment and long-term safety projects, in collaboration with Manufacturing Engineering, Operations, and other stakeholders.
  • Proactively streamline safety processes and automate as appropriate.
  • Oversee the safety committee, ensuring effectiveness.
  • Administer, create, and facilitate safety training.
  • Develop, maintain and communicate the plant’s emergency programs; ensuring proper training and certification.
  • Maintain knowledge of, and ensure compliance with, applicable federal, state, and local laws. Coordinate with OSHA inspectors, fire department inspections, and PACCAR insurance carriers.
  • Coordinate with vendors providing safety-related services.
  • Assist in basic first aid treatment and other duties as needed.
  • Benchmark safety programs with other PACCAR locations as well as suppliers and PACCAR peer companies.
  • Special projects as assigned.

Division Information

Dynacraft, a PACCAR Company, is headquartered in McKinney, TX. a suburb of Dallas. Dynacraft is a diversified global manufacturer of PACCAR medium- and heavy-duty truck parts sold under Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF nameplates. For fifty years Dynacraft has provided the company’s truck divisions and PACCAR Parts division with high quality components, subassemblies, and specialized services. Dynacraft has production facilities in Algona, WA, Louisville, KY, and McKinney, TX.


  • Five (5) years of closely related industrial safety and health experience
  • Demonstrative multi-tasking and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • Must be able to manage quickly changing priorities while meeting deadlines.


  • Bachelor's degree in Safety Management, Occupational Health, or related field required.
  • Master's Degree in applicable field preferred.
  • Professional certification in safety, industrial hygiene or hazardous materials preferred.

Paccar Benefits

As a U.S. PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:

  • Competitive salary and 401k with up to a 5% company match
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
  • Comprehensive paid time off – Minimum of 10 paid vacation days, 12 paid holidays, and sick leave
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education 
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
  • Paid short-and long-term disability program
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more
  • Global Fortune 500 company with a wide array of growth and development opportunities
  • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their field

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability. At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors, including your education, training, or experience. Additionally, this role is eligible for a full range of benefit options listed above.

Nearest Major Market: Louisville

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