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Date: May 4, 2018

Location: Louisville, KY, US

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

The Louisville Safety Manager is responsible for developing, implementing, and managing safety programs at Dynacraft Louisville. The ideal candidate is proactive, has experience in a manufacturing environment, and effectively collaborates with leadership to develop a culture of behavioral-based safety. This position is based in Louisville KY and reports to the Louisville HR Manager. This position has one direct report.

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 and related costs. Detect hazardous conditions, track and measure results and recommend as well as implement appropriate actions.
  • Provide leadership, training, and analysis to leadership, managers, and employees in the identification of potential hazards and accident prevention.
  • Oversee the OSHA and 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.
  • Proactively streamline safety processes and automate as appropriate.
  • Oversee the safety committee ensuring effectiveness
  • Administer and facilitate safety training.
  • Develop, maintain and communicate the plants 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.
  • Assist in basic first aid treatment.
  • Benchmark safety programs with other PACCAR locations as well as suppliers and PACCAR peer companies.
  • Special projects and additional duties as assigned.

Division Information

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

Skills / Competencies


5 years of closely related industrial safety and health experience

Demonstrated multi-tasking and organizational skills, the 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.
  • 5 years of closely related industrial safety and health experience.

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

Nearest Major Market: Louisville

Job Segment: Safety, Claims, Manager, Inspector, Service, Insurance, Management, Quality, Customer Service

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