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Safety Manager Job

Date: May 16, 2023

Location: Renton, WA, US, 98055

Company: PACCAR

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 premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates 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!

Division Information

Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company’s dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks, and medium duty diesel-electric hybrids.


Why Work at PACCAR?

PACCAR offers comprehensive benefits from time of hire through retirement for vested employees and their families. As a U.S. Salaried 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
•    This position is also eligible for a holiday bonus

Requisition Summary

This position manages plant safety and health staff and programs to include: accident prevention, worker’s compensation administration, safety training, ergonomics, emergency response plans, and compliance with company/governmental policies and regulations. 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

•    Manages a comprehensive safety and health program, including accident prevention, investigation, and recording of accidents and related costs. 
•    Provides consultation, training, and analytical analysis to plant leadership, managers, and employees in the identification of potential hazards and accident prevention. 
•    Directs the administration of disability programs, worker’s compensation program, investigations, and the collection of information for claims management. 
•    Manages safety inspections to detect hazardous conditions and assumes appropriate follow-up on unsafe conditions. Consult with supervisors and recommend preventive or corrective measures relating to process, machinery layout and or personal protective equipment. 
•    Maintain knowledge of and ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Coordinate with all OSHA inspectors, fire department inspections and PACCAR insurance carriers. 
•    Performs analysis to develop and identify continuous improvement in the safety and health department that will assist in achieving effective loss control goals and procedures. 
•    Oversees plant ergonomics, safety committee, and industrial hygiene monitoring 
•    Coordinates the administration and facilitation of required safety training for plant employees through internal or external training programs.  
•    Works closes with Facilities Manager on the plant emergency program and ensures proper training and certification is maintained
•    Ability to assist in basic first aid treatment and other duties as needed to support the plant
•    Engages employees in goals, continuous improvements, projects, etc.
•    Serves as a coach and mentor in the personal and professional development of team members
•    Responsible for departmental budgeting and meeting financial obligations. Recommends and assists in capital expenditure process for improvements as needed.


  • Bachelor's degree in Safety Management, Occupational Health, Technology or related field required. Master's Degree in applicable field, as well as professional certification in safety, industrial hygiene or hazardous materials a plus.
  • 5 - 7+ years closely related industrial safety and health experience. Familiar with OSHA, WISHA, NFPA, ACGIH regulations. Administrative and organizational ability. 
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral), strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate in large group settings (500+ employees)
  • Ability to supervise, make decisions, and use independent judgment and or action when required
  • Working knowledge of all Microsoft programs

Salary Information

At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors, including your education, training, or experience. The salary range for SAFETY MANAGER is $80,800 - $126,600 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for a full range of benefit options listed above.  

Additional Job Board Information

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

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

Job Segment: Industrial Hygiene, Loss Prevention, Claims, Safety, Engineering, Retail, Insurance, Service, Customer Service