Warehouse / Transportation Safety Leader - La Crosse, WI #867

Date: Dec 2, 2020

Location: La Crosse, WI, US, 54603

Company: Kwik Trip Inc

Location: Department #867 2025 Kwik Trip Way La Crosse, WI 54603  
Requisition: 107485 
Shift: Variable

Already a Kwik Trip Co-worker?  Follow this link to apply:  myapps.kwiktrip.com 

Kwik Trip, Inc. has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Safety Leader.  The purpose of this position is to develop, manage and train on strategies to eliminate accidents and injuries and support the overall wellness of our coworkers at the Transportation through Safety, Occupational Health and the Department of Transportation.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Daily discussions with coworkers on safety; working safely while at Kwik Trip, proper lifting, hearing conversations, and reducing injuries, etc.
  • Reviews applicable regulations and polices that exist, then plans, prepares, reviews, updates and directs corporate safety programs and policies
  • Inspects and evaluates workplace environments, equipment, and practices providing technical guidance to Directors and Department Managers on DOT and safety compliance
  • Work alongside Distribution Division Safety Lead to review and update coworker safety programs/computer-based training programs to determine their adequacy
  • Develops and maintains Department’s annual safety and fleet safety related budget
  • Analyze and interpret statistical data, which includes findings from accident investigations and etc. for issues or trends
  • Identify and appraise conditions which could produce accidents and financial loses and evaluates potential extent of injuries resulting from incidents
  • Review findings/statistical data with top management for incorporation into the Kwik Trip’s safety management process/Zero Injury Culture.
  • Prepare reports in hard copy or electronic forms for presentation to unit managers
  • Reviews and interpret safety data and directs required safety training activities to meet OSHA and DOT compliance


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and / or five plus years work experience in a Transportation/Warehouse environment or manufacturing facility, with an emphasis on workplace safety
  • Candidates should have the 10-hour OSHA certification or the ability to obtain it, as well as be First Aid certified
  • Solid understanding of DOT, OSHA, NFP and other federal and state mandated safety regulations
  • Knowledge of safety policies / programs, GMP’s, and sanitation practices
  • Knowledge of daily transportation operations / processes
  • Knowledge of PPE and chemical safety
  • Possess exceptional presentation skills with the ability to influence change
  • Demonstrate strong leadership qualities
  • Demonstrate a high level of time management and organizational skills resulting in the ability to prioritize multiple projects and manage multiple tasks while meeting deadlines
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels within the company including top management, coworkers, suppliers and customers
  • Skilled in making formal persuasive presentations to top management pertaining to the interpretation of safety programs, policies and procedures
  • Ability to operate a computer and be proficient with Microsoft Office products


Work Schedule:  This salaried position is required to work 45-50 hours per week primarily 5 days a week. Even though typical working hours will be during the day time, flexibility with working weekends, evenings and even some overnights is required to visit and oversee all shifts within the Distribution Division.  



Deadline to apply for this opportunity is Monday, December 14th

Kwik Trip, Inc. OVERVIEW:

For over 50 years, Kwik Trip, Inc. has operated friendly, clean, trusted, family-owned, local convenience stores in communities throughout Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Iowa. With a commitment to generosity, Kwik Trip, Inc. is dedicated to treating co-workers and guests like family. We continue to look for ways to improve our guest shopping experience and product offerings, as well as to ensure we provide a safe and fun work environment for our co-workers. We offer competitive wage and benefits and continue to invest in our family of co-workers and provide them with career advancement and growth opportunities.

Kwik Trip, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Function: Admin - Clerical; Business Development; Customer Service; Distribution - Shipping; Energy, Oil & Gas; Facilities; Human Resources; Inventory; Management; Professional Services; Skilled Labor - Trades; Strategy - Planning; Training; Transportation; Warehouse

Nearest Major Market: La Crosse
Nearest Secondary Market: Winona

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