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Specialist, Safety

Requisition Id:  343046
Business Unit:  Managed Transportation

Canton, MS, US, 39046


Solutions driven success.


XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you’re looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. 


As the Safety Specialist, you will establish and reinforce a culture of health and safety that prevents accidents and injuries within the work place, as well as ensure that all corrective measures are implemented when required. On our team, you’ll have the support to excel at work and the resources to build a career you can be proud of.


Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more.


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Develop and establish a culture of compliance and safety in the workplace by preparing and enforcing policies
  • Evaluate practices, procedures and facilities to assess risk and ensure compliance with the law
  • Monitor compliance to policies and laws by inspecting employees and operations
  • Investigate accidents or incidents to discover root causes
  • Recommend solutions, improvement opportunities or preventive measures
  • Manage the driver’s annual reviews for assigned regions
  • Review all MVR’s that are ran on current drivers to be sure we are DOT legal
  • Perform all safety related functions including, but not limited to, accident reviews, annual reviews, and take the lead on self-audits of all program areas including driver’s file
  • Participate in periodic self-audits conducted by the Corporate Compliance Department
  • Work with terminals to obtain new, replacement, or renewed permits for our fleet of vehicles in compliance with DOT regulations.
  • Support the recruitment team with driver’s qualification, onboarding, and termination process
  • Support the regional safety meetings on a monthly basis and communicate information from meetings to corporate headquarters and local employees
  • Execute periodic reporting requirements. (Daily, weekly, monthly, etc.)

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • 1 year of related health and safety experience
  • Experience preparing and presenting safety reports to executive management

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to clearly communicate guidelines to a multidisciplinary workforce
  • Demonstrated supervisory skills, especially leading and motivating others to implement new processes
  • Excellent organizational skills with proven ability to multitask and strong attention to detail

Be part of something big.



We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.


All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test. 

The above statements are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.  

Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here. 

Nearest Major Market: Jackson Mississippi

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