Driver Safety Specialist in Winnipeg MB

McCain Foods
Driver Safety Specialist
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Winnipeg MB
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At Day & Ross, you’ll go far.
Day & Ross is one of Canada’s largest transportation companies, serving top brands across North America. We got our start hauling potatoes in 1950, and now we have a team of more than 8,000 employees.

We believe our people are our greatest strength – and we treat them like family. For over a decade, we’ve been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, and we were named a Top Company for Women to Work for in Transportation in 2018 and 2019. Our industry recognition is a testament to the family values we share with our parent company, McCain Foods Limited.

About the Role

Driver Safety Specialist

Winnipeg, MB

How You’ll Help with:

  • Establish regular meetings with all drivers.
  • Accompany drivers for the purpose of observing and evaluating the driving behaviours and skills for compliance to Provincial and D&R requirements such as log book, speed, inspections etc.
  • Meet targets as to company safety policies, driver attendance to safety meetings and accident costs.
  • Maintain driver and supervisory personnel adherence to legislated safety laws.
  • Help create safety training material to facilitate education of safety legislations.
  • Maintain and update data input on multiply PC programs.
  • Effectively maintain professional attitude and be a source of solutions or guidance for all issues.
  • Remain on call for and attend at accidents / collisions as company representative and to complete all required reports.
  • Complete required work in all weather conditions year round as needed.
  • Be able to communicate to individual / groups in a classroom setting and set up / use education tools as required, i.e. Laptop, LCD projector, creates handouts, maintain decorum, gain feedback and track progress.
  • Commercial Driver&##39;s License is preferred with a clean record.
  • Facilitate LCV permit review training with new operations team members when required
  • Other related duties as may be required.

Your Skills & Experience:

  • Communication skills - advanced
  • Computer skills - accuracy, MS products, AS400, web based programs
  • Knowledge related to legal / safe operation of commercial equipment as to local laws and federal compliance standards.
  • Demonstrated customer relationship skills
  • Knowledge of Transportation of Dangerous goods Regulations
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Effective written and communications skills
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Strong conflict resolution skills
  • Able to work deadlines in high transactional environment
  • Presentation skills, and working knowledge of adult learning principles
  • Ability to champion business needs in a collaborative manner to colleagues
  • Results focused

To apply, visit the Careers page on our website at

Please note that the successful candidate will be asked to provide reference and criminal background checks prior to employment. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

As a federally regulated employer, Day & Ross fully supports the principles of employment equity and encourages all qualified members of the designated groups to apply.

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