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Fleet Safety Specialist

At SpartanNash, we deliver the ingredients for a better life through customer-focused innovation. We do this for our supply chain customers and U.S. military commissaries, retail store guests and, most importantly, our Associates. In fact, we see a day when each will say, “I can’t live without them.”

Our SpartanNash family of Associates is 17,000 strong, ranging from bakery managers to order selectors; from IT developers to vice presidents of finance; from HR Business Partners to export specialists. Each of them plays an integral role in SpartanNash’s People First culture, Operational Excellence and Insights that Drive Solutions. Ready to contribute to the success of our food solutions company? Apply now!


1133 Kingwood Avenue - Norfolk, Virginia 23502

Job Description:

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for general Fleet Safety compliance within assigned area(s) and to maintain compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations including, but not limited to the Department of Transportation (DOT), Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and CSA (Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010).

This is a hybrid role based at our corporate office in Norfolk, VA

Here's what you'll do:

  • Participate in the fleet safety program including policies and procedures, audits and inspections by leading the data reporting and analysis of OmniTracs ELD/tracking data related to safety metrics. Advise management of the results and any potential issues.

  • Review logs/electronic logging device (ELD) accordingly. Provide updates based on evaluations/observations; work with fleet safety management to address compliance gaps.

  • Maintains compliance with DOT/FMCSA requirements and records for driver qualifications, unassigned vehicle activities (UVA) and Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports (DVIR). Provide guidance to Fleet Safety team on compliance and work with transportation management on issue resolution to communicate policies accordingly.

  • Assist with locations that do not have shop support, update and maintain third party invoices/work orders in Squarerigger maintenance system.

  • Maintain working relationships and partner with the transportation management team regarding fleet safety programs, policies and compliance.

Here's what you'll need:

  • Bachelors or Associates degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

  • Two to three (2-3) years of experience in safety, transportation and over-the-road carriers required.

  • Knowledge of DOT/FMCSA fleet compliance regulations. Prior driver experience/Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) a plus.

Physical Requirements / Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be required to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. The associate is frequently required to sit/stand/walk. While performing duties of this position, the associate is subject to an office environment and/or distribution setting and is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment varies: office setting may be low to moderate; Distribution center/transportation setting may be moderate to high.

As part of our People First culture, SpartanNash is proud to offer a robust and competitive Total Rewards benefits package.

SpartanNash is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veteran, that celebrates diversity and believes employing a diverse workforce is key to our success. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals.

We are not able to sponsor work visas for this position.

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