Transportation Safety Manager



Come Join the Better Ingredients, Better Pizza Team!

We are SERVING up more than just PIZZA! We are NOT just a REGULAR ole' PIZZA company! We stand behind BETTER INGREDIENTS! BETTER PIZZA! Come join a QUALITY TEAM!

We are looking for a hard-working, fun, dedicated leader for a Transportation Safety Manager role at our FUN, STATE OF THE ART, Corporate Campus in Louisville, KY!

Don't you want the FREEDOM of working for a company that pays you WEEKLY so that you can enjoy a few slices of pizza on your day off! Or maybe your driven by the GREAT PERKS as a PAPA JOHN'S team member! Apply Today!!

We look forward to making you a proud PAPA JOHN'S team member, not just another employee on the roster!

What are somePERKS?!

  • Competitive Compensation!
  • Career advancement opportunities!
  • Working with GREAT people who stand behind a GREAT BRAND!
  • Employee discount on pizza!
  • Affordable health, RX, Vision options - just ask for details
  • Dental Coverage Available!
  • 401K Plan
  • Paid Vacation- to enjoy the GREAT things LIFE has to offer!
  • Paid Holidays
  • FREE Parking
  • On-site Restaurant!
  • On-site Doctors Office!
  • Casual Dress- Blue Jeans EVERYDAY!!
  • Tennis shoes EVERY FRIDAY!!
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Educational Assistance and many, many more...

The Transportation Safety Manager is responsible for providing operational support, with regards to both Class A and small vehicle safety management, to our Quality Control Centers and Restaurant Operations teams, in accordance with company policies/ procedures and Federal/State regulations.


Do you have what it takes?

  • Assist with identifying best practices and lead continuous improvement initiatives to reduce work process risks, raise safety awareness, and improve safe work practices
  • Evaluate and utilize current benchmarking survey/practices relevant to transportation safety.
  • Assist with the development and maintaining safety policies, procedures and programs to promote safety for both the public and our team members while protecting PJI from litigation in regards to accidents or injuries
  • Investigate vehicle crashes and near-miss incidents to determine causal factors, root causes and corrective/preventive measures
  • Provide technical advice, coaching, guidance, and mentoring to team members on transportation safety initiatives and necessary changes
  • Ensure safety programs directly support short and long term strategic safety planning and development
  • Regularly provide direction, communication and leadership regarding transportation safety to Store operation Leaders
  • Periodically conduct observations of drivers during all aspects of the delivery process
  • Measure and monitor compliance with company policies procedures around safe driving and scoring metrics (Drivosity), including serving as liaison with HRDs on motor vehicle incidents
  • Assist with OSHA reportable incidents as needed while coordinating and providing response communications to ensure compliance
  • Manage and utilize reporting and ad-hoc analysis, identify loss trends with motor vehicle accidents and worker's compensation, communicating with field operations as appropriate (Drivosity Platform)
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Effectively communicate and give direction verbally and/or in writing in English.
  • Proficient computer skills.
  • Ability to design, develop and facilitate effective training sessions
  • Ability to travel 20-25%
  • Collaborate effectively across all business units


  • College degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of progressive transportation management experience
  • Proficient working knowledge of DOT regulations, federal, state and local laws
  • Certified Smith System Defensive Driving Instructor, preferred
  • CTP, CDS or OHST certification, preferred


Exciting things are happening at Papa John's corporate restaurants. Work where the best ingredient is YOU!

Great things are happening at Papa John's! If you are looking for a fulfilling career with an international company, flavored with challenging work, mixed with professional development opportunities, a competitive salary and a collaborative team environment, then look no further! Papa John's seeks people who share our philosophy for success, are looking for quality business practices and meaningful work. All these combine to produce not only the best pizza, but also the best team members!

Papa John's has over 5,000 locations in 44 countries and territories around the world. We offer a competitive benefits and compensation package. Driven to be the best. Better Ingredients. Better People. ®