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Chick-fil-A, Inc.

Sr. Lead Advisor, Strategic Safety

Atlanta, GA


The Sr. Lead Corporate Fleet & Drivers Safety Advisor is responsible for providing leadership and consultation for Chick-fil-A, Inc. corporate fleet and drivers' safety development, implementation, and mitigation strategies. This role would serve as the corporate advisor for fleet and drivers safety efforts and initiatives. This role would be responsible for maintaining updated knowledge of fleet and drivers' safety practices and regulatory (e.g., DOT), support compliance efforts, engage with a collaborative team to integrate the fleet and drivers safety program within different departments (e.g. CORs TDP), perform regular trend analyses to identify areas for safety intervention & oversight, collaboratively work with leaders to set standards and accountability, develop and provide driving safety education where needed.

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Our Flexible Future model offers a healthy mix of working in person and virtually, strengthening key elements of the Chick-fil-A culture by fostering collaboration and community.


To be successful in this role, role will develop and lead implementation of Chick-fil-A, Inc. Corporate Fleet and Driver's Safety & Compliance program, drive a safe fleet and drivers' safety culture, evaluate and mitigate fleet safety risks, lead Fleet Safety & Compliance training, and analyze data to inform safe decision making,

Working collaboratively with Talent, Legal and leadership across the Chick-fil-A, Inc. to:
  • Develop, implement, and enforce fleet safety policies and procedures for Chick-fil-A, Inc.'s corporate exposure for Staff driving on Chick-fil-A business, which may include company fleet or use of personal and/or rental vehicles
  • Ensure that applicable Motor Vehicle Records are reviewed, and acceptable records are maintained every six months and working the Talent and legal with Post Adverse Action letters.
  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations related to vehicle safety and transportation.
  • Develop and provide training and education to applicable drivers on safe driving practices, including defensive driving and adherence to company policies.
  • Investigate accidents and incidents involving company vehicles, determining their causes, and recommending/implementing preventive measures.
  • Identify potential safety risks and take steps to mitigate them, such as installing safety equipment in vehicles where appropriate.
  • Collect and analyze data related to fleet safety to identify trends and areas for improvement.
  • Prepare reports for management on safety performance, incidents, and compliance.
  • Develop and implement emergency response plans for accidents and/or hazardous situations involving company vehicles.
  • Collaborate with various departments to promote a culture of fleet and drivers' safety within the organization.
  • Utilize technology (which could include selection and implementation), such as telematics and tracking systems, to monitor driver behavior and vehicle performance when possible.
  • Continuously working to improve safety standards and practices within the company's fleet operations.
  • Work with other members of the Enterprise Risk Management team on other risk and/or safety initiatives as requested.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Possess extensive knowledge of OSHA 29 CFR 1910 regulations, federal and state fleet, and drivers' safety laws, particularly DOT, FMCSR, and OSHA standards
  • Working knowledge of Analytical Tools
  • Working knowledge of the performance management/ monitoring systems
  • Extensive experience with risk trend and root causes analyses
  • Ability to interact cooperatively, collaboratively, and cross functionally with others as a team
  • Understand and apply meaningful fleet and drivers' safety operations and safety performance metrics Ability to plan and execute training events, safety meetings, accident review meetings, and safety celebrations
  • National Association of Fleet Administrators (NAFA) certification or equivalent
  • Strong collaboration, communication, and interpersonal skills that produces influence for change
  • Self-starter, nimble and responsive to issues or problems
  • Applies critical thinking and problem solving
  • Quick and versatile learner
  • Ability to digest, process, and solve complex problems in a collaborative environment
  • Focused and provides attention to detail
  • 7 Years transportation management and/ or fleet and drivers' safety management experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with Transportation Management Systems (TMS)
  • 7-10 years' experience

Minimum Years of Experience


Travel Requirements


Required Level of Education

Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Level of Education

Bachelor's Degree


Logistics, Transportation, Supply Chain, or related field

Client-provided location(s): Atlanta, GA, USA
Job ID: Chick-2024-16623
Employment Type: Full Time

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • On-Site Gym
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Virtual Fitness Classes
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • On-site/Nearby Childcare
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Snacks
    • Some Meals Provided
    • Company Outings
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Volunteer Time Off
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Pension
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Financial Counseling
    • Profit Sharing
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Promote From Within
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Leadership Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)
    • Founder led