Position Description
Position Title
Risk Manager
Reports To
General Counsel
Company Overview
Liberty Tire Recycling is a dynamic, innovative company focused on economic and resource
sustainability. As the premier tire recycling service in North America, Liberty Tire Recycling collects
and processes more tires than any company in the industry. The company recycles tires in an
environmentally friendly way, and produces quality end-products utilizing recycled tire rubber materials.
Position Summary
This position will be responsible for managing the Company’s property and casualty insurance
programs across the US and Canada. Incumbent will formulate, implement, administer, and evaluate
risk management strategies to efficiently and cost effectively manage such risk. The successful
candidate will be responsible for managing relationships between the Company, its brokers, and
insurance carriers and work with brokers to compile necessary data and information for the marketing
and preparation of RFQs for insurance placements. This role will also work across all aspects and
levels of the Company to identify and reduce risk to an acceptable level both in the U.S. and Canada.
Key Duties & Responsibilities
Direct and manage claims and support loss control activities. Obtain any information as
necessary from Company personnel, vendors, and other outside sources to support effective
claim management activity.
Partner with the Company’s broker and insurance carrier to manage the workers’
compensation program to include effective claims management processes, reporting protocols,
and return to work programs. Included in this responsibility is acting as the Company liaison for
any State mandated workers’ compensation programs and the accurate and timely reporting of
required information to such agencies. Process claims, provide claims support, and respond to
informational requests.
Manage relationships with third party service providers including brokers and insurance
Prepare and/or coordinate the publication of various management reports, loss analyses, and
budgets as required. Analyze and deliver claim information, performance metrics, and external
benchmarking data to support function.
Work closely with legal counsel on claim resolution.
Develop and monitor compliance with insurance procedures. Team with environmental, health
and safety, and other Company personnel to develop and manage loss prevention protocols.
Develop, promote, and deliver Company trainings, as necessary, to support the Company’s
risk management strategy.
Maintain and provide risk management information and resources via the Company’s Intranet.
Assist the operations and health and safety organizations to change employee behaviors as
needed to effectuate a highly visible and robust workplace safety culture.
Review insurance provisions of major contracts and provide expert input.
Maintain insurance and claims related files. Manage company’s current and historic insurance
information and institutional knowledge.
Serve as part of the Company’s compliance team.
Assist the senior leadership with crisis management.
(The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job. They
are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and additional responsibilities may be assigned)
Qualifications and Behaviors
Proven negotiation skills with the ability to evaluate insurance coverage and responsibility.
Working knowledge of Federal and State workers’ compensation laws and processes.
Well developed computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and
Power Point.
Strong problem solving skills with the ability to create alternative solutions and meet deadlines .
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Strong communication and influencing skills: written, oral and presentation. Ability to
communicate across multiple audiences to build relationships with and influence individuals at
all levels in the Company.
Detail-oriented, self-motivator able to deliver high quality work.
Strong desire for continuous learning
Good team player who treats all people with respect and is not afraid to roll up his/her sleeves
to help out their team members. With limited support staff, the successful candidate will
complete all aspects of position.
Honesty and high ethical standards
Professional conduct and presentation.
Willingness to travel up to 10-20%.
Ability to work in office and field environment with frequent phone and PC use.
Comfortable working in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment with shifting priorities and
deadlines. Willingness to work on strategic, operational, and tactical tasks with equal fervor
and sense of urgency.
 Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business, finance, or risk management.
 Minimum of ten years of experience in property and casualty insurance and claims
 Experience dealing with insurance brokers a plus.