• Senior Risk Control Specialist

    Location Name CA, Los Angeles
    Date Posted
    2 months ago(3/27/2019 8:55 AM)
    Berkley Agribusiness
    Primary Location
    US-CA-Los Angeles
    Risk Management
  • Company Details

    Berkley Agribusiness

    Berkley Agribusiness is an innovative company that values its customers and associates.  By joining our team, you will reap the benefits of flexible work hours, collaborative teams, and many networking opportunities.  We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits and an opportunity for personal and professional growth. 



    Consult and evaluate commercial operations in the human and animal food production, processing and distribution space.  Regularly interact with owners, managers, employees, agents and underwriting to determine the type and level of exposures present and controls needed. Determines customer’s ability to control the exposures by gathering information through physical surveys, program audits, loss history analysis, comparison to industry standards and customer interviews. Provides training, mentoring, specialized technical advice and counsel to staff. Assists underwriting with risk selection and ongoing account management.



    Essential Duties & Responsibilities

    • Survey commercial operations including food processors, food manufacturing operations and commercial agribusiness operations for property, liability, workers compensation and business auto hazards and controls.
    • Observes business operations and management practices to determine safety issues and hazards. 
    • Analyzes history of incidents and evaluates scenes of accidents to determine root causes and to consult in development of accident prevention programs. Measures insured area(s), calculates frontage, records description and amount of stock, and photographs or drafts scale drawings of properties to identify factors affecting risk acceptability and insurance premiums
    • Prepares timely written reports and correspondence of findings and recommendations for risk improvement. 
    • Consults with insured in regard to activities and programs to control losses and improve safety.
    • Provides training, mentoring, specialized technical advice and counsel to internal staff regarding regulations, hazards and controls associated with area(s) of expertise. 
    • Maintains knowledge of the industry through association involvement.  Maintains knowledge of regulatory codes (OSHA, FSMA, DOT) and local and national standards (NFPA) through participation in continuing education opportunities.  10%
    • Serves as a Subject Matter Expert to the Berkley Ag team.
    • Ability to travel on a frequent basis
    • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

    Education & Experience

    • Bachelor's degree with emphasis in food safety/quality, occupational/industrial safety, agricultural science, engineering or insurance
    • 10 years of professional experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Extensive training and presentation experience required.
    • Federal/State licensing and certifications required per area of specialty expected. Completion of or working toward CSP, CFPS, CP-FS, NSF Food Safety Certificate, or similar food safety credential.



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