Loss Control Risk Specialist

Location Name IL, Naperville
Date Posted
4 days ago(6/11/2024 2:35 PM)
Berkley Agribusiness
Primary Location
WI, Appleton
OH, Cincinnati - Field Address
Risk Management

Company Details

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Berkley Agribusiness works with ambitious agribusiness and food industry clients to help them own their futures. Our culture is built on the belief that everyone has the power to create the future they deserve.  Every Berkley Agribusiness team member must have the courage to challenge the status quo, collaboratively working with our clients to find creative property and casualty insurance solutions that drive them to succeed. We depend on our ability to listen to our clients — and our experience to help them make fact-based decisions that help their businesses thrive.


Berkley Agribusiness is part of the W. R. Berkley Corporation (WRBC). Founded in 1967, WRBC is one of the nation’s premier commercial lines property casualty insurance providers. WRBC’s international business operates in selected regions throughout the world, including Europe, South America, Australia, and Asia.


This role will be fully remote/work from home for a colleague located in the:

  • Chicagoland, IL (preferred)
  • Illinois state
  • Indiana state
  • Milwaukee or Madison, WI
  • Cincinnati, OH 
  • Davenport, IA 

The company is an equal opportunity employer.  #LI-AV1 #LI-Remote



Are you ready to play a pivotal role in shaping the success of our policyholders’ businesses?  As a Loss Control Risk Specialist, you won't just be a part of the team; you'll be at the forefront of safeguarding commercial Food and Agribusiness operations.  You’ll have the autonomy to make decisions- manage your own territory like an entrepreneur/business owner when visiting our policyholders’ properties and collaborate directly with key stakeholders to improve their risk profiles (focused on #Property, #GeneralLiability and #Fleet coverage). You’ll be a valued Consultant leveraging your technical subject matter expertise to improve a wide range of exposures from fire protection to food safety. 


Ready to take your career to new heights?  Apply now and become a key player in safeguarding the future of businesses in the Food and Agribusiness sector! Your expertise is the missing piece we've been searching for.


What you can expect:

  • Continuous Learning Environment: Be part of an environment that values continuous learning, allowing you to grow both personally and professionally.
  • Impactful Work: Make a real impact by being an integral part of a team dedicated to protecting businesses and ensuring their success.
  • Innovation:  Embrace an environment that encourages innovative thinking and creative solutions.
  • Collaborative Culture: Join a team that values collaboration, knowledge sharing, and a supportive work culture.
  • Balance: Enjoy a healthy work-life balance with opportunities for personal and professional growth.
  • Benefits: company provided fleet vehicle, competitive compensation, paid time off, comprehensive wellness benefits and programs, employer funded health savings account, profit sharing, 401k, paid parental leave, employee stock purchase plan, tuition assistance and professional continuing education 

We'll count on you for:

  • Critical Assessment: Dive deep into commercial Food and Agribusiness operations (i.e. beverage bottlers, canned foods, commercial bakeries, dairy processing, grain storage/elevator/brokering, agronomy, seed processors, energy, etc.) collaborating with owners, managers, employees, agents, and underwriting experts to identify and evaluate property exposures to prevent costly claims and help lower insurance premiums.
  • Risk Analysis: Utilize your analytical skills to determine the type and level of exposures present, employing methods such as physical surveys, program assessments, loss history analysis, and customer interviews.
  • Empower Customers: Be a source of support for our valued customers by providing specialized technical advice to enhance their ability to control exposures and protect their property and assets.
  • Strategic Partnership: Collaborate seamlessly with our underwriting teams, contributing to risk selection and ensuring ongoing account management for optimal client satisfaction.
  • Specialization in Food Manufacturing/Processing Accounts: Concentrate your expertise on assessing property risks within our food manufacturing and processing accounts.


What you need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university with emphasis in occupational/industrial safety, agricultural science, engineering or insurance or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5+ years property/casualty risk control experience and/or training
  • Working knowledge of insurance coverages, local state and federal regulations pertaining to safety (OSHA, DOT, NFPA)
  • Excellent training/presentation experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Ability to travel on a frequent basis (including some overnight)
  • Valid driver’s license required

What makes you stand out:

  • Possess strong customer orientation, effective interpersonal communication coupled with the ability to effectively influence stakeholders
  • Capable of working in a self-directed environment; perform multiple duties in a fast paced environment; quickly and professionally respond to customer inquiries; prioritize and organize assigned tasks
  • Expert Knowledge of insurance coverages, local, state, and federal regulations pertaining to safety (DOT, NFPA and OSHA regulations)
  • Completion of or working toward ARM, ASP, CDS, CRM, #CSP, #CFPS, #CPCU,  or similar designation

Additional Company Details

We do not accept any unsolicited resumes from external recruiting agencies or firms.

The company offers a competitive compensation plan and robust benefits package for full time regular employees.

The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment.

Additional Requirements

#agribusiness #foodmanufacturing #foodprocess #agronomy #agri #losscontrol #propertyrisk #safety #CSP #CFPS #NGFA #GEAPS #HACCP #AFIS #insurance

Sponsorship Details

Sponsorship not Offered for this Role


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