Risk Management Supervisor

Job Posted: October 19th, 2021

Location: San Leandro, California, US

It’s your time, make it matter.

At Peterson, we partner with our customers to build the future. For over 85 years, our peoples’ work has shaped the communities where we live, where we raise our families, and where we thrive. Peterson’s legacy permeates every aspect of our communities. From roads and bridges, back-up power at hospitals, fire-fighting, concerts and moving goods; we are everywhere you look. At Peterson, you don’t just have a career, you have a purpose.

Our family-oriented environment is built on safety, winning, growth, and professional achievement. Hiring and developing exceptional people is critical to our continued success. We have high standards for a good reason: our people represent Peterson, our family, our brand, and our values.

You have high expectations too. You are exceptionally motivated, have outstanding skills, and want your work to matter.  Peterson offers competitive wages, generous benefits, and promotional opportunities at a family-owned and operated business. It’s time to use your skills and passion to do work that matters!

Job Description

Peterson Cat has an immediate need for an experienced Risk Management Supervisor at our San Leandro, CA location.


The Risk Management Supervisor reports to the General Counsel and works with other departments and employees within the company as outside attorneys, insurance companies, and other business partners to address insurance matters that arise within the company and its business units as well as to assist with the identification, assessment and management of risk and threats to the company’s assets, income, employees, reputation, sustainability and growth.


The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned.  Management may assign or reassign the functions to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.  Job functions include but are not limited to the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Plans, assigns, directs, supervises, reviews and evaluates work of risk management staff, programs and functions. Establishes policies and procedures for program areas within Risk Management Department.

  • Secure all lines of insurance coverage* by analyzing new and renewal business risks, strategizing with broker regarding coverage and exclusions and negotiating premiums for best rates and/or alternatives.  *This includes Peterson and all its subsidiaries, together with its affiliated companies.

  • Assess and manage insurance programs for all business units, including property, liability, automobile, management protection, aviation and other insurance policies.

  • Oversee the annual process to determine the organization’s insurance limits as well as review the existing policies for ongoing relevance and necessity.

  • Keep up to date the latest insurance trends and how they could apply to Peterson’s business.

  • Ensure all incidents / claims are being reported and managed by responsible departments and/or individuals. Provide training for managers on this process as needed.

  • Develop appropriate levels of retentions and establish appropriate reserves for claims.

  • Manage claims process for non-employee related claims, working with in-house attorneys, insurance counsel, company employees, operations, business unit leaders and other relevant parties from initiation of claim to resolution, including pre-litigation activities, coordinating depositions, discovery responses and other litigation related matters.

  • Perform gap analysis on claims in order to shore up internal processes to mitigate risk.

  • Review internal processes to identify risk.

  • Work with internal stakeholders to implement strategies and tactics to reduce risk.

  • Support and strengthen the internal insurance practices of the organization, including its subsidiaries and affiliated companies.

  • Obtain and/or maintain Property and Casualty insurance license.

  • Manage and coordinate compliance with applicable law and initiatives involving legal and insurance teams.

  • Work with in-house attorneys, insurance team, executives, and administrative and operations departments to implement and improve upon administrative processes for more efficient workflow.

  • Work with members of contract review team, legal department and operations to have issued applicable certificates of insurance, bonds and such other documents necessary or requested by such departments or personnel in connection with equipment, parts, services and work furnished or to be furnished.


Bachelor’s degree and minimum of three years’ relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Property and Casualty Insurance License is a plus. Experience overseeing claims litigation a plus. Additional management courses may from time to time be required.

Peterson Holding Company is committed to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. Minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. A drug screen and background check is required.
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