The Senior Claims Manager is responsible for insured and non-insured claims within the scope of the Risk Management Department. This includes Self-Insurance and subrogation. Develops and implements strategic initiatives to reduce claims loss frequency, severity and costs. Utilizes TPA, in-house and outside counsel and our broker. Creates and manages procedures and best practices for achieving optimal outcomes for all claims. Attends mediations and negotiates favorable settlements. Directly manages performance of third-party administrator(s) with respect to file reviews and claims action plans. Manages monopolistic states and Canadian Workers' Compensation programs and requirements. Manages the data flow between Workers’ Comp and Leave of Absence. Generates financial reporting for reserve adequacy modeling. Disseminates meaningful/actionable reporting on claims trends for Loss Prevention/Safety. Responsible for timely OSHA reporting on applicable associate injuries as well as annual reporting. Partners with Compliance on CPSC trigger reporting related to product claims.