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Senior Casualty Risk Engineering Consultant


Zurich’s Large Casualty Risk Engineering team is seeking a Risk Engineering Consultant with industry experience in manufacturing, food, hospitality, products, motor fleet, safety, and/or loss control to support the Large Casualty Underwriting Teams. This is a work from home role ideally positioned within the state of Illinois. Will also consider a location within Wisconsin and Minnesota. This role includes a company car with approximately 40% expected travel. 


Risk Engineering Consultants:

  • Perform field engineering risk assessments and risk improvement services for prospect accounts and bound accounts. This may be done virtually but often requires travel where necessary but primarily within the region.

  • Perform field engineering risk assessments and risk improvement services for prospect accounts and bound accounts. This may be done virtually but often requires travel where necessary but primarily within the region.

  • Provide engineering support to underwriting teams and attend client/broker meetings as needed.

  • Manage account risk portfolio and provide account level engineering to meet underwriting requirements.

  • Provide advanced casualty consultative services to customers, identify exposures with significant loss potential, investigate cause/effect of major losses and review/assess casualty management program effectiveness.

  • Develop and implement customer service strategies that reduce losses and improve customer operations.

  • Monitor casualty account engineering services to ensure that delivery is proper, on-time, and cost effective.

  • Assist in marketing Zurich Resilience Solutions, and risk transfer insurance products in conjunction with underwriting professionals and agents across company business segments. 


Final candidates will be subject to a Motor Vehicle Record background check as this position includes a company car.


 Basic Qualifications: 

 • Bachelors Degree and 6 or more years of experience within the Risk Engineering area 
• High School Diploma or Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience within the Risk Engineering area 

• Experience with Microsoft Office

• Experience working in a team environment 


Preferred Qualifications: 

• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Health and Safety, or related degree

• Certified Safety Professional (CSP)

• Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designation

• Industry experience in manufacturing, food, hospitality, and/or ergonomics

• Account oversight experience as a Loss Control/Risk Engineering consultant with large customers casualty lines of business and programs to include: Auto, General Liability, Worker’s Compensation, Property, Products Liability, SIR, Guaranteed Cost, Large Deductible, and Collateral.

• Capable of managing and coordinating safety services for large customers with multiple locations.

• Knowledgeable in safety management programs that control workplace hazards, educate employees, and promote safety awareness/accountability

• Able to conduct safety training with large and small groups at all business levels

• Strong communication and results-oriented consultative skills

• Outstanding collaboration skills

• History of working successfully in a team environment

• High degree of proficiency in using computer and related software or systems

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols (, including, without limitation, a requirement that employees attest as to their vaccination status with a YES/NO, and upload proof of vaccination status, or a negative COVID test result when applicable, to a third-party vendor. These protocols are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any time.
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Location(s): AM - Illinois Virtual Office, AM - Remote Work (US), AM - Minnesota Virtual Office, AM - Wisconsin Virtual Office
Remote Working: Yes
Schedule: Full Time
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