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This position is responsible for acting in partnership with the Director of Operations to direct all functions of the Transportation Department to include creating annual business plan and effectively managing to that plan. Manages workforce including routing, delivery, maintenance, DOT compliance and other transportation related functions.
Manage the tactical operations as well as strategic function of the transportation department
Effectively manage transportation budget while continually exceeding our customer’s expectations
Collaborate with peers to drive improvements in division performance against key metrics
Collaborate with Company counterparts to develop and implement world class transportation infrastructure and process guidelines
Drive efficiencies within the department through timely implementation of programs and processes to increase revenues and reduce expenses through effective management of human capital and fleet
Continuously pursue opportunities to improve routing operations, increase back-haul revenues, and improve departmental results
Maintain a safe and healthful working environment by promoting and managing safety at all levels of the operation
Provide effective leadership and conduct performance management to foster professional growth of department personnel
Support and encourage open door policy to ensure open lines of communication with employees responding to employees needs in a timely and effective manner
Manage transportation operation to ensure compliance with all federal, state, local, and company regulations; including, but not limited to, DOT, OSHA, food safety, and Company Standards
Responsible for overall selection, hiring, discipline and termination of department personnel
Plan and organize what work and resources are required to effectively meet on-time delivery requirements
Ability to change/manage the department culture and foster strong relationships across domiciles and DC
Other duties as assigned
Associates Degree from an accredited University or College, with an emphasis on Management, Logistics, or Supply Chain Solutions. Bachelor’s degree preferred
Minimum 5-7 years transportation supervisory/management experience required
In-depth knowledge and understanding of DOT regulations required
Intermediate level Microsoft Office expertise required
Ability to use critical thinking skills to analyze situations and drive decisions required
Strong communication, interpersonal, and analytical skills required
Minimum 5-7 years demonstrated experience in budget creation and managing to that budget required
Experience in a food distribution environment preferred
Warehouse management system experience preferred
Demonstrable experience successfully working across functional areas
Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Normal office environment. May require sustained periods on warehouse floor
Normal sit/stand/walk required for an office position that oversees distribution.
Work is performed in an office, with daily exposure to warehouse environment i.e., noise and vibrations due to materials handling equipment and temperature changes.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands and finger to handle objects, tools, or controls; reach with hand and arms. The employee is frequently required to walk and stand for long periods of time. The employee is occasionally required to stop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must be able to stand and bend for up to ten hours. The employee must regularly lift a/o move up to 10 lbs., frequently lift a/o move 25 lbs., and occasionally lift a/o move up to 50 lbs.
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Flexibility:Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals
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High School or better.
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