Supervisor - Fleet

Kenco Group, Inc. Mount Vernon , IN 47620

Posted 3 months ago

About the Position

The Fleet Supervisor oversees all activities surrounding the transportation and coordination of deliveries for liquid and powder manufacturing and packaging at the Evansville, IN customer site. This person carries out policies relating to the support of the fleet drivers, assigned dock warehouse associates, and other production support activities. The Supervisor will also ensure that the operation of the Fleet Shuttle/Spotter Service follows all Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations in accordance with the Department of Transportation (DOT) Regulations for compliance during shuttle/spotter of all intrastate/interstate commerce.


  • Dispatch transportation of inbound stock deliveries with outbound production loads in the most efficient manner.

  • Dispatch transportation of deliveries for the customer's sites in Mt. Vernon and Evansville, IN.

  • Coordinate all transportation activities to ensure efficient, secure, and safe flow of drivers, dock personnel, products, and documents.

  • Follow all Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs) and all customer-specific programs and policies.

  • Perform clerical and operational functions to ensure compliance of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.

  • Submit monthly reports to Kenco and customer managers/stakeholders

  • Dispatch any Just-In Time shipments (JIT) per customer requirements.

  • Ensure proper tasks are completed on schedule and resources are available to meet production needs.

  • Submit monthly hub readings and other pertinent information as requested to representative of leased equipment on behalf of the customer.

  • Ensure that pertinent information is shared between all shifts of drivers.

  • Ensure that all drivers are wearing required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required to follow Good Manufacturing Practices while operating at the customer sites.

  • Perform bi-annual and annual employee performance evaluations.

  • Review daily and weekly punch detail reports for drivers/spotters.

  • Address all employee related concerns and communicate information in a timely manner.

  • Complete accident/incident reports according to Kenco guidelines.

  • Acquire Level II certification for Site Fleet Safety Coordinator.

  • Acquire Hazmat Training to ensure compliance and coordination with Plant Support Operations Manager

  • tasks as assigned by the Plant Support Operations Manager.


  • Bachelor's Degree in related field or equivalent years of experience required.

  • 1-2 years of experience in a transportation/warehouse/manufacturing environment required; Previous supervisory experience preferred.

  • Hazmat and Safety experience preferred

  • Knowledge of Federal Motor Carriers Safety Regulations required.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Moderate computer skills to include Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint) and dispatching software

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

  • Provide courteous and timely service to internal and external customers.

  • Effectively present information and respond to questions from individual or groups of managers or customers.

  • Manage multiple projects and meet specific goals and deadlines.


  • Business Acumen
  • Knowledgeable in current and possible future policies, practices, trends, technology, and information affecting his/her business and organization
  • Communicate for Impact
  • Devoting the time and resources necessary to communicate the strategic vision, direction, priorities, and progress of the team for which you are responsible
  • Leading People
  • Ability to develop and implement strategies to maximize employee performance and foster employee engagement in meeting the organization's strategy
  • Managing Transitions/ Change Management
  • Effectively plans, manages and communicates changes in processes with appropriate stakeholders
  • Relationship Management
  • Building and maintaining relationships with internal partners to successfully complete projects and organizational objectives.
  • Strategic Agility
  • Gains perspective and balances the pressure between daily tasks and strategic actions that impact the long-term viability of the organization

Travel Requirements

This position is expected to travel between the distribution and manufacturing sites (approximately 16 miles) on a general basis. Further travel may be required if training is offered offsite, but this will not be a regular occurrence

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