Transportation Director

Sysco Knoxville , TN 37902

Posted 2 months ago

Company: US0288 Sysco Knoxville, LLC Zip Code: 37921 Minimum Level of Education:

Bachelor's Degree Minimum Years of Experience: 7 Years Employment Type: Full Time Travel Percentage: 0 JOB SUMMARY This is an Operations position responsible for directing the activities associated with Delivery. Responsibilities include but are not limited to, strategic overview and implementation of projects, expense and revenue management, compliance with government regulations, management and direction to delivery staff and safety and security of the delivery department.

RESPONSIBILITIES Direct the daily work and safety of Delivery supervisors, routing personnel and other associates. Ensure that management staff is effectively managing the day to day delivery activities, including but not limited to Delivery Associate adherence to standard operating procedures, adherence to planned routes, and providing safe and efficient customer service. Assure Delivery Associate compliance with local, state and federal regulatory agencies (i.e.

DOT, OSHA, etc.) and ensure that electronic logs are kept current and accurate. Direct labor hours, travel, fuel, and consumable supplies within budget, maximizing time and cost efficiencies. Prepare work schedules including extra work days and shifts as needed.

Oversee the proper selection, purchase, and utilization of company assets in support of the Delivery department. Coordinate required repairs with proper departments as necessary. Observe the effectiveness of daily routing activities to ensure all established Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and Sales/customer satisfaction goals are met.

Prepare budget, profit plans, and capital requests as required. Evaluate metrics and adjust activities to meet or exceed performance expectations. Suggest efficiency ideas, cost reduction measures and assist with the implementation of delivery changes.

Monitor the utilization of delivery services by reviewing the coordination of backhaul functions and other routing/scheduling activities to increase the profitability of all delivery services. Communicate with Sales Management and Marketing Associates to collaboratively resolve any customer or delivery opportunities or issues. Visit customer locations and meet with customers to address issues and assess delivery difficulty.

Establish the use and updating of productivity and routing software systems. Preserve associate relations through regular department or pre-shift meetings. maintain on-going interaction. Keep open communication channels with associates by answering questions and explaining policies and procedures.

Monitor associate morale. Submit and respond to ideas to improve associate engagement and enablement. Interpret, train and consistently enforce company policies and procedures.

Coordinate efforts with the Safety department to aid in training, conducting associate observations, up-dating preferred work methods, conducting accident investigations to determine root causes and routine safety inspections. Make recommendations for disciplinary action and/or behavior modification where required. Execute management functions of staff selection, development, discipline, performance reviews and/or terminations.

Perform the duties of the associates supervised, and perform other related duties as needed (as qualified). QUALIFICATIONS Education Bachelor's degree. Experience 7 years' related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and related experience. Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations Valid Class A Commercial Driver License meeting company standards.

Complete a Sysco approved defensive driving program. HazMat and Doubles Certification. Valid Class A Commercial Driver License meeting Company standards preferred Professional Skills Ability to read, comprehends, write and speak English.

Able to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Capable of writing reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Can add, subtracts, multiply, and divides into all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Demonstrate knowledge of spreadsheet software and Word Processing software, and ability to learn Sysco technology software and programs.

Must have excellent computer skills. Working knowledge of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. Successfully engage and lead individual and team discussions and meetings.

Apply all relevant policies in a consistent, timely and objective manner. Able to work with peers and associates from other departments, operating companies, and Corporate proactively and constructively. Work in a disciplined manner and capable of following established procedures, practices and comply with local, state and federal regulations.

Manage the pressures and stress associated with a deadline-oriented atmosphere and customer service issues. Demonstrates skill in making independent decisions in support of company policies and procedures on time. Physical Demands 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.

Regularly required to talk or hear. Frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and climb or balance. Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds, push/pull up to 350 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by associates within this classification.

It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. BENEFITS INFORMATION: Candidates who start work in the months of May, June, July and August 2021 may be eligible for medical and prescription drug plan coverage effective on their date of hire*. Standard eligibility rules and timelines apply to all other Sysco benefits, including additional healthcare benefits options, retirement benefits, vacation, and paid sick leave. Please visit to view additional benefits information.

*Exceptions/exclusions may apply HOW WE PROTECT OUR ASSOCIATES COVID-19 Precaution(s): Personal protective equipment and masks provided Temperature screenings Social distancing guidelines in place Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place OVERVIEW: Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution.

With over 57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations. We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We're looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team.

Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service. AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT: Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law. This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Transportation Clerk

Fresenius Medical Care

Posted 2 months ago

VIEW JOBS 9/15/2021 12:00:00 AM 2021-12-14T00:00 PURPOSE AND SCOPE: Performs administrative duties in support of activities related to the shipping of finished goods. Prepares and maintains records of merchandise shipped. Handles routine questions and problems and maintains open communication with other departments throughout the shipping/delivery cycle. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: * Communicates in person and over the telephone with Supply Chain Analysts, Routers, Drivers, Customer Service and Brokers, as needed. * Assists team members in finding and securing revenue generating loads and backhauls. * Performs administrative duties which may include but are not limited to: * Data Entry. * Answering phones. * Creating and preparing required operational reports on a weekly and monthly basis. * Performing queries and report requests as necessary. * Printing, sorting, and collating operational, transportation documents. * Sets up and maintains filing system for confidential records, correspondence files, and reports. * May be required to conduct research into issues pertaining to fleet functions as requested. * Supports the day-to-day activities for assigned fleet delivery driver teams which includes performing the following: * Coordinates the delivery and pick-up of dialysis products from home patients and clinics according to established safety procedures and guidelines. * Takes note of and reports any customer complaints. Reports more complex issues and complaints to senior staff for resolution. * Performs all duties and functions to achieve OHSA related targets for recordable incidents and lost time incidents. * Provides proof of delivery when required and verify customer signatures on deliveries and revenue generating loads. * Identifies and recommends options for route improvements to management as appropriate. * Maintains files for all driver logs and daily vehicle reports. Identify problems and report appropriately. * Participates in assigned monthly/quarterly/annual training for Good Manufacturing Practices, Health & Safety, DOT, and Compliance. * Remains up-to-date with all annually revised regulatory standards (OSHA, DOT, EPA, FDA, and state specific agencies). * Completes all necessary records and reports in a timely and accurate fashion. * Attends meetings and communicating pertinent information to assigned drivers and management. * Interacts with Operations management, Customer Service, customers, and employees * May act as back-up routing position when needed to cover for vacations and absences. * Remains current on routing software and DC route optimization. * May refer to senior staff for assistance with higher level problems that may arise. * Escalates issues to supervisor for resolution, as deemed necessary. * Reviews and complies with the Code of Business Conduct and all applicable company policies and procedures, local, state, and federal laws and regulations. * Assists with various projects as assigned by direct supervisor. * Other duties as assigned. Additional responsibilities may include focus on one or more departments or locations. See applicable addendum for department or location specific functions. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION: High School Diploma required. EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS: * 1 - 2 years of related experience. * Strong organizational skills. * Strong oral and written communication skills. * Ability to work under minimal amount of supervision. * Experience and skill with PC based word processing systems and some experience with routing software/fleet management. * Demonstrates good teamwork and collaboration skills. * Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills required. * Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment. EO/AA Employer: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity &nbsp Fresenius Medical Care North America maintains a drug-free workplace in accordance with applicable federal and state laws. Fresenius Medical Care Knoxville TN

Transportation Director