Transportation Supervisor - Distribution Center - Louisville, KY

Kroger Louisville , KY 40202

Posted 1 week ago

Company Name: Kroger Logistics

Position Type: Employee

FLSA Status: Exempt

Position Summary:

Responsible for supervising activities of drivers and yard associates completing their assigned daily tasks in the Transportation Department, in a safe, professional, productive manner. Role model and demonstrates the company's leadership model behaviors and the core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Dispatch Drivers / Outside Carriers on outbound trips

  • Receive and key-in completed load sheets, audit, update drivers pay per company policy, union contract

  • Process, monitor and audit driver control information store requests for salvage picks, special delivery instructions

  • Update equipment activity and yard control system. NAVIS

  • Process, monitor and audit driver control information, DOT hours of service

  • Handle all processing and reporting of yard safety or over-the-road incident

  • Responsible for DOT testing as needed

  • Monitor and meet all order accuracy requirements

  • Conduct meetings with associates

  • Assist in the training and development of department associates

  • Communicate daily with fellow supervisors and managers on daily operational activities

  • Manage and promote safety and sanitation in all areas

  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to read, write and speak English

  • Possess good phone etiquette

  • Possess good public relations skills

  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills

  • Knowledge of all Microsoft Office business applications

  • Knowledge of Department of Transportation (DOT), Department of Motor vehicle (DMV) and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) rules and regulations

  • Prior experience as a supervisor in a DOT driver environment

  • Ability to work flexible shifts including nights, weekends and holidays

  • Level 4 - 2 + years of experience

  • Level 5 - 10+ years of experience, with multiple areas of responsibility

Desired Previous Job Experience

  • 2 + years supervisory experience

  • 2 + years working with DOT drivers hours of service regulations

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 2 + years of actual driver supervision, and/or dispatching

  • Proficient with CAMS, (dispatch software), Peoplenet On Board Computers, Manugistics, Kroger's WIN system, (Warehouse Management System) Navis yard management system

Education Level: Bachelor's Desired

Required Travel: Up to 25%

Required Certifications/Licenses: None

Position Type: Full-Time

Regions: Midwest

States: Kentucky

Keywords: transportation, logistics, supervisor

Jobs at Kroger Logistics: Kroger Logistics is a best-in-class supply chain team that services our more than 2,500 grocery and convenience stores that stretch coast-to-coast across the U.S., including Alaska. We are comprised of more than 30 distribution centers, regional freight centers, transportation and office locations. In Kroger Logistics, we offer career opportunities in Safety, Professional Driving, Warehouse Operations, International Logistics, Engineering, Supply Chain and Human Resources. If you are looking for an ever-changing, fast-paced environment focused on supporting our Customer 1St Strategy, we welcome your online application.

Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names. At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit. We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025. Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

Posting Notes: KY || Louisville || 4325 Robards Lane || 40218 || Kroger Logistics || None || Logistics/Supply Chain; Management || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None

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Transportation Supervisor - Distribution Center - Louisville, KY