Oversees and manages all aspects of the Transportation Department within the distribution center to include all inbound and outbound shipments, regulatory and compliance issues. .
Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
Coordinates and supervises overall transportation activities.
Schedules of inbound and outbound shipments.
Recommends the purchase or lease of necessary equipment; and fleet maintenance.
Ensures maintenance of Company records.
Produces and implements methods of operation to control cost, while effectively utilizing personnel and equipment.
Develops and maintains good working relationship with retail division and store personnel.
Works with customers, in person when necessary, to resolve complaints.
Interfaces with all distribution center management, including warehouse, Human Resources and buyers to maintain efficiencies.
Prepares and effectively administers department budget, authorizes overtime and work to control costs.
Evaluates capital expenditures and prepares requisitions and recommendations.
Ensures compliance with regulations governing Transportation including all DOT drug-testing requirements.
Coordinates with Human Resources regarding staffing needs.
Directs Safety Committee meetings, in accordance with the Company procedures.
Previous extensive experience and/or formal training or education in trucking activities to include dispatching, scheduling and repairs.
Prior experience in distribution transportation management required, preferably with the Company.
Possess extensive knowledge of regulatory compliance such as; DOT, OSHA, etc.
Possess good leadership skills and the ability to supervise the work of others, must be able to motivate and work in cooperation with others to achieve desires results.
Must have the ability to represent the Company's interests in negotiations with outside professionals and consultants.
Basic computer skills required and personal computer experience, with word processing and spreadsheet applications preferred.
Total familiarity with on-board computer programs and transportation software implemented on a company-wide basis.
Requires the analytical ability to handle administrative duties and mental alertness to ensure accurate, safe, and thorough completion of work activities.
Possess ability to follow through with commitments, while dealing with frequent interruptions.
Why Work for SUPERVALU?
As one of the largest grocery wholesalers and retailers in the United States, SUPERVALU is dedicated to feeding our communities by providing innovative, customer-centric solutions. We deliver on that promise every day through a strong network of 30,000 talented employees who supply the best national brands and our own high-quality and affordable private label products to thousands of customers, and millions of consumers, nationwide. With a wide variety of services and industry leading expertise, SUPERVALU offers you the opportunity to shape the food industry through every stage of your career.
A GREAT PLACE TO GROW!
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status. SUPERVALU is an EO employer M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.