Home Depot Transportation Supervisor in Grand Prairie, Texas

POSITION PURPOSE As a Transportation Supervisor you will oversee a team of delivery drivers who make deliveries Monday-Friday driving our late model fleet of vehicles, including 16 & 24 trucks; all equipped with lift-gates. Our drivers deliver multiple stops per day to a variety of facilities and businesses. In general, our drivers run established routes; they will have the opportunity to get to know our customers, build relationships and create customer loyalty MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES Manage a freight budget of +/- $5MM in annual spend. Service levels to End User Customers including maximization of next day service model, damages, claims and return goods authorization. Optimization of Replenishment service levels to four branch locations including daily replenishment via over-night class 8 tractor trailer operations. Management of up to 30 drivers operating 5-6 days per week with night operations. Working with RDC Operations Management on shipping characteristics and optimization of freight. Relationship Management with all 3rd Party Service Partners including TL, LTL, UPS and Vehicle Maintenance Providers. Assist in the development of TQM and Lean Initiatives for our logistics operations. NATURE AND SCOPE Will report to a Transportation Manager. ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS Environment: Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable. Travel: Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Must be eighteen years of age or older. Must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Education Required: The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job. Years of Relevant Work Experience: 3 years Physical Requirements: Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles. Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise in the Department of Transportation regulations for Commercial Vehicles,

  • Experience working with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, and Access

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Familiarity with supply chain systems and tools.