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US Foods Supervisor, Transportation SY in Birmingham, Alabama

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BASIC PURPOSE:

The primary purpose of this position is to supervise the administration of daily outbound shipments to customers and other distribution centers within the organization. Must ensure a safe and secure working environment and operate in a profitable manner.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Directs and supervises the work and productivity of drivers and clerical associates within the transportation department.

  • Ensures all drivers and other transportation department associates are appropriately trained in job duties as well as safety and legal responsibilities.

  • Anticipates, analyzes and troubleshoots problems with deliveries and devises cost-effective and legal solutions; and acts to implement same.

  • Schedules drivers for routes based on division devised methodology.

  • Conducts routine Safety and Driver Meetings.

  • Create an atmosphere in which upward communication is encouraged and motivate associates to achieve department goals and objectives

  • Ensure maintenance of driver qualification files.

  • Investigates all accidents, maintains an accident file, tracks causes and takes appropriate preventative action.

  • Other duties assigned by manager.

SUPERVISION :

Supervise drivers and department clerical associates

RELATIONSHIPS

Internal : Transportation Manager, Transportation Administration and Fleet Maintenance personnel. The incumbent is required to interact with employees at all levels of responsibility throughout the company in a professional manner.

External: The incumbent is required to interact with customers in a professional manner.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Training:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required, Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) preferred.

Related Experience:

· Must possess a minimum of 4 years transportation/delivery experience required

· 1 year of experience managing an hourly workforce required

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to openly and effectively communicate with all associates.

  • Must be able to use, or learn to use, all equipment, global positioning systems (GPS) i.e. XATA, and tools used to perform the job.

  • Must be able to perform all job functions safely.

  • Must be able to work the scheduled/assigned times and required overtime for the position.

  • Must know/have ability to learn SDS information regarding all material used within the scope of the work.

  • Understand and interpret DOT and other state and federal regulations.

Physical Requirements:

Job requires worker to occasionally sit, stand, walk, lift/carry up to 50 lbs. push/pull, climb/balance, stop/squat, kneel/bend, twist, reach above shoulders, grasp and manipulate products.

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COMMITTED TO PROTECTING OUR CANDIDATES, ASSOCIATES AND CUSTOMERS

We're continually updating our safety procedures and taking every measure to ensure the protection of our candidates, associates and customers. Our workplace safety efforts include using sanitized interview rooms, social distancing, providing masks and gloves and sanitizing truck cab interiors. We also have COVID-19 Wellness Checks for anyone entering our facilities and safety barriers in select locations in our production facilities. To help our customers make it in this challenging time, we’re providing robust support including webinars, one-on-one consults with our experts and detailed reopening materials.

US Foods is proud to have donated $10 million in food to help with COVID-19 relief efforts to help our local communities make it. Learn more here .

US Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 300,000 restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed. With 28,000 employees and more than 70 locations, US Foods provides its customers with a broad and innovative food offering and a comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions. US Foods is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., and generates more than $28 billion in annual revenue. Visit www.usfoods.com to learn more.

US Foods may collect personal information from you in connection with the application process. US Foods complies with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, and its policy may be found here at https://www.usfoods.com/content/dam/usf/pdf/Policies/HR/USFCCPApolicy.pdf .

US Foods, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. 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, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

EEO is the Law poster is available here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf .

EEO is the Law poster supplement is available here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCPEEOSupplementFinalJRFQA508c.pdf .

Pay Transparency policy statement is available here at https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp%20EnglishformattedESQA508c.pdf .

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