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Transportation OPENING Supervisor

Morrisville, North Carolina
Operations


Job Description

Company: FreshPoint Raleigh
Location: US-NC-Morrisville
Zip Code: 27560
Minimum Level of Education: High School or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: 1
Position Type:
Travel Percentage: Up to 75%

 

More information about this job:

 

COMPANY OVERVIEW

FreshPoint is the country's largest and fastest growing produce and specialty food distributor. As a Sysco owned company, we provide the benefits and resources of a fortune 40 enterprise with a real family feel.  At FreshPoint, our employees are the foundation to our great success.  By applying our principles of leadership, integrity, trust and our strong commitment to one another, we help each other prosper for the benefit of the individual.

 

 

TRANSPORTATION OPENING SUPERVISOR – Morrisville, NC

FreshPoint Raleigh is searching for a Transportation Supervisor for our Transportation team. Qualified candidates are motivated, team oriented, ambitious self-starters with a proven track record in exceeding established performance standards. 

 

Candidates must have the ability to work Monday thru Saturday with early morning start time of 2:00 AM, maintaining daily/weekly Hours of Service requirements.  Candidates must have the ability to work non-traditional hours {evening, weekends and holidays} in order to successfully meet customers’ needs.  Candidates must also have the ability to work independently, communicate effectively within all levels of the organization, dependable transportation, and impeccable organization and communication skills.

 

Everyday gives you new challenges in the ultimate support of our mission to “market and deliver great products to our customers with exceptional service,” and vision to “be our customers most valued and trusted business partner.”


What you will do:

  • Coordinate shift handoff with night shipping management, and communicate changes and important information to necessary parties.
  • Conduct pre-shift meetings and daily safety topic for all drivers (local and domicile).
  • Dispatch all drivers; ensure key drop information is accurate, communicate new customers and new stops on routes, provide new customer setup documents including location maps, pickups/backhauls, etc.
  • Manage dispatch times and monitor Hours of Service for drivers.
  • Walk the yard after dispatch is completed; trucks empty, reefers off, damage recorded, tidy driver hand cart/cleaning area, etc.
  • Check ELOB system for all pre-trip issues; write maintenance summary for Service Provider, conduct and communicate LOTO, etc.
  • Implement and update staffing board for following workday.
  • Enter previous day manifest information into system.
  • Monitor ELOB system for key drop completion messages, update key drop completion roster, and respond to ELOB system messages from all drivers.
  • Communicate with appropriate personnel on route driver locations as requested, deliveries that will not be made within delivery windows, truck breakdowns, etc.
  • Completing delivery logs daily and disburse to management.
  • Work with purchasing department on all product pick-ups, and assigning drivers to complete pick-ups and return product and paperwork to receiving.
  • Communicating with management on any driver/delivery issues that arise during the course of the morning.
  • Perform any additional tasks as directed by management personnel

 

What we require:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Valid Class A Commercial Driver License meeting Company Standards; with doubles preferred.
  • One or more years’ of supervisory/trainer experience is preferred.
  • Required to work overtime, if requested and as needed. Schedule is Monday – Saturday with Sunday off and one day during the week. This is a dayshift position. Start times may vary and the end time will be different daily as we work until the job is completed. Typical day is 10 hours at 50 hours a week but could be more during holidays and busy season.
  • Intermediate computer proficiency and experience with technology platforms.
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate effectively as it relates to the job and to the safety regulations.
  • Ability to successfully engage and lead individual and team discussions and meetings.
  • Working knowledge of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.
  • Strong telephone and email communication skills.
  • Able to work in a fast pace environment.

What's in it for you?

  • Exciting promotions and opportunities to increase your income;
  • Personal and career growth;
  • Friendly and supportive work environment;
  • A stable growing company;
  • Medical, dental, vision, prescription plans;
  • Life and Disability insurance coverage;
  • 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase, Employee Assistance programs;
  • Pre-tax savings opportunities;
  • Discounts and other perks that come with being a Sysco associate;
  • Check out Syscobenefits.com for more information!


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Thank you for expressing interest in FreshPoint!  
 

POSITION SUMMARY

This is an Operations position responsible for supervising the activities associated with Delivery.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to, management and direction to delivery staff, compliance with government regulations and safety and security of the delivery department.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervises the daily work and safety of Delivery Associates, including adherence to standard operating procedures, adherence to planned routes, and providing safe and efficient customer service.
  • Ensures Delivery Associate compliance with local, state and federal regulatory agencies (i.e. DOT, OSHA, etc.) and ensures that electronic logs are kept current and accurate. 
  • Supervises labor hours and consumable supplies within budget.  Prepares work schedules including extra work days and shifts as needed.
  • Supervises the proper selection utilization of Company assets in support of the Delivery department.  Coordinates required repairs with proper departments as necessary.
  • Reviews delivery functions and productivity reporting.  Suggests efficiency ideas, cost reduction measures and assist with implementation of delivery changes.
  • Interprets, trains, and consistently enforces company policies, protocols and procedures including but not limited to food safety, DOT, record keeping, etc.
  • Communicates with Sales Management and Marketing Associates to collaboratively resolve any customer or delivery opportunities or issues. Visits customer locations and meets with customers to address issues and assess delivery difficulty.
  • Maintains associate relations through regular department or pre-shift meetings; maintains on-going interaction; keeps open communication channels with associates by answering questions and explaining policies and procedures; monitors associate morale; and submits and respond to ideas to improve associate engagement and enablement.
  • Coordinates efforts with 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.  Makes recommendations for disciplinary action and/or behavior modification where required.
  • Performs periodic assessments and audits in all areas to identify and address operational, safety and service issues to ensure legal and regulatory compliance. Follows up to ensure proper methods and procedures are being followed. Maintains strict adherence to the code of conduct and all company compliance programs.
  • Administers and addresses employee related issues in a timely fashion including coaching, mentoring, employee development, accountability and progressive discipline in accordance with company policy when necessary.
  • Maintains a relationship of open communication with Human Resources specifically relating to departmental and employee issues is expected and required so as to ensure all issues are handled in accordance with company policy, practices and while abiding by all state and federal laws.   
  • Maintains a flexible schedule with the ability to fill in as necessary to cover absences for peers and or subordinates to ensure the department runs seamlessly while meeting the expectations of our customers.
  • Required to work overtime, if requested and as needed. Schedule is Monday – Saturday with Sunday off and one day during the week. This is a dayshift position. Start times may vary and the end time will be different daily as we work until the job is completed. Typical day is 10 hours at 50 hours a week but could be more during holidays and busy season.
  • Performs management functions of staff selection, development, discipline, performance reviews and/or terminations.
  • Performs the duties of associates supervised and other related duties as needed (and as qualified)

 

  • REQUIRED MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Two or Four year college degree in Business Management, Supply Chain Management or similar major preferred.
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    CERTIFICATIONS AND/OR TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Valid Class A Commercial Driver License meeting Company Standards; with doubles preferred.
  • Complete a Sysco approved defensive driving program.
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    ABILITIES AND SKILLS

  • Ability to successfully engage and lead individual and team discussions and meetings.
  • Capable of working with peers and associates from other departments, operating companies and Corporate in a proactive and constructive manner.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.                                    
  • Working knowledge of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.
  • Ability to apply all relevant policies in a consistent, timely and objective manner.
  • Ability to work in a disciplined manner and capable of following established procedures, practices and comply with local, state and federal regulations.
  • Ability to 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 in a timely manner.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.             
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software, and ability to learn Sysco technology software and programs.  Must have excellent computer skills.
  • Ability to read, comprehends, write and speak English.
  • Ability to add, subtracts, multiply, and divides in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 
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    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

  • While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to talk or hear. The associate is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and climb or balance. The associate is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The associate 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.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. 

  • While performing the duties of this job, the associate is occasionally exposed to wet, hot, extreme cold and/or humid conditions; and moving mechanical parts and may be required to work in confined spaces.  The associate works non-traditional business hours including evenings, nights, weekends, holidays and on-call. The associate may occasionally be required to travel to other Operating Companies or the Corporate office as business needs dictate (i.e. training, business continuation, etc.). The associate is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places. The associate is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 


NOTICE:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the environment and level of work being performed by this job.  This job description in no way states or implies that the duties and responsibilities listed are the only tasks to be performed by the associate in this job. The associate will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by his or her supervisor.

 

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  This job description supersedes prior job descriptions.  When duties and responsibilities change and develop, the job description will be reviewed and is subject to changes of business necessity.

 

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

 

Sysco is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers 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.

Employment Type: Full Time

ReqID: 63570