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Transportation Supervisor

in Milton, PA

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Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    2179

  • Req ID

    22831

  • Job Category

    Logistics/Transportation

  • Career Area

    Distribution

  • Job Type

    Full-Time

  • Career Level

    Supervisor

  • Education Level

    F-2-Year College Degree

  • Travel

    0 - 10%

  • Job Location

    16 S. Industrial Park Rd
    Milton, PA 17847

Overview

SUMMARY

The primary purpose of this position is to supervise workloads, schedule, tasks and other related functions to ensure implementation of day-to-day activities for transportation.  Ensures compliance of safety standards and maintenance of vehicles.  The candidate will focus on continuous department improvement to meet transportation objectives with emphasis on safety, quality, and customer  service.  This includes, training and supervising transportation department associates, compliance with government regulations and promoting safety and security of the transportation department.  Frequent independent judgments are essential to basic operations of the department.

Schedule is typically 10AM-6:30PM-- Working 40-45 hours.

Days off are Wednesday and Saturday

Attendance Incentive

Job Qualifications

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

The associate is responsible for the functions below, in addition to other duties as assigned: 

  1. Supervises the daily work and safety of Transportation Associates, including adherence to standard operating procedures, Food Safety Standards and preferred work methods, adherence to planned routes, and providing safe and efficient customer service. 

  1. Ensures Transportation Associates comply with local, state and federal regulatory agencies (i.e. DOT, OSHA, etc.) and ensures that electronic logs are kept current and accurate. 

  1. Complies with distribution procedures and governmental OSHA, Safety and DOT regulations under federal, state, and local laws for shipping and handling requirements.  

  1. Assists with the training of new associates, including cross training of existing associates. 

  1. ensure the proper selection and utilization of Company assets in support of the Delivery operations. 

  1. Reviews delivery functions and productivity reporting. 

  1. Train and review adherence to company polices to promote a safe and efficient workplace.  

  1. Communicates with Warehouse and Customer Service teams to collaboratively resolve any customer or delivery opportunities or issues. 

  1. keeps open communication channels with associates by answering questions and explaining policies and procedures. 

  1. Monitor driver schedules to include DOT hours, breaks, additional stops and total hours are efficiently completed.  

  1. Ensure a safe work environment that is consistent with company safety and health standards.   

  1. promotes an atmosphere in which upward communications is encouraged and motivate associates to achieve department goals and objectives.  

  1. Ability to be flexible to changing business needs and react to those needs in a professional positive manner. 

  1. Maintain professional communication with both internal and external customers to promote operational objectives.  

  1. other duties as assigned.   

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES 

This position directly supervises drivers and jockey in accordance with Weis Markets policies, DOT regulations, and applicable laws.  

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS 

To perform this job successfully, the associate must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required: 

Education and/or Experience 

High school diploma or GED equivalent with a minimum of five (5) years’ Transportation and/or Supply Chain Operations experience.  Basic technical knowledge and transportation experience within food distribution preferred.  knowledge of DOT regulations is preferred but not required.  

Leadership Skills 

Ability to lead and develop talent; prepare them for potential advancement. Ability to effectively partner with internal DC departments and be flexible to changing business needs and react to those needs in a professional positive manner. Strong organizational, time management and communication skills required.  

Language Skills 

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, and customers. Ability to read, write, and speak English fluently.   

Mathematical Skills 

Ability to work with math concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations. 

Reasoning Ability 

Other Skills, Abilities, and/or Training 

Minimum age of 18 years old due to operating of equipment requirement.  

Ability to pass drug test.  

Knowledge of Supply Chain processes.  

Familiarity with industry/technical terms and processes.  

  • Must be able to work the assigned shift for the position. Must know/have ability to learn MSDS information regarding all material used within the scope of the work. Understand and interpret DOT and other state and federal regulations. 

The ability to independently manage the details of the transportation environment, to track activities and to meet deadlines.  

Excellent communication skills (oral and written).  

Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated customer service skills.  

Effective problem solving and conflict resolution skills  

Committed to providing customer service that makes both internal and external customers feel welcome,  

      important, and appreciated.  

 Strong organizational, time management and communication skills. 

Ability and willingness to move with purpose and a strong sense of urgency.  

  • Ability to preserve confidentiality of information.  

Accuracy and attention to detail.  

Ability to organize and prioritize a variety of tasks/projects.  

Ability to work within strict time frames and resolute deadlines.  

Ability to work weekends.  

Ability to work extended days on an occasional basis.  

Ability to work any shift.  

Proficiency with the Microsoft® Office Suite (Word, Excel, Windows 10).  

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND/OR REGISTRATIONS 

This position requires a valid driver's license, Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) preferred. Certificate of DOT regulations training is preferred.  

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The associate is by way of example: 

  • Regularly required to do the following activities: 

  • Must be able to travel.  

  • Remain seated in a normal position for long periods. 

  • Climb stairs and/or ladders. 

  • Talk and hear; verbally express ideas, information or instructions. 

  • Ability to type, pick or pinch with fingers to lift items. 

  • Maintain balance while walking, standing or crouching. 

  • Frequently required to do the following activities: 

  • Twist upper torso. 

  • Stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl. 

  • Occasionally required to do the following activities: 

  • Stand dynamically for long periods without a break. 

  • Lift up to twenty-five (25) pounds and carry a distance of twenty (20) feet. 

  • Push and/or pull up to fifty (50) pounds a distance of ten (10) feet. 

  • Rarely required to do the following activities: 

  • Stand statically for long periods without a break. 

  • Push and/or pull up to seventy-five (75) pounds a distance of five (5) feet. 

  • Specific vision abilities required for this job include: 

  • Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less). 

  • Color vision and the ability to identify and distinguish colors. 

  • Adjustable focus. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job. The associate is regularly exposed to indoor conditions with a moderate noise level.  Distribution Center setting may be moderate to high noise level.  Associate may frequently be exposed to outdoor parking lot conditions and exposed to moderate or high level of noise from running equipment.  

JOB LOCATION

16 S. Industrial Park Rd
Milton, PA  17847

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