The primary purpose of this position is to manage 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.
Anticipates, analyzes and troubleshoots problems with deliveries and devises cost-effective and legal solutions; and acts to implement same. Interprets state and federal regulations. Ensure optimum delivery reliability to the customer by developing efficient and effective production flow processes and identifying process improvement and cost reduction strategies that are in line with business objectives. Participates in strategic planning by identifying short and long term strategies for transportation.
Counsels, consults, communicates, instructs and monitors direct-reporting employees in acceptable practices and department and Company policies and procedures.
Monitors production goals and maintains a zero error attitude to ensure accuracy and customer satisfaction.
Manages inventory losses by identifying any inconsistencies, determining their causes and implementing appropriate changes to ensure division loss is kept to a minimum.
Analyze daily performance measures; identify any weaknesses, and recommend changes to the VP of Operations to ensure that division/company productivity objectives are achieved.
**# EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status
Education/Training **:** High School Diploma or GED required, four year college degree preferred.
Related Experience **:** A minimum of five years in transportation/delivery in a supervisory role
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities **:** Computer skills, inventory control, supervisory/leadership skills, familiarity with OSHA, DOT, and other regulatory requirements. Ability to openly and effectively communicate with all associates/departments within the company. Ability to handle day-to-day operations
O = Occasionally F = Frequently R = Rarely N = Never JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO:1. SIT: O to F on Driver Assessment days 2. STAND: O3. WALK: O4. DRIVE: OJOB REQUIRES WORKER TO LIFT:1. 1-10 lbs (Sedentary):O2. 10-20 lbs (Light):O3. 25-50 lbs (Medium):R4. 50-100 lbs (Heavy):R Max 80 pounds5. Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy): NJOB REQUIRES WORKER TO CARRY:1. 1-10 lbs (Sedentary):O2. 10-20 lbs (Light): O3. 25-50 lbs (Medium):R4. 50-100 lbs (Heavy):R Max 80 pounds5. Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy):NJOB REQUIRES WORKER TO:1. Push/pull: OItem: Hand Truck, Dolly, Product, mouse2. Climb/balance: OItem: In/Out Trucks3. Stoop/squat:O4. Kneel/bend:O5. Bend:O6. Reach above shoulder:O7. Grasp objects:FType: pens, paper, mouse, boxes, hand truck handle/control, dolly handle, steering wheel8. Manipulate objects: F Type: Paper files, spread sheets, boxes of product, Hand truck/dolly gear shift9. Twisting: O
**Primary Location:** Norwich-CT
**Schedule:** Full-time **Shift:** Day Job
**Job Function:** Transportation
**Job Level:** Manager
**Travel:** Yes, 10 % of the Time
About US Foods
Why US Foods? As one of America’s top 10 largest private companies, we offer talented professionals outstanding opportunities for personal and professional development. We maintain a strong focus on growth in a high-performance environment. That means your work will be challenging and rewarding. We conduct business in a highly ethical manner and maintain an unwavering commitment to operational excellence, safety, and environmental responsibility. As important, we encourage collaboration and value each member of our diverse and talented team.