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.
Directs and supervises thework and productivity of drivers and clerical associates within thetransportation department.
Ensures all drivers and other transportationdepartment associates are appropriately trained in job duties as well as safetyand legal responsibilities.
Anticipates, analyzes andtroubleshoots problems with deliveries and devises cost-effective and legalsolutions; and acts to implement same.
Schedules drivers forroutes based on division devised methodology.
Conducts routine Safetyand Driver Meetings.
Create an atmosphere inwhich upward communication is encouraged and motivate associates to achievedepartment goals and objectives
Ensure maintenance ofdriver qualification files.
Investigates allaccidents, maintains an accident file, tracks causes and takes appropriatepreventative action.
Otherduties assigned by manager.
**# EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/GenderIdentity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status
+ High School Diploma or equivalent required, Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) preferred.
+ Mustpossess a minimum of 4years transportation/delivery experience required
+ 1 year of experiencemanaging a hourly workforce required
+ 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 MSDS information regarding all material used within the scope of the work.
+ Understand and interpret DOT and other state and federal regulations.
JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO:1. SIT Occasionally to Frequently on Driver Assessment days 2. STAND Occasionally3. WALK Occasionally4. DRIVEOccasionallyJOB REQUIRES WORKER TO LIFT:1. 1-10 lbs (Sedentary)Occasionally2. 10-20 lbs (Light)Occasionally3. 25-50 lbs (Medium)Rarely4. 50-100 lbs (Heavy)Rarely Max 80 pounds5. Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy) NeverJOB REQUIRES WORKER TO CARRY:1. 1-10 lbs (Sedentary)Occasionally2. 10-20 lbs (Light)Occasionally3. 25-50 lbs (Medium)Rarely4. 50-100 lbs (Heavy)Rarely Max 80 pounds5. Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy)NeverJOB REQUIRES WORKER TO:1. Push/pull OccasionallyItem: Hand Truck, Dolly, Product, mouse2. Climb/balanceOccasionallyItem: In/Out Trucks3. Stoop/squatOccasionally4. Kneel/bendOccasionally5. BendOccasionally6. Reach above shoulderOccasionally7. Grasp objectsFrequentlyType: pens, paper, mouse, boxes, hand truck handle/control, dolly handle, steering wheel 8. Manipulate objects Paper file
**Primary Location:** Jackson-MS
**Schedule:** Full-time **Shift:** Day Job
**Job Function:** Transportation
**Job Level:** Manager
**Travel:** Yes, 20 % 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.