**Job Description:**

**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.


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.

***EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status***



+ 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 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.

**Physical Requirements:**

1. SIT Occasionally to Frequently on Driver Assessment days
2. STAND Occasionally
3. WALK Occasionally
4. DRIVE Occasionally

1. 1-10 lbs (Sedentary) Occasionally
2. 10-20 lbs (Light) Occasionally
3. 25-50 lbs (Medium) Rarely
4. 50-100 lbs (Heavy) Rarely Max 80 pounds
5. Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy) Never

1. 1-10 lbs (Sedentary) Occasionally
2. 10-20 lbs (Light) Occasionally
3. 25-50 lbs (Medium) Rarely
4. 50-100 lbs (Heavy) Rarely Max 80 pounds
5. Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy) Never

1. Push/pull Occasionally
Item: Hand Truck, Dolly, Product, mouse
2. Climb/balance Occasionally
Item: In/Out Trucks
3. Stoop/squat Occasionally
4. Kneel/bend Occasionally
5. Bend Occasionally
6. Reach above shoulder Occasionally
7. Grasp objects Frequently
Type: pens, paper, mouse, boxes, hand truck handle/control, dolly handle, steering wheel
8. Manipulate objects Paper file

**Primary Location:** Wixom-MI

**Schedule:** Full-time **Shift:** Evening 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.