**Job Description:**

**Basic Purpose-**

Purpose: Lead and support Transportation teams in driving optimal performance in all areas of Transportation including safety, quality, and production



Responsible for the regional transportation teams to meet company P&L targets and support/develop other transportation or supply chain initiatives across the company

Identifies key opportunities to leverage and improve logistical efficiencies across the supply-chain operation, including; defining appropriate metrics, and leading the implementation of transportation strategies and routing analytics

Serves as a subject matter expert in driver delivery work methods and transportation efficiency techniques

Develops forward-thinking, transportation initiatives to boost effectiveness within supply-chain, implementing and managing project work to improve driver performancethrough Transportation Management System(TMS) and labor planning tools

Defines, develops, and manages policies and procedures, process flows and tools to boost the effectiveness of operations within customer delivery transportation, resulting in greater efficiencies across all regions and markets

Leads transportation managers/supervisors on effective communication to improve driver performance in safety, quality, and productivity

Streamlines the reporting and analysis of customer delivery data through core competencies and tools/methods to identify opportunities, create forecast models, and measure metrics across target areas

Interfaces across cross-functional teams to establish and boost alignment and synergy, gaining buy-in from stakeholders and leading the implementation of initiatives within the transportation function at the market

Develops and presents strategic initiatives across US Foods. Thinks globally and acts locally.

Implements new and modifies existing engineered labor standards for transportation

Performs process simulations before deploying new labors standards to assess impact on labor productivity and applicable incentive programs



*Education/Training:*Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain, industrial engineering or similar experience required; Graduate degree preferred

*Related Experience:*Minimum 7 years of progressive experience in transportation management experience, with a focus on implementation and strategy development; industrial engineering andproject management experience preferred; experience working within a distribution environment highly valued

*Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:*Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Word; experience utilizing a Transportation Management System (TMS, Manhattan, JDA) preferred, experience performing data analytics with statistics using Excel and/or Tableau required;prior experience utilizing customer routing packages (i.e. Roadnet, Descartes ,) and optimization tools (i.e. Llamasoft, Supply Chain Guru and Territory Planner) preferred

**Primary Location:** Rosemont-IL

**Schedule:** Full-time **Shift:** Day Job

**Job Function:** Warehouse

**Job Level:** Manager

**Travel:** No

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.