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Transportation Supervisor

Company: Dawn Foods
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Dawn Foods is a global leader in bakery manufacturing and ingredients distribution. As the partner of choice for inspiring bakery success, we helpcustomers grow their business through meaningful partnerships, research-driven insights and innovations, and products and expertise they can depend on. As a family-owned company, our commitments to our people, products, customers, and corporate values, are all part of our recipe for success.Why work for Dawn Foods?PEOPLE. PRODUCTS. CUSTOMERS.Why should you apply? We invest in you! Industry-leading health insurance on Day 1! Competitive Pay 401(K) + company match 10 Paid Company Holidays Paid Time Off Professional training Family-owned business over 100 years in service An opportunity for career advancement, working as part of an empowering workforceJob Purpose and OverviewThe Transportation Supervisor is responsible routing and managing the day-to-day transportation operations for our distribution centers.Shift Schedule: Monday- Friday 7AM
5PMWhat will you do as a Transportation Supervisorat Dawn Foods? Responsible for hiring of all transportation team members including all proper documentation completed and processed. Responsible for all drivers DQF files comply at all times. Responsible to monitor and audit all driver log books to be sure they are maintained as required by Dawn Foods Policy and the DOT. Ensure that all safety policy and requirements are being enforced and followed. Understand and follow IFS standards. Schedule and plan quarterly driver safety meetings Ensure all required vehicle documentations are completed and current. Ensure all vehicles are being maintained in safe operation condition by ensuring required documentation such as Daily Damage Report Sheet, and VCR are completed Ensure that all vehicles are maintained and clean. Coordinates pickup and delivery schedules for truck drivers. Coordinate schedules with Operations, Procurement, and Sales to best satisfy customer s needs. Coordinate LTL and FULL load deliveries with outside carriers when required. Make contacts with LTL carriers and have competitive price quotes available. Investigates customers' complaints involving such matters as damaged items, driver performance, and delay in shipment, and makes necessary adjustment. Investigate and report all MV accidents involving Dawn drivers as required Follow all procedures stated in program. Direct the activities related to dispatching, routing, and tracking transportation vehicles. Responsible for adherence of company policy and procedures of daily activity to ensure all employee and DOT laws are followed. Coordinate Transportation Department requests for vacation, days off, suggestions or safety concerns.What Does It Take to be a Transportation Supervisor at Dawn Foods? Below are the minimum qualifications to be a fit for this job.
Two years transportation management experience with full understanding of FMCSA and DOT Regulations. Ability to effectively communicate both in written and oral form. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other Dawn people. Training and experience in problem solving and conflict resolution. Knowledgeable Word, SAP, Descartes, Geotab and Greenmile preferred. Previously used routing and GPS Systems (RoadNet, GreenMile, GeoTab) preferred. CDL A PreferredPhysical Demands & Work EnvironmentThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Team Member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Required to use motor coordination with arm, hand, finger, and leg dexterity. Required to exert physical effort in handling objects more than 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus. Ability to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Ability to withstand cool and/or cold temperatures. Normal setting for this job is plant/office. Will be exposed to a physical environment, which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements most of the workday.Note:The level of physical effort may vary from site to site and in some cases be greater or lesser than documented here.If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for, please click "Apply. About Our BenefitsDawn is proud to employ the top talent in the baking industry, and we reward our people with comprehensive health and well-being coverage, competitive compensation packages, and award-winning benefit offerings. We also help protect your future financial health with a generous 401(k) matching program that provides additional retirement funds and many tools and resources on financial wellness. Dawn encourages professional growth through tuition assistance and educational programs, and we are always searching for ways to improve our industry-leading services and benefits.Compensation Range: $63,780 to $98,230 Salaried Exempt#LI-MW1#LI-OnsiteAn Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/gender expression, citizenship status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other status or condition that is protected by applicable law.Requisition ID: 35325

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