Transportation Supervisor

  • Valley Proteins, Inc.
  • 5420 Linkwood Rd, Linkwood, MD 21835, USA
  • 06/16/2020
Full time Management Transportation

Job Description

Imagine leading a team of dedicated drivers and private fleet for an essential, industry leading manufacturer where your expertise can make a larger impact. Experience a greater sense of accomplishment and room to grow while earning a great compensation and benefits package.

We are looking for a Transportation Supervisor to join our Linkwood, MD team. This is a high impact role responsible for managing a dedicated group of CDL drivers and a well-maintained, private fleet for an industry leader in the recovery and recycling of fats, food oils & proteins.

As a member of the team, you can expect:

  • Competitive pay
  • Great Benefits – medical, dental, vision, profit sharing, paid time off
  • $500-$1000 annual contribution towards healthcare
  • 3% guaranteed contribution to your 401(k) account
  • Advancement opportunities – We are always looking for key players motivated to move up to higher level roles.
  • Environmental impact – Make a positive impact on the environment and feel good about what you are doing!  You are helping to recycle useful by-products that would normally go into the landfill

If you have the following, we want to hear from you:

  • High degree of knowledge and experience in the transportation industry including 3+ years of experience supervising operations and drivers along with routing, dispatching, and other general applicable transportation functions
  • Knowledgeable of FMCSA regulations and Hours of Service rules
  • PC skills and knowledge of various computer applications (MS Office, EOBR, Route Optimization, Dispatch Management, SAP, etc.)
  • Class A CDL a plus but not required

Essential Functions:

  • Schedules, distributes, monitors, and follows up all daily work assignments and ensures that the necessary resources are available to ensure that customers are serviced in compliance with Company standards and agreements.
  • Performs daily tasks related to routing of vehicles to various customer and Company locations throughout the service area while simultaneously maintaining compliance with both DOT rules and regulations and achieving a high level of customer satisfaction.
  • Works closely with Procurement and Marketing Representatives in both maintaining/growing the Valley Proteins’ customer base and addressing/resolving in a timely manner any service related issue that may arise.
  • Coordinates equipment repairs with truck shop personnel.
  • Ensures that Valley Proteins’ drivers and contract carriers operate in compliance with all Federal, State, Local and Company regulations/policies and procedures.
  • Monitors on-board recording device data to ensure all fleet units are operating properly; excellent equipment use and utilization; availability of drivers Hours of Service and related follow up; and route integrity.
  • Assists Transportation Manager in accident investigations, reporting, follow-up and discipline, if necessary, in accordance with Company policy.
  • Maintains/monitors reports and data entry related areas to ensure performance is meeting or exceeding established Company expectations.
  • Keeps management advised of all performance related issues and recommends solutions.
  • Ensures that all Company policy requirements and guidelines are communicated and adhered to by all employees.
  • Supervises employees to include; coaching and counseling, driver training, and driver scheduling and overtime.

 

About the Company:  Since 1949, Valley Proteins, Inc. has been a leader in recycling used cooking oils and animal by-products into high-quality ingredients for biodiesel, livestock feed, and pet foods. Our focus is on customer service and protecting our environment for a sustainable future.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual's race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.