Transportation Supervisor

  • Darling Ingredients Inc.
  • 144 Miley Road, Branchville, SC 29432, USA
  • 11/23/2022
Full time CDL Driver Strategy-Planning Transportation

Job Description

Darling Ingredients is seeking a Transportation Supervisor to join our team at our location in Branchville, SC. This is a high impact role that is responsible for supervision of drivers and fleet related activities for a designated region. 

This position will be scheduled to work Monday-Friday, from 7:00am-5:00pm. 

As a member of the team, you can expect:  

  • Very attractive compensation: Averaging between $800-$1,000 a week! 
  • Great Benefits – medical, dental, vision, profit sharing, paid time off 
  • $500-$1000 annual contribution towards your health savings account 
  • 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 

Job Summary: 

Responsible for supervision of drivers and fleet related activities for a designated region. 

Essential Duties/Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for scheduling, distributing, monitoring, and following-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. 
  • Supervise employees to include; coaching and counseling, driver training, and driver scheduling and overtime. 
  • Recruit, develop and retain hourly truck drivers to support the goals of the organization. 
  • Develop and maintain a common safety culture by assuring the identification and control of workplace hazards for all employees to reduce recordable injuries. 
  • Expected to perform other duties as required. 

Minimum Qualifications:  

  • PC skills and knowledge of various computer applications (MS Office, Omnitracs, Sapphire, SAP, Scale Administrator, etc.) 
  • Knowledge of the service area. 
  • Knowledge of Federal and State DOT guidelines, OSHA, HAZMAT and other relevant governmental and industrial standards and policies. 
  • Ability to prioritize projects and meet established deadlines. 
  • Good interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills. 
  • To be effective, the operations supervisor communicates both internally with management, employees, supporting staff and externally with customers. 
  • Able to analyze situations accurately and pursue an effective course of action. 
  • Meets assigned goals and objectives. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • CDL “A” License with tanker endorsement and current DOT physical is preferred. 

Physical Demands: 

  • The employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk or hear.  
  • The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. 
  • Must be able to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.  

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