Transportation Supervisor

Company: FreshPoint Inc. ( Learn More )

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US-OK-Tulsa
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Job Description

FRESHPOINT OKLAHOMA – TULSA TRANSPORTATION SUPERVISOR – DEL113

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Food Safety

Our Primary Goal is Protecting Our Produce and Our Customers

  • Industry Leaders in Food Safety

  • Highest Level of Quality Standards

  • State of the Art Refrigerated Warehouse & Fleet

  • GAP/GMP Verification Audits

  • GFSI & SQF Level 2 Certified

  • Advanced Recall & Traceability Programs

    Food Safety is Priority One

    At FreshPoint we take the lead in the industry when it comes to food safety. As North America’s largest and most respected fresh produce distributor, we take food safety seriously. Our customers trust FreshPoint to provide them with some of the safest produce grown by some of the safest farmers and manufacturers.  We respect and earn that trust every day. From the farmer to your back door, food safety is paramount.

    Job Title: Transportation Supervisor

    Location: FreshPoint Oklahoma in Tulsa, OK

    Reports to: Transportation Manager

    General Purpose of the Position: This is an exempt, supervisory position, consisting of both management and driver skills.  This is an Operations position responsible for supervising activities associated with Delivery.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to: management and direction of delivery staff, compliance with government regulations and the safety and security of the delivery team, management of warehouse cooler for produce and operation of a forklift.  The position requires well-rounded administrative skills in addition to an outstanding customer service skill set; working in accordance with state and DOT regulations and following Safety Preferred Work Methods.  A CDL license is required for this position.

    Educational Requirements

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and related experience.

  • Two or Four year college degree in Business Management, Supply Chain Management or similar major preferred.

  • 2+ years Supervisory/Management experience required

  • Must possess excellent oral and written English language skills

  • Spanish bi-lingual speaking and written skills preferred

    Experience Required:

  • Valid CDL – A or B class.

  • One year of commercial driving experience.

  • No accidents or DUI convictions within the past 3 years.

  • Must be able to pass a DOT physical and get a DOT medical card

  • Experience Preferred

  • (1) year produce experience preferred

  • Pallet jack/rider jack/forklift experience preferred

  • Working knowledge of MS Office products

  • AS400 experience preferred

    Essential Functions

  • Supervises the daily work and safety of Delivery Drivers, including adherance to standard operating procedures, adherance to planned routes and providing safe and efficient customer service.

  • Ensures the accurate and efficient routing of deliveries for all customers.

  • Ensures Delivery Drivers’ compliance with local, state and federal regulatory agencies (i.e. DOT, OSHA, etc.) and ensures that electronic logs are kept current and accurate.

  • Supervises labor hours and prepares work schedules including extra work days and shifts as needed.

  • Communicates with Sales Management to collaboratively resolve any customer or delivery opportunities or issues.

  • Maintains associate relations and driver safety through daily department and/or pre-shift meetings; maintains on-going interaction; keeps open communication channels with associates by answering questions and explaining policies and procedures.

  • Monitors associate morale; and submits and respond to ideas to improve associate engagement and enablement.

  • Interprets, trains and consistently enforces Company policies and procedures.

  • Coordinates efforts with Safety Managers to aid in training and conducting associate observations.Makes recommendations for disciplinary action and/or behavior modification where required.

  • Performs management functions of staff selection, development, discipline and performance reviews in collaboration with the Transportation Manager and HRBP.

  • Performs the duties of associates supervised and other related duties as needed; this includes driving and delivering on established routes.

  • Aids Buying Department in maintaining inventory in the on-site cooler.

  • Places produce in the cooler and rotates as necessary/according to instructions.

  • Helps load and unload produce in/out of trucks from the cooler.

  • Handle company equipment properly; follow all traffic rules & regulations, company safety guidelines and Preferred Work Methods at all times.

  • Report accidents and injuries immediately and/or any damage to the vehicle or equipment.

  • Perform pre- and post-trip vehicle inspections – daily fleet inspection.

  • Coordinates required repairs with proper departments as necessary.

  • Physical Requirements

  • Ability to regularly lift up to 50 pounds; infrequently lift up to 80 pounds.Lifting product/cases to and from heights ranging from floor to knee, waist, shoulder and overhead.

  • Ability to safely maneuver a dolly/hand truck UP/DOWN ramps with approximately 200-300 pounds of product.

  • Use hands and fingers to peel and stick labels on cases.

  • Ability to unload a large shipment alone and without mechanical aid

  • Perform frequent bending, squatting, pushing/pulling, pivoting and climbing IN/OUT of trucks

  • Ability to work in a refrigerated warehouse as low as 30 degrees Fahrenheit

  • Must be able to work in confined spaces

  • Ability to hear accurately and speak/enunciate clearly

  • Specific vision abilities required to perform this job include close and distance vision, depth perception, color vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus

  • Must possess a high level of physical endurance, energy and strength

  • Ability to work in varying weather conditions; cold, heat, wind, etc.

  • Work Environment

  • Primarily an office environment.Driving an established delivery route outside sometimes occurs with variable weather and traffic conditions.  Refrigerated warehouse environment with temperatures ranging from 25-55 degrees.

    NOTICE:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the environment and level of work being performed by this job.  This job description in no way states or implies that the duties and responsibilities listed are the only tasks to be performed by the employee in this job. The employee will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by his or her supervisor.

    This Position Description is not an employment contract.  The Company reserves the right to change the Job Description and the Essential Functions at any time without notice.  Each applicant, by applying, certifies that he or she understands the Job Description, possesses the above qualifications, and that he or she can perform each of the above functions with or without an accommodation. 

    A DETAILED WORK HISTORY AND SALARY EXPECTATION IS REQUIRED with your application.  Thank you for your interest in FreshPoint!  Apply at: www.freshpoint.com/careers.

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