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Sysco Director of Transportation in Whittier, California

Company:

US1113 FreshPoint Southern California, Inc.

Zip Code:

91744

Minimum Level of Education:

High School or Equivalent

Minimum Years of Experience:

8 Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:

0

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for the efficient and timely delivery of the product to our customers, accomplished through thorough planning and an on-going process of monitoring driver performance, equipment condition and performance, and business volume, while effectively managing expenses in an ever-changing environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Closely monitor driver performance via the use of the trip master and other control features.

  • Maintain detailed records of driver pay, equipment maintenance and equipment performance.

  • Review driver logs and paperwork to ensure accuracy and adherence to policy and DOT regulations.

  • Closely monitor equipment to ensure safe operation and minimize breakdowns.

  • Order necessary parts and equipment used in driver performance of responsibilities.

  • Review routing and make the necessary adjustments to ensure optimal efficiency.

  • Hire, train, direct, and discipline transportation personnel to achieve the most effective use of human and physical assets.

  • Plan and schedule assignments for the transportation personnel; process the weekly payroll.

  • Verify vendor invoices and complete A/P (accounts payable) vouchers.

  • Monitor trip records and fuel reports for mileage, fuel cost, and fuel economy.

  • Monitor monthly expenses in relation to planning and make the necessary changes.

  • Perform the necessary requirements of the Department of Transportation.

  • Review backhauls to ensure profitability.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • High school diploma/GED

  • 4-year degree preferred

Experience

  • 5 – 8 years of transportation supervisor experience.

  • 4 years of transportation experience.

Professional Skills

  • Must possess good employee relations skills.

  • Must have the ability to communicate clearly, primarily via telephone, with vendors, shippers, customers, and Company personnel.

Physical Demands

  • Work is primarily sedentary in nature. Frequent standing and bending are required when checking equipment.

  • A substantial portion of the day is spent on data entry.

Mental/Visual Demands

  • Must be able to read text that is close and at a distance with or without correction.

  • Must be able to perform manual tasks, hear, sit, reach, lift, and interact with others.

Work Environment

  • The office is situated in the warehouse.

  • Activities occur both inside (protection from weather conditions but not temperature changes) and outside.

Equipment Operated

  • A calculator, copier, fax, PC, Microsoft Office applications, CRT, Trip Master software, TRUCKS routing system.

Licenses, Registration and/or Certifications

  • CDL License

BENEFITS INFORMATION:

For information on Sysco’s Benefits, please visit https://SyscoBenefits.com

HOW WE PROTECT OUR ASSOCIATES

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment and masks provided

  • Temperature screenings

  • Social distancing guidelines in place

  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place

OVERVIEW:

Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations.

We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We’re looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT:

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

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