Director of Transportation
Supervise daily Transportation Department functions including supervising drivers, routing deliveries and pickups and utilizing all department equipment and resources.
fundamental job tasks:
Scheduling drivers to meet operational needs and cost controls.
Oversee daily transportation delivery service to all Stater Bros. Retail stores in Southern California. Roughly 20% of returning trucks backhaul Vendor product for our Distribution Center.
Interface with Federal, State and Local Safety and Environmental Departments/Agencies with respect to ensuring Stater Bros. is in compliance with all related rules, regulations and procedures.
Interface with Teamsters Union regarding progressive discipline and grievances associated with Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) and Company Policy & Procedures to include participating in the CBA negotiations.
Work with Distribution Centers and Retail Management to provide best on-time delivery service possible.
Communicating with stores on a daily basis.
Maintaining a list of available equipment.
Reviewing driver files.
Working with XATA onboard tracking, UPS (Roadnet) Routing/ Scheduling.
Train, instruct, motivate, counsel and discipline new and existing personnel.
Personally follow and enforce all Rules, Regulations, Policies, Procedures and all Labor Agreements.
Support all safety programs and OSHA compliance to ensure a safe work environment.
Problem solving and decision making occur on a regular basis.
Maintain the confidentiality of all reports and Company information.
Perform any other duties and assignments as assigned.
education / experience:
High School Diploma or equivalent
College Degree with emphasis in Supply Chain Management preferred.
Minimum of 3 years’ Industry experience in Supply Chain Management with emphasis on Transportation.
Knowledge and understanding of the Transportation cost and performance computer software (XATA onboard tracking, UPS (Roadnet) Routing/ Scheduling.
Understand Company Policy/Procedure, Teamsters Collective Bargaining Agreement, Federal, State and Local rules and regulations pertaining to Highway Safety and Environmental Protection measures.
Familiar with Southern California Freeway System and City Locations.
Knowledge of area of operation and location of stores;
Knowledge of equipment operation and safety.
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
Ability to deal effectively with Employees, Management, Union Representatives, Vendor Representatives and other individuals doing business with the Company.
Must be available to work various shifts including, days, nights, graveyard, weekends and holidays.
Confidentiality, integrity, accuracy and problem solving required.
required licenses and/or certification:
Valid California Driver License (Class A preferred)
Stater Bros. Markets is a “Fortune 500” Company and offers an excellent compensation and benefits package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.