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TRANSPORTATION SUPERVISOR

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Job ID:
R16213
Location:
Veritiv - Fresno CA
City:
Fresno
State:
CA
Veritiv has an expansive North American network with more than 180 locations, and we do business with
more than half of the Fortune 500. We're a big company, but we’re also a new company, shaping our
systems and processes to support a successful and sustainable future. We don't just encourage an
entrepreneurial spirit, we embody it.
Are you looking to join a company where you feel empowered in your work and your job is not just a job,
but a path toward a rewarding and successful career? Do you want to be part of a company that
customers and suppliers not only want to do business with but need to do business with?
If you answered yes, then Veritiv might be the place for you. We encourage you to learn about and apply
to Veritiv if you seek a unique work experience, where diverse ideas are met with enthusiasm, and where
you can realize your full potential.

Position Description

Job Summary and Scope:

Support the Transportation function and division in raising the standard of performance in meeting the goals of our internal and external customers.  Assist with the operation of the warehouse and delivery system within a division (including shipping, receiving, and inventory control) to ensure a competitive service advantage by maintaining a high degree of accuracy and customer service at a minimal cost.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee day-to-day delivery operations.
  • Initiate, accurately complete and communicate a variety of tasks (i.e., hiring, discipline, employee issues, etc.).
  • Must be able to measure employee performance.
  • Must have knowledge of D.O.T regulations.
  • Understand and use DMO (Driver Management Online) internet application to manage driver records, transportation safety and compliance data.
  • Maintain fuel tax, purchases, and licensing for the fleet.
  • Works with Logistics Manager to reduce or maintain budgetary controls for department.
  • Communicate changes to appropriate personnel (drivers, routing center, customer service, sales and management.
  • Conduct safety meetings, perform safety observations and actively participate as a member of safety committee.
  • Resolve delivery related complaints from customers, drivers, sales and management.
  • Establish or adjust work procedures to meet schedules to minimize service failures.
  • Recommend measures to improve delivery methods, equipment and productivity.
  • Analyze and resolve problems and assist employees in solving work-related issues.
  • Initiate or suggest plans to motivate workers to achieve goals.
  • Ride with assigned drivers on a regular basis.
  • Administer and support all federal, state and local laws pertaining to transportation.
  • Administer and support all company policies and programs.
  • May be requested to perform other duties as assigned.

Position(s) Supervised:  

  • 10 Drivers
  • 1 Coordinator

Required Skills:  

  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, including but not limited to performance management (employee evaluations, discipline, corrective action, coaching), and interviewing are required.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills are essential.
  • Strong planning, organization, and customer relations’ skills are required.

Required Experience/Education:  

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • A thorough understanding of warehouse, delivery, and traffic operations within a distribution setting, as well as government regulations (e.g., DOT, OSHA, HazMat, etc.).  Ability to develop proficiency with company computer system is essential.
  • 4+ years supervisory/management experience or equivalent required, preferably in warehouse operations. Ability to motivate and develop direct reports.

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Office and warehouse working conditions with frequent exposure to noise, damage to clothing, and minor accident hazards; frequently used equipment includes personal computer, terminal, telephone, fax, copier, material handling machinery, and RF bar-code equipment.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

A significant portion of the incumbent’s job responsibilities will require a significant amount of walking, the ability to operate different material handling equipment, and the ability to use various computer systems and software.The incumbent is required to talk, see and hear. The incumbent may be required to lift and/or move 50+ pounds of warehouse product.



Veritiv is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Individuals seeking employment are considered without regards to race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law. Additionally, Veritiv will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Veritiv’s legal duty to furnish information. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here:http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

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