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Transportation Supervisor

Little Rock, Arkansas

Overview

When you embark on a Driver career with Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits, you'll play an integral role in achieving operational efficiency in order to meet our customers' needs. You'll leverage your skills every day to fuel our success and advance your career. In return for your contribution, we'll provide you with the tools to grow, succeed and accomplish your personal and professional goals. Together, we can deliver the highest quality service to each of our suppliers and customers and put you on the career path you’ve been looking for.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Mid
  • Travel: Yes

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Success Profile

What makes a successful Driver at Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

Traits

  • Customer Service Oriented
  • Productive
  • Trustworthy
  • Adaptable
  • Team Player
  • Problem-solver
  • Consistent
  • Focused
  • Independent
  • Logical
  • Positive
  • Quick-Thinking
  • Responsible
  • Socially Conscious

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Rewards

Discover all the ways Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits appreciates your efforts.

  • Health and Wellness Programs

    Comprehensive coverage including medical, dental, vision, and health and wellness programs.

  • Life & Disability

    Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits understands happy families equal happy employees.

  • Paid Time Off

    Paychecks are great, but that’s not all you get with a Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits career.

  • Work/Life Balance

    Importance of life outside of the company is important at Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits.

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Requirements

  • “Push/Pull” up to 50 lbs

  • Experience driving within the food and beverage industry

  • Customer facing and ability to problem solve

  • Class A/Class B license

Responsibilities

Job ID LIT00000256 Date posted 06/30/2020
Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the effective and efficient distribution of product and direct supervision within the market and other depots as needed.
  • Ensure adherence to delivery standards, efficiencies, and regulatory requirements.
  • Supervise drivers’ delivery schedule and hours worked, daily bidding, and daily work needs.
  • Using effective management skills and progressive coaching, coach drivers in the areas of attendance and work performance.
  • Establish and maintain positive employee and customer relationships.
  • Resolve customer issues efficiently, addressing errors and concerns as needed.
  • Serve as liaison between distribution, logistics, sales, HR, and other internal departments.
  • Occasionally run a delivery route according to business need.
  • Ensure that drivers follow DOT rules, regulations, and standards.
  • Handle and receive returns when drivers return to the depot at the end of their routes.
  • Communicate with sales, customers, and internal departments to resolve service-related issues.
  • Maintain various spreadsheets, reports, files, and assessments.
  • Work in tandem with peers/other depots to ensure effective communication and management of the delivery/logistics department.
  • Complete “Driver Ride-With’s” on a consistent basis, providing employees with effective and improving feedback.
  • Track and maintain CSA and DOT compliance within the depot team.
  • Responsible for leading and growing a zero injury/accident safety culture
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Qualifications
EDUCATION
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License and current Medical Card certification.
  • Smith System Certification (preferred)
 EXPERIENCE
  • At least two years supervisory experience.
  • At least two years route delivery experience.
  • Experience working with a bargained workforce, preferred.
  • At least two years’ experience in a fast-paced customer service environment.
 KNOWLEDGE
  • Knowledge of transportation and delivery processes.
  • Knowledge of related Federal and State DOT regulations

SKILLS and ABILITIES

  • Excellent interpersonal, relationship building/collaborative, and leadership skills.
  • Ability to foster a positive Coach-Team environment
  • Excellent analytical skills needed to effectively lead a team of individuals.
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Self-motivated, dependable, well-organized and results-oriented.
  • Detail oriented and able to work independently with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Solid organizational and decision-making skills.
  • Service oriented mentality.
 ABILITIES
  • Must be a strong collaborator and team player to be successful in role.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment and to manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to communicate effectively - formally and informally.
  • Ability to adapt to rapidly changing priorities.
  • Able to lift 50+ pound cases of product repetitively.
  • Must be 21 years old.

Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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