SYGMA Transportation Supervisor

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Denver, CO

Job status
Full time
Job description
SYGMA isn't your average workplace-it's a fast-paced, high-energy, think-on-your-feet environment. If this sounds like the kind of company you'd like to join, apply today!

We are now hiring a Transportation Supervisor.
Provides support to the Transportation Manager/Director in supervising the activities related to delivery and backhauls. This includes, training and supervising transportation department associates, compliance with government regulations and promoting safety and security of the transportation department.

We offer the following:
• Great pay.
• Outstanding benefits including healthcare, vacation, 401K, and stock options.
• An employee discount program that includes discounts on purchases for home computers, cars, cell phones and accessories, entertainment, and travel.

•Supervises the daily work and safety of Transportation Associates, including adherence to standard operating procedures, Food Safety Standards and preferred work methods, adherence to planned routes, and providing safe and efficient customer service.
•Ensures Transportation Associates’ comply 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 consumable supplies within budget; prepares work schedules including extra work days and shifts as needed.
• Assists with the training of new associates, including cross training of existing associates.
• Supervises the proper selection and utilization of Company assets in support of the Delivery department; coordinates required repairs with proper departments as necessary.
•Reviews delivery functions and productivity reporting; suggests efficiency ideas, cost reduction measures and assists with implementation of delivery changes.
•Interprets, trains and consistently enforces company policies, protocols and procedures including but not limited to food safety, DOT, record keeping, etc.
•Communicates with Warehouse and Customer Service teams to collaboratively resolve any customer or delivery opportunities or issues; visits customer locations and meets with customers to address issues and assess delivery difficulty.
•Maintains positive associate relations through regular department or pre-shift meetings; 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.
•Works with Safety Manager to aid in training, conducting associate observations, up-dating preferred work methods, conducting accident investigations to determine root causes, and routine safety inspections; makes recommendations for corrective action and/or behavior modification where required.
•Performs management functions of staff selection, development, discipline, performance reviews and/or terminations.
•Works assigned schedule, exhibits regular and predictable attendance and works outside of the normal schedule as required to meet workload demands. Performs the duties of associates supervised and other related duties as needed (and as qualified).

High school diploma, general education degree (GED), or equivalent degree; and two to four years transportation 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.

Class A Commercial Driver’s License is preferred but not required.
Certificate of DOT regulations training is preferred.
Knowledge of: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations; DOT rules and regulations; preferred work methods and standard operating procedures; spreadsheet software and word processing software.

Email your resume and join our team!
SYGMA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.