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Transportation Supervisor (Altoona, PA Depot) - $5,000 Sign-On Bonus

Company: US Foods
Location: Altoona
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Transportation Supervisor (Altoona, PA Depot) - $5,000 Sign-On Bonus
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The primary purpose of this position is to supervise the administration of daily outbound shipments to customers and other distribution centers within the organization. Must ensure a safe and secure working environment and operate in a profitable manner.

On-site: The work is completed 100% onsite at an assigned location.


  • This position will be responsible to work with and supervise the Altoona, PA Depot Drivers for US Foods - a fleet of approximately 60 drivers.
  • Directs and supervises the work and productivity of drivers and clerical associates within the transportation department.
  • Ensures all drivers and other transportation department associates are appropriately trained in job duties as well as safety and legal responsibilities.
  • Anticipates, analyzes and troubleshoots problems with deliveries and devises cost-effective and legal solutions; and acts to implement same.
  • Schedules drivers for routes based on division devised methodology.
  • Conducts routine Safety and Driver Meetings.
  • Create an atmosphere in which upward communication is encouraged and motivate associates to achieve department goals and objectives
  • Ensure maintenance of driver qualification files.
  • Investigates all accidents, maintains an accident file, tracks causes and takes appropriate preventative action.
    • Supervise drivers and department clerical associates
        Internal: Transportation Dept and Warehouse

        External: Customers

        • Education/Training: High School Diploma or equivalent required, Possess Commercial Drivers License (CDL) preferred.
        • Related Experience: A minimum of 4 years transportation/delivery experience required and 1 year of experience managing a hourly workforce required.
        • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Ability to openly and effectively communicate with all associates. Must be able to use, or learn to use, all equipment, global positioning systems (GPS) i.e. XATA, and tools used to perform the job. Must be able to perform all job functions safely. Must be able to work the scheduled/assigned times and required overtime for the position. Must know/have ability to learn MSDS information regarding all material used within the scope of the work. Understand and interpret DOT and other state and federal regulations.
          Physical Requirements:

          • SIT Occasionally to Frequently on Driver Assessment days
          • STAND Occasionally
          • WALK Occasionally
          • DRIVE Occasionally
            • 1-10 lbs (Sedentary) Occasionally
            • 10-20 lbs (Light) Occasionally
            • 25-50 lbs (Medium) Rarely
            • 50-100 lbs (Heavy) Rarely Max 80 pounds
            • Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy) Never
              • 1-10 lbs (Sedentary) Occasionally
              • 10-20 lbs (Light) Occasionally
              • 25-50 lbs (Medium) Rarely
              • 50-100 lbs (Heavy) Rarely Max 80 pounds
              • Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy) Never
                JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO:
                • Push/pull Occasionally
                • Item: Hand Truck, Dolly, Product, mouse
                • Climb/balance Occasionally
                • Item: In/Out Trucks
                • Stoop/squat Occasionally
                • Kneel/bend Occasionally
                • Bend Occasionally
                • Reach above shoulder Occasionally
                • Grasp objects Frequently
                • Type: pens, paper, mouse, boxes, hand truck handle/control, dolly handle, steering wheel
                • Manipulate objects Paper files, spread sheets, boxes of product, Hand truck/dolly gear shift
                • Twisting Occasionally
                  ***EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status***

Keywords: US Foods, Altoona , Transportation Supervisor (Altoona, PA Depot) - $5,000 Sign-On Bonus, Professions , Altoona, Pennsylvania

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