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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Private Fleet Transportation Supervisor in North Houston, Texas

About Our Company

Grocers Supply , based in Houston, is the largest wholesale grocery supplier in Texas, supplying over 900 independent grocery stores. Grocers Supply serves customers of all sizes, from single store independent retailers to chains, such as: Fiesta, FoodTown, Market Basket, Cox Foodarama / La Fiesta, Sellers Brothers, Minyard Food Stores, G. E. Foodland, and El Rio Grande.

Working Safely is a Condition for Employment with GSC Wholesale, LLC. GSC Wholesale, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Position Overview

This Private Fleet Supervisor of Transportation is responsible for the execution of the day to day operational plans set forth by the transportation department, while providing direction and support to fellow transportation team members. The supervisor will communicate and coordinate with other functional areas such as warehouse shipping, receiving, safety, customer service, maintenance and routing in order to handle and resolve any operational issue that may arise during the course of executing the plan. The Private Fleet Supervisor has day to supervision and responsibility of overseeing the hourly dispatch associates. In addition, this role will educate and promote proper work behaviors and procedures to maintain a culture of safety in the workplace environment.

Job Description

The home office for this position is off of I-45N & Richey Road..

Description

  • Responsible for championing a team of drivers and hourly dispatch associates to optimal performance. This includes tracking of key metrics, coaching through performance issues, behavior modification counseling as per company guidelines and maintaining morale.

  • Responsible for managing controllable costs, including, but not limited to, hourly labor, supplemental labor, fuel economy and equipment R&M.

  • Responsible for monitoring yard operations to align with warehouse needs. Ensuring yard jockeys follow best practices in the areas of yard organization and trailer utilization, while practicing all safety guidelines set forth by the company.

  • Complete routine observations and audits to ensure that drivers perform pre and post trips of equipment, complete all work assignments in a safe, timely and efficient manner.

  • Support and assist in any payroll responsibilities and or functions as per the directive of the Transportation Manager.

  • Support and assist the Safety Specialist with Driver Qualification files, driver log accuracy and execution of the company's drug and alcohol testing protocol.

  • Travel Required: Yes

Environment

  • Office : Office Temperature (65F to 75F)

  • Warehouse : Grocery Warehouse (50F to 90F)

Skills

  • Specialized Knowledge : Familiar with DOT laws and regulations

  • Special Skills : MS Office. Effective verbal and written communication skills.

  • Physical abilities: :

  • Other: : Strong ability to communicate cross functionally

  • Strong focus on team engagement and timely engagement on performance and functional goals : Ability to maintain strong internal and external customer relationships

Years Of Experience

  • 2-5 : Supervising fleet or transportation operations

  • 2-5 : Working with transportation and DOT regulations

  • 2-5 : Experience with yard management and fleet operations

  • 2-5 : Supervising teams of individual contributors

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree - Logistics & Transportation

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Company

GSC Wholesale LLC

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

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