Job: Assistant Transportation Manager - Phoenix, AZ

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Assistant Transportation Manager - Phoenix, AZ

Corporate Summary: At Shamrock Foods Company, people come first - our associates, our customers, and the families we serve across the nation. A privately-held, family-owned and -operated Forbes 500 company, Shamrock is an innovator in the food industry and has been since being founded in Arizona in 1922. Shamrock specializes in the manufacturing and distribution of quality food and food-related products through a family of companies, including Shamrock Foods foodservice distribution and Shamrock Farms dairy manufacturing.

Summary: The facility Assistant Transportation Manager helps the department Manager direct, plan, and coordinate operational activities of transportation/logistics through efficient use of equipment, manpower, and routing. He or she reports directly to the facility Transportation Manager.


* Provides effective feedback to associates and management
* Ensures shipping and transportation responsibilities for the department are completed on time and within budget
* Works with Human Resources and Transportation Manager to assist in handling all associate issues
* Responsible for controlling and maintaining department expenses
* Meets metric expectations in idle time, Shorts, Damage, on time and safety
* Coordinates with Dispatch and warehouse management team
* Coordinates with scheduling the coverage of routes
* Interfaces with Sales teams, and customers
* Confers with department heads and other internal customers to ensure coordination of transportation activities
* Attends sales meeting, town meetings, DOT meetings and any other department meetings
* Analyze ways to improve transportation methods, equipment, customer service levels, performance, and quality of work product
* Initiates or suggests plans to motivate associates to achieve work and/or quality goals
* Ensure compliance for all governmental regulations as well as customer related inspections to include, DOT, OSHA, HASAP, AIS, Siliker, State, County and Federal inspections
* Must maintain a safe environment for all department functions
* Manages all aspect of resident driver yards and schedules
* Other duties may be assigned


* Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is preferred; or four or more years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
* Strong team leader and motivator
* Current CDL Class A Drivers License
* Must have a working knowledge in DOT regulations as well as company policies
* Will need to travel to delivery locations which may require multiple consecutive days/nights stay; Travel will be done by own vehicle or commercial airlines
* Must be flexible in work schedule to meet internal and external customer needs
* Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Products
* Must be flexible and willing to work the demands of the department including but not limited to evenings, nights, weekends, and travel when needed

2540 North 29th Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona, 85009
United States

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