Job Description

  • Requisition ID
    Location : Address
    2702 W Encanto Blvd
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  • Summary and Essential Duties

    The Assistant Transportation Manager supports the Transportation Manager in directing, planning, and coordinating operational activities of transportation/logistics through efficient use of equipment, manpower, and routing. (S)he reports directly to the Transportation Manager.

    Essential Duties:

    • Ensures shipping and transportation responsibilities for the department are completed on time and within budget
    • Supports the control and compliance with department expenses
    • Works with Human Resources and Transportation Manager to manage handling all associate issues
    • 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
    • Provides effective feedback to associates and management
    • Other duties as assigned.

    • Qualifications:

      • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is preferred, plus 1 year of experience; or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
      • Strong team leader and motivator
      • Current CDL Class A Driver's License
      • Working knowledge of Federal Motor Vehicle Carrier Regulations
      • Must be willing to travel approximately 10% of the time to delivery locations which may require multiple consecutive days/night's stay; Must be flexible in work schedule to meet internal and external customer needs
      • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, Word and PowerPoint)
      • Must be flexible and willing to work the demands of the department which may be subject to evenings, weekends and holidays.
      • Corporate Summary

        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.

        Our Mission:

        At Shamrock Foods Company, we live by our founding family’s motto to 'treat associates like family and customers like friends.'

        Why work for us?

        Benefits are a major part of your overall compensation, and we believe offering them at an affordable cost is not only the right thing to do, but it helps keep you and your family healthy. That’s why Shamrock Foods pays for the majority of your health insurance, allowing you to take home more of your paycheck. And it doesn’t stop there - our associates also enjoy additional benefits such as 401(k) Savings Plan, Profit Sharing, Paid Time Off, as well as our incredible growth opportunities, continued education, wellness programs, and much more!

        Equal Opportunity Employer

        At Shamrock Foods Co all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other basis protected by applicable law.

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