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Transportation Supervisor in Miramar, FL at Bunzl Distribution

Date Posted: 12/17/2018

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Job Description

The Transportation Supervisor is responsible for leading and controlling activities of branch warehouse personnel assigned to the Transportation Department. The supervisor will manage a variety of warehouse activities in an accurate, efficient and cost-effective manner. The successful candidate will manage his/her own staff as well as interface with each other departments and customers.

Your career path has many avenues available for you to succeed. Are you looking to advance at a rate that matches your ambition and skill set? At Bunzl, we understand and want to invest in you. With our multi-career options, you’ll not only be able to find the adventure you are looking for today, but can be confident that new opportunities will be there for advancement in your future. 

At Bunzl, we know that our employees are our number one asset. We seek to recruit and retain the right people who are passionate about our business and we provide opportunities for our employees so that they may progress within our company based on their talents, experiences, and their aptitude.    

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes and proposes methods of sustained productivity increases
  • Maintain a clean, orderly and organized work environment
  • Ensures safe working conditions including properly training employees on proper safety methods
  • Assists Human Resources with the management of workers\u0027 compensation claims
  • Responsible for the proper collection, dispersal and retention of drivers logs, fuel tax reports, accident files and registers
  • Effectively counsel and manage employees on attendance, performance and/or misconduct
  • Responsible for managing the maintenance and repairs of all transportation-related equipment
  • Takes responsibility for maximizing the cube fill rate on the delivery vehicles along with minimizing delivery costs and increasing driver productivity
  • Directs employee on proper shipping and loading procedures
  • Audits various paperwork and postings (i.e. driver logs, manifests, OSHA postings, etc.) for completeness, accuracy and compliance with appropriate local, state and federal laws, statues and company policies
  • Manages required segments of Controller Substance and Alcohol Testing program as required by US DOT
  • Communicates and cooperates with other department such as Sales, Purchasing and Human Resources
  • Continually communicates serious issues, situations or behaviors with the Warehouse Manager

Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required; College degree is preferred
  • Five or more years of experience management the transportation function of a warehouse in a distribution environment
  • Knowledge of local, state and federal OSHA safety and DOT transportation regulations preferred
  • Experience with OMNITRACS or similar fleet management systems preferred
  • Experience in hazmat certifications preferred
  • Must be organized, dependable and a strong leader
  • Experience as a commercial driver preferred
  • Must be familiar with MS Office software and knowledge of AS400 is preferred

So, what are you waiting for? A new career awaits you with endless opportunities.

Bunzl is a global leader in the Cleaning & Hygiene, Food Processing, Grocery, Health Care, Non-Food Retail, and Safety industries. We have grown both organically and through acquisitions to sales in excess of $10 billion.  Bunzl North America is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.  Bunzl North America owns and operates more than 100 warehouses and serves all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada and parts of the Caribbean and Mexico. With more than 5,000 employees and 400,000 plus supplies, Bunzl is regarded as a leading supplier in North America.

Bunzl Distribution offers competitive salaries, a comfortable work environment, and a full range of benefits including a 401k with a company match.

Bunzl Distribution has a tradition of commitment to equal employment opportunity. It is the established policy to attract and retain the best qualified people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex/gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, age, disability or veteran status as provided by law. 

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