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Transportation/Distribution Supervisor

Company: Dairy Farmers of America
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a--Transportation/Distribution Supervisor--to supervise assigned drivers and related activities at the Kemps dairy plant in Minneapolis, MN. --In this role you will identify and implement effective and timely solutions to transportation and distribution routing and delivery opportunities.-- Develop and promote safety, customer service, and operational excellence.----Kemps is a farmer-owned brand of Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a dairy marketing cooperative owned by more than 12,500 family farmers.-- Since 1914, Kemps has provided families with fresh, delicious dairy products, fresh milk, frozen yogurt, sour cream, cottage cheese and frozen novelty treats.--By joining Kemps, you can help us continue to make a difference that matters.-- We care deeply about the well-being of our neighbors and friends, and we celebrate the diversity of our company and our world.-- It takes an incredible team to deliver the goodness of dairy and enrich our communities - come join us!--Shift:-- 1st--Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:Provide daily work direction to professional drivers to ensure safe and efficient operations and to meet customer requirements; maintain daily activity assignments of tractors, trailers, trucks, and drivers.Monitor daily activity to make necessary adjustments in load assignments, special delivery, or pick-up instructions while effectively communicating with members, customers, drivers, dispatch, and/or DFA transportation or distribution locations.Maintain up-to-date copies of routes; manage the utilization of routing software to increase route efficiency, lower cost, and meet customer demands.Create employee schedules, approve time, resolve timekeeping issues, monitor overtime, and take appropriate actions to meet established goals. Ensure compliance with any DOT regulations; keep informed of regulatory and logistical issues.Ensure all daily paperwork associated with each load is properly completed.-- This may include trip information to provide mileage information for reports to DOT, driver vehicle inspection and driver logs (as appropriate), repair/maintenance activity, billing activity, delivery tickets, etc.Ensure compliance with all regulatory (OSHA, DOT, EPA) requirements.Ensure employees achieve performance expectations through training/coaching; routine driver audits or observations for safety; operational efficiency; compliance requirements (Pasteurized Milk Ordinance, Department of Transportation (DOT); and annual reviews.Be available to respond to emergencies or other unexpected operational requirements (i.e., nights, weekends, or holidays).-- Participate in on-call rotation if applicable.

Keywords: Dairy Farmers of America, Minneapolis , Transportation/Distribution Supervisor, Professions , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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