Republic National Distributing Company Transportation Manager in Ashland, Virginia

Summary: Oversees and supervise all activities of the transportation/delivery department by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.) Provides the appropriate staffing, training, certification, safety supervision and motivation to the delivery personnel. Includes hiring, firing, disciplining and overseeing the company’s published policies and procedures. Maintains ALL company commitments to customer service through timely and efficient deliveries in accord with all state and federal regulations. Supervises all aspects of the product delivery operation and customer relations including the security of products during the process of delivery. Adheres to customer credit restrictions and requirements during the course of receiving their deliveries verifying that ALL drivers meet requirements for accuracy, and accountability. Works cooperatively with sales departments to provide prompt, accurate, product deliveries to customers in a timely and efficient manner. Maintains all facets of the delivery process in keeping with applicable requirements for safety and documentation ensuring drivers possess safe driving records, are properly licensed and comply in all respects with DOT requirements. Coordinates delivery activity following scheduling guidelines established by the Roadnet System ensuring that deliveries are conducted in an economic, efficient manner and make good utilization of time with the drivers returning to the warehouse on schedule. Ensures that deliveries are conducted in compliance with federal, state, local and insurance regulations concerning safety and the handling of alcoholic beverages. Guarantees corporate documentation procedures are consistently followed to ensure accurate entry of quantities of product returned to the warehouse for inventory control purposes. Responsible for the safe, cost effective operations of all delivery vehicles ensuring that all delivery vehicles are consistently neat and clean, in proper working condition, and that they are readily available for use. Directly supervises the care and maintenance of all delivery trucks and vehicles, including communications systems, ensuring their consistent compliance with federal, state, county, and city inspections and licensing regulations. Manages three to five subordinate supervisors who supervise a total of 40+ employees in Transportation. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Also directly supervises one non-supervisory employee. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience: Associates degree from a two year college or technical school preferred; three or more years related experience, of which two to three years previous transportation and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents (such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals), write routine reports and correspondence, and to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Spanish bilingual abilities preferred.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals, in addition to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished (in written, oral, or diagram form) and to deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

Computer Skills: Not Applicable

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Requires a current state driver's license Ability to meet company vehicle insurance requirements. Alcohol Beverage Commission (ABC) License, as required by the state (i.e. TABC License – Texas)

Other Requirements Ability to regularly operate a motor vehicle. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 60 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to mechanical operations and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Republic National Distributing Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy not to discriminate against any Employee or Applicant. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability. This policy of nondiscrimination in employment includes but is not limited to: recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, employment advertising or solicitations, compensation, layoff or termination of employment.

Location: Virginia - Ashland

Job Code: 17396

# of openings: 1

Relocation Benefits: No Relocation Assistance Provided