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Transportation Supervisor

We are the premier foodservice distributor in Ontario. We meet our customers' unique needs by delivering superior service, value and flexibility. This mission is made possible by attracting the best talent in the industry and treating our employees like family. Proudly named one of Canada's Best Managed for 4th year in a row!

Join our winning Transportation and Logistics team! Now hiring a Transportation Supervisor! 

Entitlements:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Pension and RRSP plans
  • Profit Sharing Program
  • Comprehensive Flexible Benefits
  • Paid Personal Days and Your Birthday!
  • Gym Membership Benefit
  • Family oriented culture

The Role: You are a hands-on leader who will drive operational excellence within the Traffic Department at the Branch Level.  You are decisive and results oriented and will fully utilize both your technical skills and leadership to influence and motivate change and meet the branch/departmental goals.  

Your key accountabilities will include:

  • Provide strategic and operational supervision to a designated number of drivers on our Transportation Team within the Branch
  • Maintain cost effectiveness, efficiency, standardization
  • Drive departmental KPI’s and monitor scorecard accordingly
  • Ensure quality standards and delivery schedules are maintained in a safe, professional and accurate manner with a focus on Ministry of Transportation regulations and compliance
  • Schedule and assign drivers and equipment per Ministry of Transportation regulations to satisfactorily meet customer needs
  • Comply with Ministry of Transportation regulations including but not limited: Hours of Service; Compliance, Safety, Accountability; Roadside inspections; Pre/Post Trip inspections
  • Update and maintain electronic databases used for drivers’ logs, inventory, invoicing and routing
  • Promptly solve problems to the maximum satisfaction of our customers while maintaining compliance with Ministry of Transportation regulation
  • Promote a safe, fair and consistent work environment that engages employees and builds positive morale
  • Coach and mentor employee group by performing a minimum of 2 ride-withs monthly, ensuring every employee is engaged at least once annually
  • Other duties as required

 

Qualifications: 

  • College Diploma or University Degree in Transportation, Logistics, or Business preferred
  • A varied background in food distribution, transportation, logistics  with minimum two years’ experience at a supervisory level preferred
  • Valid AZ Commercial Driver’s Licence and Abstract and be willing to step in to assist the drivers as needed
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office, Shaw and routing software Roadnet
  • Proven experience with Ministry of Transportation regulations
  • Must have a proven track record of excellent supervisory skills and be comfortable directing and motivating multiple employees
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office products and previous experience working with a Transportation Management System
  • Proven success consistently demonstrating a high level of service excellence, integrity, dependability and professionalism at all times
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