SYGMA - Transportation Supervisor
Company: The SYGMA Network
Posted on: August 3, 2022
US3223 Sygma Southern California, a Division of The Sygma Network,
Minimum Level of Education:
Provides support to the Transportation Manager/Director in
supervising the activities related to delivery and backhauls. This
includes, training and supervising transportation department
associates, compliance with government regulations and promoting
safety and security of the transportation department.
- Supervises the daily work and safety of Transportation
Associates, including adherence to standard operating procedures,
Food Safety Standards and preferred work methods, adherence to
planned routes, and providing safe and efficient customer
- Ensures Transportation Associates' comply with local, state and
federal regulatory agencies (i.e. DOT, OSHA, etc.) and ensures that
electronic logs are kept current and accurate.
- Supervises labor hours and consumable supplies within budget;
prepares work schedules including extra work days and shifts as
- Assists with the training of new associates, including cross
training of existing associates.
- Supervises the proper selection and utilization of Company
assets in support of the Delivery department; coordinates required
repairs with proper departments as necessary.
- Reviews delivery functions and productivity reporting; suggests
efficiency ideas, cost reduction measures and assists with
implementation of delivery changes.
- Interprets, trains and consistently enforces company policies,
protocols and procedures including but not limited to food safety,
DOT, record keeping, etc.
- Communicates with Warehouse and Customer Service teams to
collaboratively resolve any customer or delivery opportunities or
issues; visits customer locations and meets with customers to
address issues and assess delivery difficulty.
- Maintains positive associate relations through regular
department or pre-shift meetings; keeps open communication channels
with associates by answering questions and explaining policies and
procedures; monitors associate morale and submits and respond to
ideas to improve associate engagement and enablement.
- Works with Safety Manager to aid in training, conducting
associate observations, up-dating preferred work methods,
conducting accident investigations to determine root causes, and
routine safety inspections; makes recommendations for corrective
action and/or behavior modification where required.
- Performs management functions of staff selection, development,
discipline, performance reviews and/or terminations.
- Works assigned schedule, exhibits regular and predictable
attendance and works outside of the normal schedule as required to
meet workload demands. Performs the duties of associates supervised
and other related duties as needed (and as qualified).
REQUIRED MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
- High school diploma, general education degree (GED), or
equivalent degree; and two to four years transportation experience
and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and related
- Two or Four year college degree in Business Management, Supply
Chain Management or similar major preferred.
CERTIFICATIONS AND/OR TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:
- Class A Commercial Driver's License is preferred but not
- Certificate of DOT regulations training is preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Knowledge of: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations; DOT
rules and regulations; preferred work methods and standard
operating procedures; spreadsheet software and word processing
- Skill in: making independent decisions in support of company
policies and procedures in a timely manner.
- Ability to: successfully engage and lead individual and team
discussions and meetings; solve practical problems and interpret a
variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or
schedule form; apply all relevant policies in a consistent, timely
and objective manner; work in a disciplined manner and capable of
following established procedures, practices and comply with local,
state and federal regulations; manage the pressures and stress
associated with a deadline-oriented atmosphere and customer service
issues; to learn SYGMA technology software and programs; read,
comprehend, write and speak English: add, subtracts, multiply, and
divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common
fractions, and decimals: read, analyze and interpret, technical
procedures, or governmental regulations; write reports, business
correspondence, and procedure manuals; to effectively present
information and respond to questions from groups of managers,
clients, customers, and the general public.
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job.
- While performing the duties of this job, the associate is
regularly required to sit, talk and hear. The associate is
frequently required to stand; walk; bend; use hands to finger,
handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and climb or balance.
The associate is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch,
crawl, lift and/or move up to 100 pounds, push/pull up to 350
pounds using a 2 wheeled hand cart. Specific vision abilities
required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color
vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust
The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an associate encounters while performing
the essential functions of the job.
- While performing the duties of this job, the associate is
occasionally exposed to wet, hot, extreme cold and/or humid
conditions, moving mechanical parts and may be required to work in
confined spaces. The associate works non-traditional business hours
including evenings, nights, weekends, holidays and on-call. The
associate may occasionally be required to travel to other
Distribution Centers or the Corporate office as business needs
dictate (e.g. training, meetings). The associate is occasionally
exposed to high, precarious places. The associate is occasionally
exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work
environment is usually moderate.
NOTICE: The above statements are intended to describe the general
nature of the environment and level of work being performed by this
job. This job description in no way states or implies that the
duties and responsibilities listed are the only tasks to be
performed by the associate in this job. The associate will be
required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other
job related duties requested by his or her supervisor.
Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This job description supersedes prior job descriptions. When duties
and responsibilities change and develop, the job description will
be reviewed and is subject to changes of business necessity.
For information on Sysco's Benefits, please visit
HOW WE PROTECT OUR ASSOCIATES
- Personal protective equipment and masks provided
- Temperature screenings
- Social distancing guidelines in place
- Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place
Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over
57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco
operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and
serves more than 625,000 customer locations.
We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and
professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic
organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their
expectations. We're looking for talented, hard-working individuals
to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco
is at the heart of food and service.
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT:
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race,
color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or
any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.
This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its
subsidiaries and affiliates.
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