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Transportation Manager Job

Job Number: 2018-6894

Address: 2075 W Obispo Ave Ste 101

Location: Gilbert, AZ

Date Posted: 5-9-2018



Come Join the Better Ingredients, Better Pizza Team!

TheTransportation Manager is responsible for overseeing and leading all aspects of transportation operations including driver supervision, federal, state and local lawful operating compliance, equipment maintenance and operational safety and compliance with PJ Food Service transportation standard operating procedures. This position will ensure adherence to all quality assurance programs, develops leadership skills in self and direct report team, while creating a safe working environment according to PJFS standards. This position ensures excellence in customer service through product availability, accurate loads within specified delivery/dispatch windows to Papa John's restaurants.

What's on the Menu:

  • Manage and develop transportation team, conduct timely performance reviews, manage performance issues and lead regularly scheduled team meetings.
  • Manage and coordinate overall transportation activities.
  • Manage fleet and equipment repair and regular maintenance through the service provider. Ensure equipment availability or source rental equipment.
  • Execute administrative duties, including but not limited to payroll, PUC reporting and fuel usage tracking.
  • Coordinate Driver schedules, routes, drive time and down time.
  • Actively work towards improving productivity and efficiency.
  • Ensure all deliveries are made according to Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Ensure transportation operations are in compliance with all lawful and company safety requirements/policies.
  • Confirm Drivers are in accordance with Department of Transportation "DOT" regulations (Drug and Alcohol Policy, hours of service, etc)
  • Interact with and assist other departments to accomplish efficient and timely delivery.
  • Facilitate quarterly safety training for all transportation team members.
  • Investigate damages, accidents and other transportation related issues.
  • Maintain accurate and complete departmental records.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Critical Ingredients:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • College education or business management development preferred.
  • Valid CMV and Class A CDL certifications preferred.
  • Acceptable MVR required (if hold CMV and Class A CDL).
  • Working knowledge of onboard computer systems.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of FMCSR/DOT regulations and OSHA rules.
  • Ability to develop and execute budgetary items for department.
  • Minimum five (5) years progressive management experience required, preferably in transportation.
  • General accounting and/or payroll experience required.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and give direction verbally and in writing in English required.
  • Routing experience required.
  • Basic skill with Windows based computer systems required.
  • Knowledge of on-board tracking systems preferred.

Side Items:Must be able to be on call as needed.


Exciting things are happening at Papa John's corporate restaurants. Work where the best ingredient is YOU!

Great things are happening at Papa John's! If you are looking for a fulfilling career with an international company, flavored with challenging work, mixed with professional development opportunities, a competitive salary and a collaborative team environment, then look no further! Papa John's seeks people who share our philosophy for success, are looking for quality business practices and meaningful work. All these combine to produce not only the best pizza, but also the best team members!

Papa John's has over 5,000 locations in 44 countries and territories around the world. We offer a competitive benefits and compensation package. Driven to be the best. Better Ingredients. Better People. ®

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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