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Transportation Supervisor Job

Job Number: 2017-5973

Address: 1913 Guthrie Ave

Location: Des Moines, IA

Date Posted: 4-4-2017

THIS IS A CORPORATE POSITION

Responsibilities:

TheTransportation Supervisor is responsible for assisting in leading daily transportation operations and directing operations. 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.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with administrative duties, including but not limited to payroll, PUC reporting, fuel usage tracking and routing.
  • Supervise Delivery Specialists, conduct timely performance reviews and hold regularly scheduled team meetings.
  • Assist in training new Delivery Specialists through the use of PJ Food Service SOP Manual. This may include facilitating training routes, assisting in unloading product, coaching proper product handling and training proper paperwork procedures, DOT logbooks, alarm and key procedures.
  • Assist in daily activities of transportation team, including but not limited to backhauling and moving equipment between the Quality Control Center or equipment vendors and other suppliers as necessary.
  • Assist the Manager in confirming Drivers are in accordance with Department of Transportation “DOT” regulations (Drug and Alcohol Policy, hours of service, etc)
  • Maintain accurate and complete departmental records.
  • Assist the Transportation Manager in managing fleet and equipment repair and regular maintenance through the service provider. Ensure equipment availability or source rental equipment.
  • Interact with and assist other departments to accomplish efficient and timely delivery.
  • Understanding of multi-stop operations.
  • Able to build great working relationships with Drivers.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

FUNCTIONAL SKILLS

  • Ability to effectively communicate and give direction verbally and in writing in English required.
  • Routing experience preferred.
  • Basic skill with Windows based computer systems required.
  • Experience with Drive Cam and Blue Tree preferred.
  • Smith System Certification helpful.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • College education or business management development preferred.
  • Minimum two (2) years progressive supervisory experience required, preferably in transportation.
  • Must have knowledge of FMHA/DOT regulations and OSHA safety requirements.
  • Valid CMV and Class A CDL certifications preferred.
  • Working knowledge of onboard computer systems
  • Acceptable MVR preferred.
  • General accounting and/or payroll experience required.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Must be able to be on call as needed.

Overview:

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 4,600 restaurants worldwide. We offer a competitive benefits and compensation package. Better Ingredients. Better People.

An equivalent combination of experience and training may substitute for any of the listed position qualifications.

Screening requirements: Criminal Background Check required.

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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