Maintains responsibility for the Transportation department within the Distribution Center. Assists with coordinating inbound and outbound shipments, regulatory and compliance issues, ensures proper equipment maintenance if applicable, following Company guidelines.
• Commitment to providing a safe work environment.
• Keep abreast of Federal, State, and Municipal laws and regulations, collective bargaining agreements and Company work rules, regarding operations of trucking equipment
• Ensure DOT compliance
• Implement cost-saving measures through working closely with drivers, dispatchers, and software
• Teach and train drivers new systems as necessary
• Determine equipment and manpower requirements for daily operational needs
• Supervise and dispatch drivers
• Manage and control daily workload through good dispatching procedures
• Monitor employees daily work assignments
• Maintain employees daily work assignments
• Work with drivers to improve driving skills
• Dispatch and road supervision
• 30-40 Truck Drivers
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:
• 2 year college degree or 2 years progressive trucking experience
• Commercial driver’s license, Class A preferred
• 2 years of experience in a transportation role with increasing responsibility
Skills and Experiences:
• Strong knowledge of Department of Transportation laws and regulations
• Knowledge of safely operating a class 8 tractor and trailer a plus
• Knowledge of XATA driver management and Manugistics Trucks routing systems a plus
• Knowledge of inhaul/backhaul procedures
• Familiar with a union work environment and time and attendance procedures and requirements
• High degree of initiative and working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Knowledge of Washington cities and Safeway store locations a plus
• Sits, stands or walks for extended periods of time.
• Bending, stooping and twisting required periodically.
• Spends long periods of time at desk or computer terminal.
• Uses calculators, keyboards, telephone and other office equipment in the course of a normal workday.
• Workday is fast-paced, some evenings and weekend work may be required.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified.
In order to facilitate the selection of the most qualified candidates for open positions in the new company, information regarding the candidate’s work performance and conduct will be shared with the hiring manager. This is a common practice for internal postings or interviews.
If you post or are interviewed for roles in the new company you understand that your work performance and conduct may be shared with the hiring manager, even if that hiring manager is a Safeway employee. If you have any objection to your information being shared, please contact your Human Resources Representative.
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In 1915, M.B. Skaggs, an ambitious young man in the small Idaho town of American Falls, purchased a tiny grocery store from his father. M.B.'s business strategy, to give his customers value and to expand by keeping a narrow profit margin, proved spectacularly successful. By 1926 he was opening 428 Skaggs stores in 10 states. M.B. almost doubled the size of his business that year when he merged his company with 322 Safeway (formerly Selig) stores and incorporated as Safeway, Inc. Two years later M.B. listed Safeway on the New York Stock Exchange. M.B. did not let the difficulties of the Great Depression dilute his pioneering focus on value for customers. In the 1930s Safeway introduced produce pricing by the pound, adding “sell by” dates on perishables to assure freshness, nutritional labeling, even some of the first parking lots.