Transportation Supervisor

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POST DATE 9/19/2016
END DATE 10/22/2016

Safeway Auburn, WA

Auburn, WA
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Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Associates Degree


Job Description:


Job Title:

Transportation Supervisor


Safeway Inc







Position Category:

Supply Chain/Distribution/Logistics/Manufacturing

Requisition Number:


Job Description:

Albertsons Safeway is working to become the favorite food and drug retailer in every market it serves. The organization includes 2,230 stores, 27 distribution facilities and 19 manufacturing plants with over 250,000 employees across 34 states and the District of Columbia. The company is privately owned with supermarkets across the country that include: Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Pavilions, Randalls, Tom Thumb, Carrs, ACME, Jewel-Osco, Lucky, Shaw s, Star Market, Super Saver, United Supermarkets, Market Street and Amigos.

The Supply Chain Department has an opening for a Transportation Supervisor. This position is located in Auburn, WA.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
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

2 year college degree or 5 years progressive trucking experience
Commercial driver s license, Class A preferred
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

Respond to: Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume by visiting on your computer or mobile device.

Diversity is fundamental at Safeway. We foster an inclusive working environment where the different strengths and perspectives of each employee is both recognized and valued. We believe that building successful relationships with our customers and our communities is only possible through the diversity of our people. And a diverse workforce leads to better teamwork and creative thinking, as well as mutual understanding and respect.

The Safeway policy is to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion and other conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, medical condition, marital status or any other legally protected status.

We support a drug-free workplace all applicants offered a position are required to pass a pre-employment drug test before they are hired.