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Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits Distribution Assistant Manager, St. Louis in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Description

This position is responsible for assisting the Distribution Manager with the successful day to day execution of the operational plans for the fleet, management of driver and load dispatch, including efficient route optimization, equipment utilization, safety and hours of service.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Managestaff and yard operation as assigned by Manager as determined by the assignedManager

  • Coach,train, and mentor direct reports in order to ensure personal growth and careerdevelopment

  • Assistdriver recruitment and retention

  • Ensureall transportation employees understand and operate within the organizational,operational, safety and service policies and procedures

  • Supportthe Manager with the execution of the daily operating plan, driver assignments,and dispatching

  • Verifythat all required paperwork is available, accurate, and assembled in advance ofdriver’s dispatch times

  • Ensureavailability of equipment to meet driver assignments in advance of dispatchtimes (slip-seating and equipment share)

  • Providevarious levels of communication via in group settings, one-on-one coaching onsubjects, not limited to, performance, safety, business practices, etc.

  • Developa viable contingency plan in the event of absenteeism and or last-minutebusiness requirements

  • Monitorreal-time transportation and fleet management systems to address challenges andmaintain proactive direct communication with both drivers and customers(Internal / External)

  • Utilizecompany determined electronic devices and systems to track driver performanceand provide feedback related to performance in a timely, positive, andsupportive manner

  • Ensuredriver returns, shortage, breakage, and product pick-up procedures are managedand tracked daily. Persistent issues need are to be addressed accordingto company policy and escalated to Depot Manager if necessary

  • Ensureall DVIR’s are monitored and equipment is either delivered and or requiredrepairs are communicated to the maintenance provider

  • Communicatewith Depot Manager and State Fleet Manager to ensure compliance withmaintenance programs for all equipment

  • Providedaily feedback and communication to the Manager and Routing Team relating toprevious and upcoming delivery plans

  • Assistwith the management of P&L and budgetary requirements

  • Responsiblefor safe vehicle operations, hours of service (HOS) compliance, equipmentsafety, safe loading/unloading. Must collaborate and participate inrequired safety committees and must comply and support the Depot Manager, StateSafety Manager, and State Fleet Safety Manager

  • Maintainthe security of facility, equipment, products in an organized and clean manner

  • Strivefor the continuous overall improvement of fleet operations

  • Performother job-related duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’sDegree and three years of experience or equivalent education and relatedexperience

  • Proficientin Microsoft Office Suite

  • Strongorganization, multi-tasking and time management skills

  • Valid state motor vehicle operator’s license and ability toobtain and maintain auto-liability insurance in accordance with State laws

  • ClassA CDL required

  • Strongknowledge of DOT rules and regulations

  • Validstate motor vehicle operator’s license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong communication skills – written,verbal, persuasion, motivation, facilitation of strong working relationships

  • Knowledge of other MS OfficeSuite and/or software applications related to job functions

  • Excellent interpersonal, customer service, analytical/problem solving,problem management, presentation development, presentation, and communicationsskills

  • Demonstrated knowledge oftruck dispatch principles

  • Roadnet and Mobilecastexperience or equivalent routing software

  • General knowledge of thecity streets and highways

Physical Demands

  • Physicaldemands include a considerable amount of time sitting and typing/keyboarding,using a computer (e.g., keyboard, mouse, and monitor), or adding machine

  • Physicaldemands with activity or condition may occasionally include walking, bending,reaching, standing, and stooping

  • Mayrequire occasional lifting/lowering, pushing, carrying, or pulling up to 45lbs

ReferenceNumber: ST 00000370

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