Perdue Farms, Inc. Transportation Supervisor in Prince George, Virginia
Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.
The Fleet Transportation Supervisor will provide leadership and guidance to Perdue Transportation's Private Fleet Associates in Prince George, VA including Professional Drivers and Planners. The Transportation Supervisor is responsible for the management and administration of Perdue Transportation's operations to deliver product to customers safely and on time.
Day shift schedule. Perdue Transportation operates 24/7, this position requires evening and weekend accessibility via phone.
Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Oversee daily dispatch operations, ensuring we meet and strive to exceed customer expectations and service goals.
Oversee dispatcher and administrative associates.
Oversee fleet drivers.
Responsible for cost, people, and on time service.
Responsible daily, weekly, and monthly KPI & Cost reports.
Responsible for driver safety program and compliance including: training, safety compliance and accident investigation.
Work rotational weekends.
Support strategic direction of the department and company.
Other duties as assigned.
High School Graduate
Preferred: Associates Degree
Prior supervisor/management in transportation, distribution or logistics.
Qualified candidates must have excellent organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills; general knowledge of FMCSA DOT guidelines, and detailed geographical knowledge of the Eastern U.S
3-5 years of transportation, distribution or logistics experience.
Strong interpersonal, communication and project management skills.
Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements
Flexible work schedules (both days and hours) to handle weather, holidays or other service disruptions.
24 hours, 7 days a week on-call basis for matters involving customer service or safety of drivers.
Ability to travel to and from facility locations.
Position is mostly sedentary but may require occasional moving to other offices or buildings.
Exposed to office equipment, outside weather conditions, shop environment
Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.