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Transportation Manager, Common Carrier - RCCB

Company: Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling
Location: Downey
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary: 

The Transportation Manager will lead a team of Supervisors and Drivers to ensure that finished goods are delivered to Coca-Cola Distribution Centers across the Reyes Holdings Family of Businesses.

Position Responsibilities may include, but not limited to: 

  • Staffs, trains, evaluates and develop team members.
  • Ensures adherence to delivery standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Manages Drivers’ delivery schedules and hours worked.
  • Works with Manufacturing Plants and Distribution Centers to ensure customer service expectations are met.
  • Manages carrier relationships and conducts carrier meetings.
  • Negotiates transportation contracts.
  • Develops and manages the Transportation budget.
  • Reviews and approves Transportation invoices.
  • Develops, leads, and executes continuous improvement activities i.e., safety, cost/efficiency and engagement.
  • Monitors employee productivity and timekeeping.
  • Provides excellent customer service to internal and external customers.
  • Ensures that product loads are built and delivered to company standards.
  • Solves problems and resolves conflicts.
  • Effectively communicates to all levels of the organization.
  • Effectively manages company assets.
  • Ensures compliance of all Department of Transportation (DOT) laws and policies as well as local collective bargaining agreements. 
  • Other projects or duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Experience: 

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Five plus years of management experience in Transportation, Supply Chain, Logistics, Distribution, Manufacturing or Replenishment Planning.
  • Two plus years of experience working with contract carriers.
  • Two plus years of experience contract negotiations experience.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong employee relations skills.
  • Proficient computer skills i.e., Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Familiarity with DOT regulations.
  • Experience managing a budget.
  • This position must pass a post-offer background and drug test 

Preferred Skills and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience working in a union environment
  • Experience working in the Beverage Industry 

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Due to the nature of our business in regard to such things as delivery schedules, order inputs, selection, and Department of Transportation Hours of Service, overtime, attendance and punctuality are essential job functions.  Should an individual in this classification not be able to adhere to this requirement due to a disability, they should contact their Human Resources department to see what, if any, reasonable accommodation may be made.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Reyes Holdings companies will recruit and select applicants for employment solely on the basis of their qualifications. Our Practices and Procedures, including those relating to wages, benefits, transfers, promotions, terminations and self-development opportunities, will be administered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status and all other classes protected by the Federal and State Government. Drug Free Employer.

Keywords: Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling, Downey , Transportation Manager, Common Carrier - RCCB, Other , Downey, California

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