Grocery Terminal Leader
Company: Swift Transportation
Posted on: August 4, 2022
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At Swift, our greatest asset is OUR PEOPLE! We strive to be the
best and give our best every day. We are passionate about learning
and cultivating an environment of safety, honesty and mutual
respect. We are a family where everyone has a voice and plays an
essential role in our overall success and the success of our
drivers. Your voice and perspective matter at Swift Transportation.
We understand that you are the subject matter expert, and we trust
you to ideate and execute those ideas based on the best interest of
Be a part of something bigger. Be a part of the #1 full truckload
carrier in the nation. Be a part of Swift Transportation.
Job Responsibilities: What you will do
To administer the direction and control of all personnel, assets
and customers assigned to the on-site full service facility
reporting to the Vice President Refrigerated Services.
Responsible for directly hiring and training department personnel
in order to maximize operational efficiency. Lead and motivate
direct reports to improve performance and build position depth.
Conduct frequent evaluation of direct reports and provide coaching
initiatives to assist in professional development
Evaluate Driver satisfaction, retention and turnover; provide
necessary tools to effectively perform position responsibilities to
assist in increasing Driver retention and reducing overall
Monitor the productivity of the fleet, including miles and revenue;
ensure proper utilization of equipment to meet overall productivity
goals as well as organization objectives. Interact with DC
Management Staff to ensure store service needs are being met on a
daily basis and collaborate with Shop department personnel to
ensure the organization's needs are met regarding equipment
Responsible for implementing necessary departmental changes to
improve/increase productivity and driver retention; make additional
recommendations to executive management for possible improvements
within overall organization. Utilize organizational reports in
order to identify opportunities for improvement.
Responsible for monitoring and reviewing department costs; maintain
cost control in order to maximize the organization's bottom-line
profitability; decrease terminal fuel expense through bulk-fuel
usage as well as safety-related expenses.
Oversee facility maintenance and operations; manage on-site fueling
and wash bay activities.
In conjunction with Customer, develop and maintain an effective
yard management system.
Responsible for managing and maintaining business relationships
with customers; monitor and review customers' needs as well as
general satisfaction with the business partnership.
Know, understand, enforce, teach and be an example of the
organization's values, Guiding Principles and policies; ensure
adherence by department personnel of all organization values,
principles, policies and procedures.
Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in
a manner which facilitates the success of business operations in
order to meet company demands and expectations.
Perform additional responsibilities as assigned by management.
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Qualifications: What you need to bring
Two (2) years progressive upper-management experience OR previous
management experience with two (2) years experience in Swift Driver
Management, Planning or CSR position required. The Driver
Management/Planner/CSR experience may be substituted with a minimum
of two (2) years of Swift Driver experience in conjunction with a
minimum of two (2) years of prior management experience.
Transportation experience preferred.
Bachelors in related field or equivalent combination of education
and experience required.
Ability to lead others; above average verbal and written
communication skills; ability to transfer knowledge; excellent
organizational skills; professional appearance; detail-oriented;
ability to take direction from managers; knowledge of the
transportation industry preferred.
What we offer:
Competitive starting salary commensurate with experience.
Potential bonus pay based on company performance.
Opportunities to volunteer and give back to local communities.
Comprehensive Benefits Package which includes:401(K)
Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Supplemental and Life
Paid Time Off
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Debt Free Colleges or Tuition Assistance Programs
The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer. The
Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any
applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age,
military status, disability, genetic information or any other
consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local
laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and
employees based on any of these protected categories.
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