Superintendent Trucking

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## Job Description
Safeway Inc., a Fortune 100 Company, is one of the largest food and drug retailers in North America with 1,600+ stores. The Safeway family of brands includes some of the most prominent brands in food retailing, with a growing base of loyal shoppers. Thanks to the professionalism, diversity, spirit and friendliness of our people, we have locations across the U.S. and Canada.
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 Portland Distribution Center, located in Clackamas, OR has an opening for a Transportation Superintendent.
4-year college degree in Logistics or Business preferred.
5-10 years management level experience in distribution.
Expert use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Access and associated applications is strongly preferred.
Extensive knowledge of transportation related software including: routing optimization software (Manugistics JDA); truck on-board computer software (XATA); dispatch software (CAMS).
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
Must be able to manage effectively in a team environment.
Strong leadership skills, ability to mentor staff.
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
Proven track record of cost reduction and increased productivity.
Strong labor relations skills including contract administration, negotiations and arbitrations.
Excellent operations planning and follow up.
Expert knowledge and experience in operating within the guidelines of DOT, OSHA, HEALTH DEPT. and other regulatory agencies.
Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Oversee all product movement for the Distribution Center.
Supervise up to 420 drivers and direct the workforce.
Coordination of transportation operations with Distribution Center Management and Warehouse Operations.
Provide superior service to retail stores through on-time delivery and timely return of salvage.
Provide a safe work environment for all employees.
Proven ability to manage employee relations (policy, contractual, leadership).
Communicate with, and listen effectively to employees.
Responsible for profit and loss of Transportation Department including employee costs, worker's compensation, equipment, and facilities.
Develop budgetary and departmental goals.
Implement cost-saving measures within the department.
Participate on the negotiating team in all distribution center union contract negotiations.
Keep abreast of Department of Transportation regulations; ensure all employees and equipment are in D.O.T. compliance.
Optimize the utilization of equipment and staffing in a dynamic environment.
Execute corporate vision and foster a lean distribution and continuous improvement environment.
Respond to: Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume by visiting
Job Title: Superintendent Trucking
Company: Safeway Inc
Country: U.S.
State/Province: Oregon
City: Clackamas
Position Category: Distribution / Manufacturing
Requisition Number: DCCT129404

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