This job board retrieves part of its jobs from: Toronto Jobs | Emplois Montréal | IT Jobs Canada

The exclusive website bringing you daily job offers!

To post a job, login or create an account |  Post a Job

Univar: Transportation Supervisor


This is a Contract position in Jamestown, NC posted November 19, 2020.

Want to work for a company that is reimagining distribution?

Join Univar Solutions, the premier global distributor of chemicals and ingredients.

Our goal is to function as a direct extension of our customers’ teams; to serve as an ally in their quest of business success.At Univar Solutions, we’re building on our more than 90 years of experience and drawing on deep resources – inventory and logistics experts, scientists, PhDs, procurement, customer service, sales and marketers-to deliver consultative services and an unmatched portfolio to solve customers’ formulation and operational challenges.

When you work for Univar Solutions, you’ll play an important role in shaping how we deliver more than chemical and ingredients.Primary Purpose:The Transportation Supervisor is responsible for the activities involved in the efficient operation of transportation.

He/she will supervise truck drivers, administrative support personnel and fleet maintenance personnel associated with the transportation function.Specific Duties and Responsibilities:Responsible for the daily safe, efficient, legal and economical operation of all transportation activitiesSupport sales efforts consistent with corporate and regulatory compliance, health, safety and environmental affairsManage branch regulatory compliance program; CFR 49Responsible for all branch transportation related maintenance/housekeeping of buildings, equipment and fleetAssist with transportation budgets and operating plans in coordination with sales and branch managementAssist in salary planning for assigned personnelResponsible for meeting customer delivery requirements in a cost effective manner.Manage salary plan, personnel development, hiring, promoting and termination within the transportation/dispatch functionProperly manage the transportation function through UVX2000 & SAP systems Maintain/Keep current all truck licensing and permits Answer shipping office phones, radio and may back-up other shipping and receiving clerks Specialized Knowledge/Skills:Demonstrated skills required in previous job(s)Strong interpersonal skills in coaching and team building with all levels of people in the organizationStrong analytical skills with experience in use of performance metrics to drive continuous improvementExperience with transportation management system solutionsHigh level of decision-making ability, balancing customers needs and company objectivesStrong organization skills with the ability to handle diverse and significant workloadProactively removes barriers preventing employee from succeedingRecognizes those who sacrifice for the good of the organizationAbility to communicate well with agencies and public having interest in our organizationHold CDL with appropriate endorsements and be able to operate all transportation equipment preferredUnderstanding of SAP preferredPC skills and experience using Microsoft Word and ExcelEducation/Training:In-depth knowledge of chemical distribution facility operation3-5 years experience in transportation or operationsStrong computer, verbal and written communications skillsWorking knowledge of governmental requirements related to the chemical industry; i.E.


or demonstrated ability to attain such knowledgeThe ability to read, write, count, understand and speak EnglishExperience shipping and receiving products using a computer inventory system Some product knowledge, chemical industry background and/or chemistry classes a plusLI-MP1Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.We offer comprehensive benefits to employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD and life insurance, 401k, generous PTO and much more.