Transportation Manager

Company Name: Oconomowoc Distribution Center

Position Type: Employee

FLSA Status: Exempt

Position Summary:

Responsible for providing oversight and leadership for the efficient, cost-effective transport of product from distribution warehouse to retail stores in a multi-state region. Serves as the site's contact/liaison with outside carriers on transportation and delivery concerns. Role model and demonstate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions:

* Oversee the delivery of product from distribution centers to stores in the most cost-effective manner and achieve precise delivery time goals

* Coordinate in and outbound freight

* Manage transportation budgets, expenses and invoices to ensure proper claim processing and resolution

* Communicate with external carriers to resolve issues

* Respond to emergency and changing situations to guarantee deliveries to customers

* Analyze report data to measure transportation performance

* Communicate with divisions and stores to address and resolve transportation issues

* Assist with scheduling, receipt and delivery of the seasonal promotions business

* Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provides feedback to direct reports

* Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications:

* 4 + years' experience in transportation and logistics

* Outstanding analytical and problem solving skills

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

* Must be organized and detail oriented

* Self motivated

* Ability to meet goals and deadlines

* Proficient in Microsoft Office software programs

Desired Previous Job Experience

* Supervisory/managerial experience within a distribution/logistics environment

* Expertise in shipping, receiving and inventory management and transportation

* Experience within a food distribution environment

* Knowledge/understanding of Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations and requirements

Education Level: High School Diploma/GED Desired

Required Travel: Up to 25%

Required Certifications/Licenses: None

Position Type: Full-Time

Regions: Any; General Office- Cincinnati; Mid-Atlantic; Midwest; Mountain; South; West

States: Alabama; Alaska; American Samoa; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; District of Columbia; Federated States of Micronesia; Florida; Georgia; Guam; Hawaii; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Marshall Islands; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Northern Mariana Islands; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Palau; Pennsylvania; Puerto Rico; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virgin Islands; Virginia; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming


Jobs at Kroger Logistics: Kroger Logistics is a best-in-class supply chain team that services our more than 2,500 grocery and convenience stores that stretch coast-to-coast across the U.S., including Alaska. We are comprised of more than 30 distribution centers, regional freight centers, transportation and office locations. In Kroger Logistics, we offer career opportunities in Safety, Professional Driving, Warehouse Operations, International Logistics, Engineering, Supply Chain and Human Resources. If you are looking for an ever-changing, fast-paced environment focused on supporting our Customer 1St Strategy, we welcome your online application.

Company Overview

Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve customers in 2,782 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states. Our Family of Companies also operates 2,268 pharmacies, 274 fine jewelry stores, 1,489 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States. Kroger is dedicated to our Purpose: to Feed the Human Spiritâ„¢ by serving America through food inspiration and uplift and creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025. Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

Posting Notes: WI || Oconomowoc || 1111 E. Delafield Rd. || 53066 || Oconomowoc Distribution Center || None || Management || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None

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