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General Summary:

The Area Delivery Manager is responsible for all activities associated with the efficient operation of the delivery department. This includes P&L responsibility, ensuring customer satisfaction, compliance, employee relations and safety.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required in business, logistics, transportation. A combination of other education and experiences will be considered.

  • Five (5) years or more in the management of warehouse and/or transportation operations required.

  • Pass company criminal background and drug screen

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Valid Virginia CDL- A with no prior violations within the last five years

  • Valid DOT Medical Card

  • Must have or be able to acquire certification as CDL-A trainer

 

Skills and Abilities:

  • Previous experience and/or formal training or education in transportation including loading of trailers and store delivery procedures.

  • Must have a good working knowledge of government regulations pertaining to transportation.

  • Possess good leadership skills and the ability to supervise the work of others. Must be able to motivate and work with and through others to achieve desired results.

  • Possess good communication skills, both verbal and written. Deal effectively with a wide variety of people both in person and over the telephone.

  • Personal computer skills required. Prior experience with Excel and Word applications in a Microsoft Windows environment. Working knowledge of the onboard computer system helpful.

  • Requires the analytical ability to handle administrative duties and mental alertness to ensure accurate, safe, and thorough completion of work activities. Possess ability to concentrate and deal with frequent interruptions in a fast-paced environment.

Essential Functions:

  • Supervise Delivery Department activities and employees to ensure that all functions are performed within Company, Distribution Center, and Department guidelines.

  • Manage the performance of employees under his/her responsibility, resolve performance issues, and ensure compliance with policies and procedures.

  • Collaborate with senior management and customers to determine their needs and expectations and operate the account to meet those demands.

  • Be responsible for the payroll of employees.

  • Provides excellent customer service to stores serviced through timely order deliveries.

  • Assist with Routes and schedules loads for distribution to the store, utilizing personnel and equipment in the most efficient manner. Ensures that merchandise is delivered in the best possible condition.

  • Coordinates with Warehouse personnel to ensure proper timing for delivery schedules.

  • Ensures all drivers comply with Company, Federal, State and Local laws, and regulations. Ensure that all drivers follow correct check in/out procedures and perform required pre-trip safety checks. Issue road tests as required.

  • Maintains good public relations with store management via telephone communications and store visits. Works with store personnel on special requests.

  • Train drivers required standards and complete periodic evaluations of driver performance.

  • Suggest efficiency ideas, cost reduction measures and assists with implementation of delivery changes.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Safety Ownership

  • Take reasonable care of yourself by not taking risks or putting yourself in danger.

  • Take care of others by not causing distractions and ensure your behavior does not impair the ability to perform duties safely as well as efficiently for others.

  • Responsible for following instructions and established safety policies. Use the safety measures provided.

  • Do not interfere or misuse work equipment. Should only use equipment if trained and authorized.

Physical Requirements: This position requires exposure to inside and outside conditions, extreme cold and hot temperatures, with the following physical demands: bending, climbing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, sitting, walking, pushing, pulling, talking, hearing, carrying, and lifting/moving up to 165 pounds.

Inability to meet one or more of these physical or mental requirements will not automatically disqualify a candidate or employee from the position. Upon request for a reasonable accommodation, the Company may be able to adjust or excuse one or more of the requirements, depending on requirement, the essential functions to which it relates and the proposed accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Hoffman Beverage Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Hoffman Beverage Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

Hoffman is a Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace.

Job Type: Full-time