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Transportation Manager

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Date: Sep 24, 2021

Location: Irwindale, CA, US, CA 91706

Company: Bonduelle

What if your job had a real impact? 

By joining Bonduelle, the world leader in ready-to-use plant-based food, you are deciding to make a positive and sustainable impact on yourself, others, and the planet. You will play an active part in our mission: "inspire the transition toward a plant-based diet to contribute to people's well-being and planet health". Bonduelle is a family-run company of 14,600 people which provides over 100 countries with vegetables. 

Well established in the United States, our business unit includes 4 production facilities with more than 3,200 associates. We process fresh vegetables, salads and meal solutions with our own brands: Ready Pac Foods®, Bistro®, Ready Snax®, Cool Cuts® and Bonduelle Fresh Picked™. Join us at Bonduelle to start an adventure where people come first and contribute to a better future through plant-based food!

 

Position Summary:

Responsible for managing the Transportation department which includes personnel, vehicles, dispatch, and all related costs.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ability to plan in detail
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to organize, lead, motivate, and care for all personnel involved in material operations
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and consistently meet tight timelines
  • Ability to coordinate with dispatchers, drivers, and shipping
  • Four (4) year college degree preferred; or
  • Three (3) to five (5) years related experience
  • Must be proficient with computer and appropriate software

 

Desired Qualifications

  • Confers and cooperates with other management personnel in formulating administrative and operational policies and procedures. Enforce all company policies and procedures. 
  • Prepare all paperwork in a neat, legible, and timely manner
  • Responsible for hiring new associates, disciplinary procedures, performance reviews, and recommendations for pay increases
  • Scheduling of truck routes and drives. Reviews and analyzes expenditure, financial, and operations reports to determine the need for expansion of existing schedules, or expansion of routes. 
  • Prepares recommendations for management evaluation.
  • Fleet management to include vehicles, maintenance, leases, and equipment upgrades. Recommends capital expenditures for acquisition of new equipment to increase efficiency and services of operations department. 
  • Help plan and prepare departmental budgets and operate within approved cost guidelines.
  • Approves requisitions for equipment, materials, and supplies within limits of department budget. 
  • Must maintain compliance with Department of Transportation rules and regulations.
  • Responsible for deliveries being made on time, complete, and in a professional manner.  Directs investigations into causes of customer or shipper complaints and responds accordingly.
  • Negotiates contracts with equipment and materials suppliers.  
  • Maintain an ongoing performance tracking system to include delivery times, payload analysis, and driver performance.
  • Responsible for departmental safety and following food safety and food quality programs. 
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and collaborate up and down the organization
  • A proven track record of results with a bias for action
  • A passion for learning and a craving to work in a fun culture

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Bonduelle Fresh Americas is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe in hiring individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to create a workforce that truly reflects our communities. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to veterans and individuals with disabilities or special needs during the application process and employment. If you need assistance, please contact us at (626) 856-8686 or bfa-info@bonduelle.com.