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Dot Foods, Inc. Assistant Transportation Manager in Liverpool, New York

Assistant Transportation Manager

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Location: Liverpool, NY Department: Transportation/DTI Reports To: Director of Transportation

Your Role: To provide assistance to the Director of Transportation in establishing and maintain Dot Transportation fleet performance in all areas of our business including recruiting, retention, operations, safety, budgeting, etc.

Coordinates with dispatch for efficient and effective fleet resource utilization.
Assists with DTI safety related issues.
Conducts driver reviews.
Supports overall dispatch and traffic management goals.
Coordinates training for drivers based on individual performance within key areas.
Manages the development of Driver Trainers
Manages the on-board computer system and hours of service for all drivers.
Leads continuous improvement efforts while applying lean thinking and tools to eliminate waste.

Role Specifics:
Supervision - Assigned drivers, driver trainers or other DTI employees
Travel - Approx. 2-3 nights per year. Must have ability to travel independently as needed, without restriction by all modes of transportation, including car, plane, or train for training or meetings.


We Need You To Have:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent Dot Foods experience
Strong organizational, analytical, and planning skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Computer skills, experience in using Microsoft Office programs/ applications
Ability to function in a multi-task environment
We'd Like You To Have:
Prior management experience
Prior transportation experience
Ability to influence desired behavior change with internal/external customers and vendors
Ability to clearly and effectively communicate in one-on-one and group settings
What Can Dot Offer You?
As a family-owned and -operated company since 1960, Dot Foods has created a strong family culture within the business. As a vital part of that family unit, we want to ensure you feel included and respected for any differing ideas. We appreciate those opinions and count on them to make us successful. In addition to an inclusive working environment, we will provide you with:

A friendly working environment
Highly competitive compensation and benefits package
Significant advancement opportunities

Safety: This position assume responsibility for the workplace safety of self and co-workers, and for the safety conditions of the work locations, exercise and promotes safe behaviors and show unyielding support of programs, rules and policies regarding safety.

EOE/AA Employer: Dot believes all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. Dot will not discriminate against its employees or applicants for employment because of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or other basic classes protected by applicable federal or state law provided they are qualified for employment or for existing positions.

EOE/AA Employer- We will not discriminate in our employment practices due to applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran or disability status