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United Natural Foods Inc Transportation Supervisor in New York, New York

Description - ExternalJoin our team and immediately become part of the largest distributor of conventional, natural, organic and specialty products in the United States and Canada. We serve over 43, 000 customer locations with 200, 000 different products. Our Warehouse associates supply thousands of consumers with better for you food that nourishes families nationwide. Our retailers range from small family owned stores to Wholefoods Marketsand everything in between. Are you ready to make an impact on the lives of others and feel good about what you do? Join our growing Distribution team today.- Competitive Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K & Vacation- Growth and professional development opportunities.- Recognition for great work, company events and picnics, and much more.- Full-time employment opportunityPosition Purpose:Responsible for assisting management in the supervision of drivers and staff of the Transportation Department. Implements schedules, departure times, and daily functions of the Department. Ensures daily changes are coordinated in an efficient, effective and productive manner. Appraises changes and communicates with customers whenever necessary. Communicates information to other internal departments as necessary.Essential Functions & Basic Duties:- Coordinates daily scheduling of drivers and staff members ensuring the effectiveness of the workforce.- Monitors driver departure times and reports the information accordingly.- Shares on-call duty with members of the Transportation Department.- Coordinates customer deliveries with Drivers and notifies customers of delays or accidents.- Assists in determining rental requirements and equipment needs- Answers phones, directs calls and handles customer, warehouse and driver inquiries- Acts as the back-up person for the Transportation Manager as well as for completing log data entry.- Summarizes and publishes results of quality checks and on-time reporting.- Works with Leasing company to ensure proper maintenance schedules of trucks.- Acts as key communicator between various departments regarding schedule changes and new account service.- Performs other duties as required.Performance Measurements:- Demonstrates willingness to accept challenges and added responsibility.- Completes tasks in a manner that meets all established timelines and accuracy requirements.- Demonstrates the ability to perform effectively a team environment.- Quality and safety functions are completed in accordance with Company standards and procedures.- Receives consistent, positive feedback from internal and external customers.QUALIFICATIONS:*EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION:- College Degree preferred or equivalent related experience.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE:- Knowledge of Department of Transportation regulations. Current Microsoft Office Applications: Excel, Word and Access skills necessary.SKILLS/ABILITIES:*- Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced work environment Detail oriented and ability to coordinate complex work schedules Strong interpersonal skills Strong written/verbal communication skillsAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. UNFI is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment for all. - M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor. Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity