Albertsons Safeway is working to become the favorite food and drug retailer in every market it serves. The organization includes 2,230 stores, 27 distribution facilities and 19 manufacturing plants with over 250,000 employees across 34 states and the District of Columbia. The company is privately owned with supermarkets across the country that include: Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Pavilions, Randalls, Tom Thumb, cars, ACME, Jewel-Osco, Lucky, Shaw’s, Star Market, Super Saver, United Supermarkets, Market Street and Amigos.
Safeway Distribution Center has an opening for a Transportation Supervisor. This position is located in Upper Marlboro, Maryland.
Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Commitment to providing a safe work environment. • Keep abreast of Federal, State, and Municipal laws and regulation, collective bargaining agreements and company work rules. Regarding operations of trucking equipment • Ensure DOT compliance • Implement cost-saving measures through working closely with driver, dispatcher, software • Teach and train drivers new systems a necessary • Determine equipment and manpower requirements for daily operational needs • Supervise and dispatch drivers • Manager and control daily workload through good dispatching procedures • Monitor employees daily work assignments • Maintain employees daily work assignments • Work with drivers to improve driving skills • Dispatch and road supervision
Relevant Experience, Education, Certification, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Two year college degree or 5 years progressive trucking experience • Commercial driver’s license, Class A preferred • Strong knowledge of Department of Transportation Laws and Regulations • Knowledge of Safety operating a class 8 tractor and trailer a plus • Knowledge of XATA driver management and Manugistics trucks routing systems a plus • Knowledge of inhaul/backhaul procedures • Familiar with union work environment and time and attendance procedures and requirements • High degree of initiative and working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word • Excellent oral and written communication skills • Knowledge of Washington cities and Safeway store locations a plus.
Safeway has 12 retail operating areas served by a regional distribution center. Safeway has 17 distribution centers (13 in the U.S. and 4 in Canada) that collectively provide the majority of all products to Safeway stores. We have over 4,000 trucks and operations in many major cities across the country.
The principal function of manufacturing operations is to pu...rchase, manufacture and process private label merchandise sold in stores operated by Safeway. Approximately 23% of private label merchandise at Safeway is manufactured in company-owned plants.
In addition to manufacturing the products for sale in Safeway stores, the plants supply other retailers with Consumer Brands items, which are distributed through Safeway’s Lucerne Foods team.