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Regional Transportation Manager - North Central US - Full Time

HD Supply - Northlake, IL

Posted on 02/23/21 (Ref: ILK1UkgG05)

Regional Transportation Manager - North Central US - Northlake, IL - HD Supply

Company Overview

Join our world-class Transportation leadership team! As a Regional Transportation Manager, you will be responsible for Transportation costs in the North Central US, 8 Distribution Centers that service 13 states and 200+ drivers. You will lead through influence -- Safety, Quality, Customer Experience and Controllable Labor will be a major focus for you. You will partner with our carriers, DC Leaders and Corporate Transportation Team to deliver the perfect order on-time, every time.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors is preferred, not required.
  • 5+ years transportation experience in a large enterprise company with its own Fleet.
  • Proven leadership in influencing and motivating remote teams.
  • Driver qualified to perform safety checkpoints with drivers.
  • Strong analytical skill set, proven effectiveness in reporting
  • Excellent change management experience.
  • Experience with Descartes or routing software.
  • Experience with DriveCam.
  • Experience with SAP or similar ERP.
  • Available for day-travel up to 50%, overnight approximately 25%.
  • Ideal candidate will live in proximity of our Northlake, IL DC.

HD Supply ( is one of the largest industrial distributors in North America. The company provides a broad range of products and value-add services to approximately 500,000 customers with leadership positions in maintenance, repair and operations, water infrastructure and residential and non-residential construction sectors. Through approximately 500 locations across 48 states and six Canadian provinces, the company's approximately 13,000 associates provide localized, customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers' success. With an active commitment to the communities in which we operate, HD Supply associates are part of a thriving organization that supports the virtues of wellness, diversity and inclusion - all of which are top priorities for the company. Equally as important is empowering our associates to grow professionally while providing competitive benefits and compensation. If you're ready to find a rewarding career and achieve your full potential with a growing industry leader, HD Supply is ready for you!

Job Description & Qualifications

Job Summary

Partner with Regional Operations Managers and Distribution Center Managers to ensure that local and dedicated delivery functions support the overall business objectives, driving transportation performance, customer satisfaction and identifying cost reduction opportunities.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Provides regional oversight of driver safety, accident investigations, and training.
  • Evaluates regional delivery operations and implements process improvements.
  • Evaluates delivery routes to reduce LTL usage and maximize dedicated delivery.
  • Ensures compliance to corporate transportation guidelines, including driver badges.
  • Coordinates and assists with driver hiring within the region.

Nature and Scope

  • Solutions require analysis and investigation.
  • Achieves planned results by decisions and actions based on professional methods, business principles and practical experience.
  • Manages a group or team of professional individual contributors and/or indirectly supervises support staff. Work Environment
  • Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
  • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
  • Typically requires overnight travel 5% to 20% of the time. Minimum Qualifications
  • Must be eighteen years of age
  • Must pass the Drug Test
  • Must pass the Background Check
  • Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable Education and Experience
  • Typically requires BS/BA in related discipline. Generally 7+ years experience in related field. May require certification. Advanced degree may offset less experience in some disciplines.



Job Locations US-IL-Northlake - US-IL-Chicago

Posted Date 1 week ago (2/16/2021 12:42 PM)

Job ID 2021-41678

Business Unit Facilities Maintenance

Functional Area Transportation

Remote Position? No

Position Type Full-Time

Posting Location : Postal Code 60164

HD Supply is an Equal Opportunity Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veteran and Affirmative Action Employer. HD Supply considers for employment and hires qualified candidates without regard to age, race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law.

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