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Distribution Transportation Manager - Full Time

HD Supply - Federal Way, WA

Posted on 02/22/24 (Ref: WA8kWZCk45)

Distribution Transportation Manager - Federal Way, WA - HD Supply

HD Supply, a Home Depot company, is hiring a Transportation Manager for our biggest Distribution Center in the Pacific Northwest. Reporting to the building leader. you will lead, coach and develop 3 driver supervisors, 4 leads, and 55+ dedicated dedicated fleet drivers. You will create strategies for route efficiencies, on-time delivery and ensure the continued safety performance. You will start your day as early as 5:00 am with flexibility to meet the business needs.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree not required.
  • Prior experience leading transportation leaders in a large team of non-union associates in a fast paced warehouse/distribution environment.
  • Expertise on DOT policies and procedures.
  • Hazmat knowledge.
  • SAP or similar ERP experience/knowledge preferred.
  • Descartes or similar transportation software experience.
  • Samsara or similar in-cab video.
  • Fleet management and asset management experience is a plus.
  • MS Office Suite, MS Excel for reporting purposes
  • Must have excellent written and oral presentation.
  • Solid proven history of making strides in employee engagement.

Other perks of joining HD Supply are:

  • Monday - Friday
  • Comprehensive benefits plan on first day (Medical, Dental, Vision).
  • 401K match.
  • Generous Paid Time Off benefits.
  • Advancement Opportunity with Fortune 500 company.
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan.
  • Annual Bonus Eligibility.
  • Equity Eligible!

Job Summary

Leads and develops strategy for freight function. Develops negotiation strategies and manages carrier relationships. Ensures customer requirements are met with minimal service disruption.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities, and Key Accountabilities

  • Oversees the selection of transportation related carriers, researching, qualifying and sourcing vendors.
  • Ensures carriers meet company needs and standards through evaluating carrier coverage areas, service levels, financial history and pricing.
  • Manages transportation service levels as a liaison between locations and core carriers, evaluating use of approved and non-authorized carriers to ensure maximum service levels.
  • Represents company needs through analyzing and negotiating contracts with carriers.
  • Directs the integration of acquired companies to ensure compliance with company needs and standards.
  • Generates reports on productivity, cost, service, savings, benchmarking, compliance, roll-out schedules and carrier metrics.
  • Maintains and enhances TMS functionality. Monitors TMS compliance and low cost carrier usage.

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

  • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
  • 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.
  • Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Education and Experience

  • Typically requires BS/BA in a related discipline. Generally 7+ years of experience in a related field. May require certification. Advanced degree may offset less experience in some disciplines.

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Pay Range

HDS provides the following benefits to all permanent full-time associates:

  • Medical (with Prescription drug coverage), dental, and vision plans

  • Health care and Dependent Care FSA (as applicable)

  • 401(K) with company match

  • Paid Holiday, Vacation, Personal Time, and Wellness Day

  • Paid Sick Time

  • Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

  • Short and Long-term Disability Insurance

  • Critical Illness Insurance

  • Accident Insurance

  • Whole Life insurance

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Adoption and Surrogacy Assistance

CA, CO, CT, MD, NJ, NV, NY, OH, RI, WA law requires the posting of the potential salary range for advertised jobs. Individual base pay is determined based on a variety of elements including market data, experience, skills, internal equity and other factors.

Our Goals for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We are committed to creating a culture that promotes equity, respect, and advocacy for every HD Supply associate. We value the diversity of our people.

Equal Employment Opportunity

HD Supply is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Distribution Transportation Manager - Federal Way, WA - HD Supply

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