Driver Supervisor - Big G Express, Inc

Driver Supervisor

Location
Jeffersonville, IN

Primary Function

Manage assigned fleet of equipment and directly supervises approximately 40 employee over-the-road (OTR) professional drivers to ensure service, availability and productivity to best serve customer needs, while balancing driver miles, home time, performance and profitability.

Description

  • Supervises and directs work of drivers to maximize productivity and provide safe, on time delivery to our valued customer base while balancing the driver's miles, home time and performance.
  • Responsible for managing customer delivery commitments which includes supervising driver time off requests for vacations, personal time off, equipment maintenance issues and traffic delays.
  • Supervise and encourage driver optimum performance and satisfaction by proactively monitoring driver wait time at shippers and consignees, dwell time between loads, address driver complaints/grievances and take action on behalf of the driver as needed, including determining when additional pay is appropriate, approved and in process.
  • Insure prompt payroll processing for drivers with proactive steps and communication with payroll department as needed.
  • Maximize productivity and utilization of assigned fleet of equipment and employee over-the-road (OTR) professional drivers through communication and proactive steps with maintenance, planning, safety and customer service departments.
  • Compute daily checklist to ensure compliance with company goals (KPIs) and verification of all fundamental accomplished.
  • Other duties may be assigned

Skills

  • 6 months of experience in a trucking environment.
  • Working knowledge of AS400
  • Ability to communicate well and effectively with others (verbally and written)
  • Ability to transfer knowledge and train others
  • Ability to solve problems and ability to work in high pressure situations, using independent judgement and discretion
  • Detail oriented and computer based keyboard skills

Preferred Skills

  • Ability to communicate well and effectively with others (verbally and written)
  • Ability to transfer knowledge and train others
  • Ability to solve problems and ability to work in high pressure situations, using independent judgement and discretion
  • Detail oriented and computer based keyboard skills

Education Required

 Bachelor’s degree preferred.

EOE

Big G Express is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks to diversify its workforce. Therefore, all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability or veteran status, are strongly encouraged to apply. The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions and duties. Other duties besides those listed here may be essential. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.

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