Assistant Transportation Manager – Distribution, 6 am in at Suitland, MD


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in 2022

About the job

Job Description

HD Supply, a Home Depot company, is seeking an Assistant Transportation Manager in our Suitland, Maryland facility. You will lead, coach and develop driver leads and a team of 24 warehouse and 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 6:00 am with flexibility to meet the business needs.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree not required.
  • Prior experience leading a large team of non-union associates in a fast paced warehouse/distribution environment.
  • Expertise on DOT policies and procedures.
  • Hazmat knowledge is plus.
  • SAP or similar ERP experience/knowledge preferred.
  • Road Net or similar transportation software experience.
  • 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).
  • Generous Paid Time Off benefits.
  • Advancement Opportunity with Fortune 500 company.
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Management Bonus Eligibility

Job Summary

Direct and coordinate the dedicated delivery operations at the distribution center, including direct supervision of the delivery drivers, route management, DOT and Hazardous Material compliance, and fleet maintenance.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities, And Key Accountabilities

  • Leads, directs and trains the delivery driver team.
  • Ensures compliance with all safety, hazmat and DOT requirements.
  • Manages routes to ensure the most cost efficient delivery operations.
  • Oversees and performs routine vehicle inspection and maintains proper records.
  • Coaches and develops delivery drivers, including accompanying drivers on routes for evaluation purposes.

Nature and Scope

  • Experience provides solutions.
  • Ensures that work is performed consistently with company policies and procedures.
  • Leads a group or team of support, craft, or lower level professional associates.

Work Environment

  • Typically located in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors that may cause noticeable discomfort or a moderate risk of accident or illness, such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noises, and fumes.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds in a physical environment. Ability to stand for periods of time up to and exceeding 60 minutes. Ability to make repetitive movements, such as using a 10-key or calculator, bending, or squatting.
  • Typically requires overnight travel more than 50% of the time.

Education And Experience

    • Typically requires BS/BA in a related discipline. Generally 5+ years of experience in a related field. May require certification. Advanced degree may offset less experience in some disciplines.


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Job Location: Suitland, MD

Application Deadline: N/A

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