Transportation and Fleet Supervisor

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.
I. Job Summary
Supervises drivers and technicians on set performance expectations, including safety, efficiency, compliance to policy/regulations daily, at multiple locations.
II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned.
Organizes and schedules all necessary resources required to accomplish activities
Coordinates daily operational needs with Maintenance team
Conducts fleet evaluations to ensure maintenance standards are met.
Ensures maintenance shops are adequately staffed and mechanics are properly trained.
Ensures vehicle management systems are effectively utilized.
Complies with and ensures adherence to Waste Management's Mission to Zero standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient operations.
Ensures the cleanliness and maintenance of the maintenance shops through regular inspections and preventive maintenance programs and 5S, Lean practices.
Conducts and/or attends and contributes to regularly scheduled driver & maintenance/safety meetings to maintain favorable working relationships among all employees and promote maximum morale, productivity, and efficiency.
Ensures safe and reliable vehicles are available to meet operational requirements
Manages effective utilization of vehicle assets.
Plans, distributes, monitors, and follows-up on schedules and route assignments to ensure customers are serviced per company standards and agreements
Manages the end-of-day check-in process, capturing and communicating key service, safety, and equipment issues
Monitors driver time and attendance, minimizing overtime and ensuring that drivers do not exceed limits established by regulatory agencies (e.g. DOT hours of service)
Sets and monitors productivity, service, and safety targets for route and driver
Promotes a union free atmosphere and where appropriate, establishes collaborative relations with unions
Works with functional groups to resolve employee relations and labor relations issues
Ensures that drivers comply with physicals, drug or alcohol tests, and training required by regulatory agencies
Works with Safety and other functional groups to conduct Root Cause Investigations for all injuries and incidents, ensuring consistent discipline and retraining
Establishes and maintains a clean, safe work environment in compliance with Company/Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards
Documents and maintains records required by regulatory agencies such as the Department of Transportation
Reviews and audits documentation related to route operations on a daily basis (e.g., DVIRs, driver time and attendance, open tickets), following-up where appropriate
Conducts and/or attends and contributes to periodic driver/safety meetings to maintain favorable working relationships among all employees and promote maximum morale, productivity, and efficiency
Updates and submits required reports in a timely manner
III. Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has supervisory responsibilities for Drivers assigned to the position. This includes:
Direct supervision of up to (30) full-time employees, including drivers and technicians/maintenance.
Responsibility for employee performance reviews and feedback, scheduling time off, employee grievances or complaints, pay changes and job responsibilities.
IV. Qualifications
The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.
A. Education and Experience
Education: Associate Degree (accredited), or in lieu of degree, High School Diploma or GED (accredited) and two (2) years of relevant work experience.
Experience: One (1) year of relevant work experience in transportation, logistics operations and/or fleet maintenance in which coaching, routing assessments and leading employees were requirements of the role (in addition to education requirement).
B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
Valid driver's license required.
C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required
None required.
V. Work Environment
Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc.) most of the work day;
Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30 pounds rarely;
Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc.) rarely;
Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements part of the work day;
Normal setting for this job is: office setting and/or truck yard/landfill/outdoor.
At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.
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