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Logistics Team Leader

Company: Fortune Brands
Location: Mocksville
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Company Description

Commitment to career development

Operate with the three As in mind -- Align, Accountable and Agile

Job Description

Reporting directly to the CDC Manager, this position is responsible for leading the shipping clerks and commercial drivers to execute the business and logistics strategies of the operation. The logistics team leader will assure their team of reports supports company initiatives by working efficiently and effectively as a team to meet internal and external customer requirements keeping a focus on safety, quality, service, and cost.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Logistics Leadership

  • Lead and provide necessary support to commercial drivers and shipping clerks as they execute the daily Larson transportation and distribution strategy.
  • Provide daily communication to the department through various means and be available to answer questions.
  • Maintain appropriate driver and clerk work schedules including planning for vacations and other absences.
  • Analyze and plan driver routes to balance driver workloads and ensure routes are efficient and attainable.
  • Ensure drivers understand and abide by all federal DOT rules and regulations and company policies.
  • Align clerk workloads and responsibilities to maximize efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Coordinate with drivers and maintenance providers to ensure repairs and periodic maintenance are being scheduled and performed in an efficient manner causing minimal disruption.
  • Coordinate with clerks and drivers to ensure tasks are carried out according to company policies and procedures.
  • Work alongside management to Coordinate training of new associates, provide coaching and development for existing associates, analyze and resolve work problems as they arise, and maintain appropriate documentation.
  • Promote workplace safety by assuring universal precautions and safe work practices are used, assure fire/safety/disaster plans are established and communicated to all department personnel, participate in risk management assessments, maintain security and/or correct unsafe working conditions, equipment repair and maintenance needs. Serve as a permanent member of the safety committee.
  • Work with LTL Carriers, and other 3rd party transportation providers to establish performance standards and address issues that arise.
  • Work with other departments within and outside of your operation to provide communication and conduct tasks that result in optimal customer service to internal and external customers.
  • Must be courteous and maintain a good working relationship with supervisors and co-workers and should abide by all FBOS policies.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor/Associates degree and/or equivalent experience strongly preferred.
  • Strong computer knowledge and experience including the use of Microsoft Office products.
  • Ability to lead, influence, and manage team members, customers, and vendors
  • Experience with logistics operations including DOT, OSHA and related safety regulations.

    Additional Information

    This job description indicates in general the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities and other essential functions (as covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act) expected of a Logistics Team Leader. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of a Logistics Team Leader. A Logistics Leader may be asked to perform other duties as required.All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Keywords: Fortune Brands, Winston-Salem , Logistics Team Leader, Hospitality & Tourism , Mocksville, North Carolina

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