Spokane Produce, Inc.
  • - Driving
  • Spokane, WA, USA
  • 70,000+
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Spokane Produce, Inc - Who We Are:
Spokane Produce, Inc. is an independent family owned and operated company. We have been in business since the 1940's. We provide the finest quality products to grocery, restaurant, other wholesalers and government agencies with the highest level of customer service in the Northwest.

Spokane Produce is one of the few suppliers dedicated to taking the time and effort in developing a strong supplier/customer relationship on a long-term basis. At Spokane Produce, we believe we can provide our customers with an honest relationship, the finest quality fresh produce and related products combined with a superior level of customer service.

The quality of an organization is indeed the product of the people who make it all happen. Our success is due to our amazing team of employees. We are looking to add qualified talent to our dedicated and valued team.

What We Offer:
We offer competitive compensation starting at $70,000+ Annually depending on experience.
We offer a benefits package including medical/dental/vision/company paid life insurance. All insurance available first of the month after 60 days
Paid time off and Paid holidays
401k with employer match
Coverage under state sick leave
Employee Assistance Program
Paid on the job training
Job Stability
Opportunities for growth and advancement within our company – We do promote within
Employee discounts on in-house purchases

Spokane Produce, Inc. is seeking a qualified Fleet Manager to add to our team!

 

JOB SUMMARY:
The Fleet Manager will work closely with our employee drivers and other staff members to deliver the highest possible level of service to our internal and external customers. The successful candidate will be adept at routing and scheduling with an emphasis on streamlining service to keep costs down, while still delivering the level of service expected from our customers. This position will also be responsible for meeting regularly with drivers, dispatchers, maintenance and sales to discuss ways to meet or exceed revenue goals. Duties include but are not limited to: responsible for the administration and management of all transactions associated with drivers in a multi-state trucking fleet and distribution operation, develop and maintain fleet schedules, manage daily routing and route development, purchase fuel, manage paper and paperless logs, administer safety and job related training for personnel, manage talent acquisition, performance management and retention for the department.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
• Dispatch, routing and truck scheduling: schedule drivers, arrange routes in collaboration with the Sales Department, allocate vehicles and backhauls as needed
• Develop, implement and maintain information for all laws, regulations and taxes associated with multi-state trucking operations
• Oversee licensing
• Review route reports daily and make necessary adjustments to streamline operations
• Ensure compliance with OSHA and DOT regulations
• Monitor and maintain quality service for customer, retail and food service accounts by appropriately staffing routes
• Maintain manual and electronic documents
• Route development and support sales staff for new routes or review potential of combining routes
• Manage drug screening programs for DOT
• Conduct bi-annual Driver meetings
• Equipment management and acquisition
• Driver training and reviews
• Manage DOD contracts: routing, passes and review of driver backgrounds
• Recruit, hire and drive test applicants
• Develop and implement safety policies and procedures as well as manage the Safety program for the transportation department
• Develop and implement formalized training programs
• Enforce safety practices and procedures to ensure employees receive appropriate safety training
• Conduct driver ride-alongs for training and evaluation purposes as needed
• Cross train as needed
• Work with sales, buyers and dispatch to facilitate the flow of information in a timely manner to facilitate all needed job functions
• Maintain and improve driver files
• Manage the driver safety program and manual (SOP, safety procedures, backing, unloading, distractions, winter driving, lane changes, proper spacing, parking, etc.)
• Assist with mechanical problems and develop procedures for handling these calls
• Supervise additional staff as needed
• Other duties as needed

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Trucking experience, including knowledge of current IFTA guidelines and tax laws
• Working knowledge of current DOT and FMCSA regulations
• High school diploma or GED
• 3+ years of experience in trucking administration
• DOT reasonable suspicion alcohol and drug testing training preferred
• Class A CDL license and clean driving record
• Current medical card
• Knowledge of ELD software programs preferred
• Knowledge of Qualcomm a plus
• Previous driving and fleet management experience
• Possess a general clerical aptitude and knowledge of record keeping
• Must be able to work independently or as a team when required, and provide strong problem-solving abilities
• Good communication skills and ability to multi-task
• Excellent organization and time management skills
• Proficient with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and Outlook

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling; some stooping, kneeling, and/or crouching. Generally the job requires an equal combination of sitting, standing, and walking during the day. The job is performed in the office, warehouse and shop. Noise level is moderate to high, depending on desk placement and time of year.

Eligible candidates must be able to pass a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen and continue to satisfy our drug testing policy, if offered employment. We are a Federal Contractor and a drug-free workplace, which includes a prohibition on marijuana use for all employees.

 

Apply today via this site or apply via our website www.spokaneproduce.com.

Spokane Produce is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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