• Transportation Manager

    Work Location US-MD-BELCAMP
    Job ID
    1208 BELMAR DR
    Job Category
    Nearest Metro Area
  • Valued and Appreciated

    Exceeding our customers expectations - we deliver!  


    Investing in our people through coaching, training, and development opportunities are the heartbeat of a healthy operation. Our Transportation Managers are diligent about ensuring our drivers are ready to take the road and above all else, meet the diverse needs of our customers.


    As a leader, you can expect to be focused upon:

    • Managing transportation services through the consistent application of standard practices and procedures through the development, management and evaluation of process improvement programs for transportation
    • Collaborate with sales staff to ensure customer satisfaction to include periodically attending sales meetings, visiting customer locations to assess delivery requirements, advising Customer Development Specialists of challenges with a particular customer and approves off day delivery requests and temporary requested routes
    • Moderate employee relations’ issues, responding to employee questions & concerns, suggestions, requests, and goals to provide feedback creating cohesive team partnerships
    • Participate in leadership development opportunities
    • Ensure safety policies and best practices are being followed
    • Conduct safety training and ensure department specific safety and job training requirements are met
    • Advise specific classes or other skills development activities for drivers
    • Lead new employee orientation for your team
    • Participate in identifying and resolving any open maintenance needs within the fleet
    • Accompany drivers on their routes for coaching, assistance with deliveries, and other special projects


    Requirements for consideration:

      • Five years previous transportation experience with two years previous supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
      • Clean driving record
      • Commercial Driver License-Group A designation with a T (double trailer) endorsement (CDL-AT) 
      • CDL-AT must be obtained within 6 months of hire, including DOT medical card



    Questions about this opportunity? Contact Jill @ 616-717-6070

    Be part of an amazing culture where what matters to you, matters to us!


    Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce.  To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.  



    We take care of each other at Gordon Food Service.  Employees love our competitive benefit plans, which include all the things you would expect and a few that you might not! 
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    Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.   The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

    If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to talent@gfs.com and use the words “Accommodation Request” in your subject line. Please keep in mind this method is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability.

    All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco free.

    Gordon Food Service is a drug free workplace and drug tests all employees.  



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