Grocery Haulers, Inc. is a privately held logistics company headquartered in Iselin, N.J. operating 24/7 throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Region.
As a logistics and transport provider, our mission is to leverage our scale and our knowledge of information technology and routing systems, aligned with a highly motivated and trained professional workforce, to bring our customers the best service at the lowest possible cost.
The Transportation Safety Supervisor will provide support, direction and guidance to the company’s leadership across five locations. In addition, they will interact with and directly influence the behavior, performance and knowledge base of the GHI tractor trailer CDL drivers; and serve in a consulting role, enabling location managers to address safety and regulatory issues impacting the transportation operations organization.
This position will report to the Director of Safety.
Monitor DOT Driver Qualification files and as it relates to the hiring and selection process
Develop materials and conduct training for drivers in the implementation of the Transportation Safety Management Monthly safety & tailgate meetings
Create and communicate the accident management protocol for truck drivers
Know DOT Recordable Accident Investigations and Perform accident investigations
Respond to safety complaints reported by our drivers
Perform in-house DOT compliance audits and conduct an overall DOT compliance course
Review & Understand PEOPLENET’s ELD/HOS (Electronic Logs), for every driver, every day, and retrain & discipline for all non-compliant issues.
Mentor field operational management in safety process to ensure consistent practices
Oversee roadside inspection process reports and documentation and coach operations management on roadside inspection issues
Monitor GPS for speeding and idle time
Regularly review surveillance LYTX videos of truck movements and coach our drivers on these behaviors
Provide behind-the-wheel and other trainings are provided to new hires
Train active drivers on vehicle inspection, proper mirror placement, and maneuvering principles
Mentor drivers through safety management practices, protocols and procedures
Monitor compliance of drivers and supervisors on topics such as drug and alcohol testing, hours of service, etc.
Ensure compliance with state and federal regulations, regarding transportation and workplace safety
Administer company DOT – FMCSA safety program at the field level and monitor work processes and procedures to drive team performance, heighten safety awareness, and mitigate risk.
Monitor CSA (Compliance, Safety, and Accountability) Basic Scores to address trends and driver performance. Provide operations with CSA basic scores & reports.
Work with vehicle maintenance vendors/employees to ensure preventative maintenance compliance and maintain vehicle and employee safety logs
Review accidents/incidents and conduct field investigations.
Participate in the Accident Review Board and assure proper accountability for preventable accidents
Provide monthly scorecards which include tactics and activities from FMCSR Standards’ perspective
Counsel employees on accident and injury prevention when and complete Worker’s Compensation & Accident (WC) Paperwork with the driver, when necessary
5+ years supply chain, transportation management and/ or safety management experience preferred
Intermediate knowledge of Word/Excel/PowerPoint
Working knowledge of federal and state safety laws, particularly FMCSA & OSHA standards; familiarity with concepts, such as resource management, cost analysis, and resource optimization
Ability to analyze, define, diagnose, and resolve risk trends, problems, and solutions based on sound logic and rationale
Ability to develop, coach, and mentor others including the ability to provide development experiences, advice, and teach to prepare others for effective job performance
Ability to work well in a team environment
Ability to communicate effectively and maintain confidentiality
Experience with LYTX and/or PEOPLENET is a plus
Commercial driver’s license (current or former CDL driver) preferred
Willing to drive up to 40% of the time between Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts.
Grocery Haulers, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.
About Grocery Haulers, Inc.
Grocery Haulers, Inc. has provided fully integrated logistics solutions and dedicated transportation services to the retail, wholesale, and manufacturing sectors of the food industry since 1972.
As a dedicated carrier, Grocery Haulers is dedicated to leveraging their scale and knowledge of information technology and routing systems, aligned with a highly motivated and trained professional driver workforce. Grocery Haulers works with their customers throughout the Northeast to provide integrated supply chain solutions in challenging, time sensitive environments.
With advanced tools and software, such as order management, daily route planning, and optimal driver assignment, Grocery Haulers brings their customers the best service at the lowest possible cost.