Transportation Supervisor

Transportation Grand Rapids, Michigan


SpartanNash is a value-added wholesale grocery distributor - supplying more than 2,100 independent grocery retail locations throughout the United States - as well as a grocery retailer, with more than 155 corporate supermarkets in nine states. We also serve the military community through our MDV division; in addition to offering premier fresh produce distribution through Caito Foods and third-party logistics through BRT.

At SpartanNash, relationships matter and working on the Supply Chain/Distribution team isn't just about how we serve our customers, it's about how we treat our associates. We want you to feel valued as an individual and as part of our team. Our culture is vibrant and associates want to stay here because we have good people. It's not unusual to see longevity of 25+ years at our facilities. We share a sense of pride and are excited to contribute to the company's prosperity.

A day in the life of a Transportation Supervisor is never the same but, in this role, you can make a positive impact as you supervise the day to day transportation department activities within assigned area(s) such as dispatching, routing, product/equipment security and equipment maintenance.

What You'll Do:

  • Monitor driver schedules to include DOT hours, breaks, additional stops, total hours, etc.
  • Ensure compliance with distribution procedures and governmental regulations (i.e., DOT regulations, FMCSA regulations, safety, sanitation, etc.)
  • Oversee, review and/or approve driver incoming paperwork, driver logs and files, hours reporting, submission of driver payroll, and other transportation related activities
  • Review on-board computer/logs
  • Lead shift meetings and maintain labor agreement admin

Sound Like You? Here's what you'll need:
  • 3 years combined transportation and/or supply chain operations experience required
  • Transportation experience within food distribution preferred
  • Experience working with union employees
  • Knowledge of transportation/logistics activities such as FMCSA/CSA compliance, DOT requirements, dispatching, backhauls, contract carriers, local regulations, etc.
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse workplace and work flexible hours
  • Knowledge of transportation on-boarding software required; experience with Cadec preferred
  • Knowledge of dispatch software (CAMS, etc.) and/or routing software (JDA) and MS Office

Physical Requirement

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be required to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. The associate is frequently required to sit/stand/walk. Must be able to travel. While performing the duties of this position, the associate is subject to an office environment and/or distribution setting and is rarely exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment varies; office setting may be low to moderate; distribution center setting may be moderate to high.

SpartanNash is proud to take care of the people who take care of our business through our robust and competitive Total Rewards benefits package. Learn more !
SpartanNash is a certified Military-Friendly employer. Veterans are encouraged to apply!