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Assistant Supervisor Transportation

Company: Tempur Sealy
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:


TempurSealyis committed to improving the sleep of more people, every night, all around the world. As a leading designer, manufacturer, distributor, and retailer of bedding products worldwide, we know how crucial a good night of sleep is to overall health and wellness. Utilizing over a century of knowledge and industry-leading innovation, we deliver award-winning products that provide breakthrough sleep solutions to consumers in over 100 countries. Our highly recognized brands includeTempur-Pedic -, Sealy - and Stearns Foster -. We hire people who have a passion for helping others find their best night's sleep. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future atTempurSealy!


  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Competitive Medical, Dental other wellness programs
  • Disability and Life Company Paid
  • Retirement Plan Options
  • Generous Employee Purchase Discounts Pay Range: $43,000 - $60,000 per year

    What You'll Do:
    • Manage transparent driver dispatch process
      • Plan, dispatch, and monitor all activities associated with assigned drivers to ensure all customer expectations are met or exceeded.
      • Effectively monitor and communicate all concerns the customer has pertaining to shipment of freight to ensure customer service and public safety are the highest priority
      • Proactively report to the Transportation Supervisor exceptions, or issues, related to the dispatching task for resolution
      • Daily yard checks - Ensure timely and accurate completion
      • Ensure timely pick-up of returned product and inform customers and internal departments of return pick-up and delivery status as needed
      • Daily monitoring of hours of service (HOS) compliance and inform the Transportation Supervisor of non-compliance per Company policy.
        • Validate PeopleNet compliance for Hours of Service (HOS) reporting
        • Review paper logs for driver compliance as needed per safety regulations (temporary drivers, ELD outage, etc)
        • Review Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports (DVIR), and schedule maintenance services when required
          • Monitor on-time delivery performance throughout the day, take action, or escalate as needed, to ensure on time execution of delivery
          • Proactively ensure customers are informed of delivery exceptions (Late arrivals, re-schedule. etc)
          • Reconcile delivery/backhaul documents and enter backhaul data daily into Backhaul Tracker (as directed).Transportation Supervisor Assistant will also be responsible for supporting the Transportation Supervisor in these essential duties:
            • Facilitate, manage and support all internal reporting requirements.
            • Minimize inbound and outbound freight cost through focused cost management of plant and regional backhaul, fuel mpg and cpg, asset utilization, vehicle maintenance, accident and injury prevention, route optimization and other major cost categories.
            • Ensure that equipment and driver performance standards are meeting company specifications and expectations.
            • Use of logistics software for daily management including reconciliation of actual vs. planned miles, driver fuel receipts, maintenance PO authorization.
            • Measure and report daily/weekly/monthly KPI performance results.
            • Provide support and guidance as a backup in the absence of integral team members. This may include, but not limited to, assisting with driver corrective action procedures for policy non-compliance as directedOther primary duties and responsibilities include the following; however, Management reserves the right to assign or reassign other appropriate duties to this job at any time. This document excludes the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties.


              What You'll Need:
              • Education/experience: High School Diploma and a minimum of 3 years of transportation/logistics management experience.
              • Working knowledge of Microsoft Software Programs (Word, Excel, Access, etc.).
              • Strong knowledge of FMCSA regulations.
              • Experience supporting CDL-A drivers.
              • The ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams.
              • Strong oral, written, and organizational skills. Ideal Candidate Possesses These Attributes:
                • Previous Fleet or Over the Road Dispatching experience
                • Safety and Service oriented
                • Strong working knowledge of Transportation and Logistics concepts, methods, and practices
                • Experience in high paced manufacturing environment
                • Ability to prioritize daily tasks and to effectively multitask in an environment of multiple priorities
                • Flexibility to react to daily exceptions that arise in daily execution of plans in a positive manner
                • Ability to succeed in a matrixed organization and reach consensus with all stakeholders

                  Tempur Sealy is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type based upon race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Tempur Sealy, Kansas City , Assistant Supervisor Transportation, Professions , Kansas City, Kansas

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