Careers At Borden Dairy
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Founded in 1857, Borden is a dairy processor operating 13 facilities in the Midwest, Southern and Southeastern regions of the United States. Borden is headquartered in Dallas, Texas and employs approximately 3,000 people.  The Company provides milk products to customers in the grocery, mass market, club, food service, hospitality, school and convenience store channels.


Transport Supervisor

Department: Supply Chain - Distribution
Location: Dalton, GA

Position: Transport Supervisor

Location: Dalton, GA

Reports to: Transport Manager

SUMMARY:

Supervises the daily activities of transport drivers, ensures DOT compliance and the efficiency of the department by actively engaging in the routing, standardization, and training of the drivers to aid in the distribution of all company products in a safe manner.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  All matters listed herein are considered to be essential job functions. There may be other job functions that are essential, but are not listed below.

  • Supervise, lead, and mentor Transport Drivers.
  • Provide assistance to Transport Manager as it relates to training, improving efficiency of transport operations, data evaluation, effective and efficient utilization of equipment, and intercompany freight.
  • Prioritize Transport Driver workload, assisting Transport Manager in scheduling and assessing performance.
  • Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, identify and implement opportunities to improve processes.
  • Comply with and enforce all company work and safety rules and regulatory compliance rules and regulations.
  • Use and enforce use of all personal protective equipment in compliance with OSHA regulations.
  • Develop and maintain a positive, productive relationship with supply chain leadership team.
  • Partner with all functional departments to ensure meeting business unit and company safety, service, cost, and people goals.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Associateís degree in related field highly preferred; high school diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • Two years prior supervisory experience required.
  • Working knowledge of Continuous Improvement methodology, highly preferred.
  • Must possess and have the ability to maintain a Class A commercial driverís license with at least a rating applicable to the maximum rating required within his/her group and an air brake endorsement with 2 years experience.
  • Must have excellent customer service skills.
  • Must have supervisory experience.
  • Must be organized and detail oriented.
  • General knowledge of rules and regulations governing truck drivers.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Must pass a pre-employment DOT physical, background check, and drug screen prior to commending work.
  • Position requires frequent lifting, reaching, climbing, pulling, stooping, bending, and kneeling.
  • May be required to work in cold, damp environments and be exposed to the outside weather.
  • Must be able to frequently lift and/or move 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. 
  • Maintain constant mental focus and constantly be aware of surroundings.
Borden Dairy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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