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Transportation Supervisor

Posting Start Date: Apr 22, 2021

Location: Ottawa, ON, CA

Company: Cascades

CASCADES

Founded in 1964, Cascades produces, converts and markets packaging and tissue products that are composed mainly of recycled fibers. The Company employs 11,000 employees, who work in more than 90 production units located in North America and Europe. With its management philosophy, half a century of experience in recycling, and continuous efforts in research and development as driving forces, Cascades continues to deliver the innovative products that customers have come to rely on.

 

Your challenge!

This position is responsible for all aspects of the Transportation Division of Cascades Recovery+, in the Ottawa market and will report directly to the Regional Transportation Manager.  This will include but is not limited to overall road supervision of drivers, maintenance of entire fleet and customer related equipment, knowledge and implementation of regulations, and ensuring departmental profitability to the best of the incumbent’s ability.

 

Shift - 5am-2/3pm (must be flexible to stay later as needed)

Job Responsibilities

- Ensure compliance with all Company policies and Ministry of Transportation safety procedures

- Responsible for ensuring that all drivers complete all associated paperwork accurately and are turned in on time as required by the division.

- Ensure that all drivers are lined up with designated vehicles, transport drivers to their trucks at repair shops if required, audit and ensure pre-trip inspections are being completed and will effectively resolve any start up issues that arise during shift start.

- Oversee the routing of all trucks in the Ottawa market, ensuring that all customer needs are being met in an effective and cost efficient manner.

- Work closely with Operations to ensure efficient flow of activity taking place on the receiving docks.

- Work closely with the Sales Team to assist them with potential new customer site assessments and effectively resolve existing or developing service issues.

- Will Promote safe work activities, both at the shop and on the road, by conducting safety audits, attending company safety meetings and meeting with individual staff members.

- Responsible for managing bi-weekly payroll for all drivers and manage all employee scheduling, start times and vacation planning.

- Prepare presentations for orientations and/or tailgate talks as per department requirements.

Core competencies defined for this job

Continuous improvement
Decision-making
Partnership
Planning and organizing
Rigour
Team leadership

Desired experience

- Minimum 5 years experience in the transportation industry

- Must have valid Driver's License

- DZ license preferred

- AZ license asset

- Dispatching experience an asset

#revealyourpotential #LifeAtCascades

 

Cascades believes in the success of an inclusive organization that values diversity within its team. It will fairly consider all those qualified for this position. The use of the masculine in our communication refers to both women and men.

 

About Cascades

 

Being part of Cascades means revealing the full potential of matter, people and ideas. We are a source of possibilities. Since 1964, we have been offering sustainable, innovative and value-creating solutions in terms of packaging, hygiene and recovery.

Join 12,000 women and men working in a network of more that 90 business units located in North America and Europe.

 


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