Job Vacancy Transportation Manager Kroger

Job title: Transportation Manager

Company: Kroger

Job description: Company Name: Kroger Logistics

Position Type: Employee

FLSA Status: Exempt

$63,550 to $111,200

Position Summary:

Responsible for providing oversight and leadership for the efficient, cost-effective transport of product from distribution warehouse to retail stores in a multi-state region. Serves as the site’s contact/liaison with outside carriers on transportation and delivery concerns. Role model and demonstate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Oversee the delivery of product from distribution centers to stores in the most cost-effective manner and achieve precise delivery time goals
  • Coordinate in and outbound freight
  • Manage transportation budgets, expenses and invoices to ensure proper claim processing and resolution
  • Communicate with external carriers to resolve issues
  • Respond to emergency and changing situations to guarantee deliveries to customers
  • Analyze report data to measure transportation performance
  • Communicate with divisions and stores to address and resolve transportation issues
  • Assist with scheduling, receipt and delivery of the seasonal promotions business
  • Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provides feedback to direct reports
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • 4 + years’ experience in transportation and logistics
  • Outstanding analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be organized and detail oriented
  • Self motivated
  • Ability to meet goals and deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software programs

Desired Previous Job Experience

  • Supervisory/managerial experience within a distribution/logistics environment
  • Expertise in shipping, receiving and inventory management and transportation
  • Experience within a food distribution environment
  • Knowledge/understanding of Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations and requirements

Education Level: Bachelor’s Desired

Required Travel: Up to 25%

Required Certifications/Licenses: None

Position Type: Full-Time

Regions: Mountain

States: Colorado


Jobs at Kroger Manufacturing: To support and reward our hardworking and friendly associates, we offer much more than just a paycheck. We strive to feed your future by offering the ingredients you need to create your own recipe for success at work and in life. Our associates receive a full plate of benefits that promote their physical, emotional and financial well-being, including access to competitive health care and retirement benefits, paid time off, mental health resources, associate discounts and opportunities to learn, grow and advance. Our associates also get to help us make a difference in our communities through our Zero Hunger | Zero Waste and Framework for Action: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion plans. Visit the to learn more about our work in the communities we serve and how our associates help us be a good neighbor.

Below is a list of some of the benefits we offer our associates.

Health & Well-being Benefits:

  • Health care benefits
  • Paid time off such as vacation, sick leave, and parental leave
  • Mental and emotional support resources through our Employee Assistance Program

Financial Benefits:

  • Participation in a 401(k) plan, subject to certain eligibility requirements
  • Group term life insurance eligible
  • Eligible for an annual bonus based upon company performance
  • Associate discounts

Growth and Development Benefits:

  • Tuition assistance, college scholarships and educational leave of absence, depending on varying criteria by location and subject to certain eligibility requirements
  • Robust internal training and development resources to grow your career

We want the best for associates and our customers, and together, we strive to create a welcoming and engaging environment where you’ll love to work. If you are interested in becoming a valued member of our team, apply now. We look forward to getting to know you!

Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of . At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®. We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025. Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

Posting Notes: CO || Denver || 65 Tejon St || 80223 || Kroger Logistics || None || Logistics/Supply Chain; Manufacturing || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None

Expected salary: $63550 – 111200 per year

Location: Denver, CO

Job date: Thu, 27 Jul 2023 22:37:30 GMT

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