Job Vacancy Transportation Supervisor Serta Simmons Bedding

Job title: Transportation Supervisor

Company: Serta Simmons Bedding

Job description: Be Part of the Future of Sleep!

At Serta Simmons Bedding (SSB), we’re more than a mattress company, we’re a leading global sleep company with a mission to help people sleep better so they can live healthier lives. With a 150-year heritage in delivering industry-leading sleep solutions, we own iconic brands including Serta®, Beautyrest®, Simmons® and Tuft & Needle®.

What You’ll Do:

  • Fosters a safety culture and the implementation of safety policies and training in compliance with the company safety program and DOT regulations to eliminate work related injuries.
  • Coordinates with Corp Logistics and Plant Transportation Manager to report and investigate fleet driver accidents and injuries on timely basis.
  • Coordinates with Corp Logistics and Plant Transportation Manager in order to attain delivery, cost and quality of service objectives.
  • Responsible for daily fleet dispatch management.
  • Oversight and coordination of daily fleet deliveries and the pick-up of returned merchandise.
  • Responsible for driver/customer issues and communication regarding delivery delays.
  • Identifies and recommends procedures designed to improve operations.
  • Fosters positive working relationships and responds proactively to driver concerns.
  • Maintains knowledge of current trends in the field; and attends appropriate training programs to remain current on delivery, DOT, health/safety and related issues
  • Ensures the cost effectiveness of the delivery function, including the control of labor utilization, preventing excess hours, downtime and overtime, and efficient usage of transportation related equipment.
  • Ensures compliance with all DOT regulations including the review of daily driver’s log sheets, critical events, performance monitoring, accident reporting and investigation, drug testing requirements, and transportation equipment maintenance.
  • Ensures proper use of Omnitracs ELD system for managing driver logs to ensure DOT compliance.
  • Ensures proper use and operation of fleet EPOD devices for capturing detailed delivery info.
  • Prepares daily management reports, and weekly mileage reports for state fuel tax reporting. Prepares other standard and ad hoc reports as needed. Monitors Drivers’ mileage and wage system for correct payments.

What you’ll Bring:


  • HS Diploma and 10+ years’ experience in transportation related field with 5+ years minimum experience is fleet management, with direct driver supervision.
  • Working knowledge of DOT and OSHA regulations.
  • Familiarity with Federal, State and local health and safety regulations.
  • Experience working with data driven measurements and metrics for functional areas.
  • Some experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point).
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English.


  • Bachelor’s degree in transportation or supply chain related field.
  • Lean training / certification.

Why work at Serta Simmons Bedding?

When you join SSB, you become part of a winning and diverse team that is excited and committed to helping people get better sleep. We provide inspiring career opportunities, competitive benefits, employee perks, and the chance to be part of the future of sleep.

Benefits and Perks (USA, Salary non-union- optional):

  • Health, Dental, and Vision (starts on day one)
  • Annual employee contribution to HSA
  • 401K with company match
  • Paid Time Off / Vacation
  • 12 company holidays
  • Sick days
  • Company paid short- and long-term disability
  • Paid parental leave
  • Discount programs including Friends and family discounts
  • Referral Bonus
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Employees are required to comply with COVID policies established by a vendor or customer.

It is our policy to abide by all federal, state, and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination, with respect to all terms and conditions of employment, based solely on a person’s race, color, religious creed/religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, disability, age, military status, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping or expression), medical condition genetic information (including family medical history), or any other protected status except where a reasonable, bona fide occupational qualification exists.

SSB will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees who need them, as required by law.

The hiring salary range for this position applies to where legally required, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable, as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Expected salary:

Location: Janesville, WI

Job date: Thu, 25 Jan 2024 07:09:06 GMT

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