PepsiCo Careers

Driver Supervisor

Latham, New York
Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain

United States - English

Job Description

Auto req ID: 134139BR
External Posting Title: Driver Supervisor

Job Description

The Transport Driver Supervisor contributes to the success of Pepsi Beverages Company (PBC) by leading a team of 13 drivers drivers based in Latham, NY to deliver product to PBC’s distribution centers in a safe, efficient and productive manner.

**Please note this is second shift position, hours will be approximately 2:00 - 10:00 p.m.**

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Negotiate 3rd party carrier capacity and rates, ensuring compliance to established route guides
  • Deliver transportation productivity agenda by focusing on asset optimization, improving fuel economy, payload efficiency, route optimization & wait time reduction
  • Deliver transportation service targets, shipping and delivering loads on time
  • Assume ownership of all transport related cost and productivity targets; provide forecasts and analysis related to transportation cost center
  • Coach safe and efficient driving techniques; ensuring safety, regulatory and DOT compliance
  • Develop effective relationships with internal business partners (i.e. sales, logistics, plant, satellite warehouse, etc.)
  • Assist in the development of transformational projects that provide for continuous improvement across transportation


  • A Bachelors degree is required
  • Carrier management and rate and route negotiation experience is required
  • Two years’ of transportation industry experience is required including dealing with legal, regulatory and operational issues, including customer service, logistics and carrier operations is required
  • Two years’ experience managing front-line employees is strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of DOT (Department Of Transportation) regulations is preferred
  • Strong communication skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and influence management skills
  • Incumbent should have a strong customer focus and be results driven
  • Incumbent must be able to prioritize and perform multiple tasks without losing momentum while also completing all daily tasks efficiently and effectively
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including early mornings, evenings and/or weekends

Relocation Eligible: Eligible for Limited Relocation
Job Category: Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain
Job Type: Regular

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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