Transportation Senior Manager

Job Description

Auto req ID: 205543BR

Job Description

The Transport Sr. Manager contributes to the success of PepsiCo Beverages North America (PBNA) by leading a team of six Supervisor, one Coordinator and a team of 100 drivers based in across 5 Texas locations and Wichita Kansas to deliver the product to PBNA and distribution centers and customers in a safe, efficient and productive manner.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • 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
  • Negotiate 3rd party carrier capacity and rates, ensuring compliance to established route guides
  • 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.)
  • Support development of Annual Operating Plan
  • Assist in the development of transformational projects that provide for continuous improvement across transport

Qualifications/Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required
  • 5-7 years of transportation industry experience is required including dealing with legal, regulatory and operational issues, including customer service, logistics and carrier operations is required
  • Four years experience managing front-line employees is strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of DOT (Department Of Transportation) regulations is preferred
  • Strong analytical and negotiating skills
  • Strong communication skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and influence management skills
  • The 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
  • This position is limited to persons with indefinite right to work in the United States

Relocation Eligible: Eligible for Limited Relocation
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.

PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

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