Feeding South Florida
is looking for a dynamic member for the Transportation team. The Traffic Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and facilitating distribution of product to Feeding South Florida branches, member agencies and different programs. The Traffic Coordinator will lead and supervise the allocations, pick up and distribution of products. This position will also utilize Roadnet to assign routes to drivers.
Coordinates with the Food Procurement Department for pickups and donations.
To maximize “Roadnet” to create efficient routes for the drivers.
Manages and promote the distribution of product to member agencies while maintaining fair and equitable distribution standards.
Assures accurate paperwork is collected for the food bank and ensures that proper documentation is given to the drivers with manifest.
Coordinates and project transportation needs in order to provide an efficient products movement.
To maximize the usage of trailers, trucks, vans and any other assigned equipment.
To identify, to present and to implement cost saving opportunities.
Fill in PAR Sheets for USDA hours for drivers.
Responsible for managing driver hours daily, and payroll biweekly and submit to Director of Supply Chain & Logistics.
Coordinate Feeding America offers with pick up location, FSF warehouses, and back to food procurement before mandatory pick up date as assigned by Feeding America.
Sends manifests and delivery information to warehouses for the following day routes.
Provides support to Broward Warehouse Manager, Miami Assistant Warehouse Manager and West Palm Beach Warehouse Manager as required.
Assists management in future planning efforts of the organization.
Emphasizes Mission and Values consistently.
Communicates suggestions, ideas, improvements and other constructive feedback to management.
Prepares special reports for Director of Supply Chain & Logistics as requested.
Participates in the organization and implementation of special projects as requested by Director of Supply Chain & Logistics.
Three years of experience in general management and direct supervision.
Associates degree (A.A.) or certification from technical school; or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to effectively organize and prioritize tasks.
Ability to encompass analytical skills.
Ability to make oral presentations.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Capable of working under pressure, managing numerous activities simultaneously and meeting deadlines consistently.
Capable of monitoring the accuracy and reliability of work performed by staff and volunteers.
Capable of motivating employees and volunteers.
Ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision and take initiative in problem-solving.
Ability to interact with a wide variety of people.
Ability to motivate others and contribute toward team efforts.
Ability to use warehouse equipment and stand for long periods of time without assistance.
Ability to maintain a personal vehicle in working condition to commute as needed.
Ability to work all shifts, nights or weekends.
Knowledge of Safe Food Handling Procedures – Certification certificate required.
Physical ability to walk, lift and carry weight per OSHA standards.
Computer literacy; ability to use Windows-based software (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher) as well as customized internal systems such as the Food Bank Computer System (Navision).
Strong Math Skills.
Must maintain a valid Florida Drivers License and an insured personal vehicle.
Feeding America - 19 months ago