Old Dominion Freight Line

  • Linehaul Supervisor

    Requisition ID
    2019-10868
    Location
    NSS - NORFOLK CONT. DIV. - VA
    Category
    Management
    City
    Chesapeake
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    State
    VA
  • Job Description

    Old Dominion is currently recruiting for a Linehaul Supervisor to join our OD Family Culture. This role will successfully manage the linehaul department of the service center. They will also maintain and achieve department/shift and service center and/or company standards for safety, quality, efficiency, cost, service and delivery, training and development and housekeeping. Our Linehaul Drivers are critical members to our OD Family; they help to accurately deliver our customer's freight and help us keep our promises.

    Responsibilities

    • Monitors and evaluates the safety of each employee on a daily basis, trains on safety processes as needed
    • Monitors multiple service center lanes to ensure freight reaches service centers in time for efficient cross docking
    • Monitors, evaluates, and teaches safe driving habits
    • Monitors employees to ensure service goals are met
    • Directly manages, supervises, and assigns tasks to drivers to ensure proper utilization and development of team members while meeting customer expectations.
    • Closely works with the Operations Manager/Assistant SC Manager, Central Dispatch, and/or Service Center Manager to ensure alignment in meeting daily/weekly/monthly and yearly business objectives.
    • Provide instruction, analyses, suggestions and ideas for the improvement of operations within the shift, department, and facility
    • Provides training and feedback to employees on a continual basis regarding RPM, over speed, and idle scores
    • Constantly uses OD’s proprietary technology system permitting consistent monitoring of shipment locations and drivers as freight moves through the various terminals while communicating continuously throughout the day with associates, customers, and team members verbally and through other computer operating systems
    • Completes the various company and government forms utilized in freight movement such as shipping manifests, freight bills, inter-terminal movement forms (ITM's) and exception forms
    • Conducts daily inspections to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal safety regulations, as well as OSHA compliance, and DOT compliance
    • Conducts quarterly safety meetings
    • Motivate drivers to exceed goals and maintain the 99% on time percentage
    • Strive for continuous improvement in all areas of service center operations
    • Operates AS400 system, BLU system, DYMS, and any other computer/internal freight monitoring systems used within the company to monitor freight movement
    • Speak with drivers, evaluating their needs and maintaining a successful relationship
    • Works with dock supervisors on getting trailers closed and moved on to its final destination

    Qualifications

    • High School diploma or equivalent required,
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • 2 years working operations experience preferably in the transportation industry

    • Supervisory experience preferred

    • Working knowledge of AS400, Microsoft Office, DYMS and BLU systems

    • Knowledge of general DOT regulations

    • Good verbal and written communication skills

       

      Join the OD Family Today!

     

    As a Full Time member of our Family, you are eligible to receive:

    • Health, Dental & Vision Benefits
    • Short Term & Long Term Disability
    • Flex Spending Accounts
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan
    • Wellness Program
    • Employee Credit Union, Vacation & Holiday
    • “Birthday Holiday” Who doesn’t love some extra attention on their Birthday?

    Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, and/or gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, military status, Vietnam Era and/or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law(s).

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