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Driver Lead

Job Details

Hiring Organization Pepsi Bottling Group
Post Name Driver Lead
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Location Houston, Texas, United States 77017

Overview

Food for Good is a partnership between PepsiCo, local food distributors, local nonprofit organizations, and the government to deliver healthy meals to children who depend on receiving breakfast and lunch at school. The success of this program depends on our field staff who lead the daily operations.

The Delivery lead leads all of Food for Good’s daily delivery operations including routing and customer service. As a leader of the Foundation’s signature nutrition operation, the FFG Delivery Supervisor works collaboratively with local nonprofit partners to deliver on the Foundation’s nutrition priorities in the US.

Responsibilities

  • Understand compliance measures for programs and ensure the team is following them
  • Lead delivery team in a professional way, ensuring professional appearance, language, and behaviors (PepsiCo code of conduct)
  • Understand the process for contractor labor management and ensure we are complying-inclusive of the accident investigation process
  • Ensure accuracy between systematic orders and physical orders being delivered
  • Help ensure equipment is working well and report outages to the supervisor
  • Supervise the delivery staff to ensure accurate, on-time daily deliveries of fresh meals to community locations
  • Deliver operational efficiencies including routing and daily meals per route metrics
  • Ensure accurate packing and safe loading of trucks
  • Lead the daily interaction with nonprofit partners including customer service and orders
  • Interview and hire delivery staff for full-time employees
  • Work with a temp agency for sourcing contractor staff when needed
  • Ensure delivery staff are following all policies and procedures
  • Report delivery daily numbers, stories, and issues to the operations supervisor
  • Report delivery daily numbers, stories, and issues to the operations supervisor Ensure optimal customer service levels are being provided to internal and external customers
  • Lead delivery team in a professional way, ensuring professional appearance, language and behaviors (PepsiCo code of conduct)
  • Lead safety agenda with frontline-inclusive of geotab parameters and accident investigation support
  • Ensure effective management of fleet operations-maintenance of vehicles, fuel cards, and keys.
  • Provide consistent coaching to driver team-route rides
  • Support team with management of PepsiCo owned devices-phones, etc.
  • Maintain confirmation of receipt (photos taken by drivers) on a daily basis and store historical information in case of an audit

To achieve these objectives, the FFG Delivery Supervisor must demonstrate operational and people leadership, show strong analytical reasoning ability and have a professional presence with internal and external partners.

Role Responsibilities: 

The FFG Delivery Supervisor will lead everything related to FFG’s day-to-day delivery and overall operations in the designated city/territory, including:

  • Supervise all of Food for Good’s daily operations in the designated region
  • Daily supervision of delivery drivers
  • Support the Production Supervisor and warehouse/packing team
  • Be the key contact point for customers
  • Manage city fleet to include all safety and registration needs
  • Be the safety lead for the location and ensure all safety compliance needs are met

Qualifications

Profile/Role Requirements:

  • Be creative in responding to challenges and take initiative
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Proven track record leading a large warehouse and delivery driver staff
  • Track record of delivering exceptional customer service
  • Experience managing suppliers and inventory accurately and with minimal waste
  • Experience with fleet and basic facilities management
  • Preferred to have a Class B license or higher (e.g., Class A, CDL)
  • Strong relational, collaborative, and communication skills
  • Willingness to embrace ambiguity and a dynamic environment
  • Positive, highly-motivated, problem-solving attitude
  • Detail orientation
  • Effective time management and strong prioritization skills
  • Willingness to accommodate a flexible schedule that varies with seasonal duties
  • Functional PC skills including Microsoft Excel and Word

Role Preferences:

  • Foodservice facility management experience
  • Delivery operations experience
  • Experience managing a large frontline staff
  • Covid-19 vaccination may be a condition of employment dependent on role and location. For specific information, please discuss role requirements with the recruiter

EEO Statement

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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