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Driver Lead

Driver Lead

Req No. 
2017-2494
Job Locations 
US-MI-Westland
Category 
Transport
Type 
Permanent Full-Time

More information about this job

Overview

Summary: As a Healthcare Service Provider experiencing exceptional growth we are excited to announce our newly available Driver Lead role!

 

  • Rapidly growing company in a stable industry

  • Immediate start in a ‘hands on’ dynamic role with variety

  • Strong team, friendly working environment

Daniels Health is a well-established company that is a leading medical waste solutions provider across the industry, with the intention of 'Making Healthcare Safer'. As well as being dominant in our market we are also in a very stable industry, with customers ranging from hospitals, clinics, vets, pharmaceutical companies, and more. 

Responsibilities

fficiency 

  • Support Driver Supervisor where possible with pre-departure support; load trucks, double check manifests & routes, quality check transporters and brief employees, hold tail gate safety meeting with drivers weekly
  • Assist in the training of newly hired Delivery Representatives.
  • Ensure drivers manage routing to ensure maximum productivity; keep within assigned route and raise issues where required
  • Maintain inter-departmental communication between our plant operations, sales, and field operations teams
  • Observe driver conduct and performance, to include competence evaluations and performance reviews.

 

  • Fill in and driving for Drivers while Drivers are out on vacation, sick, or other

 

Compliance

  • Work with administration and production staff to ensure accurate and efficient creation of manifests
  • End of day debrief with drivers; identify issues, leads, trends
  • Conduct regular vehicle inspections to ensure compliance with roadworthiness, vehicle cleanliness and appropriate driver operation

Reporting/Analysis

 

•        Assist with the collection of transportation data used to monitor KPI and driver efficiencies.

Safety/Quality

  • Be pro-active in assisting with the development of safe work practices
  • Responsible for ensuring driver compliance with Occupational Health and Safety legislation and principles and rectify any non-conformance or matters of concern regarding Health and Safety and Environmental matters
  • Ensure minimal errors are made and high quality of customer service delivered
  • Responsible for the quality assurance of smart containers being unloaded and loaded into trucks pre and post trip

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • BA or BS in management, transportation or related field preferred
  • Class A CDL preferred
  • 2+ years in a hands-on management role or proven informal leadership preferred
  • Self-motivated, proven problem solver, team player with excellent communication skills
  • Customer oriented/focused
  • Excellent communication and planning skills
  • Strong safety advocate/leader who promotes associate well-being
  • A sound pattern of using facts and data to solve problems and make difficult decisions
  • Computer skills, Microsoft Excel/Suite is a plus
  • Willing to travel as needed