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Transportation Supervisor (Field)

Bakersfield, CA Job Reference ID: REF1000T
Company Description:
Company Description

Established over 125 years ago, Core-Mark is a Fortune 400 company that continues to grow, with approximately $14 billion in sales, 30 divisions and 44,000 customer locations across the United States and Canada. Core-Mark is a leading distributor of fresh food and consumer packaged goods to the convenience retail industry. Core-Mark offers a full range of products, marketing programs and technology solutions; and is recognized as one of the largest and most valued marketers of fresh and broad-line supply solutions.

Our company culture provides a progressive, growth-oriented work environment, where you’ll enjoy greater independence, and a strong team atmosphere. We provide excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) or RRSP with employer matching and immediate vesting, tuition reimbursement, voluntary benefits (US only), and opportunity for career advancement.

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At Core-Mark, we celebrate difference and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our services and our community. Core-Mark is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status.

  • Making sure that all drivers are schooled on delivery procedures, invoicing problems, and
    check-in/check-out policies.

  • Complete paperwork on drivers: reports and records, evaluate personnel, corrective actions, records
    on drivers' equipment

  • Maintenance: make sure that all drivers know to pre-trip their trucks and write down any problems at
    check-in, schedule trucks for repairs as well as regular maintenance, and
    schedule trucks to be cleaned.

  • Safety: Make sure all drivers are trained on how to report an accident, make sure all personnel have
    the proper safety equipment and that they use it, monitor drivers motor vehicle record on a regular basis as well as keeping driver’s license on file, inspect trucks on a regular basis and keep a file on all trucks. Log any dents or scratches, etc., so if there are new ones you can take action.

  • Observing that all returns are handled properly and trucks are empty when they are parked.

  • Schedule all pick-ups and coordinate with the receiving supervisor when product gets back to make sure it is received properly.

  • Returned products should be reported immediately to the receiving supervisor.

  • Make sure trucks, dock, and warehouse office stay cleaned.

  • Finish tasks; make sure everything within your scope of responsibilities is completed before you
    leave every day.

  • Will review all routes daily and manage the costs and profitability of the routes.

  • Work closely with other departments to assure customer service is provided the most efficient

  • Responsible for the monitoring of the driver's log being filled out and completed daily, and in
    advance of next business day.

  • Require to follow all GMP’s and Safety Regulation

  • Routing of trucks for morning and afternoon deliveries.

  • Scheduling of drivers for routes.

  • Other duties as assigned by management.


  • Reading and writing skills.

  • Ability to read, write and communicate in English.

  • Knowledge of transportation management and DOT requirements.

  • Proven ability to motivate, discipline, train, and develop drivers.

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to handle crisis situations effectively.

  • Must pass DOT regulation

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in transportation.

Skills Needed:

  • Ability to adjust to sudden changes in customer demands or operational goals.

  • Commitment to work until job is completed.

  • Ability to read, comprehend and carry out instructions.

  • Interacts well with others. Good team player.

  • Must be flexible to changing procedures/ priorities.

  • Must be able to tolerate cold conditions.


  • Education: Requires current Commercial Driver’s License
    (Class A) which meets the Department of Transportation Requirements.

  • Language:
    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and
    maintenance instructions, procedure manuals and road maps. Ability to write routine reports and
    correspondence. Ability to speak effectively
    before groups of customers or employees of organization.

  • Reasoning:
    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished
    in written, oral or diagram form.
    Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in standardized

Additional Information:

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.