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Posted May 20th

Delivery Manager

Middletown, New York

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Posted May 20th

Delivery Manager

Middletown, New York

What You Need To Know


The Distribution Manager is responsible for managing the delivery department in a warehouse with small volume, scope and complexity. This role also in charge of the complete delivery fleet s maintenance program and must ensure all drivers meet DOT and CMV criteria.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Ensure all transportation employees understand and operate within the organizational, operational, safety and service policies and procedures
  • Manage and develop a supervisory team who is responsible for directing all transportation activities and managing delivery drivers
  • Ensure all drivers are in possession of all required Department of Transportation (DOT) certifications
  • Ensure all accidents are handled and reported, according to company policy
  • Manage daily routing schedules and ensure routes are maintained in the routing system
  • Schedule all department personnel time off requests; ensure route coverage at all times
  • Coach, train, direct and counsel Warehouse Transportation Supervisors on overall performance
  • Resolve driver discrepancy issues
  • Maintain driver records and files
  • Maintain Company and Commercial Vehicles registration and plates
  • Ensure Pre-trip, Post Trip DVIR is completed by Drivers daily
  • Oversee monthly safety training/meetings per SGWS Safety Policy
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Additional Primary Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor s Degree and 5 years of experience or equivalent education and related experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong organization, multi-tasking and time management skills
  • Valid state motor vehicle operator s license and ability to obtain and maintain auto-liability insurance in accordance with State laws
  • Class A CDL required
  • Strong knowledge of DOT rules and regulations
  • Valid state motor vehicle operator s license

Physical Demands

  • Physical demands with activity or condition for a considerable amount of time include sitting and typing/keyboarding using a computer (e.g., keyboard, mouse, and monitor) or adding machine
  • Physical demands with activity or condition may include occasional to rare amount of time include walking, bending, reaching, standing, and stooping
  • May require occasional lifting/lowering, pushing, carrying, or pulling up to 45lbs


This position is deemed a safety-sensitive position.  As such, any person who is given a conditional offer of employment will be required to pass a drug test.

Middletown, New York