Transportation Administration Supervisor

Location: US - California - Santa Ana

Job Description

Our Ongoing Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

We believe a workplace that encourages and values different voices, perspectives, and backgrounds builds better teams, better solutions, and more innovation. The goal is for every single team member to have a voice and experience a sense of belonging here, regardless of where they sit in the organization and what their background is. We look forward to your sharing your outstanding and unique talents and perspectives with us!

Job Scope:

Supervise and support the Transportation department functions, staff, and field locations, to meet the needs/goals of the department and the company.  Working safely is part of our culture and is a condition of employment.

Essential Functions:

  •     Lead, develop, coach, and manage the Traffic team to perform at an optimal level. Administer timely reviews per required company guidelines.
  •     Responsible for services sourcing support, hiring, training, and managing personnel levels required to successfully manage day to day operations within the department. 
  •     Determine best practices, write and audit SOPs, implement and support SOP usage and administrator role determination (SAP and Structure).
  •     Administrate training to include facilitation, coordinating capacity support. 
  •     Develop new training initiatives, recommendations, and develop or obtain training materials.
  •     Lead and assist projects and implementation for Distribution and Transportation projects.
  •     Act as business team lead on transportation related SAP projects. Order to cash process
  •     Provide updates on projects, processes and SOPs and upcoming improvement initiatives. 
  •     Responsible for master data accuracy and maintenance in the transportation module.
  •     Provide and validate the following reports for executive team: open orders, Un-Vouchered freight payables, tolerance, fuel, shipment building / execution, AOP Monthly Savings, and KPI reports
  •     Work closely with Operations leadership to establish strategic plans focused on improving efficiencies and driving out cost, introducing new technologies that bring new capabilities to the transportation and operations team. 
  •     MOS - Deploy MOS tools into daily practice in all applicable areas of Transportation Administration team.
  •     Assist in managing sourcing, developing, on-boarding carrier/service providers and maintaining the provider relationships in all locations. 
  •     Assists in the supervision of the on-time performance of the company's service providers.
  •     Responsible for ensuring DOT/FMCSA compliance 
  •     Lead all traffic administrative team functions for both domestic and international shipping (of any mode), within the established parameters. 
  •     Support and participate Freight Rate Analysis and all other analysis and reports to ensure accuracy and timely delivery of reports or analysis.
  •     Oversee team to ensure the following reports at the weekly freight budget meeting are provided:  spend to date, estimated vs. actual month spend, and any other reports as necessary.
  •     Ensure that all carrier's accounts payable invoices and inquiries are handled and processed timely and ensure (UVFP) Un-Voucher Freight Payable functions are always current .

    Experience and Education :

    Educational attainment equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, or equivalent transportation/logistics, or management experience or related field or equivalent work experience
    Experience in GL management, transportation, logistics, analytics, is preferred
    1-2 years of supervisory experience is preferred



  •     Communication, presentation, budgeting and project management skills
  •     Robust documentation and organizational skills
  •     Knowledge of MS Office Suites, Excel, and/or software applications related to job functions
  •     Contract Management skills are essential
  •     Management principles, supervisory techniques
  •     Broad knowledge of transportation "best practices" and standard business practices as it relates to shipping goods by all modes of transportation.
  •     Knowledge of Federal and State Department of Transportation and Environmental regulations

    Special Requirements: None


    Shift 1 (United States of America)

    Full time

    BEHR (the "Company") is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company's policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

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  • Posted
    Salary Range
    $63,000.00 - 118,000.00
    per Year
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    Santa Ana, CA 92701, US
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