Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Houston


Department: Logistics
Post End Date: 08/26/2018
Position Type: Employee
Position Reports To: Transportation Manager
Position Supervises: Multiple Transportation Providers
Pay Level: 5 (Depending on experience)
FLSA Status: Exempt


Direct and coordinate activities of third party vendors
Responsible for the day to day operation of the Transportation Department
Understands total distribution, transportation and store operations, with an emphasis on carrier supply chain programs to provide lower cost of product.
Essential Job Functions:

Maintain on-time deliveries.
Coordinate with other DTC departments to coordinate schedules and deliveries
Identify and address transportation/service opportunities in a timely fashion.
Update equipment activity and yard control system.
Communicate with the associated departments to schedule deliveries, equipment, and back hauls, and deal with associated problems.
Communicate with the stores to solve delivery problems.
Maintain record of mileage, fuel used, repairs made, and other expenses
Establish delivery routes
Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; completes performance reviews and provides feedback to direct reports.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodations.
Minimum Position Qualifications:

Excellent analytical costing and communication skills.
4-5 years logistics experience
Comparable position or experience
Negotiation skills
Excellent teambuilding skills
Desired Previous Job Experience

Bachelor's degree preferred

Leadership Behaviors: Achieves Results through Teamwork, Coaches and Develops Others, Communicates Effectively and Candidly, Executes with Excellence, Leads Change and Innovation, Leads through Positive Influence, Provides Clear and Strategic Direction, Puts the Customer First. For more information on the Kroger Leadership Behavior model, click here.


Education Level: Associates Desired
Required Travel: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Regions: Mountain; South


Nearest Major Market: Houston

About the company

Kroger, one of the world’s largest retailers, employs more than 339,000 associates who serve customers in 2,425 supermarkets and multi-department stores in 31 states under two dozen local banner names including Kroger, City Market, Dillons, Jay C, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry's, King Soopers, QFC, Ralphs and Smith's. The company also operates 789 convenience stores, 337 fine jewelry stores, 1,109 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food processing plants in the U.S. Kroger also operates over 80 “The Little Clinic” retail healthcare sites inside select Kroger, King Sooper and Fry’s stores.

Recognized by Forbes as the most generous company in America, Kroger supports hunger relief, breast cancer awareness, the military and their families, and more than 30,000 schools and grassroots organizations in the communities it serves. Kroger contributes food and funds equal to 160 million meals a year through more than 80 Feeding America food bank partners. For more information please visit

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