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1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
5/5/2017
Job Category:
Transportation
DETMI-FLEET LDR Job
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SWIFT TRANSPORTATION | Detroit, MI
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Job Description

We know what it takes to be a leader in this industry

People, pride and perfection.

Our journey to become best in class wouldn’t be complete without the people who help make it happen. That’s why we don’t just hire the best people on the road; we create more opportunities for success everywhere we can.

From shop mechanics, operations support and customer service to finance, sales, information technology and human resources, we are always looking for ambitious, professional employees to help make Swift not only a leader in transportation, but also a great place to work.

We train, build and develop our employees by providing continuous learning opportunities to enhance theirskill sets, which allows us to provide for strong career growth throughout our organization.

At Swift, we offer a variety of careers and positions combined with competitive salaries, great benefits and a supportive atmosphere. Swift’s size, strength and stability make it a great place to work—on and off the road.

To ensure that the Driver Leader's are performing their functions and act as a liaison between drivers and Driver Leaders and Terminal Leaders

  1. Monitor and evaluate the performance of Driver Leaders and their fleets
  2. Mediate in Driver conflicts
  3. Monitor Driver Compliance issues
  4. Conduct exit interviews with Drivers leaving the company
  5. Assist Driver Leaders with planning issues
  6. Assist Terminal Leader with shift scheduling
  7. Work with other departments to assist Drivers, i.e. Payroll, Shop, Compliance
  8. Correct undesirable behavior of Driver Leaders
  9. Work with the Driver Leaders on trainer/trainee situations, including release to solo status
  10. Hires & trains personnel
  11. May perform additional duties as assigned by leadership
  12. Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner which facilitates the success of business operations in order to meet company demands and expectations.

 

Skills Knowledge of company policies and procedures. Knowledge of the transportation industry, ability to manage others, ability to solve problems and work in high-pressure situations, and computer based keyboard skills. 

Education High School diploma or GED 

Experience -   Two years of Driver Leadership experience or previous management experience required. Education may substitute for required experience 

Potential Alternate Locations:  

Job Type:  Full -Time Regular 

Shift:  7:00 AM to 5:00 PM 

Schedule:  Monday - Friday 

Custom Schedule (if applicable):   

ReqID:  274 

Swift Transportation does not discriminate in its hiring practices.  We employ people regardless or race, creed, national origin, etc.Take the first step toward a rewarding career with Swift.