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JOLIET, IL – Transportation Manager (Transportation)


Superior Health Linens is a nationally accredited laundry that specializes in servicing the linen needs of local hospitals, clinics, and nursing homes throughout the Mid-West. We strive for excellence by promoting a positive work atmosphere, encouraging teamwork, great communication, ongoing training, and challenging our employees to meet the highest industry standards.

Job Skills / Requirements

The Transportation Manager is primarily responsible for the execution of the daily operating plan and transportation processes including distribution.

Required Skills and Experience: 

  • College degree or equivalent work experience.
  • 5+ years related management experience with previous experience in operations and transportation.
  • Be accountable for issue resolution and general customer satisfaction.
  • Highly organized, detail orientated and capable of multi-tasking.
  • Proficient with all Microsoft Office Suites.
  • This position must pass a post-offer background and drug test. 

Preferred Skills and Experience: 

Healthcare Linen Distribution experience
Position Responsibilities may include, but not limited to:

  • Directly and indirectly supervise the transportation staff and drivers.
  • Analyze expenditures and other financial information to develop plans, policies, or budgets for increasing profits or improving services.
  •  Manage operations policies and standards, including safety procedures for the handling of linen.
  • Collaborate with other managers or staff members to formulate and implement policies, procedures, goals, or objectives.
  • Promote safe work activities by conducting safety audits, attending company safety meetings, or meeting with individual staff members.
  • Direct investigations of all accidents, and recommends corrective actions.
  • Ensures compliance with transportation related administrative policies, procedures, safety rules, and governmental regulations.
  • A thorough understanding of DOT regulations, promote safety initiatives, the ability to implement change, and perform.
  • Act as a mentor for all department employees and foster a positive work environment.

Certification Requirements (Any)

Need to have computer experience

Additional Information / Benefits

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Short Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan, Educational Assistance

Screening Requirements: Motor Vehicle, Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check

This job reports to Chris Silliman

This is a Full-Time position 1st Shift2nd Shift3rd Shift.

Number of Openings for this position: 1