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 Job Information 
  Job Title: Transport Supervisor Supply
  Category: Distribution/Transportation
  Position Type: Full Time
  Pay Rate Unit: Annually
  Type of Assignment: Permanent
  Grade: CG11
  Region: North America
  Country: USA
  Is work location flexible?: No
  Business Unit: RBU North America

 Job Description 
Join Linde, the world’s leading global gases and engineering organization. Linde manufactures, supplies, and distributes industrial, medical, and specialty gases. We are recognized as a leader in the development of new gas–related technologies and applications for the electronics alternative fuels and energy, glass, food, metals, and chemical industries.

Linde has evolved into a truly global company, offering its employees a culturally diverse, challenging and stimulating work environment along with international travel opportunities and robust training and development programs. Today, Linde is a $17 billion multinational company with about 52,000 employees in around 100 countries -- and a number one or two leadership position in 55 of those countries. Linde’s North America region is comprised of the US, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean with an employee population of approximately 5,000 people.

At Linde we believe that people create our success. Our primary goal is to hire and retain the best, most talented employees who are leaders in their own right, and provide them with a growth environment that is focused on adding value for the customer.

We strongly believe that the diversity of our employees and their ongoing growth and development, combined with our global footprint and broad range of business activities, provide us with the ingredients required to maintain and grow our leading market positions around the world.

Linde is currently seeking a Transport Supervisor to join the team in Torrance, California.

Job Responsibilities:
• Analyze the daily schedule from Linde National Operations Center to insure continuous product supply by managing daily driver availability and coordination with maintenance staff to provide equipment resources necessary.
• Manage third party contractor support for the daily schedule in times of major logistical challenges as directed by regional management (i.e. major outages, on-site shut downs, etc.)
• Manage driver's hours of service in accordance with Linde policies and Federal/State regulations. On a daily basis, review location driver hour availability with NOC planners to prevent driver fatigue.
• Daily oversight and analysis of previous days completed trips insuring driver compliance with routing and customer supply levels meet demand requirements
• Local supervision of all logistical activities to insure local inventory does not fall below red line levels on day to day basis
• Provide real time after hours support for all driver and customer activities supporting central team at National Operations Center
• Assist Transport Manager with potential employee recruitment and screening
• Coordinate scheduling of all new hire and ongoing training activities to meet Linde and regulatory compliance requirements.
• Oversight of third party contract carrier operations including review and processing of carrier invoices for accuracy and payment
• Assist Transport Manager with local SHEQ plan including development of safety talk/safety meeting material, monthly site inspections, coordination of Non Conforming Customer Site improvement plans and daily walk around Good Catches
• Manage equipment resource availability while working with maintenance team to insure preventative maintenance in accordance with Linde requirements
• Daily review of driver paperwork, data input and data flow for transport related systems and processes. Provide real time coaching support to insure quality pass through of information to the regional BPE team.
• Assignment to other Transport locations for the purpose of providing on site management support during vacations or other absences
• Provide on site support for Transport tasks such as LiMMS audit preparation, Responsible Care certifications, ISO certifications and regulatory audits/inquiries
• Daily, weekly and monthly coordination of Driver Performance Index (DPI) and other performance related tools to include data scrubbing when necessary. Using DPI data, supervisor will identify opportunities for positive feedback and develop coaching plans when necessary.
• Provide support to all local Transport employees through regular formal and informal observations such as LeadSafe engagements, NCCS site visits, driver ride alongs, plant walk around, etc.

Minimum Qualifications:
• High School Diploma / GED plus 5+ years experience in transport field required. Associate's degree or Bachelor's Degree preferred
• High degree of knowledge of DOT, OSHA and Hazmat regulations
• Familiar with PM based maintenance programs
• Strong degree of computer literacy
• Highly proficient in all Linde Distribution systems (Gold, PeopleNet, NeXIS, DriveCam)
• Excellent communication skills – requires extensive communication with office staff, drivers and customers
• Ability to influence people through coaching and mentoring for continuous improvement
• A valid CDL with Hazmat or tanker experience or Tractor-Trailer Driver experience -Preferable
• Experience in developing and leading Meetings and Group Training - Preferable
• Excellent interpersonal and conflict management skills -Preferable
• Labor management or union avoidance skills - Preferable

Linde offers excellent salaries, world-class benefits, and unparalleled opportunities for development – all to create an invigorating and satisfying environment.

Join a World Leading Team Today!

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