Job ID 2021-24110

Fleet Specialist - Milton, ON

CA-ON-Milton

Transportation

2999 James Snow Pkwy N Milton Milton, ON L9T 5G4

Full-time

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Are you looking for a new opportunity with a strong and stable company? Do you want the opportunity for excellence and advancement in your career? If so, Gordon Food Service could be the place for you.

 

As one of the largest privately held foodservice distributors in North America,our family business has a history of developing talented professionals, pursuing innovative ideas and building strong relationships.

 

We are seeking great people looking for professional and personal growth. If you are interested in joining an innovative, supportive, values-driven company, we invite you to consider a career with Gordon Food Service. Take a look at these videos to learn more about who we are and what we do!

 

 

  

 

 


Position Summary:

 

Reporting to the Fleet Manager, the Transportation Fleet Specialist is responsible for a wide variety of different functions pertaining to organization and facilitation of fleet maintenance.

Schedule: Monday to Friday 2:30 p.m.-11:00p.m. (one hour lunch)

*Hours are subject to change to match the needs of the business*

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Manage the repair board and schedule all day to day repairs with vendors.
  • Conduct yard checks and arrange for vehicle transfers.
  • Manage all “out of service” vehicles and follow up with vendors to minimize downtime.
  • Ensure that maintenance information and records are maintained.
  • Work with Transportation Supervisors to implement corrective and preventative measures to better protect company equipment
  • Coordinate trailer loans and organize fuel drop-offs
  • Ensure that all customers and vendors are treated with kindness and respect. Demonstrates teamwork and integrity in all work-related activities.
  • Provide support on projects as needed for other department Transportation supervisors.
  • Performs such individual assignments as senior Transportation management may direct. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships within the organization.
  • Adheres to company policies and procedures along with the mission and cornerstone values of the company.
  • Complete any additional tasks assigned by the Fleet Manager.

 

Education, Skills & Competencies:

  • High School Diploma / Equivalent
  • Class AZ license Required
  • One year previous transportation experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Mechanical experience preferred
  • Experience working in an effective, results focused team environment
  • Excellent organization skills and time management in dealing with multiple projects and deadlines
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) is an asset
  • Problem solving abilities that require use of ingenuity and innovation

In lieu of the specified education and experience requirements, a proven capability to perform the essential functions of the job, as demonstrated by an equivalent combination of education, training and/or relevant work experience may be considered.

 

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation structure
  • Company flex benefits for you and your family
  • Company RRSP with matching DPSP
  • Family owned company
  • Employee recognition programs

 

We're a company with integrity at its core.  We believe in treating each other with respect and working as a team to get things done right.  And because of this collaboration, we've created an atmosphere that's fun, supportive, and alive with energy!

 

Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

 

** Gordon Food Service welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Aboriginal People, and persons with disabilities. 

 

 

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Be part of an amazing culture where what matters to you, matters to us!

Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce. To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.

Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to talent@gfs.com and use the words “Accommodation Request” in your subject line. Please keep in mind this method is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability.

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Gordon Food Service is a drug-free workplace and drug tests all employees.

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