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Driver Manager (Safety and Compliance)

While we maintain a low profile, we are the leading live poultry transportation and catching services company in Canada. Our customers know us for being progressive, providing best-in-class performance, and having amazing long-term employees.

We are looking for an outstanding Driver Manager, with a proven track record to help take our organization to the next level. 

Company Details:

  • We have significant trucking and farm services operations, primarily in southwestern Ontario.  We are the leader in this highly specialized industry
  • Head office in Elmira (Kitchener/Waterloo) and offices in Toronto and Brampton, 2 full service shops and 7 yards/terminals in Ontario
  • We are experiencing transformational growth
  • We are very data focused and use a series of cutting-edge technologies to extract, transform and load (ETL) all data possible into our data warehouse
  • We have and continue to successfully employ data and technology to transform the industry
  • We think different, dare to be great, and insist on having fun - always  

Job Description: 

  • Lead efforts to ensure every driver is successful and productive
  • Conduct regular driver reviews/discussions to set individual goals and provide coaching/support
  • Support drivers and ensure compliance with relevant regulations/policies
  • Follow up on issues and implement long term corrective actions as appropriate
  • Work closely with Shops and Dispatch to ensure both driver and equipment compliance and resolve equipment issues
  • Qualifying, on-boarding and training of new drivers
  • Review driver performance and coach/remediate where appropriate
  • Collect information and provide feedback through quarterly driver evaluations from supervisors, driver metrics telematics, and feedback from dispatch 
  • Review/maintain driver records - policy acknowledgements, driver files, required testing, license and medical expiries
  • Closely monitor CVORs and Abstracts and record accidents, infractions, and complaints 
  • Design and manage driver re-qualification program for all drivers annually
  • Coordinate and/or deliver driver training and knowledge testing
  • Identification and selection of best possible and highest performance PPE
  • Participate, monitor and enforce in broader health and safety program requirements 

Pre-requisites for the job:

  • Experience working at a company during transition and growth
  • Minimum 5 years of experience managing a team
  • Minimum 7 years of trucking related safety and compliance experience
  • High degrees of comfort and proficiency with technology (Google applications, Microsoft applications, enterprise and fleet management software and other industry related tools )
  • Health and safety experience
  • AZ license is an asset

Note: The final step of this hiring process will include reference calls with your former managers.

Thank you for your interest with Riverdale Poultry. Only selected applicants will be contacted.

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