Manpower Group Transportation Supervisor in Piscataway, New Jersey

Position Description:

Stericycle is seeking a Transportation Supervisor to supervises a staff of Environmental Specialists, Dispatchers and Transportation Administrators in small to medium geographic areas. The Supervisor monitors daily activities ensuring safety and compliance with company policies and local, state, and federal regulations. The role oversees productivity and costs for assigned areas and makes recommendations to drive efficiency and savings initiatives. It interfaces with customers to resolve complex customer concerns.


  • Plan, organize, and manage the work of assigned Environmental Specialists to ensure that the work is accomplished in a manner consistent with organizational objectives.

  • Manage a staff within assigned locations - select, train, and develop qualified, diverse workforce; establish and communicate performance standards and objectives; conduct performance appraisals; recommend salary adjustments, promotions, transfers and dismissals; schedule workload, and approve hours. Review and approve hours worked, ensure overtime hours are necessary, meal and rest periods are observed, and workload is scheduled efficiently. Provide continuous coaching and feedback to supervisors to improve people and operations management skills.

  • Communicate and interpret administrative policies and procedures, safety rules, union contracts, environmental policies, or government regulations and ensure compliance. Keep teams informed of changes, and new developments in the unit and company by conducting periodic meetings.

  • Assist in developing and communicate targets for accomplishments based on company KPIs and mange direct reports to those targets.

  • Review, analyze, and evaluate operations, processes, and procedures and make recommendations for changes to improve safety, compliance, efficiency, productivity, and customer service.

  • Actively build and maintain relationships with customers through site visits, industry/company events, and offsite conversations/meetings.

  • Monitor budgets for field service teams. Review expenses associated with travel, long haul transit, fuel and truck maintenance, training, and supplies.

  • Maintain Driver Qualification Files (DQFs), DOT Log Files/eLogs and Vehicle Condition Reports to ensure compliance with DOT regulations.

  • Conduct safety and regulatory training and compliance, incl. DOT Drug Testing, Medical Examiner's Certificate, eLog, etc. Assist developing training content and training materials and create trainings schedules.

  • Roadnet Fleet view and management; monitor exceptions, provide feedback, coaching and counseling of TMs.

  • Manage AM/PM Process (for locations without Manager, Transportation): conduct regular quality assurance visits; ensure the appropriate and required documentation is complete and accurate to meet State, EPA, DOT and DEA regulations; monitor established performance guidelines (ex: number of stops per day, Smart Drive review); load and unload supplies, including; setting expectations, support routine; manages KPIs; conduct daily tailgate meetings and weekly conference calls with specialists.

  • Assist National Account/Sales Managers with store and distribution center inspections, audits, and ride-alongs. Serve as a liaison between the National Account/Sales Managers, Office Operations, and field specialists. Manage exceptions in the field and resolve atypical problems.

  • Conduct time studies periodically and make recommendations to management.

  • Conduct daily yard/facility inspection, including but not limited to: 10-day log, roll-off(s)/customer loaded trailers, dumpster area, route truck parking, dock area, etc.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with vendors supporting the truck fleet, plant operations, and building maintenance.

  • Participate as an active member in the Safety Improvement Committee (SIC).

  • Perform driver debriefs on employee engagement, performance management, and other managerial duties

  • Perform other related duties and projects as assigned.

Position Requirements:

*Education and Experience required (including certifications and/or software requirements for the position):

*Bachelor's Degree in the science related field preferred, or the equivalent in related work experience, demonstrating strong working knowledge of environmental and regulatory rules and requirements.

*3+ years of industry related experience in lab packing, segregating pharmaceutical waste, chemical service specialist or driver, or the equivalent in related work experience - demonstrating the ability to properly classify controlled substances by DEA guidelines

*2+ years of field management experience.

*Must be willing to accept ownership of controlled pharmaceuticals on behalf of Stericycle.

*Must possess a valid driver's license

*Demonstrates a general knowledge of RCRA, DOT, OSHA, and DEA Regulations as it relates to waste characterization and the transportation of hazardous waste.

*Demonstrates knowledge of computer software applications including spreadsheets and word processing.

Master the English language both verbal and written.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class