Driver manager in Mississauga

Reporting to the Vice-President, TL Operations, the Driver Manager is responsible for the successful integration of drivers into the Groupe Robert team at every stage of their career with the company. To achieve this, he or she must promote a strong sense of engagement and commitment among staff members.
The Driver Manager must also deliver an optimal approach to equipment use, data evaluation and communication, training and coaching, and security and compliance management. In addition, he or she must work closely with other driver managers, account managers, and planning, maintenance and customer service teams, with a view to achieving assigned objectives.

Your responsibilities will be as follows:

  • Manage drivers (hiring, onboarding, integration, training, coaching, evaluation, performance appraisal)
  • Oversee equipment (maximize use and maintenance)
  • Control drivers’ usage standards (quality of life)
  • Implement, disseminate and measure the results of performance-oriented corporate programs (fuel savings, driver conduct, heavy vehicle owners and operators, road safety ratings, etc.)
  • Manage the process for approving special payments for drivers (overtime), in accordance with applicable collective agreements
  • Evaluate the team’s performance and results
  • Ensure that drivers’ needs are factored into operational imperatives, that their requests are addressed and that their routes are planned in a way that allows them to maximize their performance and their pay

In order to join Groupe Robert's team, you must have:

  • 10 years of relevant experience with a transportation company
  • Experience in transport operations (especially TL operations)
  • Supervisory experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work closely with various departments
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Capacity for making informed decisions and finding effective solutions
  • Self-motivated, self-directed and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Ability to manage several projects at once
  • Good level of computer literacy
  • Excellent written and spoken French and English
  • Familiarity with SAP an asset

Groupe Robert offers you:

  • Environment focused on teamwork
  • Interesting professional development opportunities
  • Group insurance and fringe benefits
  • Corporate discounts
  • Systems and equipment at the cutting edge of technology
  • Company demonstrating agility, efficiency and innovation
  • Safe environment (trainings, certifications)
Employment statusPermanent, Full Time
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The job offer applies to both men and women. Groupe Robert endorsed the law on employment equity. Our commitment goes well beyond the legislation and lies on the belief that diversity enriches the work we do, the results we achieve and the integrity culture which guides us.