Assistant Transportation Manager

Gordon Food Service Store

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Brandywine, MD
First Shift

Job Description

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Job Overview:

Welcome to Gordon Food Service! We are excited that you are thinking about opportunities with us, and we have an amazing story to share. See below for a quick glance of who we are and the impact you could have on the food service industry. There's a seat at our table for you...


Competitive Pay + Bonus

Benefits after 30 Days - Health, Vision & Dental, 401K with Company Match & Profit Sharing

Vacation, PTO & Paid Sick


Work Location: 7900 Cedarville Rd, Brandywine MD

Shift: 1st shift with early start, Monday-Friday

Step into your next leadership position with Gordon Food Service!

Coach, mentor, train, and inspire drivers to achieve their goals.

Be a part of a winning team!

Hitting a major milestone of 125 years, Gordon Food Service ® has delivered the excellence, expertise, and quality products and services our customers need to design successful food operations and experiences. We’ve grown to become the largest family operated broadline foodservice distributor

in North America by upholding the same business approach since 1897 - being passionately committed to the people we serve.

Experience a world where hard work and great pay create a place where you can learn by doing, meet new challenges, work alongside some of the greatest team members around, and have a little fun along the way. Our talented transportation team members are known for their high standards of productivity, attention to detail, and valuable team partnerships to achieve the best results.

We expect great things from you – and you should expect a great experience with us.

No day is the same, but typically you'll be involved in the following:

  • Leadership - driver meetings, mentoring, motivating, ride-withs/coaching trips

  • Team Management - participation in interviewing, hiring, training, performance assessments, and recognition

  • Operational management - route balancing, dispatch, equipment assignments, backhaul scheduling

  • Regulatory oversight - DOT, Federal, State, and Local regulations

Key qualifications and requirements for this position include:

  • At least 21 years of age (required)

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent (required)

  • CDL Class A Required

  • CDL-T certification preferred

  • Two to three years previous transportation experience and/or equivalent combination of education, training and experience

  • Clean driving record; as required by DOT and Gordon Food Service standards

  • Note - effective, Jan. 6th, 2020, you must be registered through the Department of Transportation Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse and provide electronic consent in order to be considered for employment with us. If you have not registered through the Clearinghouse, click here to register

  • Successfully passing a drug test that will assess drug usage (including marijuana) and a background check

  • Must have knowledge of DOT, OSHA, Smith System (Keys to Safe Driving) and dispatch procedures

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 100 pounds on a regular basis

  • Ability to work independently on varying schedules

  • Computer knowledge is preferred, Excel and Word, email software and internet applications preferred

  • Knowledge of GFS Transpro, Xata, Cadec and other electronic job aids preferred


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. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to 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.

All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco-free. Gordon Food Service is a drug-free workplace and drug tests all employees.