Live Haul Manager

March 16, 2022
Full-time
Seaford, DE

Summary

This position is responsible for the managing the scheduling, catching and hauling of live chickens from our company owned and contract farms to the processing plant.

Requirements

Education and/or Experience

  • High School Diploma
  • Five years of related experience, is preferred
  • Knowledge of local area and road travel is desired.
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate and interact with employees at every level of the organization.

 

Knowledge/Skills

  • MS Office skills (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Must possess strong problem resolution skills.

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations

  • CDL Class A Driver License is a plus

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supports Allen Harim’s vision, mission and values
  • Manages the process of up to three dispatchers to have chickens delivered to the Receiving Department and minimize yard shrink.
  • Manages the schedule and supervises Live Haul Supervisors and catching crews each working day.
  • Ensure cage repair employees  maintain and repair cages and cage doors.
  • Must coordinate work with broiler servicemen at the growers’ farms.
  • Coordinates scheduling of chickens with other processing facilities as business and plant conditions dictate.
  • Enforce compliance with all company and DOT safety regulations.
  • Visit grower farms to evaluate catching crew efficiencies.
  • Work with Truck Shop to keep required number of trucks available to meet processing demands for live poultry.
  • Ensures Animal Welfare Program is followed
  • Evaluates flock conditions as they arrive; i.e., headcount, DOA’s, weight.
  • Keeps Director of Live Operations informed daily
  • All other related duties as assigned.

Maintains required number of CDL Drivers to ensure processing plant does not run out of birds on a daily basis