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Transportation Lead - Campbell Heights RSC, Surrey B.C.

Requisition ID:  121045 

Career Group:  Distribution Centre Careers 

Job Category:  Distribution 

Travel Requirements: 

Part Time or Full Time:  Full Time 


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: British Columbia (CA-BC) 

City: Surrey

Location: 0052 Campbell Heights RSC 

Postal Code:  


Our family of 127,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.  


A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawton’s Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 


All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.


Job Description

Transportation Team Lead is responsible for all aspects of the trucking operations; drivers and equipment and dispatch to customers. Adherence to applicable provincial and federal regulatory standards is strictly enforced. Actively contributes to a positive and productive working environment.

Job Requirements

Key Business Functions, Responsibilities, and Accountabilities


  • Determines the Manpower requirements and staff his/her shift appropriately reacting to any situation affecting his/her planning (Holidays, BOGOs, unplanned events, etc.)
  • Schedule all departure times to ensure shipping staff have time to prepare loads to be shipped
  • Responsible for updating all deliveries in EXE
  • Monitors and reports the daily productivity information and on time service.
  • Responsible for all customer service issues related to deliveries
  • Explains any variances on productivity
  • Schedules equipment maintenance within Provincial Legislated requirements and ensure the safe operation of all Transport vehicles
  • Work with replenishment to ensure all haul back opportunities are maximized
  • Ensure all haul backs are received into the RSC on schedule
  • Planning, execution, follow up and communication to all wholesale customers
  • Recruits, train, coach, counsel and discipline as required
  • Demonstrates outstanding leadership, with a clear vision and consistent sense of direction and serves as a role model for employees
  • Ensures that system and tools are being used as instructed
  • Reviews all Delivery Sheets and Trip Books
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment as per company requirements
  • Other duties as required

Skills and Working Conditions

Technical Skills Required:


  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Good communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Results oriented leader, with solid judgment and decision making skills
  • Demonstrated successful ability working with cross-functional teams
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Strong leadership, teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent judgment and decision making skills



  • Working knowledge of CAMS, JDA, XATA, TMT


Educational and Working Experience Required

  • Minimum of High School diploma and 2 years of experience in a warehouse or transportation company, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Demonstrated successful experience leading warehouse or transportation employees


Working Conditions


  • Retail support centre
  • Physical work including frequent bending, lifting, and reaching
  • Occasionally lift over 88 lbs
  • Two person lift required for weights exceeding 50 lbs
  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time
  • Possible exposure to extreme temperatures
  • Alertness to other people and vehicles
  • Various shifts including evenings and weekends

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.



While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.


We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.