Fleet Manager

Posted Date 1 month ago(9/15/2021 10:06 AM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
US-OH-Grove City
Transportation and Material Moving

About Us

T. Marzetti Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lancaster Colony Corporation (NASDAQ: LANC), is a manufacturer and marketer of specialty food products for the retail and foodservice markets. Our retail brands include Marzetti®, New York Bakery™, Sister Schubert’s®, Reames®, Flatout®, Angelic Bakehouse®, and Bantam Bagels®, in addition to exclusive license agreements for Olive Garden® dressings, Chick-fil-A® sauces and Buffalo Wild Wings® sauces. Our foodservice business supplies many of the top restaurant chains in the United States.


At T. Marzetti, our mission is to be The Better Food Company: Better people, that make better products, in a better corporate culture, that work in unison to make the world a better place. Led by our purpose, To Nourish Growth with All that We Do, our more than 3,000 team members are dedicated to innovative and quality products as well as superior service and value for our customers.


Directs and manages all fleet operations for the enterprise private fleet to ensure compliance with company and government requirements and standards. Assures quality and safety while achieving established objectives and performance   


  • Accountable for fleet performance leveraging internal & external systems. Focusing on personnel management, network optimization, fleet sizing, load planning, and service metrics. 
  • Provides direction, development, evaluation, coaching and leadership with daily supervision of office personnel and drivers. Continually focusing on driver training.
  • Implements cost-effective control systems over capital assets, operating expenditures, and labor costs.
  • Establishes and monitors compliance to local, state and federal regulations such as Department of Transportation (DOT) requirements. Ensures department compliance with company policies.
  • Reviews accurate recording and reporting of driver payroll and time records.
  • Controls and optimizes labor costs, maintenance/repair costs, downtime & equipment replacement costs.
  • Maintains good employee, corporate and community relations.
  • Coordinates process improvement initiatives with plants and warehouses. Ensures timely and efficient support to plant and warehouse operations.
  • Maintains company’s standards for cleanliness, productivity, and maintenance of the transportation fleet.
  • Ensures compliance to quality, food safety, 5S, OSHA and HACCP support programs; assures conformity to all company, customer and government standards.
  • Reviews all vendor performances and cost for fleet department.
  • Responsible for all fleet equipment specifications and implementing new technology.
  • Directly responsible for all safety communication programs, reporting, and meetings.
  • Responsible for all department scheduling.


  • 8-10 years of warehouse or transportation supervisory experience, preferably in a food-related industry.
  • Working knowledge of fleet maintenance, DOT requirements, inventory control and material handling equipment and procedures.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or equivalent experience in warehouse or production management preferred.



  • Ability to provide leadership, direction, development, evaluation, coaching and leadership to subordinates
  • Maintains good employee, corporate and community relations
  • Analytical ability to evaluation transportation lanes & profitability
  • Strong verbal & written communication skils

Working Conditions/Environment

Office environment.  Minimal travel.

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At T. Marzetti, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect for everyone. We strongly encourage veterans, women, people of color, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ individuals to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, we will consider all qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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