Baker Commodities Inc. Route Manager (location - Portland OR)  in Portland, Oregon

Route Manager (location - Portland OR)

About the Organization

Baker Commodities Inc. has been in business for over 80 years. We are a privately owned company with manufacturing facilities strategically located within the United States providing quality products and services worldwide. Much of our success is due to our outstanding employees. Through their careful attention to quality, service, innovation and integrity, we will continue to be one of the world's premier rendering companies.




Portland, OR










It is the responsibility of the Route Manager to develop a positive relationship with employees and customers, control costs, support growth and develop the transportation personnel. Reports to the Division General Manager

Primary Duties:

  • Execute and manage the day to day operations of the routing for the Raw Material, Trap and Grease departments. This includes training and supervising all Raw Material, Trap and Grease drivers.

  • Ensure that the dispatching and scheduling of drivers as well as the maintenance of all routes is performed on a regular and timely basis.

  • Review route sheets for verification of service provided on daily basis.

  • Report and rectify any discrepancies noted on route sheets, weight tickets, etc. and report these to the procurement manager.

  • Develop and implement (in conjunction with the Training and Safety Director) training programs for the route departments.

  • Conduct formal safety educational meetings with the employees in route departments.

  • Communicate all mechanical issues with the mechanic supervisor.

  • Perform driver ride along inspections as required.

  • Perform monthly DOT fleet inspection for department.

  • Review all routes sheets for revisions, changes, etc. if necessary to the customer base on a daily basis.

  • Report and communicate all route exceptions to divisional management

  • Review vehicle tracking devices and report findings daily.

  • Resolve and follow up with all customer service problems.

  • Review all driver DOT logs for compliance and accuracy.Compare tracking device reports to time cards and resolve any discrepancies in accordance with company policy and applicable legal application.

  • Perform other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective operation of the business. These responsibilities may change from time to time as business needs evolve over time.

Position Requirements

  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Must have minimum 5 years of supervisory experience with routing background.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean DMV driving record (class A CDL with tanker endorsement preferred).

  • Must have knowledge of DOT regulations and policies.

  • This person must have excellent verbal, written and communication skills and should posses team building abilities and management skills.

  • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Excel and Word.

  • Ability to receive emergency call-ins and dispatch the on call driver on weekends.


Medical, dental and vision coverage offered

401(k) With Employer Contribution

Paid holidays

Paid vacation and sick time

Company sponsored life insurance

Company sponsored short and long-term disability

Open Date


Number of Openings


EOE Statement

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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