Fleet Assistant Manager

Job Details

 Job Id: 4185

Employment Type: Full time

Shift: Day

Location: Statesville, NC

Travel: None

Job Summary

Cheney Brothers is looking for hard-working, motivated individuals to join our transportation team.

Job Responsibilities/Requirements

  • Work closely with fleet manager to monitor fleet including inventory, mileage, temperature control systems, and maintenance and repairs.
  • Work closely with fleet manager to ensure DOT compliance including inspections and procedures.
  • Assist tracking and maintaining proper levels of supplies including fuel and parts.
  • Assist coordinating counseling, discipline, and remedial training for equipment-related violations.
  • Ensure quality, accuracy, and consistency throughout the department.
  • Ensure safety of team members.
  • Maintain a safe, clean, and organized work area including the yard.
  • Knowledge with warehouse/distribution center and related transportation operations is required.
  • In-depth knowledge of safety and compliance issues including federal departments of transportation (FMSCA/DOT) and OSHA is required.
  • Must have at least three years of technical or related degree or comparable experience.
  • Requires prior commercial driving or training experience including certifications or endorsements (e.g. CDL A or previous CDL A experience, Hazmat, Doubles, Smith System, NSC Defensive Driving, etc.).
  • Familiarity with the food distribution and/or transportation industry is preferred.
  • Must be organized with extreme attention to detail.
  • Requires strong communication skills.
  • Microsoft Office experience is required.
  • Requires flexibility to answer after-hours calls.
  • Other duties as assigned.

About Us

Cheney Brothers, one of the country’s leading broadline distributors, is family-owned and operated.  We are looking for hard-working, motivated individuals to join our team. In addition to being a “great place to work”, we offer competitive wages and a great benefits package, including a 401(k).


Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. Cheney Brothers, Inc. maintains a drug free workplace and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer prohibiting discrimination and harassment, including, but not limited to, in hiring, on the basis of race, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, familial status, marital status, disability, military service, and any other legally protected status or class. *Above is not an all-inclusive list of requirements or qualifications.

Nearest Major Market: Hickory

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