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AM Expediting/Logistics Supervisor

Logistics | Gourmet Gorilla | Full Time

Job Description

AM Expediting/Logistics Supervisor

About Us

Our mission is to strive for a sustainable future for our children by providing local and sustainable school meals and healthier eating options. 

We are seeking a strong candidate to join our logistics department as an AM Expediting/Logistics Supervisor, for a growing food service company specializing in sustainable school meals cooked from scratch.  We’re seeking an intelligent, responsible, and reliable individual who can help to create a cohesive relationship between our customer service and logistics teams. This person should be comfortable in an ever changing, fast paced environment. 

A successful candidate is one who is focused, competitive and driven by a passion for the mission to deliver good food to kids. You should have strong moral character, with a willingness and appreciation for open dialogue and transparency. An ability to facilitate or be part of a team is essential. Have an innate empathy with a keen interest in educating or being educated while building community in and around the organization. Someone who constantly strives for greatness through problem solving and innovation. Manage challenges with energy, balance and perseverance.


  • Assist with expediting morning routes, communicating with kitchen for missing items, helping drivers locate, ensure that no items are left in the coolers.

  • Serve as a backup driver/trainer for scheduled days off, call outs, and drivers that need additional training.

  • Supervising parking lot to ensure that trucks are parked properly, and parking lot is clean.

  • Work in walk-in cooler and freezer for long periods of time.

  • Completing vehicle checks daily as drivers return, logging any maintenance issues or damage, checking fuel levels to ensure the truck is ready for the route the following day.

  • Helping with cleanliness and maintenance of the dock

  • Sending trucks for car wash and maintenance as needed.

  • Assisting in inventory as needed, including receiving deliveries, staging items, etc.


  • Able to work early mornings

  • Lean Process Improvement Experience a Plus!

  • Experience multi-tasking and working in a fast paced environment

  • Able to effectively problem solve both independently and collaboratively

  • Must be reliable, responsible, flexible and able to work under pressure in a fast paced environment. Our kitchen environment is very dynamic and requires someone who can change gears quickly and troubleshoot problems independently.

  • Strong knowledge of Chicagoland geography, towns, highways, and roads a plus

  • Knowledge of food safety and sanitation requirements a plus

  • Strong communication skills

  • Strong computer skills, proficient in the Microsoft Suite

  • Fluent in English (bi-lingual in Spanish is a plus)

  • Clean background check


Job Details

  • Days: Monday – Friday

  • Location: City of Chicago

  • Pay: $13-$14 per hour DOE

  • Start: Immediately


  • Please send a resume and a short statement of why you are interested and qualified for the job

  • Provide two references