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Depot Manager in Portland, OR @ NuCO2

Date Posted: 3/13/2019

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Job Description


NuCO2 is the largest, best and a national provider of beverage grade liquid CO2, onsite N2 generation and storage, to the Foodservice and Hospitality Industry.

The associate shall conduct themselves following the five pillars of safety, leading by example, while fostering a positive safe work environment.

 This position is responsible for the day to day operations of the depot and related customer base including production scheduling, manpower planning, general property maintenance, safety training, government, and state and company regulations compliance. Other duties can include working as a Route Driver and/or Installer / Technician.


  • Directly supervises a minimum 1800 accounts and/or 6 employees and in a depot or in two depots.
  • Adheres to and enforces the organization’s policies, procedures and Federal/State applicable laws.  
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Works closely with District Manager to ensure Depot performance in both KPI’s and Safety compliance.


  • Manages and signs off on employee payroll system
  • Manages and trains drivers on DOT Compliance Hours of Service with the aid of company vehicle tracking device and payroll system.
  • Conducts daily and monthly audits of company vehicles, equipment and facility to company standards and OSHA/DOT compliance
  • View all E-mails and respond as necessary in a professional and timely manner.
  • Review completed trips report to ensure route completion and productivity.
  • Manage and adjust workloads in the routing system for deliveries and service.
  • Review completed service and installation activities while using company approved Standard Operation Procedures (SOP’s).
  • Manage and accurately report daily and monthly inventory.
  • Send daily Product level readings to Suppliers via Supplier website and receive daily deliveries using company inventory software.
  • Submit trip records if driving an apportion plated vehicle (1st and the 15th)
  • Review and approve timesheets for payroll


  • Fax monthly Safety topic sign-off sheet to the District Safety Manager.
  • Complete Monthly Safety Assessment Audits (which include OSHA,,VKPI, and DOT compliance requirements).
  • Complete End of Month Inventory.
  • Review vehicle PM Schedules and coordinate service work with Ryder/Penski.
  • Submit End of Month Mileage for all company vehicles.

Must follow all P-Card company policy requirements.



  • Associate Performance reviews and Driver Required Training
  • Complete Ride-A-longs while reviewing the Smith System process.
  • Complete VK inspections on Bulk Trucks, if certified.

Job Requirements


  • Ability to lead and motivate subordinates through a positive safety first, goal oriented, and productive mindset.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret established SOP’s, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Have the ability to communicate effectively (verbally and by email) all SOP’s installation challenges to the Scheduler, Sales, Ops. Managers, and Safety Departments.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Have basic knowledge of the permitting procedures, where applicable.
  • Basic mathematical skills – addition, subtraction, multiplication, percentages, decimals, and division.  
  • Basic Microsoft Office computer skills
  • Experience using UltiPro Payroll System, Inventory Control Programs, Microsoft Office products, to assist the depot management preferred.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • College degree useful, but not mandatory.EXPERIENCE:
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • A minimum of two years experience as a supervisor preferred.
  • Minimum of 1 year commercial driving experience in a similar vehicle in the past 3 years.
  • Must have a clean driving record that meets NuCO2’s Safety Point System.
  • Strong mechanical ability and basic knowledge of building construction process required.
  • Previous experience in plumbing, cable installation, or construction experience preferred.


  •  CDL – Minimum Class B (Preferred –
  • HAZMAT and Tanker endorsements (Preferred – can obtain when hired)
  • Tanker endorsement (Preferred – can obtain when hired)
  • No air brake restrictions
  • Medical Card required
  • Maintain Boiler License where applicable.


This position will interact with all levels of the organization as well as external customers.



  • Follow all Safety Requirements and procedures
  • Have integrity in all aspect of the job
  • Have the ability to properly communicate with all levels of management, peers, and the customers in a professional and courteous manner
  • Willingness/enthusiasm for accepting responsibility and accountability; An “ownership mentality”.
  • Have strong problem solving ability and work ethic




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