Job Description


Growth. Opportunity. Excellence.

Canteen brings break time to everyone. We combine food, service, and experience backed by industry-leading technology to help companies create a better workplace and connect their employees. Canteen’s solutions include markets, office coffee and snacks, unattended retail, and culinary.

Our people are at the heart of everything we do. Their dedication, collaboration, and passion fuel our growth. Interested in joining our team? You bring the enthusiasm, customer service, and commitment; we’ll supply the opportunity and innovation. Together, we’ll continue to transform our industry.

Come grow with us. We are Canteen.

Job Summary

Transportation Manager is responsible for the effective leadership of all logistics and communications for the transportation department, including supervisors. This key role is tasked with quality assurance, performance, and productivity for all deliveries, including the organization of the loading dock, truck lot, and light maintenance of vehicles. The Transportation Manager will also provide excellent customer service to both internal and external clients.

Essential Functions

  • Complete daily run sheets in coordination with the Logistics Manager
  • Organize daily rentals for ease of pickup
  • Effectively communicate with multiple departments, including Culinary, Expediting, Warehouse and Sales to ensure accuracy of load-ins and loadouts
  • Prepare end of shift reports and handovers for all teams
  • Direct workflows of drivers and MODs, especially for second runs
  • Directly responsible for the inspection of all trucks and damage reporting
  • Collaborate with Sales Team to ensure efficient deliveries and gather details to ensure compliance at all venues
  • Responsible for taking MOD On-Call/Emergency Line while on shift
  • Ensure proper organization of all returns, including rentals, beverages, and warehouse items
  • Utilize computer system to check accuracy of orders
  • Collaborate with peers to drive compliance and driver training
  • Assist in loading trucks where necessary


  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal, listening, and written communication skills
  • Ability to operate a computer and utilize multiple programs and platforms such as Lightspeed, Microsoft Office etc.
  • Knowledge of Food & Beverage operations and catering terminology
  • Experience with answering phones and effective, courteous communication
  • Strong organizational skills, multi-tasking, and time management abilities
  • Ability to think independently and demonstrate good problem-solving skills

Required Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 5 Years Microsoft Office Experience
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience working in hospitality, operations or in transportation
  • Preferred 1 year or more of supervision experience
  • Experience driving box trucks (16'-24') - CDL NOT required. DOT certification application required upon hire (medical and drug test required).

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 Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)


Associates a Canteen are offered many fantastic benefits.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance/ AD
  • Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)
  • Associate Shopping Program
  • Health and Wellness Programs
  • Discount Marketplace
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

Req ID: 1141218 


Jacinda Moore 

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