Messer Americas

Transportation Supervisor

Job Location US-TX-Baytown
# of Openings


Transportation Supervisor

We are a technology and applications leader with the industry knowledge and applications expertise to meet customer needs across industrial, food, medical, chemical and electronics industries. We offer over 120 years of proven experience in the safe and reliable production and delivery of industrial, medical and specialty gases. We’re the talented people you know and trust, now with a new name. 


Today our deep understanding of industry trends and customer requirements allows us to collaborate intensely with customers to identify and develop long-term solutions that deliver competitive advantage. Our in-depth knowledge of customers’ manufacturing processes enables turn-key engineering with minimal plant downtime, and our technology development capabilities are unrivaled.


  • Ensure continuous product supply by managing daily driver availability and coordination with maintenance staff to provide equipment resources necessary.
  • Coordinate liquid and gas schedules with Production.
  • Review daily liquid container inventory and schedule necessary work with Production.
  • Manage third party contractor support for the daily schedule in times of major logistical challenges as directed by regional management (i.e. major outages, on-site shut downs, etc.)
  • Manage driver's hours of service in accordance with Messer policies and Federal/State regulations. On a daily basis, review location driver hour availability to prevent driver fatigue.
  • Daily oversight and analysis of previous days completed trips insuring driver compliance with routing and customer supply levels meet demand requirements.
  • Review daily production inventory to match delivery needs.
  • Provide real time after hours support for all driver and customer activities supporting central team at National Operations Center.
  • Assist Transport Manager with potential employee recruitment and screening.
  • Coordinate scheduling of all new hire and ongoing training activities to meet Messer and regulatory compliance requirements.
  • Oversight of third party contract carrier operations including review and processing of carrier invoices for accuracy and payment.
  • Assist Transport Manager with local SHEQ plan including development of safety talk/safety meeting material, monthly site inspections, coordination of Non Conforming Customer Site improvement plans and daily walk around Good Catches.
  • Manage equipment resource availability while working with maintenance team to insure preventative maintenance in accordance with Messer requirements.
  • Daily review of driver paperwork, data input and data flow for transport related systems and processes. Provide real time coaching support to ensure quality pass through of information to the regional BPE team.
  • Review and approve payroll for drivers.
  • Provide on site support for Transport tasks such as LiMMS audit preparation, Responsible Care certifications, ISO certifications and regulatory audits/inquiries
  • Daily, weekly and monthly coordination of Driver Performance Index (DPI) and other performance related tools to include data scrubbing when necessary. Using DPI data, supervisor will identify opportunities for positive feedback and develop coaching plans when necessary.
  • Provide support to all local Transport employees through regular formal and informal observations such as LeadSafe engagements, NCCS site visits, driver ride alongs, plant walk around, etc.


Required skills

  • High degree of knowledge of DOT, OSHA and Hazmat regulations
  • Familiar with PM based maintenance programs SAP, Prometheus - Preferred
  •  Strong degree of computer literacy
  • Strong mechanical knowledge of trucks and trailers
  •  Highly proficient in all Messer Distribution systems (People Net) - Preferred
  •  Excellent communication skills – requires extensive communication with office staff, drivers and customers
  • Ability to influence people through coaching and mentoring for continuous improvement

Required education

  • High School Diploma

Required qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the transport field


Join us and you will be part of a company that values and supports your career. We offer competitive pay and benefits, with set schedules, steady work

and opportunities for ongoing training and career progression.

Together we value innovation, efficiency and flexibility. Putting safety first, working with integrity and respect, we encourage everyone to find solutions for success. That means for our customers and for our colleagues. This makes us a great place to build

a career where your skills are valued and developed.

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If you need assistance with the application or would like to request an accommodation, call (877) 243-1030.


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