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Transportation Manager, Rural King Transportation

DC / Truck Driving / Transportation | Waverly, OH Distribution Cntr | Full Time

Job Description

 

Job Title: Transportation Manager, Rural King Transportation

Reports To: Operations Manager

Job Location: Waverly, OH

FLSA Status: Exempt

Exempt Classification: Administrative

 JOB SUMMARY:

The Transportation Manager directs the operations in all aspects of the trucking department, including dispatching, fleet maintenance, scheduling, safety, and P&L.


JOB DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

•Strategically manage the transportation associates to meet the current and future needs of the company 

•Seek out, introduce, and apply industry best practices with a focus on efficiency, sustainability, and scalability 

•Responsible for overseeing the dispatching of daily loads for 6 days-per-week delivery

•Manage the complete maintenance of the fleet of trucks

•Ensure the scheduling of all routes

•Manage, recruit, hire, train, motivate, coach and promote a driver fleet workforce 

•Monitor the safety / CSA score of the fleet

•Responsible for the P&L of RK Transportation

•Track the financials to accurately improve the overall efficiency of the company in reducing costs


QUALIFICATIONS:

•5+ years of experience in logistics / transportation / supply chain management including LTL and Full Truckload

•2+ years’ experience managing a fleet of 100+ trucks

•Strong industry knowledge of best practices in Supply Chain Management and Transportation 

•Proven interpersonal and communication skills 

•Strong decision maker with exceptional time management and organizational skills 

•Intermediate experience with Microsoft Excel 

•Strong communication and analytical skills



Other:

  • Will have a company Cell Phone and be on call
  • Must be able to travel as needed

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.