Transportation Manager Designate

Transportation Manager Designate - McLane has a fantastic opportunity available for a candidate who is experienced, motivated, and professional. This position would be responsible for Two McLane Domicile Facilities....  A company car will be provided. The Candidate must have a current driver's License and a clean Motor Vehicle Report. Primary responsibilities will include establishing and maintaining a smooth operation of the Transportation Department as well as maintaining a properly staffed and trained department. This position involves the planning, directing, and coordination of all delivery and backhaul activities.  They must drive key performance indicators for cost savings, and maintain efficient utilization of manpower through proper scheduling and training to provide the highest levels of customer service at the store level. A teammate in this position must have the ability to: Direct and motivate teammates. Coordinate the investigation of accidents, injuries, or unsafe conditions through the application of company safety standards. Be responsible for compliance and knowledge with Federal Department of Transportation regulations and other safety standards. Maintain fleet in a safe manner in accordance with company and governmental standards. Comply effectively with company work and safety rules. Provide general supervision of all transportation operations supervisors and functional processes within the department. Ensure that transportation procedures, including routing parameters, offer cost-effective solutions that will drive profitability. Prepare, manage and benchmark transportation elements of profit and loss statement. Oversee all department re-bids and re-routes. Be on call with company provided cell phone during off duty hours. Maintain effective and timely scheduling of Transportation teammates and management staff. Facilitate communication within the management team and between the teammates and management. Conduct scheduled performance reviews for all management staff and submit recommendations for salary adjustments. Provide training as needed to maintain an efficient and knowledgeable work force. Enforce general company policies and issuance of coaching/disciplinary documentation to teammates. Assign accountability within staff to track and trend key performance indicators. Exhibit leadership and maintain level of managerial professionalism at all times. Work with transportation managers from the 2 parent facilities. Plan, assign and direct work; address complaints and resolve problems. Work more than 10 hours each day and more than 5 days each week as needed due to the high demands of the business and the responsibility over a large number of teammates. Maintain a flexible work schedule to meet the changing needs of the Transportation Department; work schedules may require working an early shift, staying long for a late shift, and weekend work depending on the customer and operational requirements of the division. Work independently and in a team environment. Provide additional assistance with projects and other items to be assigned periodically. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS: A teammate in this position must: Have a Bachelor's degree in Business or a related field. Have a minimum of 5 - 7 years of experience in all facets of outbound transportation, preferably a distribution center. Be skilled on Excel, Microsoft Word, and Access programs; PEOPLE NET or similar programs (preferred). Have experience in managing of large numbers of driving staff with experience in hiring, training, motivating teammates, and resolving employee relations issues. Be able to write reports, business correspondence, procedure manuals, and inter-company memos/outside correspondence. Have minimum of 4 years of planning, analytical and/or reporting experience, in positions with increasing responsibility is preferred. Have detailed understanding of financial statements and resulting cost implications. Possess ability to identify financial issues and provide cost effective solutions to such issues. Be able to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, vendors, and teammates. Be able to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Be able to interpret an extensive variety of instructions with several abstract and concrete variables. Have strong analytical and communication skills with proven ability to work within the framework of the Team. Be able to successfully pass an education/experience verification, drug screen and criminal background check. WORKING CONDITIONS: The work conditions for this position include both office and warehouse environments. The environment encompasses all areas of domicile facilities. Material movement takes place throughout the facility. This position requires the teammate to work inside most of the time. This position may require working in hot and cold temperature extremes, exposure to dust, dirt, fumes, noise, potentially harmful chemicals, solvents and components, and working in close to proximity to other teammates. Closed-toe shoes must be worn always. 17199
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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