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Trailer Procurement Manager


Lowell, AR - A North Bloomington



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Job Title:
Trailer Procurement Manager

Department:
General Management (Group)

Country:
United States of America

State/Province:
Arkansas

City:
Lowell

Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under general direction, this position is a high-level, project-management position. The incumbent will provide overall management of large and complex maintenance projects for specific technical areas to ensure organizational needs are met; supervises project progress, forecasts future needs, and interacts with leadership at the top level. The incumbent will need sound knowledge of heavy-duty trailer maintenance and repairs in the transportation industry. The incumbent will need sound knowledge of heavy-duty trailer specifications including, but not limited to, dry vans, refrigerated, bulk (both liquid and dry), flat beds, and dump trailers (both frameless and frame). This position has the possibility to work outdoors, in the elements, or across multiple shifts including nights and/or weekends in addition to overtime; it requires full-time attendance.  

Job Description:

**$1,500 Sign on Bonus, candidates subject to approval**

Applicants can be considered for Manager I, Manager II, or Sr Maintenance Operations Manager depending on verified years of experience and position availability. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Utilize computer systems and programs to provide overall management for large and complex construction projects to ensure organizational needs are met; supervises project progress
  • Maintain the company's safety culture by promoting a safe work environment in compliance with federal and state regulations
  • Manage records and maintain reporting; present information on a regular cadence to maintenance leadership
  • Assist management with forecasting future department needs and opportunities
  • Utilize materials, facilities and equipment; oversee project costs and staff performance
  • Collaborate with internal and/or external customers or vendors to determine project requirements to ensure that all project goals are being addressed
  • May develop and maintain project schedules, budgets, status reports and customer submittals to ensure projects are completed on time, within budget, and to specification
  • Interpret equipment quote sheets from multiple suppliers
  • Provide purchasing and specification recommendations
  • Understand axle weight ratings and how to interpret state over dimension regulations
  • Travel as needed for routine and specialty equipment inspections, 20% to 35% travel time
  • Provide feedback to JBHT management and suppliers on quality items found during production process
  • Process and manage change order requests
  • Document and track identified manufacturing issues
  • Document and track test projects
  • Provide documentation for the Technician TV broadcast as needed
  • Provide support in equipment related meetings such as but not limited to Manufacturer, Specifications, and Aging Campaign meetings
  • Random reporting and presentations in MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent with 3-5 years of related experience in management and/or leadership
  • Posses a valid driver's license with a clean motor vehicle record as per JBH standards.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Sound knowledge of heavy-duty trailer maintenance and repairs in the transportation industry.
  • Sound knowledge of heavy-duty trailer specifications including, but not limited to, dry vans, refrigerated, bulk (both liquid and dry), flat beds, and dump trailers (both frameless and frame).
  • Communication skills verbal and written with the ability to negotiate with suppliers.
  • Comfortable with engaging in all areas of communication with suppliers to create new relationships and maintain and improve existing relationships.
  • Ability to document information and make quick decisions
  • Ability to fulfill physical requirements (lift/move appliance up to 50 pounds)
  • Ability to make sound financial decisions
  • Ability to run queries, utilize SQL, and perform basic analytics
  • Ability to wear appropriate work attire (protective gear/PPE)
  • Ability to work both individually and as a team
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work with minimal direction
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Advanced project management experience
  • Customer Service skills
  • Make sound financial decisions
  • Organization skills
  • Proficient budget management knowledge
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Proficient time management skills
  • Relationship Building skills
  • Self-motivation.
  • Communication skills verbal and written with the ability to negotiate with suppliers.
  • Comfortable with engaging in all areas of communication with suppliers to create new relationships and maintain and improve existing relationships.
  • Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple projects.
  • High level of initiative and self-motivated, working without close supervision.
  • Ability to deal effectively with others to obtain objectives needed for project assignments.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite including PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Access.

Education:
GED (Required), High School (Required)

Work Experience:
Facilities Management, Maintenance, Project Management, Transportation/Logistics

Certifications:
Commercial Driver's License - Class A - Department of Transportation

Job Opening ID:
00422727 Trailer Procurement Manager (Open)


“This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.”


Posted 8 Days Ago

Full time

00422727


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