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Transportation Manager II


Olathe, KS - 10515 S K 7 Hwy



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Job Title:
Transportation Manager II

Department:
Supply Chain

Country:
United States of America

State/Province:
Kansas

City:
Olathe

Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under general supervision, this position is responsible for the direct driver management and supervision of midsize driver count, ensuring safe and timely service movement of freight, load assignment and providing best in class customer service. Ensure compliance with DOT regulations and responsible for all drivers compliance and company regulations while working with internal and external contacts to ensure the accurate planning, routing, monitoring, and delivery of freight and loads. Incumbent The transportation manager must be able to work any shift to satisfy the demand for flexibility in scheduling to ensure operational success. This includes, but is not limited to, day shifts, night shifts, weekend shifts, and ensuring that coverage is accounted for.

Job Description:
Key Responsibilities: • Build and maintain positive professional relationships with drivers and safety to minimize turnover and maximize ongoing productivity • Fill in for absent or unavailable personnel and on special projects related to optimizing fleet operations and achieving profitability • Utilize personnel management including training and orientation of drivers and/or employees including the training and assistance with internal and third-party (customer) systems • Conduct analysis of fleet operations and profitability and make recommendations for continuous improvement, determine and measure key performance indicators, and create, maintain, and present customer-specific reporting and financial analysis through face-to-face and/or virtual interactions at customer locations • Manage inventory, assets, customer pools and/or assignment of drivers to balance equipment in market • Perform administrative duties such as payroll, driver counseling, accident reviews, filing and documenting, resolving pay issues, invoicing, and/or creating operational or financial reports • Manage yard including checking/inspecting equipment, replacing parts (like mud flaps), completing repairs, etc., and coordinate with maintenance to ensure all regular preventative maintenance services are scheduled on time and all safety-related mechanical issues are fixed for account equipment (as required) • Work with drivers, customers, and company personnel to resolve service issues, routing and/or planning, mechanical problems, accessorial pay-related issues, etc. as they occur throughout the day and, where necessary, when on-call • Maintain the Company's safety culture to include daily driver safety messages, monthly driver safety briefings, quarterly driver training, annual reviews, and enforce company policies to ensure DOT compliance and company safety requirements are being met • Assign loads and plan, route, and monitor freight movement to provide safe, on-time service and meet customer requirements, including managing exceptions on that freight and driver ETA adjustments based on pick-up and delivery schedules, and other environmental factors on the road

Qualifications:
Minimum Qualification: High School Diploma/GED AND 2-3 years of experience in transportation/logistics, business administration, account management, &/or equivalent military experience AND the ability to work across multiple shifts including nights and/or weekends if needed &/OR Demonstration of the following skills and abilities through education, certifications, military, or other experiences: Strong professional communication skills applied internally and externally Proven experience in establishing and maintaining healthy working relationships Experience in fostering strong customer relationships via delivery of commitments, open communication, and ongoing feedback/improvement Ability to process information with high levels of accuracy Accurately analyze situations and reach productive decisions based on informed judgment. Experience in Microsoft Programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) Ability to manage multiple competing priorities. Ability to consistently travel to account & customer locations Ability to adapt to a dynamic work environment and shifting priorities and directives Experience in holding people accountable & conducting difficult conversations Ability to perform in a stressful and high-pressure work environment &/OR Preferred Qualification: Bachelors in Business Administration, Transportation/Logistics, Supply Chain, or related field AND 1-2 years of experience in transportation/logistics, business administration, account management, &/or equivalent military experience
Compensation:
Factors which may affect starting pay within this range may include skills, education, experience, geography, and other qualifications of the successful candidate. This position may be eligible for annual bonus and incentives based on profitability or volumes in accordance with the terms of the Company’s bonus and incentive plans, as applicable and in effect from time to time.

Benefits:
The Company offers the following benefits for full-time positions, subject to applicable eligibility requirements, as may be in effect from time to time: medical benefit, dental benefit, vision benefit, 401(k) retirement plan, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage, paid time off commensurate with tenure (includes vacation and sick time), two weeks of paid parental leave, and six paid holidays annually.

Education:
Bachelors: Business Administration/Management, Bachelors: Supply Chain Management, Bachelors: Transportation Logistics, GED (Required), High School (Required)

Work Experience:
Transportation/Logistics, Business Administration, Military, Customer Service/Account Manager

Job Opening ID:
00538347 Transportation Manager II (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.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law.”


Posted 22 Days Ago

Full time

00538347


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