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TRANSPORTATION MANAGER

Company: Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation
Location: Longmont
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Summary:As one of the four members of the plant leadership team, the Transportation Manager oversees and manages all transportation and distribution operations. Responsibilities include supervision of Drivers, Loaders, Dispatchers, and Will Call. These functions include truck routing, transportation log, driver payroll, operational and financial reporting, maintenance of trucks and trailers, carrier negotiation, and customer service (as needed).Metal Sales is the nation's largest manufacturer of metal roofing and building systems with 21 locations across America. Our Denver facility, located in Frederick, CO, supports our valued customers in Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, and South Dakota. Let us tell you about the responsibilities and expectations of this role to ensure we are the right fit for each other. You'll be responsible for (but not limited to):

  • Managing the Denver's plant's in-house transportation fleet (10 Drivers) by developing a productive and cost-effective shipping and routing schedule and partnering with common carriers as needed
  • Monitoring and maintaining all transportation records including driver logs, fuel receipts, tolls paid, incidental expenses, and vehicle maintenance
  • Providing world-class customer service to Metal Sales customers inquiring about delivery status
  • Managing the logistics of loading, truck routes and stops for maximum efficiency and effectiveness
  • Creating department operating budgets, standard operating procedures, and other administrative support such as yearly performance evaluations, scheduling, and payroll
  • Fostering a great work environment for direct reports (Truck Drivers, Dispatch, Loaders and Will Call) by recruiting top talent, coaching, training, and developing the transportation team
  • Providing clear communication, daily and weekly metrics, and proactive collaboration as part of the branch leadership team
  • Ensuring the team works in a safe environment by following all Metal Sales safety policies, conducting quarterly Driver safety meetings, and adhering to all regulations established by Federal and State governing bodiesThe most qualified candidates will have:
    • Five years in a management/supervisory role preferably in the trucking industry and/or shipping receiving
    • Proven ability to follow, improve, and execute procedures necessary to maintain effective workflow and communication between all departments, including Sales and Production.
    • Working knowledge of Department of Transportation (D.O.T.) rules and regulations
    • Associate degree in logistics or related field or two years equivalent transportation supervision/management experience
    • Excellent communications skills, both oral and written, and proficiency in Microsoft Office and other software platforms
    • Experience with NetSuite, RFSmart and Dispatch Track a plus
    • A desire to work in a hands-on team-oriented environment with a u0026ldquo;can dou0026rdquo; attitude
    • Normal office hours are 7am - 4pm. Extended hours during the week and on weekends may be necessary at times
    • Fluency in English, both verbal and written. Bilingual in Spanish a plusWhat we can offer you:
      • Great work environment with a stable, privately owned company
      • Opportunities for skill set expansion and career growth
      • Competitive pay with annual bonus opportunity
      • Comprehensive benefits package:
        • Medical, Dental, and Vision - effective on your first day
        • Paid Holidays
        • Paid Time Off
        • 401K with company match
        • Wellness programSalary starting at $70,000.We appreciate you reviewing our opportunity and look forward to receiving your resume!Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation is committed to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that provides opportunities for all.We stand behind everyone and encourage team members to bring their full and authentic self to work. We celebrate all the things that make each of us who we are; and while we have 21 locations in 17 states, we are all on the same team.

Keywords: Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation, Longmont , TRANSPORTATION MANAGER, Professions , Longmont, Colorado

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