Senior Transportation Manager

Location: Fremont, CA, United States

Position Overview:

As the Senior Transportation Manager, you will oversee the functions of Warehousing & Transportation and provide guidance and direction as needed. You would manage the day-to-day operations, employee challenges for resolution and be a quick thinker and problem solver. You would set operational goals and lead a team focused on executing a plan to accomplish these goals.

Responsibilities:

  • You will lead a team to optimal performance, including tracking key metrics, coaching through performance issues, and maintaining morale.
  • You will provide input towards budget creation and own the management of controllable costs within their operation.
  • You will build relationships outside of your immediate operation including, but not limited to, warehouse operations, procurement, and representatives of the customer.
  • You will oversee functions of driver force, ensure on time dispatch, and ensure all DOT rules and regulations are followed.
  • You will be responsible to work with Profit and Loss statements for business evaluation.
  • You'll be involved in quarterly mandatory driver safety meetings.

Qualifications:

  • High School degree or equivalent, college preferred 
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Transportation (or related field) and 8 years of applicable leadership experience
  • Knowledge of DOT and OSHA regulations
  • Supervisory and leadership experience to include both analytical and soft skills 
  • Ability to make decisions with little to no guidance
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional demeanor
  • Ability to maintain confidential and/or sensitive information
  • Ability to work with all levels of personnel with all departments
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