Assistant Transportation Manager (Swing)
Company: Core-Mark International, Inc.
Location: West Sacramento
Posted on: October 12, 2018
Discover the power of one and all at Core-Mark Come join the team that has been empowering customers, investing in people and serving communities for 130 years. The Power of One. Strengthen By All. Summary The Sacramento Division of Core-Mark International seeks an experienced transportation leader to join our Transportation Leadership Team. There is a tremendous opportunity to make a major, long-lasting impact in the division's operations area. The company seeks a transportation leader who can innovate, drive continuous improvement and optimize transportation operations to support significant volume and regional growth. This position is perfect for a smart, agile, analytical leader who has a passion to continuously build better service, efficiency and performance. This leader should be able to navigate the normal complexities of business inside the box, think and operate inside and outside the box and, as a member of a cross-functional team, make the box bigger, while living out the Core Values daily. This position is a key role in the division's Operations Team, manages a significant annual budget and leads a large team of supervisors, drivers and support staff. This leader will have a direct impact on the success of the division's business model. A successful Assistant Transportation Manager in this role will be nicely positioned for future career growth at the Sacramento Division of Core-Mark International. Responsibilities Lead the team of supervisors, drivers and support staff in the Transportation Team. They deserve the best possible leadership. Build a great team through, creation of a collaborative environment, coaching and developing employees, rewarding and motivating employees, removing barriers to achievement of objectives, and instilling a culture of innovation. Ensure all transportation operations are safe and in compliance with State and Federal transportation rules and regulations. Manage transportation operations in line with the annual budget. Manage all transportation-related maintenance operations and cost. Implement swift and decisive actions to improve driver recruitment and training. Collaborate with the Sales Team to align delivery expectations and schedules with customer needs and the sales strategy. Leverage incoming technology to improve delivery routing, improve the delivery experience for customers, lower delivery costs and provide better on-route support for our drivers. Work closely with the other members of the Operations Leadership Team to optimize the movement of our customer's goods through our distribution center and delivery network. Prepare the transportation team for significant growth in drivers, routes and geographical area. This transportation leader will approach the role from an experienced business perspective. He/She must adapt well to a complex transportation network and demonstrate exceptional leadership, intellectual flexibility, and a willingness to take some innovation risk to break out of the pack. This person must be a leader above all other things. Qualifications BA/BS degree (preferably in a Business, Logistics, Supply Chain discipline) 3-5 years of transportation, operations, logistics experience as a leader/manager Strong leadership and management skills; proven success leading a high-performing transportation and/or operations team Experience using routing, yard management, distribution management software applications with positive results Experience working within a fast-paced, results-oriented workplace successfully delivering top-flight performance Excellent verbal and written communication skills, skilled at delivering a message to our team of delivery drivers or a group of corporate executives, able to deliver equally well good or bad news while articulating the way ahead Superior project management skills; results-focus with superb execution and follow-through; highly detail-oriented Exceptional analytic skills; strong focus on financial and performance metrics Efficient, highly productive multi-tasker; self-motivated and flexible; thrives as the owner of a key part of the business IND-SAC #GD-SAC Qualifications 0" style="display: none;"> Skills 0"> 0"> 0" style="display: none;"> Behaviors 0"> 0"> : 0" style="display: none;"> Motivations 0"> 0"> : 0" style="display: none;"> Education 0"> 0"> 0" style="display: none;"> Experience 0"> 0"> 0" style="display: none;"> Licenses & Certifications 0"> 0">
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