Salary Range:$70,000.00 - $80,000.00

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Position Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Executive Vice President for a multi-service transportation company.
The Intermodal Terminal Manager will be responsible for managing the day to day operations of the terminal. Ensure an efficient and effective schedule is developed for the safe and timely pickup and delivery of customer’s goods. Review Driver settlements and act proactively. Develop and manage the Terminal operating budget. Ensure the Terminal has developed a Transportation Plan for projects where necessary Yard check at the beginning and end of day. Backs up employees in the event of absences and vacations. Provide input when requested on Quotes, PROs and Manifests. Perform reviews with Employees. Build and sustain level of trust with Drivers (company and owner/operator). Build strong working relationships with cross functional departments. Enforce compliance of Federal, State and Company rules and regulations. Maintain good working relationships with customers. Determine the staffing needs required and make recommendations for sourcing, outsourcing and reducing workforce as needed. Develop and recommend product/service positioning, presentation and pricing strategy to produce the highest possible long-term market share. Represent Company at trade association, community or business meetings to promote product/services/Company. Meet with key customers to assist sales representatives with maintaining relationships and negotiating and closing deals. Direct the activities of Dispatchers, CSRs and Drivers to ensure that the tactical plan’s goals are met on a daily and weekly basis through the “plan the work and work the plan” methodology. Act as leader, coach and counselor for the terminal employees and non-company drivers. Analyze and control expenditures of Terminal to conform to budgetary/forecasting requirements. Monitor and evaluate the activities, products and services of the competition.

Background Required:
  • Intermodal Terminal Operations Management (5 years)
  • Knowledge of the Ports and Rail Yards in the Houston market
  • Supervision (dispatchers, customer service, drivers)
  • Established standard operating procedures & metrics
  • DOT & OSHA Regulations / Hours of Service Regulations
  • Knowledge of bills of lading, in gate/out gate, dock receipts, delivery orders, HazMat placarding
  • Computer literate: Microsoft Office Suite (Power Point, Word, Excel)
  • Education: High School Diploma
  • Location: Houston, TX
Background Preferred (but not required):
  • Background in TMW or related software
  • Financial (P & L, Forecasting, Budgets)
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree
Other Essential Abilities and Skills:
  • Collaborative
  • Team builder
  • Interpersonal and personnel development
  • Effective communication (oral and written)
  • Makes decisions in a fast-paced environment
  • Conflict resolution

If you are interested in this opportunity but you’re not ready to apply, please email the Practice Leader provided below with your questions.

Managing Director: Larry Wainscott
Specialized Transportation

330.664.9400, ext.125

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