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

Position Id:

Position Responsibilities: Reporting to the Director of Transportation for a large industrial company, providing services for more than a century to both generators and consumers of product. The company has over 40 locations throughout the country and 500 employees. Contractor carriers handle 60% of the business; the private fleet consists of 50 vehicles spread across three regions.
Responsible for managing and leading the day-to-day operations of the region’s business. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 8AM to 5PM. The position has full P&L responsibilities and duties include (a) the hiring and training of employees, (b) safety and compliance, (c) maintenance of trucks and trailers, (d) identifying new contract carriers, and (e) expanding business opportunities with current customers. A terminal typically has 16 tractors with 16 direct reports.

Background Required:

  • Inbound/outbound transportation (5 years)
  • Trucking management (3 years)
  • Recruiting, training, team building, mentoring, and retention
  • Budgeting & P&L
  • Contractor management
  • Demand forecasting
  • Project management
  • Standard Operating Procedures - development and implementation
  • Federal and state industry regulations (e.g. DOT, FMCSA)
  • Continuous improvement planning and execution
  • Travel: 25%
  • Education: Bachelor degree
  • Location: Knoxville/Nashville, TN
Background Preferred (but not required):
  • Operations/processes state-of-the art knowledge - transportation and materials handling
  • Transportation IT technology
  • Recycling industry experience
  • Dispatching software proficient
Other Essential Abilities and Skills:
  • Computer literate: Microsoft suite and ERP
  • Excellent facilitator with conflict resolution
  • Excellent communicator (written and verbal)
  • Leadership, team player (operates through consensus)
If you are interested in this opportunity but you’re not ready to apply, please email the Practice Leader provided below with your questions.

Practice Leader: Robert Munro
Supply Chain (Food) Management

330.664.9400, ext.124

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