Evening Freight Center Manager

Confidential Company  •  Indianapolis, IN

Less than 5 years experience  •  Transportation Services

$90K
Posted on 10/18/17 by SearchLogix Group
Confidential Company
Indianapolis, IN
Less than 5 years experience
Transportation Services
$90K
Posted on 10/18/17 SearchLogix Group

Posting Number: 191551

Job Title: Evening Freight Center Manager

Location: Indianapolis, IN

Relocation: No – Local candidates only

Compensation: $90K base + bonus

Education Requirements: BA/BS preferred

 

Description:

As a FCM, you will be responsible for the direction and leadership of the night time shift of a service center.

You will be required to resolve problems, plan the operation and its staffing, assigning, and directing work to employees while utilizing an operational playbook to drive strong performance in key metrics. 

Job Specifies:

 

Manage a fast-paced night time dock operation

 

Supervise all employees reporting to the service center, including coaching and administering corrective action

 

Maximize employee engagement and communicate with employees at all levels of the company

 

Recruit, interview, hire, and train new employees as applicable

 

Monitor the training and development of all employees

 

Track and audit employees’ hours; handle payroll issues and personnel changes

 

Plan the daily manpower needs to ensure the most timely and cost-effective execution of the shift

 

Responsible for maintaining the clean and safe working condition of the facility and equipment

 

Monitor, analyze, and implement all opportunities to cut costs and improve efficiencies

 

Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as all company policies/procedures

 

Work in a concerted effort with other supervisors and managers to provide direction, guidance, and coaching to team members within a positive work environment

 

Utilize ethical business practices in dealing with employees and the community

 

Route proper documentation and procedure control for hazardous material shipments

 

Prompt, daily attendance at assigned work location

 

 

 

The Ideal Candidate:

 

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experiencepreferred

 

At least 2 years of supervisory experiencerequired

 

Experience with process improvement

 

Prior experience in a Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) environment required

 

Must be able to travel as needed, and have a valid driver's license

 

Thorough knowledge of LTL industry, transportation rules and regulations, OSHAlaws, hazardous materials regulations, NMFC and Tariff rules, and company policies and procedures preferred

 

Proven leadership and strong interpersonal skills

 

Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) preferred

 

Strong communication skills

 

Strong analytical skills

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