Evening Freight Center Manager

Confidential Company  •  Indianapolis, IN

Less than 5 years experience  •  Transportation Services

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



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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