Transportation Director in Newark, NJ

$130K - $140K(Ladders Estimates)

Transp;ortation/Distribution Company   •  

Newark, NJ 07114

Industry: Transportation


8 - 10 years

Posted 56 days ago

  by  recruiter-profile-pic  Michael Glinter

Job # 633411

National Transportation/Distribution Company is seeking:

POSITION: Director, Transportation/Routing

LOCATION: Newark New Jersey

SALARY: $130-140K

DEGREE: Strongly Preferred

EXPERIENCE: 7-10 years Transportation Operations Experience including RoadNet/Routing and Driver Management.

RELOCATION: Assistance Available.

Ideal Candidate

High Volume Deliveries – over 1,000 deliveries / 70-80+ trucks a day

Routing Systems experience ideally Roadnet

Fast Paced Business Model with track planning and evaluation of routing

Ability to managed in excess of 80 supervisors and drivers.


The Director is responsible for the Transportation Department at the Division. The Director is responsible for developing and fostering an environment that supports our core values – Safety, winning with the best People, Integrity, embracing Change and collaborating to achieve Exceptional Results. This includes applying leadership skills and principles to engage our Transportation team, put safety first in everything we do, hold the team accountable to achieve operational and financial goals, and ensure compliance with all Department of Transportation and Federal Motor Carrier regulations.

Required Skills and Experience:

7+ years related management experience with previous experience in operations and transportation.

High Volume Transportation and Routing Experience

Must have managed company drivers (not contracted drivers)

Position Responsibilities may include, but not limited to:

Directly and indirectly supervise the transportation staff and drivers.

Analyze expenditures and other financial information to develop plans, policies, or budgets for increasing profits or improving services.

Manage operations policies and standards, including safety procedures for the handling of goods.

Plan, organize, or manage the work of subordinate staff to ensure that the work is accomplished in a manner consistent with organizational requirements.

Collaborate with other managers or staff members to formulate and implement policies, procedures, goals, or objectives.

Promote safe work activities by conducting safety audits, attending company safety meetings, or meeting with individual staff members.

Direct investigations of all accidents, and recommends corrective actions.

Ensures compliance with transportation related administrative policies, procedures, safety rules, and governmental regulations.

A thorough understanding of DOT regulations, promote safety initiatives, with the ability to implement change.

Act as a mentor for all department employees and foster a positive work environment

Other projects or duties as assigned.

Valid Through: 2019-11-11

$130K - $140K