Sample Job Description for Terminal Manager

Here is a sample job description template for the position of Terminal Manager:

Job Title: Terminal Manager

Location of the Job: Columbus, OH 43228

Years of Experience: 1 to 3 Years

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Education Level: Bachelor’s degree

Job Summary:

Deliver solutions to improve both operational and financial goals; oversee all aspects of the transportation operation which includes supervising, scheduling a fleet of drivers and support staff according to needs, maximize equipment utilization, and address customer satisfaction issues.​

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure drivers and terminal personnel adhere to established DOT regulation and safety standards.
  • Adhere to SMART safety program in all aspects of the operation.
  • Operate terminal efficiently by analyzing operating costs, equipment utilization, fuel mileage and driver wages.
  • Recruit, hire, train, motivate and retain terminal employees in accordance with Federal regulations and company policy.
  • Organize, plan and implement transportation solutions for assigned customers that utilize the best cost option to maximize profitability and guarantee customer satisfaction.
  • Responsible for overall management of the operation by providing leadership and direction to create process improvements and establish a team environment.

Position Requirements:

  • Desire to succeed and possess a winner’s mind-set
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven track record of managing resources and efficiencies
  • Dispatch experience =​ GREAT!!!
  • Must have 3-5 years in intermodal, distribution/​logistics
  • Computer literate a must
  • Sales Experience a must
  • A Bachelor’s degree is preferred but not required

Salary: $12.00 – $15.00 Hourly DOE