Sample Job Description for Transport Manager

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Job Title: Transport Manager

Location of the Job: Seattle, WA 98104

Years of Experience: 1 to 3 Years

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Education Level: Bachelor’s degree

Job Summary:

This person is a transportation manager in charge of the transportation requirements for one of PBC’s bottling plants. The successful candidate will lead an organization responsible for managing truck load (TL) inter-company shipments.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for delivering annual operating plan and cost savings objectives
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, procedure manuals, and outside correspondence
  • Directly responsible for maintaining an efficient cost advantaged company transport fleet
  • Provide coaching and guidance to department managers and supervisors in the performance of duties and functions for their respective responsibilities
  • Directly responsible for on-time delivery performance for company transport fleet
  • Develop effective relationships with internal customers (i.e. sales, logistics, plant, satellite warehouses etc.)
  • Effectively present information and respond to questions from senior executives, employees, and carriers
  • Ensures that fleet capital investments yield a favorable return; manages appropriate spare ratios and asset disposal
  • Provide interface and direction for dedicated carriers on issues and improvement projects
  • Manages region’s relationship with our 3PL provider

Position Requirements:

  • Superb communication skills
  • Strong business judgment
  • Great analytical skills
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Knowledge of SQL, HTML is preferred
  • MBA candidates are preferred
  • Working knowledge of MS Office
  • Bachelor’s in computer science or other related degree is required
  • 2 plus years in process improvement
  • 2-4 years experience in project/process management

Salary: $12.00 – $14.00 Hourly DOE