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Freight Manager

Company: Gables Search Group
Location: Peculiar
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Relocation Assistance is available Must be eligible to work in the United States. Sponsorship is unavailable. Stable and growing manufacturing company seeking a Freight Manager. Great company with health, dental, vision, 401k, PTO benefits and more. You will have an opportunity to provide strategic leadership for a team of 12 drivers, a dispatch, and an admin. If you are someone who thrives in this type of environment and values driver and employee engagement, please give us a look. Responsibilities: The Freight Manager is responsible for effectively managing all operations within the freight department. This includes order management, customer service, payload efficiencies, equipment maintenance and driver management and administration, including hiring decisions and driver qualification. This position requires the flexibility to work 40 hours per week and weekends as required. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: Practice proper PPE compliance and maintain a safe working record and environment Immediately communicate unsafe conditions, acts or injuries to the Plant Manager Manage operations to meet or exceed budget targets Provide excellent customer service; meet or exceed expectations daily Maintain proper communication with customers and CSRs Manage fleet maintenance, repairs and safety inspections Effectively schedule and plan loads to ensure maximum payload efficiencies Manage driver administration (selection, hiring, training, performance evaluations and discipline) Conduct accident investigations with Plant Manager Conduct and facilitate quarterly and monthly freight safety meetings Ensure compliance with company and Plant policies Maintain and build job skills through company training programs Job Skills: Strong leadership, interpersonal and team building skills Demonstrated knowledge of state and federal DOT regulations and freight issues Understanding of the complexity of dispatching loads Courteous/friendly/positive representation of our client Familiarity with all our client's products Effective written and oral communication skills Strong organization and multi-tasking skills Educational Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent College degree preferred Commercial Driver Training preferred State and Federal DOT compliance training Preferred Experience: Previous CDL holder and OTR experience Previous customer service experience

Keywords: Gables Search Group, Overland Park , Freight Manager, Executive , Peculiar, Kansas

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