Transportation Manager

Core Mark Atlanta, GA
Company Description:

Job Duties:

* Manage the tactical operations as well as strategic function of the transportation department

* Effectively manage transportation budget while continually exceeding our customer's expectations

* Collaborate with peers to drive improvements in division performance against key metrics

* Collaborate with Core-Mark counterparts to develop and implement world class transportation infrastructure and process guidelines

* Drive efficiencies within the department through timely implementation of programs and processes to increase revenues and reduce expenses through effective management of human capital and fleet

* Continuously pursue opportunities to improve routing operations, increase back-haul revenues, and improve departmental results

* Maintain a safe and healthful working environment by promoting and managing safety at all levels of the operation

* Provide effective leadership and conduct performance management to foster professional growth of department personnel

* Support and encourage open door policy to ensure open lines of communication with employees responding to employees needs in a timely and effective manner

* Manage transportation operation to ensure compliance with all federal, state, local, and company regulations; including, but not limited to, DOT, OSHA, food safety, and Company Standards

* Responsible for overall selection, hiring, discipline and termination of department personnel

* Plan and organize what work and resources are required to effectively meet on-time delivery requirements

* Ability to change/manage the department culture and foster strong relationships across domiciles and DC

* Other duties as assigned


* Associates Degree from an accredited University or College, with an emphasis on Management, Logistics, or Supply Chain Solutions. Bachelor's degree preferred

* Minimum 5-7 years transportation supervisory/management experience required

* In-depth knowledge and understanding of DOT regulations required

* Intermediate level Microsoft Office expertise required

* Ability to use critical thinking skills to analyze situations and drive decisions required

* Strong communication, interpersonal, and analytical skills required

* Minimum 5-7 years demonstrated experience in budget creation and managing to that budget required

* Experience in a food distribution environment preferred

* Warehouse management system experience preferred

* Demonstrable experience successfully working across functional areas

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

* Normal office environment. May require sustained periods on warehouse floor

* Normal sit/stand/walk required for an office position that oversees distribution.

* Work is performed in an office, with daily exposure to warehouse environment i.e., noise and vibrations due to materials handling equipment and temperature changes.

* The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands and finger to handle objects, tools, or controls; reach with hand and arms. The employee is frequently required to walk and stand for long periods of time. The employee is occasionally required to stop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must be able to stand and bend for up to ten hours. The employee must regularly lift a/o move up to 10 lbs., frequently lift a/o move 25 lbs., and occasionally lift a/o move up to 50 lbs.


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