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Transportation Operations Manager

Company: HD Supply
Location: Richmond
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:



Join our leadership team and help drive the continued growth of HD Supply Facilities Maintenance! Reporting to a DC Manager, you will lead, coach and develop 2 driver leads and team of 20+ dedicated fleet drivers. You will create strategies for route efficiencies, on-time delivery and ensure the continued safety performance. You will start your day as early as 5:00 am with flexibility to meet the business needs.Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree is a plus, but not required.
  • Prior experience leading a large team of non-union associates in a fast paced warehouse/distribution environment.
  • Expertise on DOT policies and procedures.
  • Hazmat knowledge is plus.
  • SAP or similar ERP experience/knowledge preferred.
  • RoadNet or similar transportation software experience.
  • Samsa or similar in-cab video.
  • Fleet management and asset management experience is a plus.
  • MS Office Suite, MS Excel for reporting purposes
  • Must have excellent written and oral presentation.
  • Solid proven history of making strides in employee engagement. Other perks of joining HD Supply are:
    • Monday - Friday - no weekends!
    • Comprehensive benefits plan on first day (Medical, Dental, Vision).
    • Generous Paid Time Off benefits.
    • Advancement Opportunity with Fortune 500 company.
    • Annual Bonus EligibilityJob SummaryLeads and develops strategy for freight function. Develops negotiation strategies and manages carrier relationships. Ensures customer requirements are met with minimal service disruption. Major Tasks, Responsibilities, and Key Accountabilities
      • Oversees the selection of transportation related carriers, researching, qualifying and sourcing vendors.
      • Ensures carriers meet company needs and standards through evaluating carrier coverage areas, service levels, financial history and pricing.
      • Manages transportation service levels as a liaison between locations and core carriers, evaluating use of approved and non-authorized carriers to ensure maximum service levels.
      • Represents company needs through analyzing and negotiating contracts with carriers.
      • Directs the integration of acquired companies to ensure compliance with company needs and standards.
      • Generates reports on productivity, cost, service, savings, benchmarking, compliance, roll-out schedules and carrier metrics.
      • Maintains and enhances TMS functionality. Monitors TMS compliance and low cost carrier usage.
        Nature and Scope
        • Solutions require analysis and investigation.
        • Achieves planned results by decisions and actions based on professional methods, business principles, and practical experience.
        • Manages a group or team of professional individual contributors and/or indirectly supervises support staff.
          Work Environment
          • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
          • Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
          • Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
            Education and Experience
            • Typically requires BS/BA in a related discipline. Generally 7+ years of experience in a related field. May require certification. Advanced degree may offset less experience in some disciplines.

Keywords: HD Supply, Richmond , Transportation Operations Manager, Executive , Richmond, Virginia

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