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Transportation Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: United States - Waterloo
  • Salary: 70,000.00 - 90,000.00 USD per Annum
  • Job reference: 35849
  • Sector: Manufacturing, Operations & Finance, Supply Chain
  • Date posted: 11/02/2017
Transportation Manager
Waterloo, IA
$70,000 - $90,000 (depending on experience) + bonus + benefits


A growing and successful $500m manufacturing business is looking to recruit a new Regional Transportation Manager in Iowa. Following encouraging levels of financial investment in the Transportation function and the implementation of a new TMS, the division is seeking an efficient leader to help them meet their 2017 goals and leverage on the ongoing success.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage a team of direct reports together with drivers in hiring, training & delivering annual performance reviews to staff
  • Ensure investments in technology are utilised appropriately and confirm processes and policies associated with these technologies are followed
  • Act as key contributor in monthly scorecard meetings with key carriers
  • Responsible for maintenance activities of the trucks, rail cars, trailers and tankers
  • Continuously monitor KPI's for Transportation Operations for facilities & consult with Management team on areas for improvement.
  • Executing action plans for delivering continuous improvement.
The successful candidate will ideally have:
  • 7 to 10 years Transportation Management experience
  • Proven experience with managing private in-house fleet
  • Strong numerical accomplishments on resume
  • Experience working in an environment with a Transportation Management System (TMS)
  • CI experience preferred.
  • Excellent analytical, communication and organizational skills required.
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