The Everest Group

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  Angeles, CA
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Operations Manager

If you are interested in the opportunity, please send your resume to Dennis Teschler at [email protected]

Job Summary:          
Our client is a well-established transportation company been in business since 1980. We are assisting them to onboard a fast-track Operations Manager to plan and direct operations, improving productivity, and efficiency.  This individual provides leadership and direction to the dispatch staff, company drivers, and owner operators while overseeing communication functions to effect economical utilization of vehicle facilities by performing the following duties personally and/or through subordinate supervisors.

Location: Pleasanton, CA

Essential Functions:
Responsible for daily dedicated fleet operation.
Develops policies, programs, and procedures for efficient operations of transportation systems and terminals.
Sets schedules, routes, and assigns drivers and vehicles.
First point of contact for operational information including but not limited to store delivery services, issues, backhaul information, driver scheduling/availability, and driver concerns.
Submits recommendations for development of compliance with transportation policies, procedures, and programs.
Conducts continuous analysis of vehicle and driver schedules to increase efficiency and to lower costs.
Reviews and analyzes reports such as revenue and performance records to evaluate productivity and for recommended changes.
Recruits, orients, trains, and monitors progression of new drivers.
Monitors turnover, evaluates operation mileage, equipment, time off and pay, makes recommendations and establishes programs to minimize turnover.
Enforces compliance and administrative policies, procedures, safety rules, and government regulations, i.e. logs, equipment condition, etc.
Directs operation and maintenance of equipment and communication systems; reviews procedures; provides guidance to resolve technical problems; analyzes costs and recommends cost control measures; and develops plans, policies, and budgets.

Other Requirements:
BA in Business/Supply Chain Management preferred
Minimum of three years of Operations Management experience in the transportation industry.
Working knowledge of transportation management software and on board technology.
Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Must be able to interact effectively within all levels of the customer’s and company’s organizations
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Competitive Salary
Bonus Potential
Possible relocation assistance