Anderson Trucking Service, Inc. Operations Team Manager - ATS Logistics in St. Cloud, Minnesota
Operations Team Manager - ATS Logistics
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Location: St. Cloud, MN
Department: Operations and Fleet Management
Location Name: ATS Corporate - St. Cloud, MN
Wage: Depends on Experience
The Operations Team Manager is responsible for assisting in day-to-day operations, establishing strategies and implementing plans to increase department productivity while producing quality service. Focus will be on leadership of an assigned area to guide towards the achievement of maximum profitability and growth consistent with company vision and values.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university; or 2-5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in the transportation and logistics industry
Firm understanding of the commercial transportation industry with strong working knowledge of operation, logistics, and transportation.
One to two years of supervisory experience preferred. Strong employee performance management, training and coaching, recognition, and reward skills preferred.
Basic knowledge of budgeting, forecasting, sales, profit & loss statements and accounting required.
Strong interpersonal skills; able to establish trust and rapport with all levels of staff. Able to relate effectively to diverse cultures.
Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage and prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to negotiate skillfully in challenging situations with both internal and external customers.
Strong planning and problem-solving skills; able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner. Able to gather and analyze information and develop alternative solutions.
Self-starter with a strong entrepreneurial spirit
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) required.
Excellent communication skills (written, listening and verbal).
Willing and able to travel infrequently, including overnight travel.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Partner with Human Resources in the recruiting, interviewing, selection, on-boarding, and training of new employees.
Establish and communicate operational strategies and goals, aligning employee effort in pursuit of department objectives; lead the operational team in building revenue from business tendered to ATS Logistics from assets and sales.
Effective management of department budget, cost center, AP and AR.
Collaborate with other Logistics Operations Managers to ensure maximum utilization of employees and increase employee efficiency.
Provide effective employee performance management utilizing SMART goals, constructive feedback, coaching for improvement, and progressive discipline; design and implement on-going training for current employees; recommend development plan priorities for individual employees of the team and monitor progress against development priorities.
Provide recognition and encouragement for milestone achievement and results.
Works with Customer Service, Sales, and Sales Managers in the divisions supported to meet business needs
Customer Relationship Management responsibilities; serve as a point of problem escalation and resolution.
Monitors revenue for team to ensure growth.
Provide support to the group to make quality business decisions.
In support of ATS's culture, all employees are expected to consistently, effectively and reliably perform in accordance with the Company's values as set forth in our core competencies and behaviors (All Employee Competencies and Manager Competencies).
Position may require work responsibilities outside of normal business hours, and infrequent travel may be required.
Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position performs work primarily in an office setting.
Constantly in a stationary position and occasionally will move around.
Constantly operates a keyboard and mouse and constantly utilizes a computer monitor(s).
Constantly conversing with internal and external customers in person or via phone system.
Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with ATS's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities including interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
EEO and Affirmative Action Statement
It is the policy of theATSto provide for and promote equal employment opportunity in employment compensation and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, Vietnam Era Veteran status, genetic predisposition, or carrier status.
TheATSdesignated person for issues concerning Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity is Employee Relations Manager at 320-255-7400.
ATSis committed to assuring equal employment opportunity and equal access to services, programs and activities for individuals with disabilities. It is the policy of theATSto provide reasonable accommodation to a qualified individual with a disability to enable such individual to perform the essential functions of the position for which he/she is applying or in which he/she is employed.
The policy applies to all employment practices and actions. It includes, but is not limited to, recruitment, job application process, examination and testing, hiring, training, disciplinary actions, rate of pay or other compensation, advancement, classification, transfer, reassignment and promotions.