Freight Operations Manager
Company: Dayton Freight Lines Inc.
Posted on: November 22, 2021
You belong at Dayton Freight! Join our team of Operations
Managers and be a part of The Dayton Difference .
Dayton Freight is a recognized leader in regional LTL
transportation services and we are truly different from other
carriers. It's apparent in how we treat our customers, and each
other. Our culture is one of teamwork, respect and professional
honesty. Dayton Freight appreciates its employees: you are not just
a number, you are family. We attribute our growth to the dedication
of our employees, and the loyalty of our customers and business
Operations Managers develop methods and procedures for the most
efficient and economical routing and movement of customers freight
in an error-free manner as well as within established service
center budget guidelines.
Additional job duties include:
Utilize T.E.A.M. System for P&D and Dock Operations as well as
trailer utilization report to maximize resource (i.e. company
assets, equipment, personnel) capabilities.
Prepare and compile daily, weekly, monthly production and service
records and measure conformance to stated service center
Observe, inspect and measure proficiencies in service center
personnel to determine changes in work practices and/or procedures
necessary to improve overall service center operations.
Review logs and reports and confers with shift supervisory
personnel to ascertain scheduling, production and administrative
support function requirements.
Maintain superior internal and external customer relations,
consistent with company policies.
Receive constructive criticism and praise in a business-like
fashion and maintains a professional, positive attitude.
Assist in the training, development and evaluation of all
supervisory and production personnel work performance and
recommends or initiates personnel records documentation.
Responsible for recruitment of prospective subordinate employees,
including screening, qualifying and interviewing in conjunction
with Service Center Manager.
Inspect Service Center facilities for conformance to prescribed
standards of safety and cleanliness.
Inspect service center for security, such as Bay doors locked at
the end of each shift, tractors locked, key properly stored in
designated area, freight in appointment trailers locked.
Responsible for routine maintenance/repairs and initiates
requisitions for corrective actions required through service center
Work closely with Line Coordinator in the planning and
implementation of line haul schedules to ensure consistent
attainment of on-time service performance requirements.
Confer with various departments to ensure coordination of service
center activities; i.e. line haul, sales, maintenance and
Issue directives to subordinates to coordinate the movement of
expedited, late or special circumstance freight.
Assist in the investigation of all accidents on job related
injuries and ensures report preparation is timely and accurate with
corresponding corrective actions initiated; coordinates same with
Director of Safety. Is knowledgeable and has understanding and
application of company safety practices including DOT, EPA, ICC and
OSHA rules and regulations and ensures worker compliance.
Participate in Controlled Substance Testing Program, which meets
minimum Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations for
Pre-Employment, Random Reasonable Cause and Post Accident
Assist in the preparation and conduct of regular service center
meetings in order that all supervisory, staff and
production/service personnel might be properly informed relative to
service center performance, company trends, sales/marketing plans
as well as individual accomplishments and performances. Is
similarly for effective, consistent communications at the highest
level possible as well as for facilitating our Open-Door
Coordinate and facilitate Company as well as service center
sponsored TQM Continuous Improvement Process; is persistent in our
corporate commitment to quality and excellence. Timely and
effectively handles special assignments as directed.
Qualifications Knowledge of the LTL/ Transportation Industry
Has managed Drivers and Dockworkers
Knowledge of the surrounding geographical area to the Service
Stable and growing organization
Competitive weekly pay
Professional, positive and people-centered work environment
Clean, late model equipment
Comprehensive benefits package: Health, Dental, Vision, AD&D,
Paid holidays (8); paid vacation and personal days
Keywords: warehousing manager, logistics, supervisor, inventory,
shipping, distribution, logistics, receiving, transportation,
distributor, shipper, delivery, manager, distribution
Keywords: Dayton Freight Lines Inc., Rockford , Freight Operations Manager, Executive , Rockford, Illinois
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