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Director of Transportation

Company: The Judge Group
Location: Fresno
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Location: Fresno, CA
Description: Our food manufacturing client is currently seeking a Director of Transportation for their operations south of Fresno, CA. This position will manage a team of 10 and be responsible for the efficient transportation of materials to manufacturing plants. Someone with dairy experience will be highly preferred for this role.

Relocation assistance is being offered as well as solid compensation package and benefits.

This job will have the following responsibilities:Manage Haulers/Transporters performance and service levels
Manage Milk balance and inventories within the company plants.
Satisfy Customers orders on time in Full and with excellence.
Manage department's reports, data collection and data accuracy.
Must have strong people management and logistics/routing experience
Strategically plan and manage transportation, logistics and customer services
Direct, optimize and coordinate full shipment cycle
Liaise and negotiate with suppliers, manufacturers, members, and internal staff.
Keep track of delivery times, transport costs and efficiency
Resolve any problems and complaints
Supervise, coach and train transportation workforce
Meet cost, productivity, accuracy and timeliness targets
Manage staffing, hiring, scheduling and workload planning within the department
Manage department budget and expenses
Monitor and communicate performance and behavioral incidents with direct reports and prepare and administer annual reviews
Support company goals of delivery cost reduction, asset utilization and customer service enhancements
Maintain metrics and analyze date to assess performance and implement improvements.
Comply with laws, regulations, and other requirements
Must have effective oral and written communication skills
Must have ability to communicate and work with employees at all levels of the organization
Must be able to perform tasks with a high level of confidentiality
Must be flexible and positive in a fast-paced and ever changing environment

Qualifications & Requirements:BS in Business Administration, Logistics or Supply Chain; or equivalent experience
5 year' experience in routing and delivery
5+ years of Management experience
Project Management or Process Improvement experience preferred.
Analytical and creative problem solving abilities
Ability to develop positive working relationships in a cross-functional team environment
Experience using Microsoft Office Suite: Word, PowerPoint, Excel at a minimum.
Proven working experience as a transportation manager
Previous experience in fluid milk/dairy preferred
Demonstrable ability to lead and manage staff
Proficient in standard logistics software and ERP Systems interface
Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects
Knowledge in logistics management and DOT regulations
Supervisory Responsibilities
Demonstrated leadership ability to lead a support staff.
This job and many more are available through The Judge Group. Find us on the web at

Keywords: The Judge Group, Fresno , Director of Transportation, Executive , Fresno, California

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