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Manager of Transportation Logistics

Company: Element Care
Location: Lowell
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

The Manager of Transportation Logistics is responsible for oversight of Element Care's transportation-related activities. This position is full time Monday thru Friday 8am to 4pm. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:Ensures safe and timely transportation of Participants while overseeing activities related to staffing, dispatching, routing, tracking, safety, purchasing/selling, repairs and maintenance of Element Care's fleet of vans. Utilizes critical thinking skills, knowledge of metrics and leadership skills to improve and expand transportation department.Creates and provides regularly scheduled reporting and analytics to Leadership, including, but not limited to, budgeting, maintenance and fleet progress. Can you think of reports to describe here?Evaluates and implements software to consolidate and improve efficiencies.Troubleshoots issues and regularly reviews routes for efficiencies and implements updates.Plans and coordinates transportation services with other departments and external vendors/agencies.Liaison with third party transportation venders.Purchases/Sells vehicles to enhance Element Care's fleet.Directs investigations of transportation grievances to verify and resolve issues.Monitors spending to ensure expenses are consistent with approved budget.Promote safety through training, meetings, games and awarding safe practices.Keeps abreast of changes in related legislature and new technologies impacting transportation operations.Recruits, trains, develops, and motivates staff. Initiates and communicates a variety of personnel actions including employment, termination, performance reviews, salary reviews, time off approval and disciplinary actions.During emergencies, may be called upon to plan and coordinate during off-hours, including weekends, holidays and snow days, including possible backup for route coverage.Position may include duties that require wearing a face mask where a seal is critical. Incumbent may be required to not have facial hair that interferes with a tight seal of the respirator.Performs other duties as required. JOB SPECIFICATIONS:Bachelor's degree in logistics, business management, engineering, or related fieldPrevious (3-5 years) transportation management related experienceMust possess a valid driver's license from the State of residenceMust be able to pass and maintain DOT Physical and DOT mandated driver training.Understanding of P&L, ROI'S, and budgeting Strong leadership skills w/ability to display extensive knowledge of transportation management systems Solid knowledge of the transportation industry and logistics Exceptional critical thinking skills and strong knowledge of analytics with ability to create comprehensive reportingAbility to establish short- and long-range objectives. Specify the strategies and actions to achieve themCurrent CPR qualified or can complete CPR certificationStrong skills using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problemsCovid vaccines required. PI187392410

Keywords: Element Care, Lowell , Manager of Transportation Logistics, Executive , Lowell, Massachusetts

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