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Assistant terminal manager

Company: US Logistics Solutions
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

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Assistant Terminal Manager

US Logistics Solutions, Inc. is seeking a capable and career-oriented Assistant Terminal Manager to assist with leading our fast-paced operation responsible for all metrics, financial results, and development of personnel. The ideal candidate will assist oversee all activities of managers, supervisors, drivers, dockworkers, and other support personnel. He/she will provide training, performance feedback, and disciplinary recommendations when necessary.

Core Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Ensure all work is performed according to approved procedures, standards, and specifications for all operations
  • Accountable for adherence to budget and overall financial performance
  • Responsible for employee recruiting, engagement, and retention
    • Focus on employee development: organic growth through cross-training
    • Ensure workplace safety is a top priority
    • Coordinate work assignments, monitor performance and provide training on relevant job duties
    • Lead staff in their routine operations and be present on-site to address questions and issues as they arise
    • Assist operations as necessary with ad hoc reporting and analysis
    • Maintain a sound and efficient financial reporting process including journal entries, intercompany cost allocations, consolidations, etc.
    • Ensure staff is trained and operationally effective. Promotes staff development with the ability to motivate and promote cross-functional collaborationQualifications:

      • Strong team player that thrives in a fast-paced environment
      • Ability to drive performance of direct reports and lead a team
      • Understand P&L statements and analyze areas for production improvement.
      • Retail Pool/Transportation experience preferred
      • Demonstrated operational management experience of minimum 15 person unit or larger required
      • Knowledge of proper freight handling techniques
      • Knowledge of DOT, OSHA & safe package handling protocols
      • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of operations
      • Ability to provide structure and planning to meet the terminal and regional goals
      • Must be flexible to work weekends and nightsLeadership Competencies:

        • Communication: Express ideas in a clear, concise, and convincing manner. Exercise good writing, speaking, and listening skills. Use good judgment as to what to communicate and the best approach. Foster an open communication environment.
        • Accountable: Hold yourself and others accountable for measurable high quality, timely, and cost-effective results. Accept responsibility for mistakes and continuously strive to improve.
        • Continuous Improvement and behaviors. Solicit and encourage improvement suggestions from team members. Ensure target condition and improvement efforts are aligned with higher-level goals.
        • Lead and Develop: Commit to developing yourself and others. Plan for succession and provide opportunities for professional growth.Skills:

          • The ideal candidate will possess a "can do" attitude with a "will do" work ethic
          • BS/BA preferred, with a progressive career focus in facility/operations management
          • Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
          • General computer skills - Microsoft Office, Outlook, AS400
          • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
          • Job Type: Full-time
          • Benefits:
            • Vision insurance
            • Retirement plan
            • Life insurance
            • Health insurance
            • Flexible spending account
            • Disability insurance
            • Dental insurance
            • 401(k) matching
            • 401(k)
              US Logistics Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer

              Equal Employment Opportunity:

              U.S. Logistics Solutions, Inc., is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our success depends on the combined skills and talents of all our employees. We are committed to making employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, family status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.

              Apply below or call (855) 486-3638 today!

Keywords: US Logistics Solutions, Des Moines , Assistant terminal manager, Professions , Des Moines, Iowa

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