TRANSPORTATION MANAGER
Nicholasville, KY 
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TRANSPORTATION MANAGER - (2000910)
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BENEFITS SUMMARY:

Becoming a McLane teammate is to become part of an honest, stable, and reliable company with 125 years of success. We are looking for teammates with perseverance who will take the extra step for our customers, our community, and the company. In return, we will pay you well and offer you the opportunity to go as far in your career as you want to go.

DAY 1 BENEFITS such as medical, dental, and vision insurance and company-paid life insurance.
401(k) with annual company match starts on your 90th day.
Paid holidays, vacation time, educational assistance program, and more!

ABOUT THE JOB:

The Transportation Manager establishes and maintains the smooth operation of the Transportation department at a McLane distribution center.

PREFERRED qualifications for this position include: Outbound transportation experience at a distribution center; experience using Trimble/PeopleNet or similar transportation management systems (TMS); prior positions that offered increasing responsibility levels.

Assist with providing 24-hour coverage.
Maintain a properly staffed and trained department that offers the highest levels of logistics support to the warehouse.
Plan, direct, and coordinate all delivery and backhaul activities.
Drive key performance indicators for cost savings.
Efficiently utilize manpower via proper scheduling and training to provide the highest levels of customer service at the store level.

This position has additional duties; special projects may be assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor's degree in Business or a related field.
5+ years experience with all facets of outbound transportation; knowledge of distribution systems, including routing and backhaul/transfer procedures.
4+ years of accounting, planning, analytical, and/or reporting experience; ability to identify financial issues and provide cost-effective solutions.
Experience managing large numbers of driving staff; experience with hiring, training, and motivating teammates and resolving employee relations issues.
Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, Access).

Candidates must pass a background check, drug screen and other job requirements.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Primary Location: United States-Kentucky-Nicholasville
Work Locations:
GR360 DC Cumberland
1040 Baker Lane
Nicholasville 40356
Job: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: 1st - Day
Employee Status: Regular
Travel: No
Remote Work: No

Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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