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Transportation Manager

Company: Alta Equipment Company
Location: Orland Park
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
-Come work for one of the largest equipment dealerships in North America! Are you a hardworking individual that thrives in a fast-paced environment and looking to take your career to the next level? If so, then come join our award winning team! -We provide our employees with the following tools and resources to be successful:TrainingTuition AssistanceOutstanding benefits package (Medical, Dental and Vision, plus much more!)401(k) with matchCompetitive wagesCompany laptopCompany cell phone10 paid holidays

Responsibilities:
Our Construction Equipment Group is seeking a full-time Transporation Manager for our Orland Park, IL location. The - Transporation Manager will oversee all aspects of the Fleet Management. The primary responsibilities of the position consist of, but are not limited to:Manage a team of drivers throughout the region to optimize freight efficiencyManage the maintenance & safety of transportation fleetUtilize GPS fleet tracking tool Develop and execute routes and maintain contact with drivers/haulers throughout the day to ensure timely and accurate transports.Collaborate with Rental Managers to modify daily routes to accommodate and meet the needs of the customers deliveries and pickups.Liaison answering incoming calls from drivers on site with complications of deliveries/pickups.Cultivate strong relationships with drivers and sales reps to reduce issues with last minute schedule changes.Monitor any sudden route changes/ equipment issues and establish new runs in a timely manner to meet delivery requirements.Schedule pickups of equipment to ensure needed units are available at correct branches for turn around of rentals.Responsible for overseeing the application of appropriate DOT standards for OS/OW hauls on ALTA tractor trailersReporting, scheduling, and support customer sales/services/ rentals goals of the business unitRemain in compliance with signatures/ receipts of deliveries and pickups/ CPO's on hauler invoices.Secure State/ County / and Local Permit for low-boy heavy hauls and provided routes.

Qualifications:
Desired Skills and Qualifications:3+ years of fleet management expereince -Bachelor's degree is preferredHeavy equipment or material handling experience is preferredAbility to effectively manage othersExcellent communication skills, both verbal and writtenTime management skillsAbility to work in a fast paced environmentGreat computer skillsComputer Skills - ERP systems, PayTrace, Microsoft Word, Excel, and OutlookLanguage Skills - Intermediate: -Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.Mathematical Skills - Intermediate: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.Reasoning Ability - High: -Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.Physical Demands/Work Environment:Physical/Sensory Functions: Regularly will sit, use hands, talk/hear; Occasionally will stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, taste/smell.Vision Requirements: Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)Lift and/or Move Functions: Occasionally up to 25 poundsWork Environment: Occasionally will work near moving mechanical parts, exposed to fumes or airborne particles, outdoor weather conditions - -

About Alta::
Culture is Job #1. Alta Equipment Company prides itself in the 3 P's of business: People, Process and Product. By investing in the best people and creating a "one team" approach, Alta Equipment Company earns customers for life. -If you have a passion for excellence and are ready to make a difference within our organization, we're ready for you. Whether it's selling the world's-best big iron, rolling up your sleeves and servicing our industry-leading construction and material handling product brands or being a difference maker behind the scenes, we can use your skillset. -At Alta Equipment Company, we believe in mutual respect and are committed to diversity while inspiring our employees to reach their maximum potential. Voted a "Top Work Place USA", our employees across North America are committed to excellence. It's the Alta way. -So, let's start the conversation. Click the link to apply and begin the journey of a lifetime.

What We Look For::
At Alta Equipment Company, we are looking for candidates who are a cultural fit with our organization and understand that every task and job goes toward fostering customers for life. Along with that, a great attitude that embraces mutual respect and delivering a consistent high energy level that exudes a passion for excellence. Also, we are searching for a skill set that has a high aptitude for the position with a continual focus on investing in one's profession through additional training and learning

Other Opportunities at Alta:
Please visit our careers page at -www.altaequipment.jobs -to view other openings that may be of interest to you! -We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to gender, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected class.

Keywords: Alta Equipment Company, Orland Park , Transportation Manager, Executive , Orland Park, Illinois

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