The Central Texas Food Bank is working hard to close the hunger gap and we want you to join us! Our mission is “to nourish hungry people and lead the community in the fight against hunger”. We are accomplishing this not only with our amazing programing and fundraising events, but by hiring motivated, mission driven employees who have the drive to end hunger.
The Central Texas Food Bank is looking for a dynamic Transportation and Logistics Manager in our Supply Chain Department. The primary responsibility of this position ensures that shipments into or out of the Central Texas Food Bank are handled quickly, safely, and within budget constraints. This might include oversight of transportation equipment and personnel operated by the food bank. This position will also coordinate with outside companies that provide freight services. Familiarity with shipment options, legal issues, government regulations, and safety procedures is required, as is knowledge of geography, mathematics, and computer applications. This position requires working non-traditional hours (morning, weekends and holidays when needed) to successfully meet customers’ needs.
As a Transportation and Logistics Manager, you will be required to
- Oversee the Transportation and Logistics department, including its assets and employees.
- Recruit, interview, select, train, motivate, coach, and mentor the Transportation and Logistics team.
- Manage performance of employees with emphasis on productivity, efficiency, and service delivery.
- Ensure customer goods move through the supply chain to the end user.
- Establish quality transportation services, including but not limited to on time delivery and order accuracy.
- Implement schedule and policy changes.
- Lead all distribution and transportation planning and strategic activities.
- Assist in the identification and implementation of continuous improvement opportunities and customer service satisfaction opportunities.
- Complies with and enforces all Department of Transportation (DOT) and OSHA health and safety regulations and other laws that govern transportation operations.
- Collaborate with other managers and staff members to formulate and implement policies, procedures, goals, and objectives.
- Ensures that safety procedures and policies are followed by transportation team.
- Develop and maintain list of transportation equipment upkeep, safety and PM inspections.
You are a great candidate if you have:
- Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by an organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Related field required. Will consider years of experience in lieu of bachelor’s degree.
- Five year’s full-time minimum, wage-earning supervisory/managerial experience required.
- Experience in logistics, transportation laws, warehousing and demonstrated ability to operate necessary warehouse equipment required.
- Ability to gauge future demands and apply budget allocations to support the strategic plan.
- A valid government issued drivers license
Bonus points for
- Demonstrated ability with providing effective DOT training and delegation of others.
- Extensive knowledge of warehousing (launching and sequencing loads) procedures.
- Knowledge to organize and manage multiple projects, setting priorities and working independently under aggressive timelines.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Demonstrates good judgment and discretion.
- Strong attention to accuracy and detail.
- Strong understanding of delivery and receiving logistics.
- Strong ability to manage time effectively and to work independently.
- Demonstrates the ability to work cooperatively and under pressure with other Food Bank staff and volunteers.
- Ability to represent the Food Bank in a professional manner under a variety of conditions.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS WITH OR WITHOUT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION
- Ability to walk, stand, sit, kneel, push, stoop, reach above the shoulder, grasp, pull, bend repeatedly, identify colors, hear with aid, see, write, count, read, speak, analyze, alphabetize, repetitively lift and carry 50 lbs., perceive depth, operate a motor vehicle, and operate motor equipment.
- Conditions may include working inside, working around machines with moving parts and moving objects, working closely with others, working alone, working protracted or irregular hours, and traveling by car, van, bus, and airplane.
- Equipment (machines, tools, devices) used in performing only the essential functions include computer and related equipment, calculator, copier, fax machine, telephone, and automobile.