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Area Transportation Mgr

Location: 

Houston, TX, US

Company:  AmeriGas Propane, Inc.
Remote Options: 

When you work for AmeriGas, you become a part of something BIG! Founded in 1959, AmeriGas is the nation’s premiere propane company, serving over 1.5 million residential, commercial, industrial and motor fuel propane customers. Together, over 6,500 dedicated professionals will deliver over 1 billion gallons of propane from 1,800+ distribution points across the United States.

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Job Summary (Purpose):  

Manage regional transportation activities within company operating standards to maximize efficiencies in transportation and customer delivery operations. Regional dynamics include revenues of $8MM annually, 50-80 transport drivers, related assets and common carrier management. 

Key Characteristics:

•    Strong Leadership skills
•    Effective Communications
•    Strong customer service
•    Strategic Planning
•    Conflict resolution

Duties and Responsibilities:

•    Facilitate Safety Policies and Procedures, Accident/Incident Reporting, Randoms, and Restricted Work Cases
•    Manage and implement corrective action, coaching and training for direct reports and transport drivers consistent with Company Policies & Procedures, and Regulatory Compliance
•    Manage performance objectives for direct reports and transport drivers within regional responsibility, evaluations, merit distribution and approval
•    Responsible for regional profit & loss/financials to budget, facilitate and maintain third party customer sales
•    Build and implement an annual strategic business plan (transportation plan), optimize the inter company assets
•    Responsible for accuracy and promptness on data entry for AmeriGas fuel schedule, freight charges, and related trucking costs components on transport deliveries
•    Negotiate and approve carrier rates billing and special services
•    Direct Reports of 40 to 80 in Organization.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

•    Understanding strategic planning as well as specific operational components of surface transportation within a supply chain environment
•    Extensive knowledge of DOT Rules such as Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and Hours of Service
•    Working knowledge of trucking economics including profit and loss statements
•    Advanced skill in conflict resolution management, interpersonal skills that coincide with team and supply chain management environment
•    Working knowledge of freight rate structures for pricing service
•    Basic knowledge of Federal Labor Laws which include EEO and ADA

Education and Experience Required:

•    2 to 4-year degree in Business, Transportation and Logistics related field or equivalent experience
•    3-5 years of regional transportation management or central dispatch operations experience
•    3-5 years’ supervisory experience in the transportation or logistics field and/or propane logistics management

Working conditions:

•    20% Travel

 

AmeriGas is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected class in its practices.

 

AmeriGas is a Drug Free Workplace. Candidates must be willing to submit to a pre-employment drug screen and a criminal background check. Successful applicants shall be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment, and if hired, shall be subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with AmeriGas policies. As a federal contractor that engages in safety-sensitive work, AmeriGas cannot permit employees in certain positions to use medical marijuana, even if prescribed by an authorized physician.  Similarly, applicants for such positions who are actively using medical marijuana may be denied hire on that basis.
 


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