Jun 23, 2018
Job Description POSITION SUMMARY The Driver Manager role is a critical position where you are managing a five-million dollar piece of business annually as well as building strong and lasting relationships. The right candidate will help 30-40 drivers achieve success in their career with us. You will achieve success by managing a fleet that continually has on-time service, top MPG results in the division, a high-retention rate, and an overall high-performing team. "The professional development at PTI has truly been unbelievable. I began as a driver manager - this role gives you a little bit of everything from paying drivers, working with the maintenance department, assisting customers with needs and managing the safety of your fleet … Do well and the sky is the limit. I can honestly say that I come to work every day with new ideas and insights that I am excited to share with my leadership because I know they will listen to what I have to tell them." - Chris Hoppe SKILLS REQUIRED FOR SUCCESS Decisiveness : Have the ability to put things into perspective, weigh all your options, assess all relevant information, and anticipate the consequences (good and bad). Have the ability to know who can help you reach a solution. Communication : Ability to adjust your tone/style according to your audience; ability to explain complex issues both internally and externally. Time Management : Have the ability to manage your time to efficiently prioritize tasks while adopting an attitude to take on new tasks and deadlines. Self-Motivation : Having a positive attitude and the initiative to work without constant supervision. Teamwork : Working for our common goal, know when to be a leader and when to be a listener. Ability to be perceptive along with receptive to others needs and responsibilities. Conflict Resolution : Have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to establish a rapport with others. Know how to be persuasive with the ability to stay calm. Computer Expertise : Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (e.g., Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point). PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES Here are the top 3 performance objectives that determine success in this role: Relationship Building : Ability to provide feedback both positive and constructive to your team of drivers in a way that shows support and encouragement. Utilize the data we have in your discussions so they can see you have facts to base your discussion on. This would be utilizing our Driver Scorecard to ensure key factors are being met. Continuously monitor your team of drivers Hours of Service, safety issues, detention, CDL/med cards all to ensure we are keeping safety at the forefront in all we do. Driver Disciplinary Action-Verbal: Ensure all discussions are dealt with in a timely manner. These discussions should be dealt with in way that the driver feels we are actually helping (them not a "Gotcha" mentality). They need to come out of the discussion with a new priority and outlook in regard to the issue. There also needs to be follow up discussions around the issue. This conversation cannot be a one and done issue. Strong Communication Skills (verbal and written) : Work effectively with Safety and Maintenance teams to address issues and concerns regarding drivers and their equipment. Must have the ability to work with team members in any department to help resolve an issue. Ensure when communicating with others you are able to explain your concerns clearly and precisely so others completely understand what is happening and what needs to happen. Eliminate any gray areas for others when communicating. Ability to Multi-Task and Attention to Detail : When working in a fast-paced environment, it is easy to miss a step in a process. Time Management is critical in this role. You need to have a process in place to eliminate any errors. Errors can cost the company and the driver revenue. Dispatch freight in accordance with company policies, federal guidelines regarding hours of service to minimize empty miles and maximize revenue. WORK LIFESTYLE YOU WILL EXPERIENCE Values-based culture: Commitment to Safety and Creating a Great Place to Work. We are collaborative with a culture of innovation, nimbleness, and the drive to succeed. Generous work/life balance, family first mindset. Decision making from the bottom up, not the top down. Continual development training to enhance your current skill set both soft and technical. Ability to work with others within the company on projects that enhance our work experience. WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS 2 or more years of transportation experience working with drivers preferred High degree of computer experience EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS High School Education Associates Degree Preferred Education: Business Degree BENEFITS Medical, Dental, and Vision Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, and Company Paid Life Insurance HSA qualified medical insurance plan Generous PTO policy and paid holidays On-Site health clinic in the Green Bay area free to our employees and tax dependents 401k with up to 3% match (after 1 year of employment) Bonus potential Company Description Paper Transport, Inc.'s has humble roots in the Green Bay, WI, when co-founders Roger Grimsely and Lennie Shefchik commenced hauling paper for Fort Howard Paper Company in February 1990. Today, the PTI team has grown to over 900 professional drivers and support professionals throughout the Midwest and South. PTI's purpose is to build a great place to work where outstanding people deliver. It is clear through the company's people-oriented culture and over 18% annual growth for the last 8 years, Paper Transport, Inc. continues to achieve this mission as an employer and carrier of choice.
Paper Transport, Inc. Corporate
Jacksonville, FL, USA