Pilot Freight Services is searching for a dynamic Home Delivery Operations Manager – Embedded Solutions in the Nashville TN, area. We have a rare opportunity for a behind-the-scenes logistics position. The Operations Manager is embedded in the operation and dedicated to being the best; to standing at the line of action and taking charge of a busy operation and making sure that teams on the front line are sharp and committed to excellence. You will oversee the team to fine tune processes, support the P&L expectations and decisions, and ensure that customers get the kind of treatment you demand for yourself. This is a high volume operation that calls for hyper-attentiveness to detail always, the ability to communicate clearly, set expectations, and lead with passion.
Our customers expect a superior home delivery event for their clients.
If this is how you live and want to work, then we want to hear from you right now.
What We Offer
- A competitive benefits package, 10 paid holidays, and 1 week paid time off in the first year.
- A tuition reimbursement plan where employees are encouraged to continue their education and development opportunities.
- A winning culture and rewards success through our year-end bonus program.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
- Develop a solid understanding of the business scope under Pilot Freight.
- Lead the recruitment and development of staff and Independent Contractors.
- Ensure that practices, policies and procedures are enforced and consistently implemented.
- Schedule and participate in negotiations with Vendors, Contractors and Service Providers to secure best value/service standards are met.
- Assist in development of the plan of staffing needs for budgetary establishment purposes.
- Active involvement in learning and reviewing P&L performance ensuring decisions and practices coincide with budgetary goals.
- Actively review key performance measurements and ensure process improvement strategies are identified and incorporated.
- Conduct monthly meetings and training sessions designed to inform and improve upon performance of staff members and Independent Contractors
- Provide for the protection, maintenance, safety, security, and custody of company assets, assuring careful and diligent use thereof.
- Evaluate staff and Independent Contractors performance – expanding, modifying and/or abandoning strategies and/or tactics as necessary, based on conclusions reached.
- Establish effective communication and relationships with customers to ensure performance measurements and goals are understood and achieved, and that new business opportunities are capitalized upon.
- Develop, recommend, and manage annual operation budget, by working actively in the budget process with the Regional Manager.
- Drive initiatives that contribute to long-term excellence.
- Responsible for compliance with Local, Federal and State legislation pertaining to personnel, equipment, and vehicle matters.
- Coordinates, resolves, and responds to issues as they pertain to the Operations Performance.
- Monitoring Quality Control Scores and addressing scores with Independent Contractors
- Organize and maintain Independent Contractor files.
- Other duties and tasks as assigned.
Education and Experience
High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent required. Four (4) year college degree in Business, Supply Chain Logistics, or related field preferred. Minimum of five (5) years' experience in the transportation, logistics, or related industry required. Previous experience managing a team required. Valid state driver's license required. Bi-lingual in Spanish preferred.
Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity
Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them
Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization
Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals
Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help
EXCEL INTERMEDIATE Intermediate
MS Office Suite Advanced
Proficiency in written & verbal communication Advanced