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Manager of Transportation Services

Company: Vulcan Materials Company
Location: Macon
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

Description Build Your Career. Build America's Future. Vulcan Materials Company is the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of aggregates-based construction materials including asphalt and ready-mixed concrete. When you join Vulcan, it's more than starting an exciting career - you get to make a difference for millions of people every day across the country. When you join Vulcan, you join a dynamic culture in which career development is encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is valued. No matter the role or the location across the country, every member of the Vulcan team lives through the Vulcan Way: doing the right thing, the right way, at the right time.What You'll Do:Manage Budgets. Prepare annual operating budget and develop appropriate business strategies and plans to meet or exceed goals and objectives. Manage and direct the capital budget for each site to ensure that all capital projects are completed according to AFE and cost projections. Understand the Market. Understand the market dynamics and leverage Company assets and resources to maximize return on investment.Ensure Training and Compliance. Ensure that area of responsibility is in compliance with all Company and Division policies and procedures, including governmental rules and regulations. Ensure compliance with Department of Transportation motor carrier rules and regulations. Ensure that employees receive proper training and instructions to perform assigned job duties. Collaborate. Work with SHE Division, Logistics Safety Specialists, and Company officials to promote a safe work environment that meets all State and Federal rules and regulations. Manage the relationship between the logistics function and the Sales Service Center (SSC). Work closely with sales and marketing to recommend programs to increase profitable sales revenue for the Area. Share knowledge and expertise with other areas of Vulcan in support of transportation and logistics initiatives. Conduct Investigations. Conduct and/or participate in post accident and injury investigations and analysis to determine the root cause and implement preventative measures.Champion Customer Service. Develop an organization and culture that is flexible and focused on satisfying customer needs and solving customer problems. Identify needs and develop relevant training for the group to address sales and customer service issues. Work closely with inside and outside sales personnel on customer value drivers and issues impacting customer satisfaction. Implement programs, process improvements, and marketing strategies to address customer needs.Supervise Staff. Supervise, attract, retain, and motivate staff engaged in operations, analysis, and dispatch. Direct the activities of dispatchers and oversee customer order fulfillment.Initiate Measurement System. Initiate and maintain a measurement system to track sales performance and customer satisfaction within the Area.Analyze Market Segments. Analyze market segments to identify competitive products, value added drivers, and marketing strategies to secure a competitive advantage within the marketplace.Champion Continuous Improvement. Achieve profitability targets and grow logistics capability. Analyze and develop actions to control and lower costs. Proactively identify issues and concerns that negatively impact customer service or SHE and develop corrective actions to address those issues and concerns. Recommend and implement changes to all order fulfillment processes within the Area with focus on improved efficiency and cost reductions. Review and recommend automation/system improvements for the Area. Identify best practices that can be implemented both inside and outside Vulcan. Achieve or exceed safety, health, and environmental goals and objectives. Additional Responsibilities. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications Skills You'll Need: Education. BS/BA degree in business administration, logistics, construction management, or a related field is preferred. Experience. Must have a minimum of 5 years experience in the aggregate business with a good understanding of business functions and key drivers for sales and customer satisfaction. Must have experience in customer service or support. Must have P&L responsibility experience. Experience in aggregate or short truck hauling is preferred.Leadership Skills. Must be able to effectively motivate and reward employees. Customer Service Skills. Must have strong customer service skills. Regulatory Knowledge. Must have knowledge of environmental and safety regulations in trucking and terminal operations. Must possess working knowledge of DOT (State and Federal) motor-carrier rules and regulations to allow effective evaluation, representation, and management of Vulcan's interests in its relationships with transportation service providers.Pricing Knowledge. Must have the ability to set pricing in the context of a profitable unit, market realities, the true cost of hauling, and corporate requirements. Interpersonal Skills. Must have excellent interpersonal skills. Must be able to relate to people in all levels of the organization and represent Vulcan in a professional manner. Must be able to communicate effectively with truckers and customers. Must have effective presentation skills. Time Management Skills. Must be able to perform tasks in an environment that has and will continue to have increased pressure. Must be able to work under general direction and meet deadlines. Must be able to work in a stressful, deadline-oriented environment that requires thinking and acting quickly and creatively to resolve problems.Operational Knowledge. Must have knowledge of the construction materials industry to include aggregates and asphalt. Must have business planning skills.Analytical Skills. Must be able to quickly analyze and understand complex business and organization issues. Must be able to develop creative solutions to complex business and organization issues. Must have superior analytical and problem solving skills. Technical Skills. Must have knowledge of basic computer applications and the use of automated business functions.
What You'll Like About Us: Great Company Culture. Our people share a competitive drive for excellence in an environment of trust, teamwork, open-mindedness, and communication. Safe. Industry leader in health and safety standards. We are committed to creating a safe work environment and protecting all employees and customers. Meaningful Work. What sets us apart is the work we do impacts daily lives - and every employee contributes. Our aggregates produced are used to build roads, schools, hospitals, airports, and housing throughout the United States. Health Benefits. Medical, Dental, Vision programs, plus much more.Rest and Relaxation. Paid vacation, personal floating days, and paid holidays. Prepare for the Future. 401(k) with company match and contribution.Training and Development. We see our development programs and helping our employees meet their goals as a key part of our business. Vulcan Materials Company is committed to employing a diverse workforce. You will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. You also have the right to be free from discrimination for medical needs arising from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.
NOTICE TO TEMPORARY STAFFING AGENCIES, PLACEMENT SERVICES AND PROFESSIONAL RECRUITERSVulcan Materials Company has an internal recruiting department. Please review our as it relates to the use of temporary staffing agencies, placement services and professional recruiters. Job: Dispatch Primary Location: Georgia-Macon Organization: GM - SOUTH GA Schedule: Full-time Job Posting: Aug 23, 2023, 5:34:04 PM

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