Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.
Join Land O'Lakes, and you join boundless thinkers and doers from all walks of life working together to feed the world. Take pride in working with some of America's favorite brands, including Purina Animal Nutrition, WinField United, Vermont Creamery and KozyShack, and more.
You'll be joining a team committed to e verything from the seeds that go into the ground, to the technology that improves crop yields and sustainability, to the grain that animals eat to produce milk, to marketing the final product, like our many legendary products.
We're looking for audacious optimists and innovative thinkers to help us meet food's toughest challenges.
Manager, TEX Truck Operations
Manage the operational assets of the Crop Nutrients TEX (Transportation Express) department with integrity to achieve key performance goals. Will focus on profitability of the TEX department. Will be responsible for managing the company drivers (4) and the 36 owner operator relationships.
Budgeting, Capital & Expense Management - 30%
Strategy and Collaboration - 15%
Systems and Processes - 10%
Owner Operator and Personnel Management - 30%
Compliance and Safety - 15%
Job Scope: Budget, Revenue, Sales Volume, etc.
Manages all operating costs to ensure all regulatory compliance is in place and is responsible for effective communication and coordination. Will have four direct reports and manage a budget of $16 million.
Required Education/Experience/Knowledge/Qualifications (to be able to perform this job):
Minimum Education and/or Experience -
Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Transportation or Engineering or related degree with 5+years of relevant work experience, specifically in transportation and logistics.
Other skills: Language, Math, Reasoning Ability, Computer skills, Management and Interpersonal skills. Leadership
Prefer Ag-related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in process improvement preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations - Current driver's license; driving record must meet company/insurance guidelines.
Other Skills, Abilities, and Qualifications - Strong and effective communication and organizational skills are essential. Must be able to multitask with several projects occurring at the same time.
Essential Functions: Physical demands, Work environment, etc.: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers, as well as talk and hear. The employee is required to sit, sometimes for long periods of time, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk and drive for long periods. Must be able to tolerate and endure long working hours during peak busy seasons and maintain alertness. Will require periodic travel to customers, suppliers, and various fertilizer terminals. Normal office environment. The noise level in the work place is low. The employee is exposed to outside weather conditions while traveling.
Nothing in this job description restricts the management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including pre- and post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy .
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