Operations Manager 9/3/2016

Transportation Services Company Houston, TX

Company
Transportation Services Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28611229
AJE Ref #
576087171
Location
Houston, TX
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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COMPANY OVERVIEW:

Client is one of the largest trailer leasing and rental companies in the nation. With an inventory of nearly 30,000 trailers and a growing network of 29locations across the country, they specialize in providing fast answers with flexible solutions for the transportation industry. Their investment in new trailers and cutting-edge technology offers the highest quality equipment on both rentals and leases. Their culture fosters a strong entrepreneurial spirit and they believe that their company is better because of the highly skilled employees who are passionate about providing outstanding customer service and getting results. Client believes in a team effort, not individualism. Their mission is to be the premier provider of trailer and leasing services to the transportation industry.

JOB SCOPE:

Directly accountable for the operations of the branch. Responsible for conducting trailers inspections, maintenance management, assisting with customer applications, forwarding customer rebills and direct customer communication. Also responsible for trailer and parts inventory and to provide reports on these assets.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

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Inspection of trailers making sure they are safe as well as DOT and other industry regulation compliant.
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Coordinate all work needing performed on trailers with vendors as well as ensuring the work performed follows Premiers' policies and procedures.
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Manages and reconciles all equipment inventory both out-bound and in-bound gate activity on a daily basis. (Yard checks)
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Assists in the facilitation of the transportation of equipment between branches as well as to customers and vendors.
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Vendor Negotiations & Management
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Customer Setup, Service and Support
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Assist with AR collections.
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Responsible for the cost control of the branch.
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Daily administrative paperwork and filing along with answering phones, responding to emails and assisting customers.
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Occasional after hours and/or weekend hours required.
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Support other departments/branches as needed.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

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Firm understanding of all trailer models and components.
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Well organized and detailed with the ability to prioritize and problem solve.
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Strong customer focus and ability to manage customer and vendor expectations.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

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BA or four years' experience in trailer leasing industry.
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Excellent communication skills, self-motivated, self-starter, sense of urgency, personable and organized.
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Ability to drive personal automobile.
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Willingness to travel as needed.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

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When needed physically inspect trailers inside and out. (Must get in the trailer as well as underneath the trailer.)
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Walking up and down flights of stairs as needed as well as continually walking the yard.

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS:

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites - Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

BENEFITS:

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Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
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Flexible Spending Account 401(k) Savings & Retirement
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Company Paid

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Life insurance &AD&D
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Short Term Disability & Long Term Disability
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Personal Time Off

Paid holidays