• Driver Manager- Intermodal McCook, IL

    Location US-IL-McCook
    Job ID
    2018-4796
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Management
  • Overview

    Company Overview

    At C.R. England, our most valuable asset is our people. Whether on the road, in our shops, or in our offices, our people make C.R. England a transportation industry leader. The diversity of our professionals drives us forward. We strongly believe each individual should have the support and opportunities they need to build a solid career. We provide. We live by the entrepreneurial and family spirit on which C.R. England was founded. We have opportunities for people of all backgrounds.

     

    Department Overview

    In this position you have the opportunity to work in the operations space in our Intermodal division with one of the largest, most stable, still growing company in the logistics and transportation field.

     

    Why join us: 

     

    Stability: The transportation industry is crucial to the U.S. economy, making C.R. England a stable career choice. As a 98 year-old leader in the transportation industry, we have grown 100% in the last decade. We will continue growing as we approach our second century.

     

    Employee Value: 2015 recipient of the Achievers Award for Most Engaged Workplaces in the U.S.

     

    Benefits: World class compensation and benefits packages, continuous training and development, and a team-oriented culture.

     

    Work life balance: At C.R. England we value family both in our individual homes and our company family; our culture embraces this philosophy and fosters an environment to support both.

     

     

    Position Summary

     

    The Driver Manager is at the very center of a fast-paced strategic environment. Our customers require individuals who think strategically and plan ahead of rapidly changing situations while maintaining a positive team oriented attitude. 

    Responsibilities

    The Driver Manager will manage asset utilization and drivers to ensure high delivery of customer service and fleet profitability. Additionally, the DM assists, coaches, mentors drivers with all training and administrative items.

                     

    Responsibilities are, but not limited to:

    • Conflict Resolution
    • Extreme Multi-tasking
    • Handling urgent situations in a professional manner.
    • Tracking Drivers, Loads, and Receivers
    • Dealing with multiple customers at once
    • Handling approximately 25+ Drivers
    • Working with Load Planners, Driver Managers, and Service Advisors negotiating situations to meet expectations of customers Dealing with Logistical problems
    • Planning future workload
    • Working with dray partners 

    Qualifications

    Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

    • DMs must be organized and engaged with the team.
    • The ideal candidate is a professional with excellent communication, management, coaching, leadership and organization skills.
    • This job is highly demanding and requires patience and professionalism. Experience in the transportation industry is preferred. Knowledge of AS400, Office and related tools are all preferred.
    • Degree, Logistical or Intermodal experience is a plus.

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