Provide leadership for a large, complex outbound and inbound distribution system through subordinate supervisors for Ply Gem. Work closely with Operations, Customer Service, Scheduling, Human Resources and other managers to complete shipments and meet company goals.
Bachelors’ degree or equivalent combination of education/industry experience required.
Five years progressively responsible experience in a transportation environment which utilized private fleet for distribution required. Two to three years supervisory/management experience required.
Microsoft office. Appion, Power Term, AS 400, Customer Center experience preffered. Knowledge of and ability to interpret Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. Ability to speak effectively in front of audiences and interact with customers. Define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Resolve operational and manufacturing problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays. Observe, recognize and resolve employee conflicts quickly and effectively. Understand, interpret and explain internal and external customer products and process related issues. Ability to manage multiple projects with critical deadlines. Think strategically and balance immediate needs with long-term objectives. Understand budget processes. Deal with difficult people and difficult situations as well as develop rapport with a wide variety of individuals. Maintain confidentiality or privileged and confidential information. Ability to lead and direct individuals to accomplish department and company objectives. Team build and motivate individuals.
Position requires minimal travel (5%).