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3PL Operations Manager - New Braunfels Posted Mar 17
Diakon Logistics , New Braunfels, TX
 
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Company Profile:
Diakon Logistics is one of the largest home delivery, logistics and warehousing companies in the U.S. with over 300 trucks operating in 24 locations. We are proud to serve some of the largest and most well-known national retailers in the country. www.diakonlogistics.com

Job Description:
The Operations Manager directs and actively leads all 3PL activities in a fast-paced and 6 days-a-week environment for Diakon Logistics’ New Braunfels, Texas, home delivery location.

Responsibilities
• Ensure the performance of customer contract requirement at service levels that exceed the customer's standards and metrics.
• Direct Company staff and manage a fleet of 15-18 independent contractor carriers operating 26’ straight trucks through daily route assignment, check-in and check-out procedures to achieve financial goals.
• Recruit and maintain a roster of high performing independent contractor carrier delivery teams.
• Daily and weekly collection of operational data and performance report completion.
• P&L responsibility including annual budgeting and monthly variance analysis.
• Compliance with Diakon Operations Manual procedures and all D.O.T. rules and regulations.
• Develop a highly motivated workforce and a teamwork based culture.
• Train and cross train employees and conduct annual performance reviews.
• Maintain a safe, healthy and fair work environment.

Skill Requirements:
• Leadership Motivation skills / Ability to stand up in front of independent contractor carriers and staff, and impact performance.
• Ability to operate in strict time frames environment.
• Strong Excel spreadsheet skills; proficiency in MS Office application.
• Ability to operate in a metric based performance environment and conduct quantitative root cause analysis to implement necessary solutions.
• Hands-on management approach that shares responsibilities to ensure the customer is served.
• Awareness of relationship-building skills.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills; bilingual with Spanish highly preferred.
• Ability to stand/sit/walk for long periods of time; ability to lift 50 pounds.

Position Requirements (Experience):
• Home Delivery experience preferred
• Independent Contract Carrier Management experience preferred
• Management experience in 3PL environment e.g. third party client
• 5 years with management responsibilities preferred
• 3 years experience with full P&L responsibilities preferred

Full time employee position
Salary range: $60-$70,000/year

Diakon Logistics offers competitive wages and bonuses, medical benefits, 401(k) plan and paid vacation and holidays.

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