Currently seeking an On-Site Transportation - Operations Manager with expertise in the automotive industry and or transportation experience such as auto auctions, car rental or fleet management. The Operations Manager is responsible for overseeing and staffing a group of 15-20 hourly driving employees plus Lead Van Drivers.
Employee engagement, hiring, management and development.
Drive key performance indicators such as operational efficiency and a high level of productivity pertaining to dispatch, fleet vehicle maintenance, scheduling of vehicle pick-up and deliveries.
Development and grow relationships with auto auction management team as well as automotive dealerships.
Grow market share in drive-away service and on-site staffing.
Highly effective in scheduling employees and managing resources.
Plan, develop and implement transportation policies and goals.
Maintain active and visible role with drive team employees to ensure high quality service and performance.
Maintain a thorough understanding of all areas of local drive away transportation business to ensure operational efficiency and economy.
Maintain ongoing awareness of automotive market conditions and trends to ensure effective reaction to market changes.
Review and monitor weekly financials, develop and communicate goals to regional management and direct reports.
Review, monitor and approve all accounts payable relating to the operation.
Foster an environment where safety is paramount. Ensuring all training and safety measures are implemented and monitored regularly.
Perform other duties as assigned by management.
Extensive knowledge of the Baltimore area for transportation purposes
2-4 years’ experience in managing a stand-alone operation in the automotive or logistics field
2-4 years’ experience in transportation industry preferably vehicle transport
Experience managing teams of 20-30 hourly employees
Strong computer skills
Strong logistical and analytical skills
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Good problem-solving and organizational skills
Bilingual helpful but not required
Must have a valid driver’s license, pass a background and drug screen
Ability to walk and stand for long periods of time, ability to lift up to 30 lbs.
Ability to enter and exit vehicles repeatedly
20+ years of age
Day Shift. Monday through Friday, Saturdays when needed - rare
Primary Work Location:
Roadrunner Services in Baltimore
Interviews by appointment only
We offer a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision and 401k upon eligibility.
Employee Status: Regular
Job Type: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Pay Rate: $35,000-$38,000 yearly
About Road Runner Services, a Direct Auction Services Company
Driving Good People to Successful Places
Direct Auction Services, LLC., is the leading provider of operational services and on-site staffing for the nation’s automotive industry. Our family of businesses includes Direct Reconditioning, LLC., providing award winning detail and body/paint services, Roadrunner Services, LLC., the only provider of local pick-up & delivery services with a national footprint and Auction Tires Online, LLC., the tire provider where auto auctions are our only customers. The newest member of the family is Direct Staffing Services, providing operational support services including, sale-day driving, lot operations, clerical support and on-site staffing.
With over 100+ energetic workplace locations nationwide and growing, our clients include Cox Automotive, Manheim, ADESA, CarMax, independent auto auctions and automotive dealerships of all sizes. Our employee roster consists of over 3,000 diverse and motivated team members united by a culture which embraces their desire to enjoy their work and take care of the automotive client.
We are owned and operated by experienced automotive and auto auction industry veterans who understand the business. We encourage you to consider joining our team if you’re interested in sharing a passion for cars as a full-time or part-time automotive services employee. Whether you are looking for an opportunity to enter the automotive workforce with opportunity for training and growth or are a seasoned employee who is seeking stability and appreciation, we offer careers where both can thrive.