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Regional Director of LTL Operations

Company: Dohrn
Location: Ankeny
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition Number: 2022-0428-DSM-DRN
Job Title: Regional Director of LTL Operations
City: Ankeny
State: IA
Pay Scale: - Dohrn Transfer is a leading Midwest LTL Carrier providing less-than-truckload, truckload, and value-added services throughout our 10-state service area. Join our team and become a part of our new growth and bright future! We offer competitive salary and a great benefit package in an exciting, rewarding industry.Dohrn is currently seeking a Regional Director of Operations for our Western Region Terminals. This position is based out of our Des Moines, IA terminal but will travel to a variety of locations.ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Work to properly size, staff and equip terminals according to business levels
  • Seek the optimal layout and design for each terminal to ensure optimal dock flows
  • Maximize terminal assets and space to allow maximum capacity utilization at each terminal
  • Pursue optimal use of city pick up and delivery equipment, as well as dock equipment
  • Integrate diversity in the workplace, and into terminal operations, and perpetuate that vision
  • Support and drive Linehaul initiatives and changes
  • Support Audit processes and procedures
  • Support the sales team's initiatives, and lead customer project start-ups
  • Create and maintain succession plans for all operations
  • Implement a process oriented approach to operations and standardize processes for all terminals
  • Improve processes throughout the operation by eliminating waste
  • Look for new revenue streams for Dohrn and its customers by introducing new services
  • Operate each of your respective areas under 88% O.R.
  • Create yearly operations budgets as guidelines for managing costs at a regional and terminal level
  • Support Company Security and Safety initiatives
  • React to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assignedMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Multi-Site Management Experience
    • Valid Driver License
    • Fluent command of the English language is required to communicate effectively with internal and external customers
    • Must possess excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
    • Previous experience in the LTL industry and/or practical experience as a Terminal Manager is preferred
    • Must completely understand all levels and issues of operating a terminal
    • Must be competent and proficient in Freight handling techniques and Microsoft Office Software products
    • Proven problem solving and analytical ability is essentialWORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
      • May be exposed to extreme hot or cold temperatures and dusty conditions in the dock environment
      • The office environment is generally favorable; Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are minimal hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc.
      • Visual Acuity including regular use of items including a computer screen or monitor
      • Manual dexterity is regularly required including fingering, grasping, and typing; manual dexterity includes repetitive motion of the wrists, hands, and fingers
      • Talking and hearing required to communicate with and listen to others to share or receive information; May be occasionally exposed to noise including telephone, office machinery, and conversations of others
      • Travel is required- may have to leave on Sunday to review our further out terminals
      • Must be able to accommodate a flexible work scheduleTo apply for this position, please visit and choose the Des Moines, IA -location.We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Dohrn, Ankeny , Regional Director of LTL Operations, Executive , Ankeny, Iowa

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