Operations Manager
Day & Ross Transportation Group
Hartland, New Brunswick, Canada
14d ago

The Day & Ross Transportation Group is currently seeking a full-time Operations Manager for our Supply Chain Trade Network Solutions division in Hartland, NB.

With a focus on quality customer service that extends to our valued employees, Day & Ross has been continuously recognized as an honored recipient of Canada’s Best Managed Companies since 2005.

We offer our full-time employees a generous Benefits package and a company matched Pension plan.

As a key member of the Management Team, the Operations Manager is accountable to oversee, direct, manage and ensure results are in line with the strategic direction of the Supply Chain Trade Network Solutions team.

This role will drive major efficiency improvements and champion the strategy for maintaining and adding new growth for the assigned area.

Please note : This position is tentatively scheduled for Monday to Friday, day time hours but flexibility is required outside of these hours.

To be successful in this role, you will exceptionally complete the following (not an exhaustive list of responsibilities) :

Operations :

  • Ensure operations capabilities meet or exceed all customer and corporate requirements for unit cost, service quality and responsiveness as the company grows
  • Maintain policies and procedures to ensure compliance with Federal and Provincial transportation requirements
  • Work closely with next level up Manager on operational plans, goals, and contribute to future innovations
  • Report, document, and identify root causes for all incidents such as personal injuries, transportation collisions, spills, etc.
  • and promptly develop and implement corrective / preventative measures

  • Support the increasing profitability of our business
  • Lead, develop, direct, implement and oversee a strategy and can react to opportunities of growth
  • Develop, implement and track on a monthly basis an operational dashboard for visual understanding of performance against plan elements
  • Leadership :

  • Provide daily guidance to staff to ensure alignment with operational and customer expectations
  • Develop a culture of safety, professionalism and service excellence in all areas of operations
  • Provide mentoring and guidance to subordinates and other employees; establish individual objectives, conduct performance appraisal reviews, recommend salary action, and implement succession planning;
  • oversee and manage professional development to support leadership development program

  • Motivate staff and develop effective peers, managers and clients
  • Establish and implement a framework for the ongoing measurement of performance in all areas of accountability as well as the regular evaluation of performance against key performance criteria
  • Create and maintain a climate of leadership growth in support of the company's core values and philosophy
  • Other related duties as may be required.
  • To be qualified for this role, please ensure your resume clearly displays some or all of the following :

  • Minimum of secondary education, with preference of post-secondary education (general stream), or a combination of education and experience.
  • Previous Transportation or operational experience is preferred, various roles within transportation would be beneficial
  • Communication skills - advanced
  • Computer skills accuracy, MS products, AS400, web based programs
  • Demonstrated customer relationship skills
  • Strong conflict resolution skills
  • Able to work to deadlines in high transactional environment, must have a strong sense of urgency
  • Ability to champion business needs in a collaborative manner to colleagues
  • Results focused
  • Must be a hands on operator, trainer, coach and mentor
  • Must be a self-starter
  • English, other languages an asset
  • Please note : This position does not normally require travel but may encompass up to 15%.

    The working environment can include extended period sitting in a work station working on a computer and on a phone.

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