Manager of Transportation and Fleet Operations Machinery Link
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Department: Transportation
The Manager of Transportation and Fleet Operations is responsible for all operations within the
transportation department. This includes all modes of transportation, fleet operations, and developing
and implementing a comprehensive and proactive safety program. The primary objectives of this
position are to ensure that MachineryLink Transport (MLIT) requirements are met at the lowest cost and
highest levels of service, ensuring that MLIT is in compliance with federal, state and local regulations
regarding operator qualifications, training and recordkeeping. This position is located at our Kansas City
office and reports to the VP of Planning and Logistics.
We are looking for an individual who has been successful in a fast-paced environment that required
multi-tasking, contingency planning and the ability to support a 24/7 transportation environment. The
individual should have experience handling multiple modes of transportation, fleet operations, and DOT
Specific Responsibilities Include:
? Sourcing, recruiting and retention of qualified owner-operators.
? Management of fleet equipment programs.
? Managing transportation and fleet management systems.
? Managing all aspects of CSA Compliance.
? Managing and maintaining all driver files, medical files, personnel files and daily logs.
? Managing and maintaining the MLIT Drug and Alcohol Program.
? Selecting, qualifying and negotiating pricing with outside carriers.
? Business development within the for-hire and brokerage businesses.
? Safety training for all MLIT drivers and employees.
? Performing on-road evaluations for driver behavior and safe work practices.
? Conducting all accident and injury investigations.
? Managing all transportation costs, including maintenance, driver pay rates, and outside carrier.
? Managing all licensing and registration aspects of the fleet.
? Serve as backup for backhaul coordination, load planning and dispatch positions.
Skills and Educational Requirements:
? Ten years of transportation management, fleet operations and safety experience.
? Bachelors? degree required.
? Experience with owner-operator fleet.
? High proficiency in all DOT regulations.
? High proficiency in all OSHA regulations.
THE SMARTER HARVEST?
? Background in third party transportation providers.
? Fleet management background.
? Transportation management background.
? Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel.
? Excellent organizational, interpersonal, analytical and problem solving skills.
? Ability to effectively multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
? Ability to travel up to 10%.
MachineryLink/FarmLink provides premier combine rental programs and proprietary data services. The
company?s offering helps improve customers? profitability and overall business performance.
MachineryLink provides on-time, field-ready machines to growers across North America from the largest
fleet of late model equipment with state-of-the-art customer and maintenance support. By renting with
MachineryLink, farmers receive significant value without locking up substantial capital ? allowing them
to invest in other areas of their operation.
MachineryLink started with three combines in 2000, and today maintains the largest private fleet of
combines in North America. Our headquarters are in Kansas City, Missouri, with operational centers in
Pratt, Kansas and North Sioux City, South Dakota.
We are currently developing new markets and expanding our team in all areas and seek candidates who
are able to work in a dynamic, entrepreneurial, high impact environment and who have a passion for the
development of agricultural markets.
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THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED