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Morning Star Transport has an immediate opening for a full-time Operations Manager in Tukwila, WA. Transportation experience required. Will train the right candidate. Excellent career growth opportunities, fun team, and fulfillment.

Operations Manager Job Description

  • 2 years of operations management or related work experience in a warehouse, distribution, supply chain, transportation or similar environment
  • Knowledge of the Less-than-Truckload (LTL) industry, hazardous materials regulations and DOT rules and regulations
  • Bachelor’s degree in Transportation, Distribution or Logistics, or 4 years of related work or military experience
  • 2 years of supervisory experience
  • Positive attitude with the ability to multitask and motivate your team
  • Exceptional leadership, communication, and administrative skills
  • Lift objects of various shapes, sizes, and weights up to 50 lbs, sometimes more
  • Reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel

Key Responsibilities

  • Enforce safety rules and regulations.
  • Supervise staff during various inbound, city and/or outbound freight operations
  • Act as a champion of our values, demonstrating them and holding your team to the same high standards
  • Monitor personnel or equipment locations and utilization to coordinate service and schedules.
  • Schedule or dispatch workers and equipment to appropriate locations, according to customer requests, specifications, or needs, using telephones.
  • Relay work orders, messages, or information to or from workers and supervisors, using telephones or computers.
  • Confer with supervising personnel to address questions/problems.
  • Record and maintain files or records of work performed, charges, expenses, or other dispatch information.
  • Advise personnel about traffic problems, such as construction areas, accidents, congestion, weather conditions, or other hazards.
  • Ensure timely and efficient movement of equipment, according to orders and schedules.
  • Resolve worker problems or collaborate with employees to assist in problem resolution.
  • Plan and establish transportation routes.

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