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TRANSPORTATION MANAGER - Portland, OR
Al's Garden and Home
Portland, OR 97224
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Join the Al's Greenhouses team as the new Transportation and Logistics Manager. (This position is open due to a retirement of a long term employee.) We are known to have employees stay with us for over 20 years! We promise to treat you like you're one of the family.
This is a opportunity to use all of your skills and put new efficient practices in place. We have 4 retail stores and a Receiving warehouse including our Growing Operations and this position encompasses all of the facilities.
In this role, the responsibilities include:
1. Evaluate and coordinate delivery needs.
2. Coordinate transfers from store to store.
3. Schedule and manage all drivers.
4. Schedule and manage repairs and maintenance on trucks.
5. Schedule and manage all rental trucks when needed.
6. Shop for and present new trucks to add to the fleet.
7. Communicate daily with Growers of each division to organize which orders must be pulled first.
8. Assist other drivers with loading and routes.
9. Either drive as part of the team, or remain back at the office during busier times to assist as trucks are running routs.
10. Stay in constant contact with drivers throughout the day and rearrange trucks/deliveries when necessary,
We ask for the following experience:
1. A Class A CDL or the ability to obtain one immediately.
2. 4+ years of experience as a Logistics/Transportation Manager.
3. Amazing people skills; beyond awesome communication skills; this position interacts with employees at all levels.
4. The ability to multi-task like no other; and have the patience to know that Spring season (the busiest of course) will end!
5. Excellent driving record.
6. Experience training new drivers. The ability to mentor.
In exchange for your experience we offer the following:
* Providence Healthcare - 3 plans to choose from
* MetLife Dental
* VSP Vision
* 401(k) with a match after one year of service
* Company paid for uniforms
* Cell phone
* Paid time off
* OT when necessary, and 2 days off in a row
* A true appreciation of a job well done!
* No overnight travel!
Al's Garden and Home
Portland OR 97224
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