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Transportation Assistant Manager

PEAK Event Services in Woburn, MA, USA

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type

Full-Time

Why Work Here?

“Awesome team, great environment, room for growth and a lot of fun!”

POSITION SUMMARY
The Transportation Assistant Manager’s primary duties include supervising department employees, and assisting with coordinating all operations related to the transportation of General Equipment and Inventory Control. The Assistant Manager position has a strong focus on both employees and operations, and seeks to manager both in conjunction with Company policies and guidelines. This position reports directly to the Transportation Manager.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Supervises general equipment delivery staff including Supervisors, Dispatchers, Drivers and Helpers
• Conducts performance reviews and provides leadership for the delivery staff
• Assists with staffing the Department by interviewing candidates and promoting open positions to potential candidates
• Processes the Department’s payroll
• Coaches employees on performance
• Assists with the onboarding and training of new employees to the Department
• Trains and re-trains current employees on Departmental policies and procedures
• Attends Transportation meetings to communicate with the team and maintain a constant flow of information
• Maintains adequate delivery equipment (straps, dollies, carts, etc) for safe and efficient delivery
• Assists in monitoring and documenting all delivery failures and identifies root causes to avoid preventable mistakes
• Assists with monitoring fleet during operations to eliminate wasted time
• Performs periodic inspections to reinforce all PPC guidelines
• Oversees key projects, processes and performance reports, data, and analysis
• Supports all organizational policies and procedures
• Provides support to all other company team members, as needed
• Performs other duties, as needed

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
• 3-5 years of management experience in logistics, warehousing, or related industry
• Knowledge of inventory control and management principles
• Knowledge of Fleet safety and DOT Compliance
• Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills
• Possesses and maintains a valid medical DOT card
• Excellent decision-making and problem-solving skills
• Excellent organizational and project management skills
• Ability to manage and direct diverse staff
• Ability to multi-task and manage workload imbalance
• Ability to work independently as well as in groups
• Demonstrated ability to influence, negotiate, and manage risk
• Ability to maintain a calm composure while dealing with stressful situations
• Proficient with computers and technology in general

COMPENSATION

· Hourly / depending upon experience

· Medical, dental and vision insurance as well as a flexible spending account as offered to all employees

· Company-Paid Life Insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance and Short Term Disability insurance

· Vacation/Sick/Personal time through our Paid Time Accrued (PTA) Policy

· 401(k) Plan with a generous Company-Match

· Discounted movie tickets

· Discounts on employee rentals

PEAK Event Services

About PEAK Event Services:

Peak is New England's leading event rental resource. Our combined experience and expertise has allowed our people to establish relationships with the area's most respected event planners, caterers, corporations, charities and venues. Our unmatched selection of items from tents and furniture to glassware and linens to create behind-the-scenes magic. Peak is more than a rental company. We are a collaborative team with round-the-clock dedication to our customers and a passion for perfection and innovation. We go above and beyond. We offer a hands-on approach with a friendly atmosphere that our employees enjoy working in. Our compensation and benefits packages are highly competitive as we seek to hire the best talent in the industry!