Fleet Manager - Byron Center, MI

Byron Center, MI
Fleet Manager
01/12/2022
MTS - Byron Center
Depends on Experience 
Full Time - Salary Exempt
Days

Martin Transportation Systems, Inc. (MTS) is seeking qualified applicants for future full-time, experienced Fleet Manager/Load Planner openings. The ideal candidates will enjoy working in a fast paced environment and will excel in multi-tasking, communications, organization, problem-solving and time management. When you join our team in this position, you’ll manage a fleet of at least (50) OTR drivers regarding many things including but not limited to scheduling/planning, performance, safety, profitability, and retention. Attention to detail will help ensure that our customers freight is delivered safely and on-time. Salary commensurate with experience/educaton.

Responsibilities:

*Manages the fleet productivity using critical performance indicators.
*Accurately manages ETAs.
*Meets load requirements.
*Assumes ownership for each load from the point of dispatch to the point of delivery.
*Dispatches complete and accurate load information at all times.
*Satisfies all border crossing, customer pick up/deliveries or other unique requirements.
*Attaches, locates and loads the correct trailers.
*Manages the personal, training, and service needs of an assigned fleet of drivers.
*Recommends and implements appropriate plans for improvement where necessary.

Qualifications:

*3-5 years of formal training in a related area and/or equivalent experience, bachelor degree preferred.
*Must have good communication skills.
*Must be able to operate basic office machines including excellent computer skills.
*Microsoft Office product knowledge (Word, Excel).
*Excellent communication skills, verbal and written.
*Creative in brainstorming and proposing new ideas and solutions to existing problems.
*Demonstrates good judgment and appropriate decision-making skills.
*Excellent customer service skills.
*Excellent time management and organizational skills.
*Experience in supervising and managing staff.
*Must be detail oriented and have good communication skills.
*Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
*Strong attention to detail.

Benefits:

*Comprehensive Benefits Package – Blue Cross / Blue Shield, Dental and Vision
*Paid Vacation
*401(K) – 25% Company Match
*100% Company Paid Life Insurance