Terminal Manager in Spokane at Apple & Associates

Date Posted: 8/23/2018

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Terminal Manager – Spokane WA (Northwest Region)
This is a global company providing chemicals and expertise to operations around the world. We are committed to being our customers’ first choice by bringing sustainable value through improved product quality, better process and resource efficiency. We offer a result-oriented and collaborative culture that empowers you to drive excellence and innovation with a major impact on the future. If you have the right mix of curiosity, a drive for excellence and an innovative mindset, we want to talk to you. This role works within a dynamic Logistics team supporting the USA & Canadian  operations.
 We are now looking for an experienced Terminal Manager to join our Logistics Team.
  • Responsible for safety and compliance of all personnel in their respective operation.  Ensure that all employees are complying with rules, regulations and standards in accordance with regulatory agencies as well as internal company policies, procedures and standards.
  • Responsible for employee training, for regulated transportation requirements, internal requirements, associated function specific and others.  This includes tracking training requirements, conducting or coordinating training and proper documentation of all training. 
  • Manage fleet equipment to ensure that it is maintained, tested, inspected and compliant with all applicable regulations and standards.  Coordinate with applicable team members to ensure that testing and inspections are carried out with qualified personnel or vendors, manage documentation as required by regulation. 
  • Manage fleet driver’s safety and operative performance.  Drive continuous improvement in safety and optimized operational performance through robust KLI management
  • Manage driver’s hours of service as required by the regulation
  • Oversee transportation planning for internal and external carriers for all M&I shipments
  • Manage steel mill service, inventories and coordinate with plants and SCM on balance of supply to demand
  • Monitor third party terminals operations with service providers, address rail car dwelling events and prevention working with SCM
  • Responsible for cost controls of assigned cost centers, review financial statements and prepare monthly financial and operative reviews
  • Develop operational budget for respective area of responsibility
  • Manage drivers, administration support, transportation planners
  • Conduct periodic personnel PDD’s, address personnel performance and/or behavioral issues, and provide necessary coaching as needed
  • Ensure daily, weekly and monthly SAP processing is completed accurately and completely, address any SAP issues as needed
  • Conduct safety walks & talks and other safety performance KPI’s, manage cases in Synergi, investigate incidents and develop and implement corrective actions
  • Conduct operations safety meetings of no less than 4 per year
  • Evaluate, develop and implement logistics optimization initiatives
  • Oversee our terminal at Kalama WA and their operation and functions.
 What we offer:  
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth within your field
  • Work with a global company that is committed to innovation, cares for people and is dedicated to customer success.
  • Competitive total compensation package including group health benefits and retirement savings.
 Qualifications and Competencies:
  • Minimum 10-years of experience in logistics industry
  • 3 to 5 years minimum of transportation planning
  • Safety Minded with knowledge of HAZMAT procedures
  • Solid understanding of transportation planning
  • Understanding of fleet equipment and maintenance requirements 
  • Proficient in interpreting and implementing transportation regulation regulations
  • Strong communications skills
  • Able to manage local and remote personnel
  • Competent in analytics and financial reviews
  • Able to balance multiple tasks at one time