Regional Transportation Manager - Farmingdale, NJ (487114)

CRH
Baltimore, NJ
United States
Category
Job Description

 


Job ID:  487114


 


Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a leading global supplier of building and landscaping products. Its product portfolio includes hardscapes and masonry, packaged cement mixes, lawn and garden materials, and composite decking sold through a variety of channels for residential and commercial use. Oldcastle APG is the leading producer of hardscapes in North America and Europe and the innovator behind many of the industry’s well-known brands: Belgard hardscapes, Echelon masonry, Sakrete bagged dry mixes, and MoistureShield composite decking. With over 260 operating locations and approximately 8,500 employees, Oldcastle APG operates across 7 countries in the U.S., Canada, and Europe.


 









Job Summary


 


Reporting to the Director of Transportation Groups.  The Regional Transportation Manager is responsible for managing the day-to-day operation of transportation servicing our Oldcastle APG facilities and customers in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine.  The transportation network includes both private fleet and hired haul operations.  Customers include national home improvement retailers, building product dealers, and contractor jobsites.  This position will have team members who are optimizing and planning shipments as well as fleet managers running the company private fleet. 


 


The Regional Transportation Manager will be expected to implement strategy to improve customer service, maintain world class safety levels, ensure compliance with regulations, drive continuous improvement, and reduce costs. This position will interact with multiple business units and departments under Oldcastle APG to deliver best in class transportation services.


 


 Essential Duties and Responsibilities


 



  • Responsible for strategic logistical planning for all locations

  • Ensures that Fleet Managers and Drivers are trained and remain in compliance with DOT regulations

  • Makes hiring decisions, manages performance, provides coaching and issues discipline for transportation team

  • Responsible for service performance (On Time Delivery)

  • Ensure compliance with all DOT and Company policies and procedures

  • Manage team that maintains driver qualification files including driver road tests

  • Audit driver logs to ensure drivers are compliant with hours of service regulations

  • Manage scheduling department to ensure company driver routes comply with DOT hours

  • Company contact for insurance claims, follow-up, etc. when the claims involve company drivers’ or company lease vehicles

  • Perform Lease/Buy decisions on equipment and provide recommendations including specifications

  • Oversee maintenance program for company vehicles (100+ units).  Make recommendations for future Capex purchases.

  • Review current vendors and seek new vendors to help reduce cost and increase fleet efficiency

  • Working with site locations to refine and improve processes to increase transportation productivity

  • Recruit and negotiate rates with core carriers as needed

  • Ensure select carriers are responding to the daily customer service requirements and are operating within established budget guidelines and contractual agreements

  • Implement transportation related company policy and programs and keep current on government rules and regulations, reporting when necessary to management team

  • Provide reporting on key KPI metrics to management

  • Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed

  • Other duties as assigned


 


Supervisory Responsibilities


 



  • Manage a team of 3 Fleet Managers managing 90-100 class A CDL drivers and a Scheduling Manager with team of 6 transportation coordinators


 


 Job Requirements


 



  • Minimum four-year degree in business or related field or equivalent in experience, training or education

  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience in related transportation field; including experience utilizing transportation management software systems

  • Ability to travel up to 50%

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft office suite

  • Strong Excel and Tableau skills

  • Good verbal & written communications skills

  • Ability to communicate and work with customers and drivers in a courteous, friendly, and professional manner



 


What CRH Offers You


 



  • Highly competitive base pay

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs

  • Group retirement savings program

  • Health and wellness programs

  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


 


 


About CRH


 


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


 



 


Oldcastle APG, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


 


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