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Senior Manager Transportation - Fresh Meats

Company: 0036 Tyson Sales and Distribution, Inc.
Location: Springdale
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job Details:

This position is responsible for managing the transportation network of all fresh, frozen, and prepared shipments including equipment utilization for outside carriers and the Tyson private fleet. This includes balancing the interrelationship of cost and service to maintain our position for on-time delivery while minimizing our overall transportation expense, optimizing truck fill utilization, carrier commitments, and optimization of the Tyson private fleet. This position is a fast pace, high stress, multi-transactional, multi-tasking position giving strategic clear direction to direct reports within a Pod. This position will be responsible for maintaining/strengthen/develop of the team to accomplish the overall department goals while promoting the Tyson 5C's to fulfill the Tyson Customer Promise. Weekend and Afterhours work are a routine piece of responsibility. Emails and phone calls afterhours are common. The person in this position will use their experience to remotely or on site directing off hour team members when the need arises to be a lender to problem solving.

Other Responsibilities of the Position:

  • Reviewing Ops Service and Cost Reporting for accuracy and forward planning.
  • Review Truck fill rate and utilization to maximize LTL shipments.
  • Daily interactions with Contract Carrier and Tyson Fleet Ops Managers to discuss truck markets, demand planning, and service needs.
  • Daily meetings and conference calls with Tyson BU's to discuss, plan and overcome opportunities as they arise.
  • Daily conference calls with Transportation Leadership to review, plan, and execute transportation strategies for 1600 Tyson fleet/dedicated drivers and 3500 Tyson trailers.
  • Review Transportation strategy to increase the overall performance of the BU's that Transportation serves.
  • Review and establish mentoring and training methods for the Ops Group.
  • Goal setting and performance reviews for direct and indirect reports for the Ops Group.
  • Meet with the other Sr Pod Mangers in the dept to review quarterly KPI's and Financials.
  • Review and approve department morale activities to attain attractive positive interactions. I.e. training, food days, anniversaries, and birthday lunches etc.
  • Promote Tyson/Carrier Partnerships by participating in various Core Carrier Events - i.e. Driver Awards Ceremony / Annual Tyson Carrier Awards etc.
  • Periodic trips to Transportation Corporate offices or plant facilities to review carriers, systems, and processes.
  • Review/Manage/Track direct and indirect reports vacation, leave, and sick time.
    • EDUCATION : Requires broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor s degree or equivalent preferred.
    • EXPERIENCE : 6 plus years of experience.
    • COMPUTER SKILLS : Standard computer skills required.
    • COMMUNICATION SKILLS : Good verbal and written communication skills required.
    • SUPERVISORY : This position has direct reports.
    • TRAVEL: 1-5 trips per year

      Relocation Assistance Eligible:

      Work Shift:

      A Shift (United States of America)

      Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting your application to provide additional information to be considered for employment.

      Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

      CCPA Notice. If you are a California resident, and would like to learn more about what categories of personal information we collect when you apply for this job, and how we may use that information, please read our CCPA Job Applicant Notice at Collection, click here .

Keywords: 0036 Tyson Sales and Distribution, Inc., Springdale , Senior Manager Transportation - Fresh Meats, Professions , Springdale, Arkansas

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