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Job Summary

Energy Recruiters Inc
Buffalo, NY
Energy and Utilities
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
5+ to 7 Years
Education Level
High School or equivalent
Career Level
Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)
80,000.00 - 90,000.00 $ /year
Bonus & Company Vehicle

Petroleum Transportation Manager

About the Job

Our Client is seeking a General Manager for their Transportation Business Unit in the Northeast.  The General Manager role is responsible for the safe and profitable operation of fleet assets transporting commercial fuels in both the US and Canada.  5+ years experience in petroleum transport/logistics management. Prior supervisory experience in fleet operations. Prior accountability for profit and loss of a transportation & logistics unit. Demonstrated health & safety track record particularly with road safety management. Thorough understanding of the motor fuels carrier environment. Familiar with laws and regulations governing proprietary fleet operations (DOT regulations) for hazardous materials. Excellent interpersonal skills are critical to the success in this job. Must have excellent oral and written and communications skills with all levels, ranging from company ownership through transport drivers.

Lead, manage and develop a Team of professionals dedicated to safety, operational excellence, 100% customer satisfaction, and profitability.  Team members will include, but not be limited to dispatchers, drivers, maintenance, and safety personnel. Generate profit using effective operational and financial management.  Establish, manage, forecast, and control expenses while growing revenue base in common carrier market. Direct the day-to-day activities of the Fleet Operation as it relates to truck resource planning, scheduling, loading and delivering of bulk petroleum products to customers. Keep the Fleet in regulatory compliance within the US and Canada regulations.  Specific US administrative accountabilities include Federal and State DOT compliance, licensing, and record keeping (e.g., CDL with Hazmat, Random Drug Testing, Log Sheets, etc.). Supervise truck mechanic and/or third party fleet maintenance contractors. Interview new prospective team members on a regular basis, regardless of current staffing levels as this will ensure a pipeline of optimal employees as the business grows. Manage internal relationships with the Executive staff, sales/marketing and external relationships with customers, suppliers and external transport carriers. Participate in 360 reviews by/for other members of the organization.  Address development areas based on these reports.  Always be prepared to instruct and provide progressive discipline when needed. Develop training process and implement training program for drivers and staff to maximize efficiency and assure compliance with Federal, State, Provincial and company standards for all employees. Training shall include a full review of job descriptions, and the operation of all equipment. This training program shall be continuously reviewed and updated as operations change. Create and execute a tracking method to ensure all equipment and trucks are maintained safely.


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