Manager - Special Assignment
Requisition ID: 25736-312399
Position Type: Full Time
Employee Type: Management
Oversees the complete day to day operation and maintenance of a midsize volume facility and ensures the facility is operating to optimize safety and quality measures. Ensures proper utilization of staffing as well as involvement with the hiring process for all management personnel. Plans, establishes, and execute business objectives to meet all operational goals for the facility. Ensures that customers’ expectations are met daily.
• Management responsibilities include, but are not limited to: hiring, terminations, coaching, skills development, recognition and rewards, performance management and staff productivity. Manages employee relations issues, ensures training compliance is up to date and works to reduce employee turnover. Provides annual performance evaluations and meets with staff daily to review service levels and performance as well as to obtain operational feedback.
• Plans, organizes, staffs, directs and controls the day-to-day operations of the department; develops and implements policies and programs as necessary. Responsible for on-time deliveries, productivity levels, safety standards and facility upkeep. Leads employees by example and maintain best practices for the work environment.
• Develops and manages the department budget; ensures compliance and addresses variances and other budget concerns. Adhere to budget requirements and work towards meeting district, region, and company-wide goals. Adjust facility budget resource allocation and usage as needed, to maximize efficiency resources.
• Ensures adherences to all aspects of the contract and holds all Independent Contractors (IC) and Independent Service Providers (ISP) accountable to the operating agreement. Develops relationships with vendors to help resolve problems and serves as liaison between contractor and vendor, as needed.
• Measures the execution of performance standards, goals, measures, and takes corrective action and reports results as appropriate.
• Oversees corporate initiative roll out, develops improvement strategies, and monitors implementation within the station.
• Verifies that all licensing and permit requirements are compliant with federal, state, and local government laws for the facility and/or ICs and ISPs.
• Verifies that the facility is in compliance with business controls and oversees the development of action plans to address deficiencies found during business control self audit (BCSA) and assists with other station audits within the district.
• Promotes a safe work environment through overseeing safety committees, training, and verifying all safety concerns are addressed. Ensures compliance with application safety regulations.
• Leads and participates in company marketing and sales efforts and attends market council meeting to work together towards overall corporate goals. Assists in the establishment of customer service standards for all accounts and communicates these standards to all personnel.
• Applies Quality Driven Management principles to promote continuous improvement.
• Ensures station’s regulatory compliance with employment laws.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Logistics, Engineering or related area required; in addition to Minimum Experience, high school diploma or GED and four (4) years experience in logistics management is accepted in lieu of degree.
• Four (4) years experience required in management or operational leadership; those years as a Pick Up & Delivery or Dock experience preferred.
Required Skills, Abilities and / or Licensure
• Software skills, including use of Microsoft Office software and web-based applications.
• Verbal and written communication skills necessary to explain complex and/or confidential information.
• Presentation skills necessary to facilitate training and/or deliver informational sessions to groups and/or individuals.
• Time management and organizational skills necessary to manage multiple projects, appropriately prioritize workload, plan for resources to meet deadlines and goals, and respond to day-to-day functional needs.
• Ability to anticipate and identify problems and use sound judgment and fact-based analysis to develop effective and efficient solutions.
• Ability to inspire a shared vision and empower and motivate a team.
• Ability to mentor, coach and act as a knowledge resource to other employees.
• Knowledge of concepts, practices, policies and procedures related to FXG field operations, linehaul, and contractor relations.
Other Job Description Information
FedEx Ground is looking for strong leaders with military experience to serve in a special assignment role until a permanent manager position is available. The Candidate must have flexibility to transition anywhere within the northern California area, specifically the Bay Area. The successful candidate will attend a 90 day training program to learn all aspects of FedEx Ground prior to permanent assignment% of Travel for the Position: 0-25%
Address: 3596 Baumberg Ave
Zip Code: 94545
Search Engine Description: Operations
Supply Chain & Logistics
Warehouse & Distribution
Domicile Location: P947
FedEx Ground is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer (Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans) committed to a diverse workforce