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District Manager

Champaign, Illinois

Job Description

Requisition ID: 25736-313116
Auto req ID: 182156BR
Position Type: Full Time
Employee Type: Management

Job Summary

Leads the district staff in communicating corporate plans and driving results through strategic planning regarding productivity, service and cost, serving as a change agent in the field operations to ensure corporate and District objectives align and advance.

Essential Functions

•Directly manages all district support staff and is responsible for the hiring, development, performance management and staff productivity.
•Acts as a liaison with PGH Engineering to develop operational strategies/objectives, establishes goals and roadmaps for attaining strategic metrics.
•Oversees LEAN / Engineering assessments of stations within the district leading to cost reductions.
•Develops and manages the department budget; ensures compliance and addresses variances and other budget concerns.
•Monitors district results including productivity, service, and cost to ensure Corporate and District objectives are in alignment.
•Oversees the development and planning in regards to field engineering initiatives such as network optimization and cost reduction.
•Works with the Regional Training Specialist to develop or update training as needed to ensure staff training is effective.
•Collaborates with the District Quality and Process Specialist to manage the DCRT process.
•Leads the CSM process for the District staff.
•Ensures the DQC initiatives are advancing.

Minimum Education

•Bachelor’s degree with an analytical focus such as Engineering, Math, Science or Business (Economics, Statistics, Financial Analysis or other analytical focus). A Bachelor’s in an unrelated degree will require four (4) years additional experience in field industrial/design/project engineering (including Regional/District Field Engineering Support) or operations management (Ops Manager and above).

Minimum Experience

•Six (6) years’ experience required in field industrial/design/project engineering (including Regional/District Field Engineering/Support roles internally) or Three (3) years Senior Manager experience. Two (2) of those years working in the Transportation or Logistics industry required.

Required Skills, Abilities and / or Licensure

•Software skills, including use of Microsoft Office software and web-based applications.
•Working knowledge of Business Objects.
•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 travel up to 75%.
•Knowledge of concepts related to Material Handling Designs (e.g. Computer Aided Design).
•Ability to perform cost justification analysis.

% of Travel for the Position: 50-75%
Address: 102 Mercury Drive
City: Champaign
State: Illinois
Zip Code: 61822
Search Engine Description: Engineering
Domicile Location: PGTW

EEO Statement

FedEx Ground is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer (Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans) committed to a diverse workforce