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Director of Operations

Company: Stutsman Logistics, Inc.
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

Director of Operations
Are you an experienced logistics professional looking to lead operations and drive efficiency? Stutsman Logistics, Inc. is seeking a Director of Operations to join our team! As the Director of Operations, you will manage and oversee overall company operations, from strategic planning to day-to-day leadership. Ideal candidates will have strong leadership skills and industry knowledge.

Who We Are:
Stutsman Logistics, Inc. is a growing logistics brokerage, rooted in service and backed by 90 years of transportation expertise. Our Midwest roots run deep but our team members can be found throughout the U.S. serving a variety of industries including agriculture, automotive, electronics, freight forwarders, food grade, packaging, and retail. We are an organization that is committed to giving back to the communities we serve, celebrating our employees in their successes, dedication to our company values, and enabling further education for career advancement. Regardless if you re a customer, carrier, or employee, you can expect a partnership rooted in honesty and a commitment to serve that honors our founder s legacy. We re setting the bar higher today, tomorrow and into the future.

About the Job:

  • Support the processes and growth of various internal departments, including leadership, sales, carrier management, customer service, and support staff
  • Monitor the effectiveness of operations processes, ensuring accurate prioritization and timely improvements are made as needed
  • Responsible for setting and tracking KPIs, analyzing resulting data, and implementing process improvements in response to increase productivity, speed, order accuracy, and other logistics metrics
  • Strategize and develop new initiatives that support overall organizational goals
  • Prepare budgets for operations based on projected demand, assisting internal teams with the development of budgets and creation of department goals, helping to define success targets to evaluate their effectiveness
  • Coordinate with department leaders to determine the resources needed to accomplish their tasks and plans for obtaining resources that may not be available
  • Maintain high levels of communication and coordination with both senior leadership and employees, sustaining a strong culture of collaboration and customer-orientation
  • Other duties as assigned

    • Minimum of 7 years work experience in the logistics industry
    • Experience in a supervisory or team management role is required
    • Experience using a TMS is required
    • Strong understanding of CRMs, pricing, and rating
    • Effective relationship building and team management skills that can be used to further develop and motivate teams
    • Highly collaborative team player with the ability to work effectively and professionally across all departments to build successful relationships
    • Strong communication skills

      Benefits: We offer a wide range of employee benefits along with competitive compensation, opportunities for career development, and a dynamic work environment.
      • Competitive compensation package including base salary + incentives
      • Affordable healthcare coverage for you and your family, including Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
      • Flexible Savings Account and Health Savings Account
      • Employee Assistance Program
      • Long-Term Disability, Short-Term Disability, Basic Life Insurance & Voluntary Life Insurance
      • Group Accident, Hospital Indemnity, Cancer and Critical Illness coverage
      • Casual Dress, with company provided stipend for logo wear
      • Tuition Reimbursement Program, including training and seminars for professional development
      • 401K Retirement Plan & Profit Sharing
      • Bereavement Policy
      • Employee Recognition Program, including peer nominated awards and monthly all company lunches
      • Paid Time Off, including vacation & sick time, paid holidays, jury duty PTO, and paid time to volunteer in your community

        If you have a passion for operations management and are looking for a career where you can make an impact, apply today for this exciting opportunity!

        Stutsman Logistics, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing all qualified candidates an equal chance to gain employment, free of discrimination and harassment.

Keywords: Stutsman Logistics, Inc., Cedar Rapids , Director of Operations, Executive , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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