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Transportation Manager Tarboro NC

Company: Smithfield Foods
Location: Tarboro
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

If you are currently employed at Smithfield, please log into Workday and submit your application through the Jobs Hub. A great job-and a great future-awaits you at Smithfield Foods. We're an $18 billion U.S. food company with nearly 60,000 employees worldwide. We're looking for motivated people who want to join our team and grow lasting and meaningful careers with us. Join our family today. Apply Now!Your Opportunity The Transportation Manager is responsible for planning, leading, guiding, directing, and managing the fleet operation to ensure safe, efficient, timely and accurate transportation of Feed Haul, Live Haul, Top Haul, Trailer Wash, and Vehicle Maintenance operations.
Operating in compliance with federal, state, and local regulations, the manager performs the following duties personally or through subordinates. Core ResponsibilitiesDevelop and implement sales strategies for all market and cull animals that will optimize profitability.Be responsible for developing the management and leadership skills of all direct reports.Be responsible for development and implementation of annual strategic plan and goals.Supervise weekly sales and transfer plans.Communicate and work cooperatively with animal purchasers.Arrange, implement and monitor success of alternative markets.Serve as a member of the Management Team.Provide recommendations that will result in improved throughput and decreased operating costs.Serve as a resource person to the Finishing Team in efforts to optimize pig market weights and value.Supervise the local haul logistics while assuring biosecurity procedures are maintained.Serve as a point person in communicating with contract trucking firms.Responsible for obtaining and monitoring marketing data.Assist and coordinate with finishing and nursery units with the planning and logistics of pig flows.Track and monitor progress on marketing key performance indicators.Maintain and foster excellent communications with member of the Management Team, Wean to Finishing Team, Accounting Team, and Farm Leaders.Cooperate with other Smithfield Pork Operations to improve productivity and job knowledge.Participate in quarterly coordination meeting with buyers.Responsible for being in compliance with all environmental laws and procedures to which Smithfield subscribes.Report all environmental issues immediately to their supervisor.Read and understand the company's emergency notification process and will be responsible for reviewing that policy at their work site.Follow Smithfield animal welfare policies and procedures including providing a physical environment that meets the animals needs, providing access to adequate water and high quality feed, providing humane treatment of the animals, providing identification and appropriate treatment of animals in need of health care and following the guidelines for euthanasia as outlined in the NPB publication, "On Farm Euthanasia of Swine - Options for the Producer".Responsible for understanding all safety requirements of the job and for performing the job in compliance with the safety requirements. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions . Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university and 5+ years' relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience, required.Minimum of 2+ years' experience in a position of leadership to include team development and management, required.Good communication skills (verbal and written).Team player.Ability to follow instructions.Organizational skills.Good computer skills.Excellent analytical and financial skills.Maintain PQA Plus and TQA certifications.Ability to do hard physical labor.Proficient in reading, writing, and data analysis.Must be available for occasional travel.Must be willing to work evenings, weekends and holidays when necessary.Must be on call to work in emergency situations such as power outages or personnel shortages.Must be able to work an average 45-hour week with an average 9-hour workday, which can vary frequently.Supervisory Responsibilities Transportation Managers are directly responsible for Transportation Supervisors and indirectly responsible for all labor at their domiciles
Work Environment & Physical Demands The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able to tolerate blood, animal dander, manure, dust, odors, and frequently hot and noisy conditionsMust understand that Smithfield is a producer of high-quality pork for human consumption and must be supportive of the mission of raising swine for meatWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and sit.The employee is frequently required to use hands to type, handle or lift objects, tools, or controls.The employee must be able to lift up to 20 pounds.EEO/AA InformationSmithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment selection process, please call us at 757-357-1595.Salary Range$67,500.00 - $100,500.00

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