Randstad Transportation Manager in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Transportation Manager

job details:

  • location:Marlborough, MA

  • salary:$70,000 - $80,000 per year

  • date posted:Monday, January 21, 2019

  • experience:Manager

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Food and Kindred Products

  • reference:S_723873

  • questions:vilmarie.colon@randstadusa.com508-229-5446

job description

Transportation Manager

Food manufacturing client is in the need of a Transportation Manager to direct and control the transportation activities for one or more of their plants / distribution facilities. This includes managing the support staff and building solid relationships throughout the organization. Most importantly, the position is focused on driving value for the company through controlling costs and driving service excellence for their customers.


  • Plan, direct and manage the overall effectiveness of Ken?s transportation operations within specific budgeted areas of responsibility.

  • Work with TL & LTL carriers, cross-docking operations and pool distributors to streamline the flow of goods across our varied supply chain and those of our customers.

  • Develop and communicate transportation policies & procedures to ensure Ken?s continued compliance in all federal transportation regulatory compliance procedures.

  • Analyze, prepare and recommend profit improvements, cost reductions, service enhancements and continuous improvement opportunities in all areas of responsibility.

  • Develop and review Key Performance Indicators to measure the effectiveness of the transportation operations.

  • Investigate and resolve customer complaints. Utilize root cause analysis, take necessary corrective actions and communicate expectations though appropriate parties.

  • Coach, train and supervise the support staff in all area relating to transportation operations while appraising performance and mentoring where appropriate.

  • Work collaboratively while fostering great working relationships within the organization in areas of Sales, Customer service, Warehousing, Production planning & Purchasing.

  • Remain current with latest transportation technology systems and processes while mastering the use of our Lean - Transportation Management System.

  • Negotiate and build partnerships with Carriers, 3 PL?s and various Transportation Service Providers leveraging our spend to drive cost efficiency and service quality.

  • Commitment to safety begins with management. Managers and front line supervisors are accountable for creating and maintaining a culture of Safety and assuring a safe work environment

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.






A Bachelor Degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university is preferred with 7-10 years of progressive transportation / logistics management or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

If interested and meet the qualifications for this position please call Vilmarie at 508-229-5446.

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