Job Vacancy Senior Manager Operations, Transportation Ashley Furniture HomeStore

Job title: Senior Manager Operations, Transportation

Company: Ashley Furniture HomeStore

Job description: Build Your Career with Ashley

Master your craft by working on a team that constantly challenges you. As a member of our Transportation and Fleet Operations team, you’ll grow your future, advance your career, and learn from a caring community that wants to see you succeed.

What will you do?

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Transportation Senior Operations Manager to oversee our transportation operations in Ecru, MS. This role will ensure the efficient movement of goods and materials. The Senior Operations Manager is responsible for managing a large team, optimizing transportation processes, and maximizing profit. The Transportation Operations Manager will collaborate with cross-functional teams and external partners to drive operational excellence and ensure the highest level of service delivery.

Key Responsibilities

Oversee day-to-day transportation operations, including route planning, load optimization, driver management, and on-time delivery.

Manage a team of transportation professionals, providing guidance, coaching, and performance feedback.

Collaborate with internal stakeholders such as warehouse managers, procurement, and customer service teams to align transportation needs with operational requirements.

Develop and implement transportation strategies in line with business goals, ensuring the efficient utilization of resources and minimizing costs.

Monitor transportation activities, including tracking shipments, resolving issues, and ensuring compliance with transportation regulations.

Analyze transportation data, performance metrics, and financial reports to identify areas for improvement and cost-saving opportunities.

Implement process improvements to streamline transportation operations, reduce waste, and enhance productivity.

Foster a culture of safety, compliance, and continuous improvement within the transportation operations team.

What do you need?

Bachelor’s degree in logistics, supply chain management, or a related field.

Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in transportation operations, with at least 3 years in a managerial role.

Strong knowledge of transportation operations, including routing, driver management, load optimization, and customer service.

Proficiency in transportation management systems (TMS) and other relevant software applications.

Demonstrated experience in leading and managing a team, with a focus on performance management and development.

Familiarity with transportation regulations, safety practices, and environmental sustainability in the transportation industry.

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, manage multiple priorities, and meet tight deadlines.

Who We Are?

At Ashley, we’re more than a business…we’re family. As the largest manufacturer of home furnishings in the world, we know what it takes to build incredible furniture and future leaders. We’re problem solvers with the grit to persevere during challenging times and innovators who won’t coast when times are good. We create solutions, not excuses. And never settle for the status quo. It’s the reason we’re always searching for better ways to deliver an exceptional customer experience. That’s why Ashley Furniture is #1 in our industry.

Ready to grow? You’ve come to the right place. Ashley Furniture has a “Growth Mindset”, and once you join our team, you’ll learn from the best in the business.
Apply today and find your home at Ashley!

Benefits We Offer

Health, Dental, Vision, and Employee Assistance Program

Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Your Birthday off

Generous Employee Discount on home furnishings

Professional Development Opportunities

Ashley Wellness Centers (location specific) and Medical Tourism


401(k) and Profit Sharing

Life Insurance

Our Core Values

Honesty & Integrity

Passion, Drive, Discipline

Continuous Improvement/Operational Excellence

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Growth Focused

We are an equal opportunity employer and provide a drug-free working environment. While Ashley appreciates the interest of all candidates, only those meeting specific position requirements may be contacted. Principals Only.

Expected salary:

Location: Ecru, MS

Job date: Thu, 14 Dec 2023 07:19:49 GMT

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