Manager Logistics
US Ecology, Inc. - Boise, ID

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Description/Job Summary

Job Title: Logistics Manager

Department: Administration

Reports To: Director - Transportation

FLSA Status: Exempt Administrative

EEO Job Group: 2 - Professional

AEC Job Code: 004 - Professional

Location: Boise, ID


Manages the day to day issues regarding the Company’s waste transportation and logistics service to ensure effective and economical support to clients, sales and operations. Performs a variety of technical and logistical tasks in support of the Field Services
operations related to on-site remediation, transportation, treatment and disposal. Provide oversight of Offsite and Intercompany shipments of waste.


Assists with arranging the timely and cost effective transportation of hazardous and non-hazardous waste including scheduling and dispatching.
Oversees and supports implementation of PLATO and the transportation truck module.
Analyzes transportation sequence and time phasing, contractual commitments, customer specifications, route and design changes and other data to plan transportation activities and schedules through completion of service.
Analyzes tariff rates, freight classifications, delivery schedules, carrier capabilities and transportation regulations. Develops rail, truck and barge rates.
Assists in the development and preparation of manuals, bulletins, and systems to provide logistics support.
Tracks continuing rentals, demurrage, and other accessorial charges to insure proper billing and collections of those charges.
Works with Railroads and trucking companies on service issues, billing, and shipment errors; initiates and tracks Problem Logs on rail cars.
Verify all transporters are qualified, including maintenance of up-to-date transporation contracts and Certifcates of Insurance.
Tracks all privately owned / leased gondolas and hoppers daily; tracks gondolas and hoppers by project and customer as assigned.
Negotiates truck and rail rates for USE facilities and provides transportation support as required.
Monitors and approves invoices from vendors, as applicable; completes monthly transportation accruals as determined by the Transportation Director.
Assists the sales department in securing new business and maintaining existing business; offsite visits and project start up as needed.
Provides on site transportation logistics support at customer locations as assigned.
Supports corporate initiatives during the development of strategies and activities to enhance the level of customer satisfaction.
Inspects rail gondolas and other rail equipment
Coordinates transportation and logistics in support of offsite and intercompany waste shipments.

Performs other, related duties as assigned. These are duties which may not be specifically listed in the class specification or position description, but which are within the general occupational series and responsibility level typically associated
with the employee’s class of work.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Provides guidance and direction to clerical staff supporting the Transportation Department as well as management of contractors and other staff during the oversight of various projects. No direct supervisory responsibilities.

Required Skills

To perform the duties of this job, the employee must have thorough knowledge of DOT regulations including drug and alcohol testing requirements; ability to apply federal, state and local legislation concerning all types of transportation. Be aware of current
major issues and trends in legislation and guidelines from regulatory agencies. Possess good communication, organizational and analytical skills; ability to negotiate, independent judgment and decision making.

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical and financial information. Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to management,
customers and employees of the organization. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write reports and correspondence.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions, to practical situations. Ability
to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret
a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram
form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Required Education Bachelor’s degree desired or technical school studies with a minimum five years experience in the field or equivalent combination of education/training and experience. Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing,
excel, managing records, designing forms, and other office procedures.

The personal and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The work environment characteristics 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


While performing the duties of this job, the employee may work alone, work extended hours with interruptions, repetitious operations, and deadlines. This work requires high concentration with moderate to high levels of stress. Moderate amounts of travel
and occasional extended trips may be required. The employee shall at all times demonstrate cooperative behavior with colleagues and supervisors.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee must be able to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability
to adjust focus. Employee will be required to requiring the employee to climb into and out of equipment.


The work environment is usually a typical office setting. However, during travel to operating locations, the employee may be exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, hazardous and non-hazardous waste, outside weather conditions. The
employee is occasionally exposed to risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment during field operations is usually moderately loud.

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