Transportation Manager
URS Corporation - Jacksonville, FL

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Requisition Number:
FS73664

Interest Category:
Project/Program Management

Interest Sub Category:
Logistics/ Supply

Job Title :
Transportation Manager

Employment Category/Status:
full-time

Type of Position:
Regular Hire

Country:
U.S.

State:
Florida

City:
Jacksonville

Minimum Requirements:
Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
This position requires a thorough knowledge of the principles,
practices, and techniques of the entire physical distribution cycle
and automation systems (DSS, GFM, DTCI). Master's degree (M.
A.) or equivalent; or four to ten years related experience and/or
training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents.
Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or
complaints. Ability to write speeches and articles using original or
innovative techniques or style. Ability to make effective and
persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex
topics to top management. Ability to apply advanced mathematical
concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and
permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks
as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and
validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling
theory, and factor analysis. 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.

1. Must have and maintain an active secret clearance or be in the process of submission of such.

2. Must be Hazmat Certified or obtain certification by School of Military Packaging of Hazardous Material for transportation.

3. Have experience in the process of DTCI and all applications related transportation of Military cargo.

4. Have experience in Defense Standard System ( DSS ) .

5. Have experience in Receiving / Storage operations with in DLA Depot.

6. Have experience in Global Freight Management System (GFM ).

7. Have knowledge and be proficient in QMF data query process.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently
required to stand, walk, sit, and talk or hear. The employee is
occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The
employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision,
distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception,
and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this
job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical
parts, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions,
explosives, and risk of radiation. Thee noise level in the work
environment is usually moderate.

“Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English”

Job Description:
Purpose and Scope:
Directs and coordinates traffic activities (to include packing,
freight terminal, freight consolidation, shipment planning, and
transportation) of DLA by performing the following duties personally
or through subordinate supervisors. Must have a completely thorough
and detailed knowledge of DSS, GFM, DTCI.

Essential Responsibilities:
1.Utilizes knowledge of the physical distribution cycle and
automation systems (DSS, GFM, DTCI) to plan and
coordinate division workload; assign and adjust priorities;
provide technical advice and policy direction; and to perform
supervisory and personnel duties.
2.Develops methods and procedures transportation of
commodities from DLA to customers located worldwide.
Transportation conveyances may include: premium service,
less-than-truck load, truck load, military or commercial air,
or ocean going vessel.
3.Determines most efficient and economical routing and mode of
transportation.
4.Directs scheduling of shipments and notifies concerned
customers of arrival dates for critical items.
5.Initiates investigations into causes of damages or shortages
in consignments or overcharges for freight or insurance.
6.Conducts studies in areas of packaging and loading of
commodities and evaluates existing procedures and standards.
7.Initiates changes designed to improve control and efficiency
of traffic department.
8.Negotiates contracts for leasing of transportation freight
rates, equipment or property.
9.Manages Packing & Freight Terminal Department and Shipment Planning Department. Is responsible for the
overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these
units. Also directly supervises three non-supervisory
employees to include the Emergency Support Operations Center.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with
the organization's policies and applicable laws.
Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training
employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising
performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing
complaints and resolving problems.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Other Responsibilities:
Safety - URS enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have
the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a
safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible
for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all
self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency
response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our
business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It
is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer
expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the URS
Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with
applicable URS Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each
employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and
Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and
implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and
environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies
pertaining to his/her job.

EOE M/F/D/V

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