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Director Fleet Operations (Arcadia, Wisconsin, Advance, NC, Leesport, PA)

Company: Kingswere Furniture, LLC
Location: Arcadia
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Description Ashley Distribution Services Key features include:Over 900+ tractors and 3,700+ trailers make up one of the industry's largest fleetsIn-cab satellite route communications and electronic DOT driver logsAir-ride suspension to protect the cargo and provide comfort to the driverOne of Transport Topics Top 100 private carriersAdvanced routing and dispatch systems increase on-time performanceThe Ashley fleet annually travels the equivalent of 160 round trips to the moon!Title: Director of Fleet OperationsLocations: Arcadia, Wisconsin, Advance, NC, Leesport, PAThe Director of Fleet Operations has full and overall responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the transportation department. This position will provide direction and support to fully service our customers, establish, and maintain key process measures for the Operations Department, and the drivers, and develop a productive work environment with clear and precise guidelines and standard operating procedures.Additionally, the Director of Fleet Operations will provide wise and sound decisions for customer and employee enhancement, effectively establish objectives and performance standards regarding evaluations, strengths & weaknesses, attendance conduct, and technological skills and will drive change and encourage growth to achieve our goals.The Director of Fleet Operations must be extremely visionary to know what people, changes, and improvements are necessary to build a world-class Operations and driver team. This position must continually improve oneself by seeking out more knowledge, continuously improving, self-teaching and raising the bar to grow, and passing on the learnings to build the department's intellect. This position is responsible for directing and leading a team that will never stop questioning the why, that is not afraid to drive change, and is always looking for the next big improvement that takes the organization in the right direction.The Director of Fleet Operations will effectively lead and guide employees by utilizing all resources available to satisfy the customer. This individual will display leadership traits to promote a positive and professional environment. The Director of Operations will integrate goals and objectives to enhance and increase business and consistently seek new and innovative methods to improve processes within the department and company.As needed, the Director of Fleet Operations will handle difficult customers and/or situations utilizing exceptional customer service, problem problem-solving, and negotiation skills to find the best possible resolution for the customer while keeping the needs of the business in mind. This position will need to use profound knowledge to determine when to enforce or override standard procedures.The Director of Fleet Operations must have the skills and ability to keep emotions under control to move from one situation to the next seamlessly.What Do You Need?10 years in the transportation industry.3-5 years in a Senior Leadership role.Who We AreAt 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. If you're driven, determined, and possess a winning attitude, we invite you to join our team. We'll warmly welcome you with friendly faces, creative spaces, and a growth-focused mindset to help you achieve your career goals. It's what we've done since 1945. In fact, our teamwork, talent development, and desire to continuously improve demonstrate we're a company whose passion is put into every action. So, what are you waiting for? Apply today and find your home at Ashley.Our Core Values

  • Honesty & Integrity
  • Passion, Drive, Discipline
  • Continuous Improvement/Operational Excellence
  • Dirty Fingernail
  • Growth FocusedReady 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. Our on-the-job training and educational programs are designed to help you master your craft and advance your career here. That's why we provide continuous improvement and learning opportunities throughout the year. Ashley also gives back - to our employees and the communities in which we live and serve. We support community development in a multitude of ways, including honoring our military, and first response teams, and investing in medical research. We also strive to be an industry leader in waste reduction by increasing recycling and upcycling in our manufacturing facilities, distribution centers, and retail spaces.Programs We Support: Soldiers Walk Memorial ParkOperation Shut EyeAiding First RespondersCity of HopeHeartWorksHope to DreamAshley's AngelsCrisis ResponseScholarship Programs and Tuition ReimbursementBenefits We OfferHealth, Dental, Vision, Employee Assistance ProgramPaid Vacation, Holidays, and Your Birthday offGenerous Employee Discount on home furnishingsOn-the-job TrainingProfessional Development Opportunities Ashley Wellness Centers (location specific) and Medical TourismTelehealth401(k) and Profit SharingLife InsuranceWe 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.

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