Transportation Business Leader

Energy Recruiters | Denver, CO

Posted Date 11/20/2020

The Transportation Business Leader strategically manages a significant and growing Transportation Division. In this role you must achieve customer satisfaction while maximizing productivity, efficiency, and financial performance.  Your direct leadership Team will include two Regional Operation Managers, Safety & Compliance Manager and Fleet Manager.   Your complete Team will also include 6+ dispatchers and up to ~300 drivers.  






Based on Experience



Evaluate operations and services, develop metrics, and recommend and implement long-term and short-term strategies

Execute relevant projects, use of new technology, and industry best practices in assigned areas

Oversee budget management, evaluate fiscal metrics, and adjust activities to meet or exceed performance expectations and maximize profitability of the Transportation Division

Develop standardized operating processes and procedures for the delivery of fuel

Implement policies and enforce them consistently

Champion efficiency ideas, cost reduction measures, and the implementation of changes as they pertain to areas of responsibility

Forecast staffing, workload, and performance results to meet business demands

Formulate training and incentive plans, maintaining efficient team structure and performance through analytics, processes and tools that meet future needs

Conduct audits to ensure compliance with DOT records, safety documentation, etc.

Measure and report on the overall effectiveness of company equipment programs and maintenance and inspection programs on a quarterly basis.

Manage existing and develop new vendor relations and strive for continuous improvement on pricing and service

Negotiate contracts, purchase agreements and maintenance service agreements for the company’s equipment needs

Manage existing and develop new freight-only customer relationships

Manage driver personnel: oversee hiring, training, performance review, corrective actions, scheduling, time and labor review

Lead and manage diligence and integration streams in merger and acquisition opportunities

Budget and maintain multi-year capital expenditure program



High school degree or equivalent, bachelor’s degree in related area preferred

7-10 years of work experience in fuels transportation, maintenance or fleet operations, which includes supervisory experience

Ability to exercise initiative, sound judgment and decision making within the scope of authority

Strong leadership skills with the ability to manage, motivate, and lead a team of employees which may include up to 6 supervisors and 300 plus drivers

Demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast paced environment

Strong written and verbal communications skills and the ability to collaborate with others

Strong problem solving and analytical skills

Strong organizational skills, the ability to multi-task, and attention to detail

The ability to implement policies and processes and enforce them

Ability to solve operational problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where minimal standardization exists

Knowledge of DOT and OSHA compliance regulations

At minimum, Intermediate computer skills with a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel

Strong negotiating skills to optimize best price solutions



Jason McAuliffe at 239-444-5283 or


Professional Interests (choose at least one)
Distribution & Transportation | Pipelines & Terminals
Geographic Regions (choose at least one)
No Preference/Open to All | Rockies

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