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Quick Fuel Fleet Sevices District Operations Manager in Kansas City, Kansas

Description

Jacobus Energy, LLC is a family owned company providing INNOVATIVE MOBILE FUELING SOLUTIONS AS THE INDUSTRY'S TOP FUEL PROVIDER.

We've been delivering some of the industry’s most progressive fuel management solutions to America’s fleets, facilities, emergency responders and businesses for over 100 years.

Come join our team as a District Operations Manager where you’ll be responsible for leading, managing and directing the fleet operations in Kansas City.

Position Overview

Under the direction of the Director or Operations, the District Operations Manager will be responsible for leading, managing, and directing the fleet operations for our Kansas City and East St. Louis branches. The primary responsibilities include directing the efficient and on-time dispatching, routing delivery of product(s); ensuring fuel products are purchased at lowest cost, problem-solving customer and delivery issues; managing company drivers; and maintaining customer and vendor relationships. This position requires hands-on involvement and being in the trenches with the routing and dispatching process to ensure optimal performance.

Essential Job Duties

  • Ensure, promote and create safety awareness, incident prevention while creating and maintaining a safety culture environment

  • Maintain fleet and other assets to specified standards within budgeted parameters through effective coordination with the Maintenance Department

  • Ensure the efficient loading, dispatching and routing of fleet in alignment with company business needs

  • Achieve or exceed budgeted financial commitments on a cost per gallon basis with particular emphasis on:

  • Develop and execute operational, service and business strategies in support of customer retention, operational execution, and financial growth

  • Establish and maintain branch policies and procedures that are in compliance with governmental regulatory agencies

  • Facilitate fuel purchases at lowest cost in coordination with the Supply Department.

  • Responsible for overseeing the recruiting, hiring, performance management, goal setting, disciplining and training of all drivers and personnel of branch

  • Coach, mentor, and educate lead drivers and branch personnel to achieve company/job objectives and customer service levels to meet overarching company objectives

  • Monitor operations to ensure staff members comply with administrative policies and procedures, safety rules, contracts, and government regulations

  • Ensure customer expectations are met and on-time delivery of products.

  • Develop and execute strategies ensuring achievement of financial, performance, customer, and safety metrics.

  • Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of high school education and work experience.

  • At least 3-5 years of experience in transportation management along with a thorough, demonstrated understanding of fleet operations

  • Class A or B CDL Required

  • Hazmat and tanker (endorsements within 30 days of employment)

  • Knowledge of transportation operations and laws, federal safety regulations and maintenance requirements preferred

  • Precise problem solving and analytical skills

  • Strong written, verbal and listening communication skills

  • Strong customer orientation in interacting with and resolving customer related issues in a timely, professional, and positive manner

  • Experience with petroleum, fueling or energy related logistics preferred

  • Effective verbal, written and interpersonal skills in addition to a proven track record of success

  • Demonstrated ability to plan, manage, direct and lead multiple tasks at once

  • Computer proficiency with Word, Excel, and Outlook is required.

  • Knowledge of Transportation Software is a plus

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