We are currently seeking a Chief Operations Officer to oversee the company’s operations. This is a full-time position based out of our Turlock, CA headquarters. The person selected will be responsible for all aspects of the company including operations, business development, finance, equipment, and safety. Reporting directly to the Company's owners, the Chief Operations Officer will play a major role in the development and execution of the Company's overall strategic plan. The ideal candidate will be a strong senior leader with P/L experience in the TL/LTL arena.
What you’ll do
Develop the company’s strategy so it remains a dominant leader in refrigerated transportation on the west coast.
Lead and foster a high-performance culture that satisfies our customers and engages our team members.
Assist managing capital expenditures by identifying needs for fleet replacement, growth, and disposal.
Identify trends and opportunities to grow the business and improve operational efficiency, so the company achieves target business goals.
What we’re looking for
10+ years progressive responsibility in transportation, logistics, and operations.
Successful track record of exceeding financial goals and optimizing operations (docks, lanes, and assets).
Experience with P/L, budgeting and forecasting.
Ability to drive and execute long term strategies to achieve customer, quality, cost, and process improvement objectives.
Ability to lead and motivate a workforce, develop a strong performance-driven leadership team, and an engaging culture.
Experience in developing and successfully implementing growth oriented strategic plans.
Expert understanding of federal and state trucking regulations including, D.O.T, H.O.S., OSHA, HAACP, and FSMA.
Strong working knowledge of Excel, Word, Outlook and transportation software. Experience with TMW/Truckmate is a plus.
Bachelor’s degree in business, transportation, or logistics.
About Northern Refrigerated Transportation
Northern Refrigerated Transportation is the West Coast leader in asset-based refrigerated TL/LTL transportation. Since our founding in 1947, we have built a reputation for superior service. Our success is due, in large part, to our talented and dedicated employees who strive to make a difference.