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Ruan Transport Corporation, Management Trainee, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 9026

Thu, October 9, 2014

Explore this position and how to apply via your BTT Gateway account, Job ID 9026


*Opportunities available nationwide - candidates must be willing to relocate*

These opportunities are ideal for recent graduates, or professionals with Transportation and Management experience.

Trainees are immediately assigned to work at a terminal and are provided on-the-job training opportunities within a fast-paced Ruan operation as well as professional/leadership development opportunities at our Corporate Office. New trainees will learn how to deliver first class transportation solutions to Ruan customers that improve operational and financial performance.

Job functions are directly related to assisting the Terminal Manager and learning other personnel’s responsibilities to reach a holistic understanding of terminal operations and goals. Management Trainees will aid the Terminal Manager in overseeing all aspects of a terminal operation including supervising, coordinating and scheduling a fleet of drivers and office staff according to customer needs, ensuring compliance with company rules and DOT regulations, and maximizing equipment utility, customer satisfaction and operational profitability. Other responsibilities within this Training Capacity include:
• Responsibility for the overall management of an operation by providing leadership and direction to create process improvements and establish a team environment.
• Learning to organize, plan and implement transportation solutions for assigned customers using the best cost options to maximize profitability and guarantee customer satisfaction.
• Operating a terminal efficiently by analyzing operating costs, equipment utilization, fuel mileage, and driver wages.
• Recruiting, hiring, training, motivating and retaining terminal employees in accordance with Federal regulations and company policy.
• Adhering to Ruan’s safety program in all aspects of the operation.
• Ensuring drivers and terminal personnel adhere to established DOT regulation and safety standards.

• Bachelors Degree in Business, Supply Chain/Operations/Transportation, Management
• Ability to re-locate within the United States
• Attention to Detail
• Ability analyze data and use it to build strategies/process improvements as proactive solutions to customers
• Excellent communication ability
• Willingness to learn
• Clearly demonstrated leadership experience
• Transportation/Supply Chain experience preferred

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