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United Petroleum Transports Operations Manager in Kansas City, Kansas

Operations Manager

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Job Location

KS Kansas City - Kansas City, KS

Position Type

Full Time

Education Level

High School

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The Operations Manager will be responsible for assisting the CSC Manager as well as carrying out direction and responsibilities to all operation associates,drivers and technicians.

A Day in the life of an Operations Manager:

  • Promote safety first in all actions

  • Assist in the hiring and training of operations associates including Right Way Training, Driver Tablet training, and CSR process training

  • Provide direction and guidance to all operations associates, drivers and technicians

  • Manage processes and corresponding systems

  • Review and make changes as needed to maintain the most efficient staffing of company units to achieve the highest utilization as possible

  • Prioritize loads for timely delivery

  • Work with fleet managers to assign loads to drivers in a fair and equitable manner

  • Provide efficient friendly customer contact

  • Control and complete paperwork and reports as required

  • Manage Fleet manager schedules and desk assignments

  • Communicate with all operations associates and drivers regarding company and customer requirements

  • Continually update knowledge of federal and state regulations

  • Communicate with internal and external customers as required

    Additional Responsibilities:

  • Carries out duties assigned by center manager or regional manager as required

  • Work with and support the business development managers to grow the business

  • Responsible for overall CSC operations during the absence of the center manager


  • High School Education or equivalent

  • One year experience as a fleet manager in transportation industry

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Knowledge of DOT regulations, federal and state standards

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects

  • Self-starter with detail oriented work habits

  • Able to maintain confidentiality

  • Display professional demeanor

  • Good interpersonal skills; able to work well with wide range of individuals

  • Demonstrate dependability through good attendance and adherence to timelines and schedules

  • Basic computer skills, strong desktop and administrative skills

  • Knowledge of basic company employment policies and procedures

    Physical Requirements:

  • Sitting for long periods of time, walking, finger dexterity, feeling, repetitive motions, and talking, hearing and visual activity.

  • Occasional lifting (up to 20 pounds).

    Working Conditions:

  • Normal office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, and copier/printer/scanners.