Route Manager Job Description

Route Manager Job Description

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Route manager provides oversight for day to day issues for both East Chicago and the Newark Refinery operations related to scheduling, payroll, DOT regulations and maintenance related to the equipment.

Route Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Develops work schedules to match staffing levels, makes work assignments and monitors progress to improve work process efficiency
Using your mechanical aptitude, install and repair dish machines, laundry equipment and dispensing systems
Design and implement LAN/WAN topologies and connectivity
Tier 4 critical issue resource for incident resolution
Consult with various technology support groups as part of network design and development efforts
Identify gaps in current design and research / propose appropriate solutions based on technical and business drivers
Take initiative and a leadership role in identifying and driving compelling optimization or technology upgrade opportunities
Lead/contribute to enterprise network strategy/solutions development and technology refresh efforts
Provide input to network enterprise design standards and maintain network topology diagrams
Provide direct support of audit and ad hoc consulting engagements

Route Manager Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Route Manager

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: DOT, CCNP, ASE

Education for Route Manager

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Employers hiring for the route manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Associate Degree in Education, Coaching, Associates, Business, Management, General Education, Graduate, Business/Management, Computer Science, Supply Chain Management

Skills for Route Manager

Desired skills for route manager include:

DOT
OSHA and other regulations related to commercial driving and waste collection
Budgeting and planning experience
Lean/process improvement methodologies
Route analysis and logistics
Day-to-day hauling operations and account for variances while promoting Waste Management Operating Standards
Efficiency
Human Resources
Intranet
Microsoft Office

Desired experience for route manager includes:

Ensure compliance with departmental and enterprise security configuration standards
Lead and Govern relationships with technology vendors utilized in the enterprise network
Provide technical leadership and mentoring to junior personnel
Completion of an accredited driving school, or years of Commercial Driving experience required
Must work safely and carefully to prevent injury to self and others while driving, loading, and unloading vehicle
Be responsible for safe Route delivery in accordance with customer requirements

Route Manager Examples

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Route Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a route manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for route manager
  • Lead, mentor and coach all members of your team to ensure that they are achieving and maintaining performance KPI's set out by the Company in line with business and area targets
  • Ensure all shifts are suitably crewed with sufficient advance planning and rosters are accurately and effectively compiled
  • Carry out report writing and follow up, provide information and reports to the Senior Management as required
  • Work closely with the all Business Units to implement and develop customer service improvement plans within your area
  • Be an active member of the On call team ensuring availability at key times
  • Maintains current required driver’s license Class A CDL, with an excellent driving record
  • Establish customer contact and rapport to maintain awareness of customer’s business objectives in conjunction with ongoing account maintenance
  • Utilize customer knowledge to develop additional or new opportunities for defined route
  • Qualify inquiries/bids against target market, core competency, tonnage and TEU potential, company capabilities, and projected business forecast
  • Manage and support RFP process to include solution design concepts, deadlines, supply added information, presentation, process/status tracking specific to trade lane development
Qualifications for route manager
  • Create written strategic action and business Plans for Regional Trade Lane growth to include customer Targets by product
  • Responsible for maintaining existing customers and new business growth
  • Drive significant trade lane customers/projects for the purpose of retention and growth
  • Direct involvement in the new Customer aquisition process - expectation is 5 in person customer calls per week
  • Sales Lead generation 8 per month - 96 per year generated in CRM tool
  • Maintain own book of business for accounts relevant to the specific Tradelane - not to exceed 5
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Route Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of route manager. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for route manager
  • Drive and organize country specific Air and Ocean Development campaigns
  • Route preperation management
  • Working with the sales team to develo quotes
  • Manage associate performance to ensure customer base goals are achieved
  • Identify and acquire high quality, long-term, "preferred" customers to support growth through acquisition and provide exemplary customer service
  • Thoroughly vets IBO candidates sourced from field and website inquiries for all routes available for sale
  • Independently evaluates each candidate based on credit score, previous experience, SL risk classification (if previous IBO), references, to present field with top candidates for further assessment
  • Maintains accurate records for all route inquiry submissions and maintains a pool of potential IBOs based on referrals from field and website
  • Works closely with RVP and Director of Zone Sales to keep a continual flow of candidates for open routes
  • Acts as the liaison between candidate and internal departments such as Legal, Route Engineering, RAM, Master Data and DSD Support throughout entire transaction process
Qualifications for route manager
  • Manages credit application process with associated financing entities (MAW, Bank of America, M&T, Wells Fargo)
  • Ensures timeliness of credit decision with financing partners
  • Takes ownership of successful route closing rate in region by monitoring progress and performance targets
  • Initiates, reviews, and approves all electronic and paper loan documents once required documents have been obtained
  • Confirms receipt of all payments due, including down payment, before execution and funding of loan
  • Analyzes and identifies processes that need improvement and/or automation, designs new procedures, and provides guidance to team members regarding the change
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of route manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for route manager
  • Participates in projects, assists teammates, and performs other duties as assigned
  • Act as Assistant Management Safety Representative (AMSR)
  • Manage the network, defect identification (RMMS), inspections and surveys
  • Have overall responsibility for the collation of information and production of the monthly and annual reports
  • Manage the authorised function responsibilities such as development control etc
  • Hold a SMSTS 5 Day Course card
  • Have attended a Winter Maintenance Decision Training course
  • Have attended the 12B Health and Safety Day course
  • Have experience of Highway Maintenance
  • Have experience of Highway Design and Renewals
Qualifications for route manager
  • Calculates figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume
  • Solves practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Strong analytical skills are required to research, evaluate, and propose solutions to complex issues
  • Oracle ERP or similar systems knowledge preferred
  • Experience in Adobe EchoSign
  • Lead and manage the planning team in line with company expectations
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Route Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of route manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for route manager
  • Contribute to Business Development meetings by providing proposed solutions
  • Ensure route plans are aligned with costs agreed and where possible find lower cost alternatives
  • Paragon Software
  • Source and secure low cost route opportunities through high level negotiations with airports and Government agencies across Europe and Northern Africa
  • Fulfill duties of Service Representative when he/she is absent (cover routes)
  • During every customer visit, complete food safety auditing, foreseeable equipment maintenance, supermarket staff training, and on-site product demonstrations, inventory management and reasonable order recommendations
  • Effectively manage the equipment installation in new stores and finish it on time
  • Accurately enter data into databases or other computerized systems to maintain up-to-date transportation records and track the status of orders, deliveries and the pick-up of inbound orders
  • Respond to routine internal customer inquiries on delivery times and the status of orders, deliveries and the pick-up of orders so that inquiries are dealt with promptly and accurately
  • Accurately trace lost orders or delayed shipments
Qualifications for route manager
  • 2 years+ experience of Front line management in a team environment preferably in a Transport environment (Essential)
  • 2 years+ experience of Paragon Route Planner (Essential)
  • Proficient in MS Package (Essential)
  • HNC/D in relevant subject or similar vocational skills (Desirable)
  • CPC in Road haulage (Desirable)
  • Ability to work as part, and lead a team
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Route Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of route manager. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for route manager
  • Coach, mentor and monitor driver performance, elogs, hours worked, safety, time off and other performance metrics as assigned
  • Responsible for all organization trucks and vehicles controlled by the distribution function
  • Conduct associate meetings
  • Works closely with Area Operations Support Director and Area Collections Manager to identify priority Divisions with significant routing opportunities
  • Provides project management leadership on complex routing initiatives
  • Partners with Area Operations Managers to implement route improvements and/or enhancements
  • Manages and supports the Route Editor process by providing assistance with training, the development of productivity goals, route standards, and follow through on the effectiveness of the routing process
  • Provides supplemental training, as needed, to Dispatchers and Supervisors on route capability concerns such as tracking, entering metrics, and other key data
  • Assesses and supports Divisional leadership in evaluating compliance and meeting established goals
  • Provides process direction, guidance, and motivational leadership to bring about sustainable change management
Qualifications for route manager
  • Be able to think outside the box
  • Be able to analyse information and data
  • Can work on their own initiative and is not a clock watcher
  • Can expect to travel throughout Europe, at least once a week
  • 2nd language (Spanish, Italian, and/or French) an advantage
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and digitally

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