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Bulk Chemical, Fleet Manager - Solar Transport

Job Location Des Moines, Iowa Req ID R62206

This position requires ability to be on-call to work needs regardless of the time or day of the week.

Solar Transport is searching for Bulk-Chemical Fleet Manager to oversee, and manage, all day-to-day driver and service-related activities and functions for assigned geographical/terminal driver locations. The Fleet Manager will use sound disciplines to support driver earnings, while generating maximum revenue and operating in an efficient manner by meeting the safety and performance standards set forth by the company, customers and regulating authorities. If you are someone with a passion for transportation and customer service, apply today!

What you’ll do:

  • Dispatch Operations Management

  • Responsible and accountable for daily planning and dispatch of customer orders ensuring that all orders are dispatched and requested delivery windows are met

  • Responsible for day-to-day issues, regarding service, equipment management, driver-related issues, and service deviations

  • Provide customer service for drivers in assigned operating territory

What we’re looking for:

  • Strong organizational skills and detail orientation

  • Comfortable in a changing, fast-paced environment

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Self-motivated

Other key requirements:

  • Ability to work business hours Monday - Friday

  • Ability to be on-call and respond to work needs regardless of the time or day of the week

  • 1+ years experience in the transportation industry or support role

Leadership Competencies

  • Communication: Delivers clear, effective communication and listens to others

  • Conceptual/Systems Thinking: Recognizes patterns, trends, themes, and connections in information to develop innovative ideas and solutions

  • Constructive Engagement: Expresses ideas and disagreements, constructively resolves conflict, and encourages others to do the same

  • Customer Orientation: Meets the expectations and needs of internal and external customers

  • Decision Making: Makes good decisions in a timely manner

  • Empowerment: Takes initiative and solves problems

  • Talent Development: Maximizes potential and improves overall performance

  • Influence: Proactively builds relationships and influences others

  • Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving: Accurately assesses problems and effectively and efficiently arrives at solutions

  • Strategic Thinking: Understands the current state and is able to visualize the ideal state and how to achieve it

About Solar Transport

Solar Transport is a family-focused company. With more than 40 locations, our drivers make it home every night. We genuinely value our team and go above and beyond to reward their hard work. Solar Transport is among the nation's best when it comes to tank-truck carriers and logistics providers. For over 50 years, Solar has strived to set the standard in how refined petroleum products such as gasoline, diesel, ethanol and jet fuel are managed, transported and delivered helping our customers become more productive and profitable.

Solar Transport is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an inclusive environment encouraging all interested candidates to apply.

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