Transportation Manager - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

San Diego
United States

United States of America - California, San Diego

Job Summary

Purpose and Scope:

Directs and coordinates traffic activities (to include packing, freight terminal, freight consolidation, shipment planning, and transportation) by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors. Must have a completely thorough and detailed knowledge of AWS, SBSS, and DO35.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Utilizes knowledge of the physical distribution cycle and automation systems (AWS, SBSS, and DO35) to plan and coordinate division workload; assign and adjust priorities; provide technical advice and policy direction; and to perform supervisory and personnel duties.

  • Develops methods and procedures transportation of commodities to customers located worldwide. Transportation conveyances may include: premium service, less-than-truck load, truck load, military or commercial air, or ocean going vessel.

  • Determines most efficient and economical routing and mode of transportation.

  • Directs scheduling of shipments and notifies concerned customers of arrival dates for critical items.

  • Initiates investigations into causes of damages or shortages in consignments or overcharges for freight or insurance.

  • Conducts studies in areas of packaging and loading of commodities and evaluates existing procedures and standards.

  • Initiates changes designed to improve control and efficiency of traffic department.

  • Negotiates contracts for leasing of transportation freight rates, equipment or property.

  • Assists in preparing department budget.

  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Other Responsibilities:

Safety - AECOM enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the AECOM Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable AECOM Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.

Minimum Requirements

This position requires a thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of the entire physical distribution cycle and automation systems (AWS, SBSS, and DO35). Master's degree (M. A.) or equivalent; or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or style. Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management. Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Preferred Qualifications

Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance. Must be a United States citizen.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Transportation Operations Management / Traffic Monitoring

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 224251BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.