Managerial and Support positions

Being the leader in finished vehicle logistics is a team effort. It takes many people in many roles to provide the needed support to all our stakeholders, from our professional car haulers to our diverse customer base. We are looking for team players with strong leadership and communication skills to join the United Road administrative and operational teams.

While many of our managerial and clerical support positions reside in Romulus and Livonia, Michigan, we have opportunities around the nation. We offer a great benefit package, featuring Blue Cross/Blue Shield Medical and Prescription with NO deductibles, Delta Dental, company-provided life insurance, 401(k) with company match, and competitive pay.

Operations Manager in Greer, SC

The Operations Manager will assist the Terminal Manager in the supervision of all terminal personnel and processes, and will play a leadership role in ensuring strong operational performance of the terminal. This role is responsible for the terminal's day-to-day operations, staff management, customer communication and satisfaction, safety and regulatory compliance, and equipment maintenance. All functions of this position are critical for the company to maintain a competitive edge and maximize profitability.

Job Duties

  • Direct the duties of the staff and supervision of the terminal
  • Operate terminal efficiently by analyzing operating costs, equipment utilization, and revenue
  • Ensure the efficient and on-time delivery of freight; effectively problem solve customer and delivery issues
  • Build and maintain positive and profitable customer and vendor relationships
  • Respond to emergency situations
  • Advocate and maintain a strong commitment to safety; oversee all safety requirements for terminal including Hours-Of-Service and all DOT requirements, worker injury reports, and accidents
  • Gather and disseminate information to terminal and regional leadership as it relates to staffing, inventory, budget, revenue and operational risks
  • Establish local procedures to ensure the safety and productivity of all stakeholders
  • Review all CSA violations and discipline drivers in accordance with standard directives from the Safety Dept and/or Regional Manager
  • Ensure all OEM inventories are accurately reflected in OVISS, and promptly resolve any discrepancies
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills Required

  • Effective listening and strong communications skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Data analysis skills
  • Excellent customer service and resolution skills
  • Relationship building skills
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work in a fast-paced environment and handle moderate stress environment
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Internet
  • Proficient company-specific programs
  • Ability to remain calm and professional in a stressful environment

Qualifications

  • Minimum four years of logistics experience preferably in a trucking environment, or two years of supervisory experience in finished vehicle transportation
  • Strong oral and verbal communication skills
  • Minimum 2 years of supervisory experience
  • Subject matter expert on FMCSA and DOT regulations
  • elog experience is a plus

Accounts Payable Associate

The Central Administration department plays a vital role in United Road’s financial stability. The Accounts Payable Associate is accountable for supplier and brokerage payments. This role will provide quality customer service to exemplify care and commitment to our suppliers, carrier partner base and customers.

Job Duties

  • Check and approve all vouchers for payment/verify supplier statements
  • Responsible for routing invoices, including the match, batch and coding
  • Review and issue supplier and brokerage payments
  • Serve as first point of contact for payment inquiries
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner which facilitates the success of business operations in order to meet company demands and expectations.

Skills Required

  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Ability to solve problems and think quickly under pressure
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Highly organized and detail oriented; ability to follow processes
  • Demonstrated poise, tact, and diplomacy
  • Ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment and work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Proficiency in web-based accounting programs
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of: Accounts Payable and invoice processing preferred
  • Ability to learn various web-based software programs (MAS, OVISS, DMS)
  • Minimum six months of experience in office environment preferred
  • Transportation experience preferred
  • High School Diploma or GED required

For more information on professional car hauler or mechanic employment opportunities, and owner-operator partnerships, call (734) 947-7900, extension 1458. For more information on managerial and support positions, call (734) 853-4884.