Transportation Manager - Reworld MPF Niagara Falls, NY
Niagara Falls, NY 
Posted 27 days ago
Job Description

Who we are

For more than 40 years, Reworld has been a leader in sustainable waste solutions, providing our customers with innovative solutions that help them achieve carbon-negative outcomes.

Our Vision

Reworld is leading the charge to a carbon-negative future through revolutionary sustainable materials management solutions that reduce, reuse, recycle and reimagine waste for the benefit of society and the environment.

Our Business

Reworld partners with businesses by offering cutting-edge engineering and innovative solutions, to help customers reduce, reuse, recycle and recover value from waste streams and meet or exceed their sustainability goals.

Our Value

Reworld differentiator comes from our ecosystem of technology, facilities and partnerships, trusted by the world's largest organizations to reimagine waste management for a smarter, more sustainable world.

All that we're missing is you. Apply today!

About the role

Reworld is seeking a dedicated and experienced Transportation Manager to lead and coordinate transportation operations effectively. This position will provide leadership to a team of Logistics Coordinators and Truck Drivers, and regularly interface with all team members.

Reporting to the Facility Director, the Transportation Manager will work closely with various stakeholders, including the Health & Safety Manager, Compliance Manager, and other Facility Management personnel.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the coordination of truckload shipments, ensuring timely and efficient transportation of goods.

  • Monitor revenue versus cost for shipments, identifying opportunities for cost savings and revenue optimization.

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for sales personnel and customers regarding transportation needs and inquiries.

  • Manage transportation providers for pick-up and receiving facilities, ensuring reliable service and adherence to company standards.

  • Monitor shipments and communicate status updates to relevant stakeholders, including customers and internal teams.

  • Issue quotes to customers accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Proactively identify and address any transportation-related problems, collaborating with drivers and the management team to find effective solutions.

  • Maintain prompt and efficient customer relations, addressing concerns and ensuring customer needs are met.

  • Conduct interviews with potential drivers and participate in driver recruiting efforts to maintain an adequate workforce.

  • Communicate regularly with team members to provide updates, address issues, and ensure alignment on goals and priorities.

  • Oversee driver pay processes, ensuring accuracy and timeliness of payments.

  • Provide daily tonnage totals to corporate on outbound production, facilitating accurate reporting.

  • Collaborate with the administrative team on billing and other administrative tasks related to transportation operations.

  • Managing a team by providing guidance, training, and performance reviews to maintain positive employee relations at the facility.

  • Tracking key performance indicators (KPIs) related to transportation operations, analyzing data and preparing regular reports for leadership.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent Problem-Solving Skills: Demonstrated ability to analyze complex situations, identify key issues, and develop effective solutions to challenges.

  • Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills: Proficient in conveying ideas clearly and effectively through verbal and written communication. Capable of articulating strategies, instructions, and feedback with clarity and professionalism.

  • Demonstrated Leadership Capabilities: Proven track record of leading teams to success, providing guidance, motivation, and support to achieve common goals. Ability to inspire and empower team members to perform at their best.

  • Ability to Establish and Maintain Professional Relationships: Skilled in building and nurturing relationships across all levels of the organization, including peers, work groups, customers, and supervisors. Capable of fostering a collaborative and inclusive work environment.

  • Strong Teamwork Skills: Able to work effectively both independently and collaboratively as a member of a team. Comfortable contributing ideas, sharing responsibilities, and supporting colleagues to achieve collective objectives.

  • Adaptability and Self-Drive: Flexible and adaptable to changes in priorities and a fast-paced environment. Motivated to excel and continuously improve performance through self-motivation and initiative.

  • Strong Organization, Analytical, and Computer Skills: Proficient in organizing tasks, data, and information efficiently. Skilled in analyzing data to derive insights and inform decision-making. Comfortable utilizing computer software and systems to streamline processes and enhance productivity.

  • Ability to Create and Develop an Inclusive and Engaged Work Environment: Committed to fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion within the workplace. Capable of creating an environment where all employees feel valued, respected, and empowered to contribute their best.

  • Multitasking and Time Management: Skilled at managing multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously. Highly organized with excellent time management skills to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines effectively.

  • Detail-Oriented with Strong Follow-Up Practices: Meticulous attention to detail in all aspects of work. Capable of following up on tasks, commitments, and action items to ensure thorough completion and accountability.


  • H.S. diploma/GED required.

  • Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or a related field (preferred).

  • Five (5) years or more managing, leading and developing direct reports required.

  • Five (5) years or move relevant experience in supply chain, logistics, warehouse or industry related field required

This position's salary is expected to be between $90,000.00 and $95,000.

This is a good-faith estimate of what we expect to pay for this position. The final salary will consider various factors, including experience, ability, and location. Reworld is committed to paying its staff equitably, and these ranges should not be considered career salary limits or caps.

Our DEI Commitment

Reworld is an Equal Opportunity Employer, has developed an Affirmative Action Program (AAP), and will not discriminate against any qualified applicants because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability (including perceived disability, physical, mental, and/or intellectual disabilities), veteran status, liability for service in the Armed Forces of the United States, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
5 years
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