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Transportation Manager

Our Warren, MI location is seeking to hire a Transportation Manager for our expanding operation. This role will work in close collaboration with corporate and site-based leadership for DOT compliance, root-cause analysis, and tactical management of driver-related scheduling and regulatory items. This is a dynamic role that will partner closely with our operations and customer to ensure operations excellence. If this sounds like the right next step for you we encourage you to apply today!

About the Role

How you will contribute

  • Lead and oversee all aspects of development, implementation, standardization, and management of the assigned location’s DOT Trucking Compliance Programs, including CMV Files, DOT Driver Qualification Files, DOT Drug/Alcohol Programs, Vehicle Inspections and Hours of Service.
  • Manage the processes for Driver Background Checks, Pre-Employment Medical Screening & DOT Physicals, Previous Employer Release of Information, in coordination & conjunction with HR and Operations Personnel.
  • Prepare and submit required Federal and State DOT Trucking Registrations, Licensing and compliance reports.
  • Conduct incident investigations, root-cause analysis, follow-up, and closure of action items, and leverage learning across organization for all vehicle accidents involving Company personnel and/or equipment.
  • Work with Operations Personnel to implement and manage detailed, proactive systems to ensure compliance with Federal and State DOT Trucking regulations and Company requirements, with a strong emphasis on a Management Systems approach to compliance.
  • Conduct Trucking & Transportation applicability determinations, compliance audits, and risk assessments to ensure effective and sustainable implementation of Regulatory and Company requirements at each of the truck operations.
  • Review pending and upcoming changes to Federal & State DOT Trucking regulations to ensure the Company is prepared for future compliance requirements. Develop and communicate impact summaries of future regulatory changes to Leadership and Operations Management.
  • Seek out industry best practices and more effective and efficient methods to achieve Operational Excellence in Incident Prevention and DOT Trucking Compliance.
  • Assign and monitor CDL driver routes to ensure customer deliveries are on time.
  • Ensure all transport fleet vehicles are properly maintained
  • Maintain routine communication with management regarding the placement of trailers both in door and in the drop lot
  • Other duties as assigned.


Your Key Qualifications

  • B.S. in Engineering, Environmental, Health & Safety, or related Science Discipline is preferred; equivalent experience will also be considered.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ direct experience directing DOT Trucking regulatory compliance & risk management programs, including the oversight & administration of U.S. DOT’s Drug & Alcohol Programs.
  • Hands-on experience creating, maintaining and improving Transportation/DOT adherence/compliance including gap analysis, and site level implementation and adoption.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Federal and State DOT Trucking Regulations, especially the DOT’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, Hazardous Materials Regulations, Drug & Alcohol Regulations, including a working knowledge of the DOT Letters of Interpretation and other Regulatory Guidance.
  • Strong leadership and organization, with the ability to direct and achieve priorities, goals, and strategies with limited supervision.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills and the ability to appropriately target communication to intended audience, ranging from leading Training Presentations for Operations and Management to interactions and meetings with a variety of Agency and Community stakeholders.
  • Proficient knowledge of computers and typical production software (e.g., MS Office, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)


syncreon offers exciting and challenging roles within a growing international organization. We strive to hire and develop the right people, locally and globally; stimulating personal growth and self-development within an informal atmosphere. We offer a market competitive compensation package.


About syncreon
syncreon delivers tailored, progressive and scalable solutions to premier global automotive and technology brands, such as Jaguar Land Rover, Harley Davidson, BMW, Dell, Xerox and Canon. We supply 3PL and 4PL solutions that adapt as quickly as industry and the marketplace evolve. For over 60 years syncreon has provided unique and innovative expertise in providing highly integrated, warehousing management, inbound to manufacturing, reverse and repair, export packing, aftermarket services, fulfilment services and transport. Today we have 14,000+ employees working in 100+ locations worldwide who enjoy our supportive culture, dedication to work-life balance, people development and superb career opportunities. For more information, visit www.syncreon.com


Candidates chosen to move forward within the Recruitment Process, may be required to undergo an assessment and/or submit further background information. Any offers of employment may be conditional on completion of required checks and provision of relevant documentation, in accordance with the applicable local legislation.