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MANAGEMENT TRAINEE

at Southeastern Freight Lines

Posted: 3/24/2020
Job Reference #: 10066

Job Description

Title
MANAGEMENT TRAINEE
Requisition ID
2019-10066
Category (Portal Searching)
Leadership
Full Time/Part Time/Temp
Regular Full-Time
Location : Name
SAVANNAH - (SAV)
Location Address : Address
1717 OLD DEAN FOREST RD.
Location Address : City
POOLER
Location Address : State/Province
GA
Location Address : Postal Code
31322

Overview

At Southeastern, we are always looking for talented, hardworking individuals who want to become leaders within our company. One of the ways to accomplish that is through our Operations Management Trainee Program. This is an entry level training position and consists of an intensive 16-week training program designed to prepare you for your initial role as a Dock Supervisor and/or Dispatcher position. Under the direction of a mentor, the primary responsibility of an Operations Management Trainee is to learn the basic principles of the transportation industry, efficient cross-dock operations, and effective leadership communication and relationship building skills.

Responsibilities

What you’ll do on a typical day

  • Complete the leadership training program requiring guided, independent study
  • Interface with appropriate Support Center and Service Center associates in the completion of various aspects of the training program on a daily basis
  • Accompany and observe an Account Manager during customer sales calls
  • Accompany drivers on local delivery routes to garner an understanding of the freight delivery process on occasion

Qualifications

Here are the key things you will need to have

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Transportation or Logistics or 2 years of related work experience
  • Must have an acceptable driving history that meets Company standards
  • Ability and willingness to relocate
  • Strong verbal, written, listening, and communication skills
  • Ability to be committed to teamwork within all other functional areas
  • Ability to remain accountable for results
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and appearance
  • Basic computer skills
  • A very strong work ethic

Benefits

Here are some of the perks you’ll get as a full time member of our team:

  • Competitive pay
  • Career Progression
  • Job stability (We’ve never had a lay off)
  • Health, Dental & Vision Benefits
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Flex and Health Spending Accounts
  • Company matching 401(k) retirement plan
  • Wellness Program
  • Paid time off, including 8 paid holidays
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