CRST The Transportation Solution, Inc. is Delivering Promises and Driving Success to Ensure Everyone Has What's Needed to Live and Thrive. Today, more than ever, we are looking for talented individuals who will help us bring this vision to life.

Director – Operations

Corporate Overview: CRST The Transportation Solution, Inc. is delivering promises and driving success so we can all have what we need to live and thrive. We need talented individuals to help us bring this vision to life.  

Division Summary:

Role Summary:  The Director – Operations is responsible for directing P&L responsibility and leading the department to accomplish company targets and goals for new and existing accounts. They will be responsible for the hiring and training of new managers for the onboarding of new dedicated accounts.

Direct management of a staff of 35+ operations personnel and 400 drivers in team operations to lead the department to accomplish company targets and goals.

Travel up to 40-50%. – This will include extensive travel in the first 90 days to Cedar Rapids, IA. As well as customer visits as needed.

Oversee training of new fleet managers, drivers, and onboarding of new dedicated customer accounts.

Direct P&L responsibility.

Ensure budget and cost management.

Build and develop a strong staff.

Define, document, and hold personnel accountable to account-specific SOPs.

Oversee the management and retention of 400 Dedicated drivers to include good driver morale, high level of service to customers, safety, and efficient and profitable utilization of equipment.

Oversee and ensure compliance in scheduling all maintenance and repairs of all company-owned equipment.

Ensure on-time service to customers.

Maintain accurate billing and payroll to account for specific contracted rates and driver wages.

Experience needed: 

Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university and five or more years of related transportation operations leadership experience.

Did you know?  

  • CRST is one of the largest privately owned trucking companies in the United States. That means you can count on our experience and ongoing commitment to providing the best service to our customers and the best work environment for our employees.  

  • We’re family-owned. We’re dedicated to building on our founder’s legacy to make CRST the transportation solution.  

  • CRST is headquartered in Cedar Rapids, IA. Our midwestern hometown is known for its strong values, commitment to our community, and the success of manufacturers and producers here and throughout the country. When we thrive, America thrives!   

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