Operations Manager-Moving Company
Job Opportunity at Summit Moving & Storage

Posted on Jul 6


Location: Akron, OH
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4163025

Moving Company – Operations Manager
Summit Moving and Storage

Cleveland and Akron

We are seeking an independent, reliable, experienced hands-on Operations Manager who will be responsible for hiring, training, scheduling and dispatching the moving crew; managing the truck fleet and warehousing operations, and handling other day-to-day activities. Your goal will be to ensure that we meet our customer’s expectations and the company’s operating goals. As a servant leader, you will help team members keep safety and service objectives while driving sales and profit. Experience in recruiting, training, finance, and logistics are essential, as they will be a large part of your duties.

You will receive a competitive salary and bonus, company paid holidays, company-paid vacations, training in an entrepreneurial and business casual environment. Health and dental benefits are available. We have a company savings program with an optional company match.

Summit Moving is a locally owned moving company founded in 1956. We have offices located in Akron and Cleveland. We provide high quality local and national moving services for residential, commercial and industrial moves. We are a stable company with a track record of success. Our affiliation with Wheaton World Wide Moving allows us to move our customers anywhere! Our recent growth drives our search for additional management professionals.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Managing dispatch, moving crew, and operational functions

  • Developing and implementing safety & training programs

  • Providing training and coaching to team members

  • Ensuring that our moving crews deliver a high-quality product on a consistent basis

  • Recruiting, training and developing cohesive moving teams

  • Managing customer claims

  • Administering Safety, Compliance, DOT and other regulatory matters

  • Assisting with moving jobs when necessary

  • Preparing quotes and estimates

  • Responsible for all warehousing operations

  • Maintain orderly warehousing records and assist with monthly billing

  • Maintain warehouses in a clean and orderly fashion

  • Inventory, supplies & stock management

  • Manage and maintain fleet and moving equipment

  • Assist in the evaluation of new equipment purchases

  • Monitor and analyze monthly results, and assist with planning  

  • Oversee worker’s compensation and unemployment claims

  • Assist with sales efforts & handle strategic accounts

  • Learn the Wheaton Van Lines systems & processes

  • Represent the company in community and industry events

  • Manage within budget and capital constraints

  • Delegate appropriately

  • Assist with management and operations at other locations as needed

Requirements needed to do the job:

  • AA or BA Degree (Logistics, Transportation, or equivalent experience)

  • 2 years experience within the Transportation or Moving  Industry

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Must be a proven self-starter with strong time management skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills

  • Must be able to interact with all levels in the company and with our customers.

  • Good verbal, listening and writing skills

  • Ability to work independently and prioritize workloads

  • Clean driving record

  • Ability to travel – infrequently

  • Ability to operate a forklift

  • Entrepreneurial attitude

  • Sense of urgency while maintaining attention to detail

  • Servant leader mentality

We are looking for enthusiastic people who are excited by the opportunity to become a part of our team!  Please visit our website at http://summitmovingandstorage.com/

The company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug-free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable.

Please email your resume to: shribar@selectlinx.com

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