Transportation Manager


In this role, you’ll manage the Transportation Department in all aspects of daily operations by supporting the training and development of transportation personnel, and monitoring performance, safety, financial cost, effeciency, equipment, and compliance of all transportation functions. Each day provides you with a different challenge as you work with the transportation personnel, GM, maintenance department and customers to ensure effective execution of transportation operational goals and growth strategy. The transportation manager reports directly to the General Manager.  


We are Harmon Scrap Metal, we recycle by processing scrap metal, and we are growing by the day. Our mission is to empower people to recycle the past to impact the future. We are intentional and disciplined in our pursuit to see every team member reach their personal, professional, and financial goals through the work we do together. Our core values, Discipline, Trust, Accountability, Alignment, and Adaptability, are the backbone of our business. They guide our hiring process and daily operations. We are transparent and results-oriented in all we do. 


  • Promote a safe working culture for all employees; work with safety and maintenance personnel to minimize risk and always increase safety for employees. 
  • Responsible for daily operations including safety, efficiency, customer focus and maintaining the integrity of the safety and environmental systems within company’s operations for transportation department.  
  • Drive operational performance and improvements to meet or exceed company goals. 
  • Assist in managing transportation budget for the fiscal year under the direction of the General Manager. 
  • Provide leadership and direction to ensure efficiency, quality, service, and cost-effective management of resources. 
  • Build effective teams and develop direct reports for future opportunities. 
  • Ensure that all fleets have the tools and training to operate safely at all times and that all federal, state, and local laws concerning safety, environment and other applicable areas are adhered to. 
  • Provide advice and support to the team. 
  • Work with General Manager to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans, and policies. 
  • Be an innovator, constantly striving for safer ways to improve efficiencies, improve our team, and enhance the customer experience. 
  • Ensure drivers are fully trained in Pre/Post Trip Inspections 
  • Ensure drivers always carry and maintain up-to-date credentials 
  • Ensure drivers complete all required training on time 
  • Directing activities related to planning, dispatching, routing, and tracking of transportation vehicles 
  • Planning, organizing, and managing subordinate staff members to ensure work is completed and consistent with the company's standards and policies 
  • Ensure all license, registration, insurance, and inspections are up to date and meet DOT standards 
  • Coordinate repairs and routine maintenance of transportation vehicles with internal maintenance personnel. 
  • Directing investigations to verify and resolve customer or shipper complaints.  
  • Schedule & organize the road-testing requirements for newly hired drivers. 
  • Responsible for FMCSA driver file compliance 
  • Responsible for maintaining driver's fuel cards 
  • Responsible for Driver’s Safety Training 
  • Conduct weekly driver meetings 
  • Attend and participate in internal meetings and complete required training 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management 
  • Oversee contract positions to ensure timely completion. 
  • Forecast transportation abilities to assist with the overall efficient material flow to minimize material inventory buildup 


  • QSEHRA Reimbursement 
  • Paid Holidays 
  • PTO Program  
  • Retirement Plan 
  • Professional Training & Development Opportunities 


As an equal opportunity employer committed to meeting the needs of a multigenerational and multicultural workforce, Harmon Scrap Metal recognizes that a diverse staff, reflective of our community, is an integral and welcome part of a successful and ethical business. We hire local talent at all levels regardless of race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability and actively foster inclusion in all forms both within our company and across interactions with clients, candidates, and partners. 

If this position caught your eye, send us your resume! For best consideration, include the job title and source where you found this position in the subject line of your email to 

Disclaimer: The sorting and processing of scrap metals involves using permanent magnets and electromagnets, creating magnetic fields, which can interfere with electronic medical devices like cardiac pacemakers and defibrillators. 



  • Proven ability to inspire and coach team members 
  • Success selecting and evaluating team members with a focus on building relationships 
  • Experience successfully maintaining a positive attitude while working in a team environment with competing priorities 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality with individual interactions with team members  
  • Strong computer skills and highly proficient in MS Office Suite, Windows, Google Suite 
  • Ability to think critically, in the assessment of materials that will help team understand new concepts and procedures 
  • Outstanding organization and administrative accountability 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to think individually as well as collaboratively when approaching personnel issues  
  • Ability to read, interpret, and create documents such as safety rules, procedure manuals, and written correspondence 
  • Proven ability to assist HR Manager with employee relations  
  • Assist team members in achieving their goals by aligning their goals with the organization goals 


  • Demonstrated progressive responsibility or growth in transportation, logistics or similar industries. 
  • Working knowledge of trucking, transportation and/or logistics. 
  • Working knowledge of FMCSA/DOT driver rules and regulations. 
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience. 
  • Excellent skills with Microsoft Office and the ability to rapidly learn different software applications including Time & Labor, Asset Management and GPS Tracking Software. 
  • Effective communication and leadership skills. 
  • Ability to use decision making skills for cost effective solutions on projects. 
  • Customer oriented, maintaining positive relations with transportation personnel. 
  • Valid driver’s license. 


  • Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods on uneven surfaces 
  • Ability to lift, push, or pull a minimum of 50 pounds 
  • Ability to spend prolonged periods of time sitting at a desk and working on a computer