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Swift Transportation Refrigerated Driver Leader in Phoenix, Arizona

Starting salary range $46,000 - $52,500

  • What our Driver Managers do:

Build and nurture long-lasting relationships with drivers. Ensure all drivers are treated with respect and equitably distribute work (desired lanes/least desired lanes) Develop high performing drivers through daily interactions, coaching and positive reinforcement. Meet drive home time expectations by actively managing expectations and keeping commitments. Perform driver reviews according to scheduled specified by Driver Retention. Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner which facilitates the success of business operations in order to meet company demands and expectations and perform other duties as assigned by leadership.

  • What we are looking for:

Must be able to lead others. Must possess exceptional communication skills. Must be able to multi-task. Must be able to work in high pressure situations in a fast-paced environment. looking for those with associates degree in Business or related field, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience required. Bachelor's preferred. 2+ years' in Operations and/or Planning and/or Customer Accounts required.

  • What we offer:

Benefits offered include: • Medical with Prescription Drug • 401(k) Retirement Plan • Employee Stock Purchase Plan • Dental • Vision • Flexible Spending Accounts – Health Care and Dependent Care (offered once a year at Annual Enrollment only) • Basic Life Insurance policy paid for by Swift • Supplemental Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance • Short Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance • Critical Illness • Hospital Indemnity • Group Accident • Employee Assistance Program – free and confidential counseling and assistance for you and your family • Wellness Program with Incentives

  • Job Description:

  • Develop high performing drivers through daily interactions, coaching and positive reinforcement.

  • Meet drive home time expectations by actively managing expectations and keeping commitments.

  • Maximize P/L for all assigned tractors and trailers.

  • Collaborate with Planner(s) and assign drivers to lanes that best serve both the company and the driver.

  • Ensure all drivers are treated with respect and equitably distribute work (desired lanes/least desired lanes).

  • Build and nurture long-lasting relationships with drivers.

  • Proactively manage safety performance to achieve insurance and claims cost as a percentage of revenue targets.

  • Ensure payroll accuracy for assigned drivers.

  • Perform driver reviews according to scheduled specified by Driver Retention.

  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner which facilitates the success of business operations in order to meet company demands and expectations and perform other duties as assigned by leadership.

  • Proactively work to assist others in achieving the organization's objectives.

  • Skills: Must be able to lead others. Must possess exceptional communication skills. Must be able to multi-task. Must be able to work in high pressure situations in a fast paced environment.

  • Education: Associates degree in Business or related field, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience required. Bachelor's preferred.

  • Experience Required: 2+ years' in Operations and/or Planning and/or Customer Accounts required.

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