Program Manager- Container/ Drayage

  • Atlanta, Georgia, 30339

Purpose

This position is responsible for all port container drayage, managing from release at port to delivery and return of the containers.  The Drayage Program Manager is responsible for supporting F&D’s Distribution Centers and managing our drayage providers to make sure containers are delivered on-time and empties are returned to port to avoid accessorial charges. This position will handle TMS tracking, payment, invoice matching, and communicating invoice related concerns across the carrier base as well as internal stakeholders. 

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree (relevant experience can be substituted for the required education on the basis of one calendar year of experience for one academic year of education)

  • Four years of relevant experience required or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job, as determined by the company

  • Proven problem-solving and team building skills

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite

  • Has exempt level experience involving various operational level positions

  • Working knowledge of Transportation process and Supply Chain as a whole

  • Must be detail oriented and organized

  • Must possess excellent customer service skills and work well under pressure

  • Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, and work in a fast-paced environment

  • Experience dealing with LA/Long Beach, Houston, Savannah, & Baltimore ports a plus.

Essential Functions

Supply Chain

  • Utilizing the different port websites to check and keep track of each container available as necessary

  • Manage drayage carriers, making sure they are on schedule for dropping containers, as well as picking up containers

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with current and prospective carriers.

  • Monitor and address issues in TMS with drayage providers

  • Provide industry expertise, guidance, and support

  • Use data to drive operational and productivity improvements

  • Responsible for F&D leased chassis and container storage, per diem and demurrage management

  • Responsible for dedicated drayage fleets including ensuring optimum overall performance and utilization

  • Keep Track of F&D leased chassis via online tracking system and monitor/report on utilization

  • Function as a key communication link between various departments; contribute to the training and development of team members; create and manage documentation for established processes and new process development

  • Responsible for freight invoice analysis, audit and processing as necessary

  • Report out on key KPIs

Working Conditions (travel, hours, environment)

  • This position is salaried, knowing it may include hours which exceed eight hours in a day or forty hours in a week

  • Occasional travel required including air and car travel

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to a warehouse environment and moving vehicles.  The noise level in the work environment is typically quiet to moderate.

Physical/Sensory Requirements

Sedentary Work – Ability to exert 10 - 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.  Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.

Note:  Floor & Decor considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or familial status, veteran status, or based on any other class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  Floor & Decor also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.

This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee, and is subject to change by the employer at its sole discretion.

BENEFITS & REWARDS:

  • Bonus opportunities at every level

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Relocation opportunities across the country

  • 401k with discretionary company match

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Referral Bonus Program

  • Corporate Discount Programs

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and other Insurance Plans (subject to eligibility criteria)

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Floor & Decor is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to equal opportunity for all associates and applicants.  F&D recruits, hires, trains, promotes, compensates and administers all personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable law.

This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, testing, screening, hiring, selection for training, upgrading, transfer, demotion, layoff, discipline, termination, compensation, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.  This policy and the law prohibit employment discrimination against any associate or applicant on the basis of any legally protected status outlined above.

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Benefits & Rewards

  • Bonus opportunities at every level
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Relocation opportunities across the country
  • 401k with discretionary company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Corporate Discount Programs
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and other Insurance Plans (subject to eligibility criteria)

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