WM Transportation Route Manager in Winsted, Minnesota
Why work for WM?
Stability. Great Pay / Benefits. Advancement Opportunities.
About the Route Manager Role
As a Route Manager, you'll be responsible for Onboarding, Developing, Coaching, Mentoring, and Performance Management of approximately 15 - 20 drivers. You'll establish and maintain positive relationships with all frontline employees - spending the majority of the day in the field with your team.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Ensuring new frontline employees have tools, instruction, and feedback for successful daily duties
Meet with new frontline employees daily to ensure consistent communication and support of onboarding
Provide timely and consistent touchpoints with frontline employees.
Regular review of best practices to enhance daily performance
Focus on understanding and progress of frontline employee career goals
Identify and address improvement opportunities and collaborate with frontline employees to ensure continued success
Actively practice and seek feedback on coaching conversations.
Lead by example to ensure safety practices are paramount with each employee and
Teaching and developing an understanding of the WM Way
Conducts Root Cause Investigations for all injuries and incidents, ensuring consistent discipline and retraining.
Documents and maintains records required by regulatory agencies such as the Department of Transportation.
Reviews and audits documentation related to route operations daily (e.g., DVIRs, driver time and attendance, open tickets), following up where appropriate.
Visits customers and customer sites to evaluate and resolve safety issues, seeking service alternatives where appropriate.
What does it take to be a Route Manager (RM) at WM?
The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.
Education: Associates Degree (accredited), High School Diploma (accredited) and two (2) years of relevant work experience.
Experience: No experience or successful completion of the WM Route Manager Trainee program required
Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
You'll use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc.) most of the work day
You'll rarely exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30 pounds
You'll be in a physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements part of the work day
Normal setting for this job is: office setting and/or landfill/outdoor.
About our Benefits
At WM, each eligible salaried employee receives a competitive total compensation package including:
Industry leading health insurance
401(K) + company match
100% Paid Tuition, Books, & Fees for 135+ education programs for you and your family
Employee Stock Purchase Program
Employee Discount Programs
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