CRST International Driver Manager in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

CRST Expedited is seeking a self motivated and results oriented Driver Manager to be located in our Cedar Rapids, IA office.

*Job Summary: *The Driver Manager is responsible for managing and developing relationships with drivers to increase overall driver satisfaction and to improve driver retention.

*Essential Duties and Responsibilities: *

  • Coach and manage drivers a fleet of drivers to ensure high on-time delivery performance and fleet profitability.
  • Develop relationship with drivers to improve performance and encourage retention.
  • Communicate customer needs to drivers through dispatch instruction.
  • Review and authorize driver pay related items.
  • Ensure driver and other transportation safety procedures are followed.
  • Coordinate with Load Planning personnel to obtain loads that meet driver and customer needs.
  • Act as the driver advocate toward internal departments to answer driver questions, driver concerns, and/or resolve issues.
  • Maximize equipment utilization and driver pay.
  • Work closely with other departments to meet customer, driver, and company objectives and safety initiatives.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

  • 1-2 years of previous experience in a related field required
  • High school diploma or GED required and a degree in a related field preferred
  • Previous management or coaching experience required
  • Effective communication skills are needed
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment

CRST is an EOE. Offer contingent upon successful completion of a background check and drug screening.

Location: Cedar Rapids, IA

Employment duration: Full time