Job Description

About Albion Staffing Solutions:

Albion has been offering Temp; Contract and Direct Hire Staffing Services for 20-years from offices located throughout South Florida. Offering General Admin/Clerical and Light Industrial staffing services, Albion also specializes in the Logistics, Allied Healthcare, and Banking industries.

About this Position:

Albion Staffing Solutions is seeking for a VP Domestic Brokerage. Leader of an efficient,  and timely auto transportation brokerage line of business; actively implements and control the overall concepts and strategy for operations and sales.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Monitors and controls the order process, ensuring efficient and adequate flow of operations.
  • Develops, implements,  and  maintains  processes to  reduce  costs  and  increase customer service.
  • Coordinates activities  of departments  to  deliver efficient  material  movement  to drive  costs/inventory  investment  down while  improving  accuracy and  response time to customers.
  • Manages the carriers for nationwide coverage, interfacing with vendors, third-party providers truck owners.
  • Oversees scheduling of office operations, and the effective utilization of personnel within the brokerage group.
  • Works closely with operations  team to ensure on-time deliveries through  proper daily production scheduling of carriers.
  • Reviews and  participates  in  the  scheduling  of  production  operations  to  ensure support of customer requirements.
  • Reviews, analyzes, modifies, and implements  efficient  and effective  department processes, policies, and procedures.
  • Prepares all required  reports and correspondence.
  • Develops,  implements,   and  monitors  department  budget;   manages  expenses within approved budget constraints.
  • Identifies, documents, and implements opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Hires,  trains,   supervises,   motivates,   and   develops  logistics   staff;   manages schedules and workflow.
  • Assigns duties   and   monitors   quality   of   work;   assures   staff   conforms   to organizational  policies and procedures and government. regulations.
  • Problem Solving--ldentifies and resolves problems in a timely manner;  Gathers and analyzes information  skillfully;  Develops alternative  solutions;  Works well  in group problem solving situations;  Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Project  Management--Develops     project    plans;     Coordinates     projects; Communicates  changes and progress;  Completes  projects  on time  and budget; Manages project team  activities.
  • Technical Skills--Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities;  Strives  to  continuously  build  knowledge  and  skills; Shares expertise with others.
  • Customer  Service--Manages    difficult   or   emotional    customer    situations; Responds  promptly  to  customer  needs;  Solicits  customer  feedback  to  improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance;  Meets commitments.
  • Interpersonal   Skills--Focuses   on  solving  conflict,   not   blaming;   Maintains confidentiality;   Listens  to  others  without  interrupting;   Keeps emotions  under control;  Remains open to others'  ideas and tries new things.
  • Oral Communication--Speaks clearly  and persuasively  in  positive  or  negative situations;    Listens    and   gets    clarification;    Responds    well   to    questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills;  Participates in meetings.
  • Written Communication--Writes  clearly   and  informatively;   Edits   work  for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Teamwork--Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive  team spirit;  Puts  success of team  above own interests;  Able to build morale  and  group  commitments to  goals and  objectives;  Supports  everyone's efforts to succeed.
  • Visionary Leadership--Displays  passion and  optimism;  Inspires  respect  and trust;  Mobilizes others to fulfill the vision;  Provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates.
  • Change  Management-Develops       workable      implementation       plans; Communicates changes effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; Prepares and supports those affected by change; Monitors transition and evaluates results
  • Delegation--Delegates work  assignments;   Matches  the  responsibility to  the person; Gives authority to work independently;  Sets  expectations  and  monitors delegated activities;  Provides recognition for results.
  • Leadership--Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Effectively influences actions and  opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others;  Gives appropriate recognition to others.
  • Managing People--Includes  staff in  planning, decision-making,  facilitating  and process improvement; Takes responsibility for subordinates' activities;  Makes self available to staff; Provides regular performance feedback; Develops subordinates' skills and encourages growth; Solicits and applies customer feedback (internal and external);   Fosters  quality  focus in  others;   Improves  processes, products  and services; Continually works to improve supervisory skills.
  • Quality  Management-·Looks   for   ways  to   improve   and   promote   quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Business Acumen--Understands  business implications  of  decisions;   Displays orientation to profitability; Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; Aligns work with strategic goals.
  • Cost Consciousness--Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving  measures;  Contributes to profits and  revenue; Conserves organizational  resources.
  • Diversity--Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural  differences;  Educates others on the value of diversity;  Promotes a harassment-free environment;  Builds  a diverse workforce.
  • Ethics--Treats  people  with  respect;  Keeps  commitments;  Inspires  the trust  of others; Works with  integrity and ethically;  Upholds organizational values.
  • Organizational  Support--Follows    policies    and     procedures;    Completes administrative  tasks  correctly and  on time;  Supports organization's  goals  and values;  Benefits  organization  through  outside  activities;  Supports  affirmative action and  respects diversity.
  • Strategic   Thinking--Develops   strategies   to  achieve  organizational   goals; Understands organization's strengths & weaknesses;  Analyzes market and competition; Identifies external threats and opportunities; Adapts strategy to changing conditions.
  • ludgment--Displays willingness to make decisions;  Exhibits sound  and  accurate judgment;  Supports and  explains reasoning for decisions;  Includes appropriate people in decision-making  process;  Makes timely decisions.
  • Motivation--Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles;  Measures  self  against  standard  of  excellence; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
  • Planning/Organizing--Prioritizes    and    plans   work   activities;    Uses    time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks;  Develops realistic action plans.
  • Professionalism--Approaches others  in  a  tactful  manner;  Reacts  well  under pressure;  Treats others with  respect and  consideration  regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Quality--Demonstrates  accuracy  and  thoroughness;  Looks for ways to improve and  promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance;  Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Quantity--Meets   productivity  standards;   Completes  work  in   timely   manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.
  • Safety and  Security--Observes  safety  and  security  procedures;   Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions;  Uses equipment and  materials properly.
  • Adaptability--Adapts to  changes in the work environment;  Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality--Is  consistently  at  work and on time;  Ensures  work responsibilities are  covered when absent;  Arrives  at  meetings  and appointments on time.
  • Dependability--Follows instructions,  responds to  management direction;  Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks  on time  or notifies  appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Initiative--Volunteers   readily;  Undertakes  self-development  activities;   Seeks increased  responsibilities;  Takes  independent actions and calculated  risks;  Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when  needed.
  • Innovation--Displays original  thinking  and  creativity;   Meets  challenges  with resourcefulness;  Generates suggestions for improving  work;  Develops  innovative approaches and  ideas;  Presents  ideas  and  information  in  a  manner  that  gets others' attention.

Workplace Location:

Applicants will work in the customer's facility in Tucker, GA, zip code 30084

Candidate Advice:

Albion uses E-Vertify to verify employment eligibility.   
Pre-Employment and random Drug and Background testing applicable.
Only Local Candidates will be considered; no relocation provided.
Reliable Transportation to/from the workplace is necessary.
A clean background needed for employment in Freight Forwarding company