Arrow Transportation Systems Inc.

Division Manager - Chilliwack Mining Division

Job Locations CA-BC
Company Arrow Trucking

Overview

Over 100 years in business, the Arrow Group of Companies has led the way in developing service focused transportation solutions by working with a broad range of customers, hauling a wider variety of products, and expanding our presence throughout Canada and the United States. Arrow is an industry leading transportation, distribution and materials handling organization.

 

We wish to congratulate our current Chilliwack Mining Division Manager on his recent promotion to Regional Manager, Mining & Aggregates. As such, he will be in a position to not only onboard and train his replacement but to support and guide the new Manager on an ongoing basis.

 

The Chilliwack Mining Division is located centrally just off the Lickman Road exit off of Hwy 1. This Division employs approximately 55 including 10 skilled Shop staff, 40 Professional Truck Drivers and 5 Office support staff including the Division Manager. Our Division hauls Copper Concentrate and other materials for our preferred customers from various Minesites to the Port of Vancouver for offshore delivery as well as other commodities that are condusive to haul in our Ore trailers.

 

For more information please visit:  chilliwack.arrow.ca 

 

Eric Larnder - Ops Sup-Transportation Coordinator     Office Administrator

We Offer

  • Competitive Pay
  • Pension matching progam
  • Extended Medical benefits including dental, pharmaceutical, paramedical, life insurance, short and long term disability insurance and more.....
  • Company Vehicle Provided
  • A career with a growing organization backed by the stability of a company that has been in business since 1919
  • The support of a strong and experienced team!

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Regional Manager, the Division Manager’s role is to plan, organize, coordinate and implement the short and medium-term corporate and operational goals and activities of the Division. This individual is responsible for safely managing all aspects, activities and resources (people and equipment) of the Division towards meeting customer commitments and financial goals (budgetary/profit and loss) while working within regulatory and legal compliance. This individual also works with the various functional Directors to ensure corporate compliance in areas of Safety, Human Resources, Maintenance and other corporate programs.

 

Major Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for annual Divisional strategic planning and budgeting. Focus must be on maximizing productivity and striving for least total cost operating position.
  • Ensure the division is financially successful but never at the expense of safety, regulatory and legal compliance.
  • Manages local operation towards high quality of customer service at least possible cost.
  • Ensures that Divisional assets are utilized to maximum productivity.
  • Oversees Division maintenance to ensure that company, industry and government regulations and standards are met. Plans to minimize equipment total maintenance cost over the life of the assets.
  • Responsible for divisional human resource planning and utilization.
  • Ensures the divisional processes are conducted as per the Operations Excellence, company and divisional S.O.P’s.
  • Builds a team of motivated, efficient and productive employees and coordinates their efforts through strong leadership, coaching and direction.
  • Provides employee-sensitive, considerate, courteous leadership through consistently fair treatment of people so that a relationship of mutual trust and support is maintained. Creates an honest and open communications environment which involves participative problem solving.
  • Shares information with all employees so that a mutual understanding and appreciation of the company business is ensured.
  • Oversees the company’s safety policies and programs, ensures full compliance and leads by example in this area.
  • Cultivates and maintains a productive relationship with Arrow’s customers, and the local community.
  • Comply with all rules and regulations, protocols and established metrics.
  • Follow all workplace safety policies and compliance regulations participate in identifying hazards.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Regional Manager.

You Possess

  • Minimum of 5 years proven success and experience in a similar managerial capacity
  • Preference towards post secondary education in Business, Operations, Logistics or related field
  • Preference towards trucking industry experience
  • Strong capacity for Strategic thinking
  • Strong safety management mindset and experience
  • Demonstrates strong communication skills both verbally and written
  • Excellent teamwork and team building skills
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude
  • Strong analytical and financial skills
  • Ability to lead by example
  • Extensive understanding of account and customer service management
  • Computer literate including effective skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to adapt to and quickly learn new software
  • Able to work well under pressure and meet set deadlines

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