Operations Manager - Manito Transit - Morton, IL

Manito Transit   Morton, IL   Full-time     Transportation
Posted on November 22, 2022


Operations Manager




Directs Operations and Sales for all assigned locations. Responsible for the overall direction, sales service, safety, coordination and evaluation of all locations.



Supervises all Dispatchers, Drivers and Mechanics in assigned territory.




Hires and trains new drivers in market areas as needed


Develops plans for efficient use of equipment and employees


Makes sales calls and customer relationships to ensure we have profitable revenue growth


Reviews operating costs and modifies operations and inventory control programs to maintain and enhance profitable operations.


Recommends operational budgets to management


Coordinates and approves the purchasing of facility equipment and maintenance items


Provides direction and develops plans to comply with state and federal requirements on D.O.T. regulations and environmental issues.


Coordinates and conducts safety training for all employees.


Recommends budget, expenditures, and appropriations


Reviews market analysis to determine customer needs, volume potential, price schedules, and discount rates.


Provides superior customer service and professionalism with the company and industry


Develops marketing plan to maximize equipment utilization and profitability




Follows Manito Transit’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply


Driving on behalf of company may be required


Provides support to dispatch during peak season demands and absences


Performs all other duties as assigned




Normally requires a Bachelor’s Degree in a business or transportation related field, or the equivalent thereof, and 5 years or more of operations related work experience to demonstrate knowledge of planning, organization, problem solving, and project management and computer proficiency.


Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development


Must have a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record


Ability to work extended hours as business conditions warrant

Ability to travel independently and overnight

Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position. 


Manito Transit

240 W Ashland St
Morton , IL