Celadon Operations Manager in Indianapolis, Indiana

Operations Manager


Date Posted: 9/28/2018

Job Code: OPSMGR

Location: Indianapolis(HQ)

Address: 9503 E. 33rd St

City: Indianapolis

State: IN

Country: United States of America

Category: Operations


Celadon, one of Indiana’s fastest growing companies, is looking for anOperations Managerin its Operations division. The Operations Manager must be an excellent communicator, proactive, analytical, solution-focused, patient and able to juggle multiple projects. The Operations Manager provides leadership, positive directionand focus on what is mutually beneficial for Celadon and its drivers.


  • Follow all company guidelines and procedures set forth in your employee handbook. You are required to understand 100% of its content.

  • Understand and pursue operation’s core goals of service, utilization, and profitability. Manage personnel to understand, own, and accomplish these goals

  • Understand and maintain the integrity of our ISO process and procedures.

  • Perform operational duties as defined in your departmental procedures manual or as directed by your Manager.

  • Perform administrative duties to ensure Operations Analysts and drivers comply with all company guidelines and procedures.

  • Establish, document and maintain Assistant Operations Manager records pertaining to work schedules, time off and other similar staffing issues.

  • Establish, document and maintain daily, weekly and monthly reports that impact that day to day function of the ops floor. Some examples include fleet mileage, turnover, out of service and safety statistics.

  • Establish and manage performance benchmarks as they pertain to Operations Analysts and Assistant Operations Managers. Monitor and manage performance of personnel daily.

  • Manage activities between your personnel, drivers and customers. Develops methods and criteria to allow your personnel to enhance their relationships with and between drivers and operations personnel.

  • Evaluate, recommend and manage the training needs of Assistant Operations Managers and Operations Analysts.

  • Manage and be accountable of all costs associated with the department's budgeted plan, including incentives and bonuses.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements


  • 4 year college degree or significant experience in the truckload industry, preferred

  • Understanding of U.S., Mexican, and Canadian geography, as well as developed map reading skills

  • Outstanding problem solving and interpersonal skills necessary to assist others in problem resolution

  • Demonstrated ability to work and manage in a team environment

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Knowledge of Department of Transportation requirements relating to ground transportation


  • Competitive Annual Salary

  • Medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, and a flexible spending account

  • On site primary care medical facility, available to employees and family members enrolled in company health insurance

  • 401(k) retirement savings plan and paid vacation

  • Extensive wellness program with annual reimbursement opportunities

  • Undergraduate and graduate school tuition reimbursement program

  • Continuous learning and development provided by a dedicated training department

Celadon, one of Indiana's fastest growing companies, is looking for top candidates to join our winning team! Apply today for the opportunity to work with an industry leader to service our Fortune 500 client-base.