Tosh Farms
  • - Administrative
  • TN, USA
  • Full Time
  • Medical insurance, dental and vision coverage, 401(k) with match, short term disability, paid holidays, paid vacation, paid parental leave, and tuition reimbursement program for both employee & employee’s dependents Discretionary bonus based on company’s profitability

Director of Transportation

Tosh Farms is a rapidly growing, family-owned crop and swine production business with over 450+ employees and expansion plans targeting 500+ within next 2 years.  Tosh Farms consists of three separate enterprises working in a synergistic fashion: Tosh Farms is the crop production company, Tosh Pork, LLC is the swine production company, and Bacon By Gosh, Inc is the transportation company. 

We have an exceptional opportunity for a high energy Director of Transportation to make a positive stamp on our business.  The Director of Transportation has complete responsibility for the Bacon by Gosh entity which includes the day-to-day operations of ~80 employees who transport livestock, feed, and ingredients.  This position requires a candidate with a continuous improvement mindset along with the proven ability to motivate others while meeting on-time delivery targets.

What You'll Do

  • Responsible for the overall safety, quality, performance, and regulatory compliance of Bacon by Gosh which includes:
    • Strategic planning and forecasting
    • Performance management
    • Reward and discipline employees
    • Resolve problems
    • Address staffing needs
    • Promote safety
    • Training
  • Accountable for meeting and exceeding operational goals
  • Develop best practices and use strong communication skills to build a thriving driver team
  • Build strong relationships with senior leadership through effective communication and collaboration to support company goals
  • Solve problems by providing out of the box ideas, and applying new techniques as well as best practice to get to the root cause of issues
  • Act as the primary information source for the team, maintaining compliance and consistency for daily business requirements
  • Manage & grow key relationships with internal and external customers
  • Champion a safety culture
  • Ensure effective and efficient use of all equipment and drivers

Who You Are

  • Bachelor's degree in Business discipline with 7+ years of relevant management experience leading and developing high-performing teams
  • In lieu of education, equivalent experience and training required
  • Ability to lead and drive change
  • Strong decision-making & problem-solving skills with independent decision-making ability
  • Excellent written & verbal communication
  • Ability to connect with people throughout all levels of organization
  • Strong understanding of regulatory compliance
  • Superb computer literacy in all MS Office with a strong analytical skill for data mining
  • Self-motivated
  • High-level organizational skills with attention to detail, allowing you to handle high volumes of work and multiple-priorities

Benefits

  • Medical insurance, dental and vision coverage, 401(k) with match, short term disability, paid holidays, paid vacation, paid parental leave, and tuition reimbursement program for both employee & employee's dependents
  • Discretionary bonus based on company's profitability

If you are motivated by a challenge and will appreciate a sense of accomplishment as we position Tosh Farms for the future, then please apply online and upload your cover letter/resume to:  https://toshfarms.plansource.com/jobsearch/

 

Tosh Farms does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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