Fleet Operations Director

Date: Mar 30, 2019

Location: Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container

You’re an expert multitasker who loves to solve problems. You’re at your best on the balls of your feet, meeting the demands of a dynamic, fast-paced, customer-focused work environment.

You love logistics and deadlines.

Ready for a new chapter in your career?

We need a meticulous, tactical, professional transportation expert to serve as our Fleet Operations Director at our Mason, Michigan, headquarters.

At Dart, you’ll work in an energetic, innovative, creative environment where problem-solving is celebrated and dependability is essential. It’s a fast-paced, detail-oriented setting that includes a mix of collaboration and independent work.

This is a new position, and it’s an exciting opportunity. Our private trucking fleet of approximately 350 tractors and 1,200 trailers needs a leader to manage the strategy and growth of the fleet, developing vital operating strategies to use the fleet to our competitive advantage. The Director will be responsible for fleet operating strategy, safety and compliance, driver retention, and equipment purchasing and maintenance. We’ll rely on you to keep the trucks moving and keep them full.

If you’re experienced in fleet operations and can bring strong leadership skills, let’s talk. 

Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal Fleet Operations Director candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Business, Supply Chain, Transportation/Logistics or related field of study
  • Seven (7) years of experience in a leadership role in fleet operations
  • Three (3) years of experience in revenue generations through direct sales or backhaul revenue generation in the trucking industry
  • Three (3) years of supervisory experience with strong leadership and management skills
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of  FMCSA regulations
  • Demonstrated knowledge of trucking operations and DOT safety regulations
  • Proven track record and experience managing trucking company profit and loss (P&L)
  • Three (3) years of experience working with Transportation Management Systems and Electronic Logging Devices (MercuryGate and/or Omnitracs, preferred)
  • Ability to travel up to 60% of the time domestically
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Favorable motor vehicle report upon hire
  • Ability to obtain and maintain freight broker license

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Transportation Professional (CTP) Certification 
  • Certified Director of Safety (CDS) 
  • Occupational Hygiene and Safety Technician Certification (OHST)
  • Ten (10) years of experience working in the trucking fleet industry
  • Experience working in private fleet


Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.


If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (800) 545-3278 Ext 3390 or email us at applicationassistance@dart.biz for assistance.


Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.




If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (800) 545-3278 Ext 3370 or email us at ADArequests@dart.biz. Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.



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