Smithfield Foods

  • Fleet Operations Manager

    Job Locations
    Supply Chain
    FLSA Status
    Corporate - Day Shift
  • Overview

    Are you an ambitious, multi-tasker who can solve problems in a fast-paced environment that loves BACON? Then you should join us in growing one of America’s top 25 consumer packaged goods companies, Smithfield Foods!


    The Fleet Operations Manager oversees the growth and execution for our fleet operations core goals and initiatives.


    Responsibilities and tasks are written as follows:

    • Manage and oversee the operational functions for the private fleet
    • Assist in recruiting quality drivers for private fleet
    • Analyze and evaluate fleet operations networks for adjustments and cost savings opportunities
    • Manage, develop and enforce utilization, service and cost savings metrics for dedicated fleets
    • Organize and execute upon company savings initiatives
    • Develop and implement standard operational standards to maintain vehicles by advocating best practices in industry.
    • Understand financial impacts, develop KPI's and budget analysis for fleet operations

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

    • Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university and 5+ years’ relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience, required.
    • Minimum of 2+ years’ experience in a position of leadership to include team development and management, required.
    • Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.
    • Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.
    • Effective critical thinking, decision making and problem-solving skills.
    • Must be highly organized and detail-oriented.
    • Effective planning and organizational skills with demonstrated multi-tasking and project management skills.
    • Knowledge and experience with the Microsoft Suite: including, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation for the private fleet.
    • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

    EEO/AA Information

    Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.


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