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Transportation Operations Manager – Food & Beverage

Mackenzie Stuart is working in close partnership with a market leading Food & Beverage Manufacturer. The organisation is looking for a Transportation Manager, specialising in Domestic Reefer and Cold Chain Transportation for a role based in Los Angeles, CA.


Responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:


  • Develop operational plans and strategies that help maintain service continuity
  • Dispatch and monitor vehicles and routes to ensure operational performance is maintained
  • Develop and sustain relationships with strategic carriers across North America
  • Mitigate risk potential to the business by ensuring capacity needs are forecasted and planned
  • Design and oversee routes to ensure cost and service efficiencies
  • Work alongside commercial teams, ensuring all consumer needs are met
  • Promote team growth, taking active part in the hiring process
  • Work with leaders in the organization across multiple offices to organize and implement new processes as needed


To be considered for the role you must meet the following requirements:


  • Candidate must have some form of Food & Beverage and/or Logistics & Supply Chain experience
  • Experience with Reefer/Cold Chain transportation is essential
  • Must be based in Vernon, LA, California
  • 3+ years previous employment within industry
  • Bachelor’s degree is essential
  • Ability to effectively negotiate with carriers regarding market rates
  • Must be fluent in English both orally and written, ability to communicate in Spanish is a plus
  • Proven track record of leading teams, achieving objectives and personnel development


The expected salary for this role is between USD$75K – $95K USD with a performance bonus in place.


Due to the high number of applications, if you have not heard back within 14 days, please assume you have been unsuccessful.

Job Reference: PC/JF - TMFBLA

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Salary Range

USD $80,000 - 100,000


Los Angeles, CA