Assistant Terminal Manager

Airgas Inc Santa Fe Springs , CA 90671

Posted 11 months ago


The Assistant Terminal Manager is accountable for distribution management of local cryogenic liquids, vehicle maintenance and company activities to ensure efficient utilization of resources are cost effective and consistent with Department of Transportation Regulations and Airgas Merchant Gases procedures.

1.Responsible for the supervision, training and performance of drivers and mechanics.
2.Responsible for the PM operation and administration of liquid distribution costs to ensure they are maintained in accordance with company budgets, goals and objectives.
3.Responsible for compliance of all DOT, OSHA, NFPA, State and Local regulations related to the private trucking industry and the industrial gas industry for maintenance of established standards for the operation.
4.Responsible for following established policies and procedures required for the distribution and utilization of vehicles, company reporting systems and maintenance controls as it relates to the local operation.
5.The incumbent must be able to learn behavior shaping techniques as trained by the company for the purpose of attaining company objectives for the overall purpose of obtaining cost efficiencies.
6.Responsible for the scheduling and organization of driver trainer activities as it relates to scheduling of new hire training, scheduling of re-certification check rides, accident follow-up check rides and driver performance check ride follow-up.

  • Reviews DQ files for completeness and accuracy of compliance

  • Insure driver qualifications and training are in accordance with company requirements

  • Insure driver training files are maintained and current

  • Review driver log audit reports

  • Conduct monthly safety meetings with designated drivers

  • Implement plans as required to achieve accident rate goals

  • Maintain sufficient safety equipment and supplies

  • Enforce all DOT and safety regulations

  • Monitor driver performance

  • Maintain driver schedule as needed by Logistics Center

  • Assist TM with Investigation of accidents and reporting requirements

  • Initiate dispute resolution of driver issues with Logistics center

  • Review driver pay sheets for accuracy

  • Assist TM with resolution of issues with hazardous delivery sites

  • Assist with resolution issues of customer complaints

  • Review expense reports to insure accuracy

  • Discuss driver complaints to assist TM with resolution

  • Monitor distribution costs, to control cost where possible, and explain variances

  • Review and approve vacation requests for responsible employees

  • Investigate all delayed and failed delivery attempts

  • Track all distribution delays

  • Resolve Special Condition Report's involving distribution issues

  • Keep current and insure compliance with Safety Management System, Driver's Handbook, and Documented procedures

  • Oversee work of administrator if applicable

Vehicle Maintenance

  • Monitor TMT reports

  • Work with mechanic to insure parts inventories meet established levels.

  • Insure monthly activity reports are prepared and submitted on time

  • Monitor PMI schedule to insure target goals with 3rd party vendor are attained

  • Insure compliance with all environmental regulations for handling and disposal of hazardous waste with 3rd party vendor.

  • Insure availability of maintenance help after hours and weekends with 3rd party vendor.

  • Insure good communications with Logistics Center for scheduling of vehicle maintenance.

  • Insure completion of dvir demand repairs from road inspections are handled promptly


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 with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor Degree and/or combination of education and equivalent work experience.

  • 3 years of operations management experience supervising a staff strongly preferred.

  • Previous experience in the industrial and/or specialty gas business preferred.


  • Occasionally (1-33% of work time);


  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Ability to learn and utilize Google applications (Docs, Sheets, Slides, Gmail)

  • Able to save and maintain electronic files

  • Ability to learn and use additional 3rd party software programs to track vehicle data and maintenance.


  • Provides supervision of direct reports, in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

  • Major accountabilities include interviewing, hiring, training associates, planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining associates; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

  • Ability to write routine business reports and business correspondence in English.

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from employees and/or customers.

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals using the English language.


  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percentages.


  • None required

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability

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