• Full Time
  • Kaukauna, WI
  • This position has been filled
  • Salary: Based on experience, contact us for details
Job ID: 137699


Are you an Operations Department Specialist who has a strong understanding of the United States geography and enjoys working with maps? Are you an Operations Department Specialist who has strong problem solving skills?

Our client is a family oriented, award-winning transportation company. They utilize state-of-the-art technology and software and consistently meet and exceed the needs of their customers.


As an Operations Department Specialist, you will be backup to the director of operations and will be trained in multiple different roles.

  • Assist in leading and retaining our fleet of drivers
  • Work with our safety and compliance departments to promote positive driver relations, safe operations of equipment and the reduction of driver turnover
  • Understand and successfully train drivers on Midwest’s mobile app
  • Accept, schedule and track loads for customers
  • Ensure accurate data entry of all orders
  • Accurately enter and update websites and Excel spreadsheets as well as compose e-mails
  • Monitor trailer pools
  • Assist in assigning trailers at customer drop locations
  • Assist assign loads to drivers


  • Must have a background working in transportation, must have the experience from “true trucking” type transportation companies
  • Must 4+ years of experience working within the operations department of a transportation/ trucking industry company
  • Must have an intermediate level of understanding of United States geography and have the ability to accurately read a map
  • Must have a strong understanding and application of the hours of service/regulations
  • Supervisory experience is preferred
  • Associate degree or above in a related field is preferred
  • Computer savvy and good with using many software programs
  • Basic skillset in MSWD and Excel
  • Must be comfortable with general use of the internet
  • Any experience with Microsoft 360 is a huge plus
  • Any software experience working with PeopleNet, Weight & Management Scale, Cargo Security and Securement Loading is highly preferred
  • Self-starter, positive and easygoing attitude
  • Must be able to stay calm and professional at all times
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Extremely strong multitasking skills in fast-paced environment
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills
  • Ability to jump in, take notes, retain the information and run with it
  • Strong work ethic


  • Casual dress code
  • Very family oriented
  • State-of-the-art technology
  • Friendly, easy going environment
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Profit sharing
  • 401(k)
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacation


Hours: 7:30am – 4:30pm, extra hours are required, contact us for details

Length: Temporary to Hire or Direct Hire

Pay for the Operations Department Specialist position: Based on experience, contact us for details

Location: Kaukauna, WI

Job ID: 137699

Job descriptions may not include every responsibility or qualification of the position.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

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