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General manager

Edmonton - AB, Alberta,CANADA
Job ID
Premier Carriers Inc.
Job Category
Posting Date
July 14, 2022
Expiry date
March 13, 2023
$61.25 hourly for 30 hours per week


  • Supervise and lead Transportation Managers
  • Oversee recruitment, training and performance of new and current employees
  • Follow and improvise a robust maintenance plan to reduce downtime for Trucks
  • Responsible for running overall operations, finance, maintenance and contractor recruitment
  • Provide guidance & direction for logistics solutions to customers & internal productivity/quality improvement projects
  • Assist the set-up process of the company & operations (operational processes, policies & procedures, Standard Operating Procedures, staff recruitment, training, selection of suppliers, local regulatory requirements.)
  • Develop annual budget for expense accounts and capital equipment related to the operations of Equipment, Facilities, and Fleet departments
  • Represent the organization, or delegate representatives to act on behalf of the organization, in negotiations or other official functions
  • Directing investigations to verify and resolve customer or shipper complaints
  • Complying with transportation-related policies, as well as safety rules, union contracts, and government regulations
  • Ensure compliance in Environment, Health and Safety, Financial, Systems & Controls Set targets (covering all Balanced Score Card areas) & performance evaluation of same on regular basis ensuring continual improvement
  • Establish financial and administrative controls
  • Select middle managers, delegate the necessary authority to them and create optimum working conditions
  • Participate in safety audits and programs. Also, develop policies and procedures to implement programs.



  • Bachelor’s degree required in business administration
  • 5 years or more experience in similar role performing similar duties
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office & Microsoft Access skills
  • Ability to supervise 5-10 employees
  • Liable to hold budgetary responsibility of $100,001 - $500,000
  • Possess knowledge of financial planning, P&L analysis, and margin improvement
  • Ability to motivate, train, lead, and evaluate the performance of subordinates
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and meet specific goals and deadlines
  • Must have very strong customer service skills
  • Ability to communicate with tact, diplomacy, and authority, when necessary
  • Must possess strong analytical abilities, organizational skills, and communication skills
  • Key Skills required such as attention to detail, repetitive tasks, adaptability, organizational skills, time management, confidence, commercial awareness, good team working.



$61.25 hourly for 30 hours per week



Edmonton, Alberta T6N 1B2


Vacancy: 1



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