Director, Driver Engagement

March 14, 2023

For 65 years, Arnold Bros. Transport Ltd. has been providing over the road transportation solutions to customers throughout North America. We specialize in truckload highway transport & logistics management and pride ourselves on going the extra mile to solve our customer's pressing challenges and deliver exceptional service. We are a multi-generation, family-run company with dedicated staff and drivers, quality equipment and cutting-edge technology. Our head office is in Winnipeg, with locations in Milton, Calgary, and yards in Vancouver, Edmonton, Saskatoon, and Montreal. We pride ourselves on our inclusive family culture and our ability to be creative.

Arnold Bros. Transport Ltd. is seeking an experienced Director, Driver Engagement to join our Leadership Team. This opportunity reports directly to the Chief Human Resources Officer and is ideal for a leader who is energized about creating an engaging experience for our valued Drivers. As a leader, the Director, Driver Engagement will influence meaningful change, open communications, improve performance and foster a culture of trust and safety.

The Director, Driver Engagement is primarily accountable creating an exceptional Driver experience and enabling Driver performance through engagement and retention programs, performance management, training, communications, recognition and equipment assignment.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Meaningfully differentiates the ABT Driver experience in the Transportation industry.

  • Design and implement programs and communications that connect, enable, and engage Drivers.

  • Design, implement and sustain ABT's Driver performance management program

  • Contributes to the development of compensation frameworks that recognize driver performance and ensures external competitiveness and internal equity.

  • Delivers and sustains regular Driver recognition programs that celebrate Driver safety, customer service and operational performance.

  • Creates two-way driver communications that informs drivers of company and operational news and provides an opportunity for the Drivers' voice to be heard and engaged.

  • Works closely with the ABT Academy and Safety & Compliance to design and deliver training and development programs that enhance Driver safety and performance.

  • Delivers and engaging Driver onboarding experience.

  • Oversees efficient and timely Driver equipment Assignment.

  • Works closely with Operations to actively manage the Driver workforce.

  • Participates with the Leadership Team to develop and implement the strategic plan.

  • Develop and effectively manages the Driver Engagement budget.

  • Develop and sustain strong working relationships with external governing bodies and associations.

The successful candidate will have:

  • 10 years of progressive and related experience - Transportation industry experience is an asset.

  • Exceptional team and organizational leadership skills.

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Strong problem-solving skills and creativity.

  • Demonstrated focus on delivering high value and experience to clients.

  • Ability to effectively manage and deliver multiple competing priorities.

  • Ability to develop new ideas and generate buy-in from stakeholders.

  • Ability to prepare clear, concise, and comprehensive reports.

  • Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with challenging situations.

  • Experience developing high performance teams.

  • Related post-secondary education.

Arnold Bros. Transport, offers:

  • Fast paced environment and an opportunity to grow within the company

  • Competitive salary and benefits

  • Positive work environment with a strong focus on safety

  • Education Assistance

  • Discounts on many shopping experiences

Candidates interested in this exciting opportunity should apply by email, including a cover letter and resume to:

Arnold Bros. Transport Ltd.
Chief Human Resources Officer
739 Lagimodiere Blvd
Winnipeg, MB R3J 0T8

Arnold Bros. Transport welcomes diversity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, indigenous people, and persons with disabilities.

We thank all applicants. However, only those under consideration will be contacted.


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