Chief Operating Officer (Trucking Company)

Full Time
Niagara Region
Posted 3 years ago

Our client, a well-respected for hire carrier in the Niagara Peninsula, has a requirement for a senior executive to succeed the current Owner and president. The Chief Operating Office will be responsible for all facets of the day to day operation of the enterprise.  An “Agent of Change”, the COO will bring new VISION to take the company to the next level as a premium carrier in highly competitive markets.  They will lever their strong sales skills and leadership qualities to increase the customer base and to optimize performance and profitability.  Key objectives will include but not be limited to:

  • Develop a strategic plan to achieve company operating, sales and revenue objectives
  • Confidently present the company and its services in the market
  • Manage pricing and contract negotiations
  • Represent the Company at industry events and trade shows
  • Prepare professional responses and submissions for sales proposals and RFPs
  • Manage all aspects of the company to ensure objectives are met and targets achieved
  • Work effectively with the President and provide regular updates on company performance

·       Proven track record of meeting and exceeding sales targets

·       Highly developed executive presentation skills

·       Ability to influence decision makers at all levels

·       Possess strong interpersonal skills and drive

·       Possess the ability to lead and inspire

·       Possess a strong understanding of technology and how it applies to trucking operations

·       Possess a strong “Customer Service” orientation

·       Possess strong business and financial acumen

·       Undergraduate degree or equivalent


  • Possess the VISION to capitalize on opportunity and think “outside the box”
  • Have a “Lead by Example” approach to managing


This position offers compensation of $125,000 Base Salary plus Profit Sharing.

Opportunity for Equity Participation after one (1) year.

Job Features

Job CategoryIndustry, Management

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