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Company Description

Having its main office in Omaha, Nebraska, Werner Enterprises is among the top three transportation and logistics company in the United States, with coverage throughout North America, Asia, Europe, South America, Africa and Australia. It employs 8,752 drivers, 1,850 office support employees and over 759 fleet maintenance associates. Guided by the mission that the quality of carrier relationships is more important than the quantity of carriers, the company offers transportation services including medium-to-long-haul, regional and expedited van and temperature-controlled transportation. The Werner Logistics portfolio consists of truck brokerage, freight management, intermodal, international and final mile services. Werner Enterprises have put capacity managers into operation, who are customers' advocates and develop a personal relationship with customers, understanding their freight needs. Werner Enterprises offer opportunities in three main career paths: Office, Sales and Management, Fleet maintenance and Driving opportunities. Besides its comprehensive package of benefits (health, dental and vision insurance, 401(k) retirement plan and stock purchase plans), Werner gives you the peace of mind that you work for a well-established company with a strong financial condition since 1956.

Job Description

The main purpose of this position is to solicit, review and qualify the most experienced driversavailable to fill existing openings within our van network and dedicated operations.

Werner Enterprises provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, genetic information or veteran status or other status protected by law. We encourage applicants of all ages as we do not discriminate on the basis of an applicant's age.
Posted Information  This position is open. This job was posted on Fri Apr 30 2021 and expires on Sun May 30 2021.

Tasks

  • Interpret and explain human resources policies, procedures, laws, standards, or regulations.
  • Hire employees and process hiring-related paperwork.
  • Maintain current knowledge of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and affirmative action guidelines and laws, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
  • Prepare or maintain employment records related to events, such as hiring, termination, leaves, transfers, or promotions, using human resources management system software.
  • Address employee relations issues, such as harassment allegations, work complaints, or other employee concerns.
  • Review employment applications and job orders to match applicants with job requirements.
  • Inform job applicants of details such as duties and responsibilities, compensation, benefits, schedules, working conditions, or promotion opportunities.
  • Select qualified job applicants or refer them to managers, making hiring recommendations when appropriate.
  • Schedule or conduct new employee orientations.
  • Maintain and update human resources documents, such as organizational charts, employee handbooks or directories, or performance evaluation forms.
  • Confer with management to develop or implement personnel policies or procedures.
  • Contact job applicants to inform them of the status of their applications.
  • Conduct exit interviews and ensure that necessary employment termination paperwork is completed.
  • Interview job applicants to obtain information on work history, training, education, or job skills.
  • Perform searches for qualified job candidates, using sources such as computer databases, networking, Internet recruiting resources, media advertisements, job fairs, recruiting firms, or employee referrals.
  • Provide management with information or training related to interviewing, performance appraisals, counseling techniques, or documentation of performance issues.
  • Analyze employment-related data and prepare required reports.
  • Advise management on organizing, preparing, or implementing recruiting or retention programs.
  • Develop or implement recruiting strategies to meet current or anticipated staffing needs.
  • Administer employee benefit plans.
  • Schedule or administer skill, intelligence, psychological, or drug tests for current or prospective employees.
  • Conduct reference or background checks on job applicants.
  • Review and evaluate applicant qualifications or eligibility for specified licensing, according to established guidelines and designated licensing codes.
  • Evaluate recruitment or selection criteria to ensure conformance to professional, statistical, or testing standards, recommending revisions, as needed.
  • Coordinate with outside staffing agencies to secure temporary employees, based on departmental needs.
  • Evaluate selection or testing techniques by conducting research or follow-up activities and conferring with management or supervisory personnel.

Skills

  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.
  • Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
  • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

Knowledge

  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Clerical - Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Personnel and Human Resources - Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.
  • Education and Training - Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Law and Government - Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.

Werner Enterprises

Description

Having its main office in Omaha, Nebraska, Werner Enterprises is among the top three transportation and logistics company in the United States, with coverage throughout North America, Asia, Europe, South America, Africa and Australia. It employs 8,752 drivers, 1,850 office support employees and over 759 fleet maintenance associates. Guided by the mission that the quality of carrier relationships is more important than the quantity of carriers, the company offers transportation services including medium-to-long-haul, regional and expedited van and temperature-controlled transportation. The Werner Logistics portfolio consists of truck brokerage, freight management, intermodal, international and final mile services. Werner Enterprises have put capacity managers into operation, who are customers' advocates and develop a personal relationship with customers, understanding their freight needs. Werner Enterprises offer opportunities in three main career paths: Office, Sales and Management, Fleet maintenance and Driving opportunities. Besides its comprehensive package of benefits (health, dental and vision insurance, 401(k) retirement plan and stock purchase plans), Werner gives you the peace of mind that you work for a well-established company with a strong financial condition since 1956.
Type

Company - Public

Size

Large

Revenue

$2B to $5B

Location

Multiple locations

Industry

Transportation/Logistics

Founded

1956

CEO

C.L. Werner

Website

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