Who we are:

Founded in 2017, Gatik is the leader in autonomous middle mile logistics. We deliver goods safely and efficiently using medium duty trucks with a focus on short-haul, B2B logistics for Fortune 500 customers such as Walmart and Loblaw. Gatik enables our customers to optimize their hub-and-spoke operations, enhance service levels and product flow across multiple locations while reducing labor costs and meeting an unprecedented expectation for faster deliveries.

About the role:

The Site Operations Manager ​​will work closely with the fleet operations leadership team to drive new customer deployments, track and measure efficiencies, establish KPIs, and build a world-class logistics operations and transportation network. An ideal candidate would be self-motivated, technically inclined, embraces a positive attitude, remains calm in a rapid-paced environment, identifies as a change-maker, and has a strong operational background. This role will require you to stay flexible, tackle ambiguity head-on, embrace change, and focus on delivering a best-in-class commercial product, including the associated maintenance and repair services. The ideal candidate will have automotive, AV, transportation or logistics background.

This role will be onsite at least 5 days a week at our Fort Worth, TX office! 

What you'll do:

  • Lead day-to-day coordination and management of fleet operations activities 
  • Be at the forefront of all customer interactions and fleet deployments
  • Develop and maintain positive and professional working relationships with customers, service vendors and Gatik staff
  • Raise the bar on safety. Drive a safety-first culture across all aspects of the operations
  • Evaluate and exercise site safety and compliance (DOT & FMCSA) with regulatory bodies, including OSHA safety law, and organizational procedures and policies
  • Provide mentoring and accountability to direct reports and conduct succession planning 
  • Develop and adhere to strict servicing and maintenance times to minimize downtime and maintain schedules, detailed records of vehicle maintenance and inspection
  • Draft, deliver, maintain, audit, and continuously improve standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Evaluate current operational performance and provide a strategic plan for improvements
  • Keep ELD logs and regulatory and registration up-to-date, vehicle maintenance logs, and maintenance reminders up to date by performing regular audits
  • Define and execute against objectives and KPIs, positively reinforce and engage your team, and share in each other's success
  • Ability to deal with multiple conflicting priorities and stakeholder issues while driving towards pragmatic decisions/actions
  • Maintains company and contractual assets (vehicles, facilities, inventories, tools, and equipment)

What we're looking for:

  • Bachelor's degree in business or equivalent or equivalent experience 
  • 7+ years of transportation industry experience, preferably in operations
  • 4+ years of work experience with program management in operations, strategy, and planning
  • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities in the automotive, transportation or logistics industry
  • Experience with scaling businesses and launching new fleet operations
  • Basic knowledge of common vehicle electrical and networking systems
  • Strong ability to seamlessly navigate and shift between strategic thinking and tactical activities
  • Get stuff done mentality and proven operational effectiveness
  • Is able to remain calm and clear-headed in stressful situations
  • Willing to travel as necessary to support the customer and your team, as needed

More about Gatik:

With headquarters in Mountain View, CA and offices in Canada, Texas and Arkansas, Gatik is establishing new standards of success for the autonomous trucking industry every day. Visit us at Gatik for more company information and Jobs @ Gatik for more open roles.
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