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Chief Operating Officer

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Houston, TX


**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is seeking to fill an exciting opportunity for a Chief Operating Officer at our Texas Headquarters. Reporting directly to the President and the CEO, the COO will be a strategic thinker with proven leadership experience, able to provide ultimate oversight and guidance to a large and complex operational team including the following departmental areas: Sales, Operations, Dispatch, HR, Customer Service, Claims, Accounting and Marketing.

The COO is required to carry out the management of day-to-day operations at **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. in accordance with the direction and policies established by the CEO and Board. The COO provides the leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure that the company has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people systems in place to effectively grow the organization and to ensure financial strength and operating efficiency

Key fields of responsibility include:

Operations policy and planning:

Collaborate with the President and the CEO to define the organization’s vision and determine strategies for achieving this vision

Creating, communicating and implementing Special Logisti’s vision, mission and overall direction of the organization

Leading the development and implementation of the overall strategic plan that guides the direction of our business

Leading the measurement and effectiveness of all operational processes internal and external.

Providing timely, accurate and complete reports on the operating condition of the company.

Assure quality control through development and implementation of systems and procedures and managing compliance with legal and regulatory requirements


At the direction of the President and the CEO, provide general oversight of all Special Logistics’s activities and management of day to day operations

Assure a high functioning and efficient corporation

Leading, guiding, directing and evaluating the work of departmental management team; including vice presidents, managers, and sales team

Promote a culture that reflects **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.'s values; encourage good performance and reward productivity


Oversee the fiscal activities of the company including budgeting, reporting and audit

Manage the company’s resources within budget guidelines and according to current laws and regulations

Promote programs that are produced in a cost-effective manner while always maintaining a high level of quality

Ensure appropriate financing to support the short- and long-term goals of the company

Community relations

Serve as spokesperson and representative of **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***., assuring proper representation of **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. to the community

Act as liaison between **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. and the community, building relationships with peer organizations where appropriate

Actively advocate for the company, its mission and services and ensure it is consistently presented in a strong, positive image

Job Requirements


This is a demanding and potentially high-stress position that will require the incumbent to handle detailed concepts and problems, balance multiple tasks and make rapid decisions.

The COO should possess the following competencies and qualifications:

Bachelors Degree with a minimum of 10 years experience in a senior management position

Commitment to results

Business acumen

Strong leadership and motivational skills

Knowledge in the following areas; operations, finance, personnel, planning, human services and evaluation

Previous operations management experience in the freight, logistics or transportation industry

This is a full time position to be based predominantly out of our Texas headquarters in Houston but may require regular travel to our satellite facilities nationwide.


Commensurate with experience

Company info

Special Logistics, LLC

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