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Want to PICKUP + SHIP + DELIVER goods into the hands of those who need it? Well we think we’ve made it pretty simple: Be kind. Be positive. Be passionate. Be willing to ‘Make It Happen.’ Here at Trailer Bridge, we work hard, get honest, stay curious and have fun! We’re always looking to have the right people join our family. Check out our available positions below, and if you see something that fits, don’t hesitate to connect or share it with someone who’d be just right.

TRAILER BRIDGE IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

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Trailer Bridge invites any applicant and/or employee to review the Company’s written Affirmative Action Plan. This Plan is available for inspection upon request by contacting our Human Resources Department at 904.751.7100.

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Current Openings

Trailer Mechanic

Summary
Trailer Bridge is looking for energetic and self-motivated go-getters to join and support our team of Trailer Mechanics. The Trailer Mechanic is responsible for performing preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, major and minor repairs on trailers, chassis, and containers in accordance with established maintenance and safety standards.  Our Trailer Mechanics provide reliable and roadworthy equipment in a cost effective manner to meet customer service requirements.
Essential Functions
  • Performs major repairs on equipment including, but not limited to, steel fabrication and bearings
  • Regularly accesses any area of equipment necessary to perform maintenance, to include inspecting and performing work in, on, or under parts of equipment
  • Performs vehicle systems diagnostics and repairs
  • Performs brake repairs on equipment
  • Performs safety inspections as required and prepares appropriate documentation
  • Completes repair orders and attendance records legibly and in a timely manner
  • Responsible for shop cleanliness and safety and compliance
  • Maintains proficiency on equipment and technologies to enhance quality of work and productivity
  • Available to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights, and weekends
  • Additional duties and projects as assigned by supervisor
Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or equivalency
  • 3-4 years of container/chassis/trailer repair experience
  • Knowledge of repairs including electrical, brake and air systems, suspension, landing gear, interior, doors, floors, body work, DOT inspections, PM inspections
  • Knowledge of vehicle systems
  • Annual vehicle and brake certification
  • Basic welding skills such as Oxy/Acetylene and MIG. Welding certification preferred
  • Ability to perform strenuous physical activity including, but not limited to, lifting up to 100 lb., bending, kneeling, reaching, climbing, and working in awkward positions for extended periods of time
  • Must provide own hand and air tools
  • CDL and ASE certifications desired but not required
  • Supports the culture of Trailer Bridge by modeling the TB12 Core Values of a TB team member
EEO/AA Institution. Protected veterans and individuals with disability encouraged to apply. I Can Make This Happen!
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Accounts Receivable Coordinator

Summary Responsible for various functions related to the processing and administration of accounts receivable. Ensure the timely application and processing of cash receipts, refunds, payment discrepancies, and the month-end closing of accounts receivable. Assist the Account Management and Sales departments with collection efforts.   Essential Functions
  • Post daily cash receipts
  • Alert management to past due or delinquent accounts
  • Track invoices that have been turned over to third party collections
  Qualifications
  • 2+ years of general office experience preferred
  • High school diploma
  • PC and data entry skills including Microsoft Excel
  • Detail-orientated
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and meet all deadlines
  Additional Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assist customers in making payment
  • Process refund checks for over payments
  • Maintain relationships with third-party collection agencies
  • Upholds company policies, and supports equal opportunity employment objectives
  • Supports the culture of Trailer Bridge by modeling and encouraging the TB12 –Trailer Bridge’s core values
EEO/AA Institution. Protected veterans and individuals with disability encouraged to apply. I Can Make This Happen!
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Account Manager

Summary
Develops and maintains customer relationships through effective understanding of the pricing structure and customer needs, as well as a strong understanding of the advantages and service capabilities of Trailer Bridge. A strong understanding of the logistics, transportation and shipping industries is preferred. Candidate should have customer service experience and be able to discuss, relate and pull from those previous experiences. Candidate must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Outlook. Precise data entry is required. Candidate must demonstrate an ability to learn new systems and processes within a high impact, high volume, and high demand industry.  This role involves the exercise of good judgment and discretion, since it is up to the Account Manager to propose solutions that produce sufficient margins and profitability for the company.
Essential Functions:
  • Serve as the single point of contact for daily operations for our client base from order to receipt, which includes:
    • Booking acceptance based on pricing structures
    • Submitting and managing pricing requests
    • Tracing
    • Coordinating equipment and dispatch functions
    • Facilitating paperwork for documentation
    • Managing A/R balances
    • Facilitating outstanding invoice resolution
    • Communicating regulatory requirements as applicable to the account
    • Reviewing and updating customer portals and any other needed functions as required
  • Develop the skills to maintain a strong, credit worthy customer base for the company
  • Maximize profitability by communicating our operational capabilities and compliance requirements to the customer and coordinating customer needs with TB teams
  • Identify and qualify new business opportunities for rate quotation process for customer. Strive for immediate commitment in order to shorten the closing cycle. Manage lead opportunities through identification with customer.
  • Follow up with existing customers regularly to solicit and manage new and current business
  • Manage bookings for clients from origin to destination
  • Trace and coordinate loads with customers and logistics department
  • Produce, monitor and analyze weekly sales and booking reports
  • Produce account aging reports with scheduled frequency as required by customer
  • Resolve outstanding aging and invoice issues for assigned customers in a timely fashion
  • Maintain continuous communication efforts with assigned sales team
  • Respond to each customer contact with courtesy and professionalism (telephone, email, etc.)
  • Research, follow up and resolve customer problems in a timely manner
  • Promote and maintain positive relationships with internal TB personnel, along with vendors, suppliers, and customers
  • Attract potential customers by selling and answering product and service questions
  • Acclimate all new clients properly through our onboarding process
  • Maintain customer records by updating account profile information
  • Generate specific individualized reports, as required by customers
  • Conduct “root cause" analysis to find out what caused customer’s problem and implement solutions or provide suggestions on addressing the root causes
  • Continuously identify cost savings activities for the customer and TB
  • Provide information to customers regarding sailing schedules, equipment availability, container status, routing, rates, etc.
  • Inform customers of the applicable policies, regulations and rules that affect the shipment
  • Observe all company and department rules, requests, and procedures
  • Represent the Account Manager Program and company values 100% of the time within a professional environment
  • Pursue growth through completion of the Account Manager Development Program (9 Block Growth Plan)
  • Consistently model and encourage the TB12 - Trailer Bridge’s core values
Qualifications:  
  • Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish)
  • 2-3 years previous transportation experience in sales, account management, or other closely related discipline
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience
Skills (include):
  • Account management
  • Product knowledge
  • Quality focus
  • Problem solving
  • Market knowledge
  • Documentation skills
  • Financial analysis, listening
  • Phone skills
  • Resolving conflict
  • Analyzing information
  • Multi-tasking
  • Meeting sales goals
  • Self-confidence
  • Product knowledge
  • Presentation skills
  • Client relationship building
  • Motivation for sales
  • Accountability
  • Ability to work independently with little or no direction from the team and managers
  • Any other duties as assigned by director or executive team
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Brokerage, Logistics Sales & Operations – Portland, OR

Summary:
Trailer Bridge is looking for energetic, talented, self-motivated go-getters to join our growing logistics team. As a Logistics Sales & Operations representative, you will have the opportunity to develop a successful and energetic career and be given the additional tools and training to “Make it Happen”.  We are committed to not only recognizing our top performers, but also to promoting and rewarding their success.  We are excited and ready to bring new members on the team who are eager to learn, are passionate about their personal growth, while making TBL the customer’s first choice.
Key Responsibilities
  • Grasping key concepts of our freight brokerage division and approach to personal customer service
  • Finding, qualifying, and bringing new carriers/vendors on to our network in support of customer freight
  • Utilizing daily communication to building lasting relationships with our carrier network
  • Constantly reviewing carrier capacity and availability
  • Keep up to date on the freight market and seasonal trends and applying that knowledge accordingly
  • Negotiating rates with carriers through daily phone calls
  • Tracking and tracing shipments through communicating with carriers from pickup to delivery
  • Ensuring that carriers meet all specifications necessary to move our customers’ freight
  • Identifying and creating new leads to develop personal book of business
  • Building relationships with potential customers through positive communication and excitement of TB
  • Identifying and providing effective solutions to new customer supply chain needs
  • Developing customer accounts and loyalty by providing the highest level of customer service
 Qualifications
  • Rockstar go-getter attitude required, experience preferred but not required
  • Outstanding customer service and relationship-building skills
  • Candidates who are competitive, have a huge desire to WIN, and self-motivated
  • Communication skills that are effective, persuasive, and convincing
  • Quick thinkers who make sound and efficient decisions
  • Sharp attention to detail
  • Energetic and positive attitude
  • Supports the culture of Trailer Bridge by modeling the TB12 Core Values of a TB team member
EEO/AA Institution. Protected veterans and individuals with disability encouraged to apply.
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