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The Transportation and Logistics division of JD Irving, Ltd. is comprised of a dynamic group of unique and successful businesses in the marine, railway and trucking sectors (www.jdirving.com).  We are a recognized leader in freight movement and logistics services.  We offer a fast-paced and progressive work environment, with exposure to a wide range of operational initiatives and a focus on the future through our business digitization initiatives. 
We are growing our businesses, transforming our operations, maximizing our results and energizing our employees through investment and progressive technology that is making a difference.  We value people and teamwork, and we seek and develop the very best talent to ensure that WE DELIVER! 

Universal Truck and Trailer is Atlantic Canada's largest heavy-duty truck and trailer dealership featuring the most up-to-date dealer service bays in Southern New Brunswick.  We are an authorized sales, service, parts and warranty dealership for premium products including Freightliner, and Western Star.  In addition, we service all makes and models for class 6, 7 and 8 vehicles, including luxury class RV's.

We currently have an opening at our location in Dieppe, NB for a Director of Operations.  Reporting to the General Manager, this position ensures organizational effectiveness in operations by leading the team in implementing organizational strategies, policies and practices to achieve our targeted business results.


  • Support the annual operating budget, strategic plan and objectives for each department and monitor the group’s performance
  • Engage with analytics team to utilize data insights and daily management that drive improvement plans
  • Liaise with the continuous improvement group to link initiatives to business requirements
  • Support cross-departmental alignment through stakeholder consultation across key functional areas including administration, sales, and human resources
  • Create dealership service and pricing policies
  • Persuasive communicator of company vision and strategic plan across job levels to motivate execution


  • Undergraduate degree in Business Administration or Management
  • 10+ years of professional experience; 5+ years of experience leading people
  • Energetic leader who empowers and engages a diverse team
  • Experience with project management tools and processes
  • Advanced computer skills and the ability to drive data analytics and insights
  • Strong skills in management, communication, negotiation and problem solving
  • Must have a reputation for effective execution and influence

Please apply online for this career opportunity.

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