The Operations Supervisor will effectively direct and manage all activities related to drivers and dockworkers at End of Line facilities. Utilize resources to move freight in the safest and most cost effective manner to meet or exceed customer expectations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Develop daily delivery plan utilizing equipment, manpower, and other resources to ensure effective and efficient operations and that work assignments are completed properly.
Supervises all activities of drivers and dockworkers responsible for efficient loading/unloading of trailers along with productive pick-up and delivery of freight at customer locations.
Ensure necessary resources of labor, equipment and time are available to all employees to allow maximum productivity of operations staff.
Ensure load quality, timelines, and work efficiency goals are met.
Recruit, develop and retain qualified personnel to ensure effective operations in support of company's mission and goals. Responsible for the selection, training, motivation and discipline of terminal employees.
Conduct performance reviews and focus on development and career planning.
Communicates company safety program, trains, and enforces safety rules and compliance with all government regulations.
Administer safety programs which encourage a safe work environment and focus on prevention of accidents and injuries.
Ensure compliance with government, company, and local labor regulations, policies, and procedures.
Goal Oriented - ambitious in nature, working to better the team as a whole by exceeding key metrics.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Experience in the transportation industry with a deep knowledge of operations and logistics.
Effective organizational, planning and prioritization skills.
Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Demonstrated Leadership and supervisory capabilities.
Must be flexible, willing to work any schedule, including weekends and holidays, in all types of weather.
Bachelor's degree in transportation, business, engineering or related area.
Knowledge of local applicable collective bargaining agreements.
Knowledge of company policies and procedures.
Safety/OSHA knowledge or certifications.
Environmental working conditions vary and employee may encounter vibration, noise, odors, and extremes in temperature and wind as well as exposure to varied weather, varied surfaces, sharp edges, varied lighting and confined and congested areas and occasionally exposure to petroleum-based products such as gasoline, diesel fuel, oil, and grease.
The position requires the ability to stand, walk, and maintain balance for extensive periods of time. Continually speaking and hearing, giving and receiving directions. Occasionally sit. Seldom lift up to 50 lbs. Seldom perform repetitive tasks; stretch, turn, twist, and reach overhead; bend, crouch, squat, kneel and stoop. The ability to operate a forklift and dolly is necessary for loading and unloading customer freight when Combination City Driver/Dock Workers are not available.
YRC Worldwide is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Minorities/Females/Persons with Disabilities/Protected Veterans
Yrc Worldwide Inc.