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Dock manager

Company: US Logistics Solutions
Location: Ellenwood
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

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Dock Manager

US Logistics Solutions is looking for a capable and dedicated individual to work as a Dock Manager The qualified candidate will coordinate all activities of dockworkers and supervisors on a manual small package / retail sort distribution system. The manager will provide planning for, direction to, and will control available resources associated with the timely, damage-free, and safe loading/unloading of freight on assigned shifts supporting both company and customer KPI's. In addition, the manager will provide dockworker training, and performance feedback, and provide disciplinary recommendations when necessary. The ideal candidate will oversee all activities of supervisors, dockworkers, and other support personnel. Previous experience within a small package or retail sort operation is mandatory. Frequent lifting, pulling, pushing, and carrying of freight, up to 50 lbs., is required.

Core Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Ensure all dock and yard work is performed according to USLSOL approved procedures, standards, and specifications for sort operations.
  • Ensure that production levels are planned and met for continuous improvement.
  • Directly supervise, coach, train, mentor, and provide feedback and accountability on all activities of supervisors and dockworkers engaged in loading, palletizing, and unloading trailers
  • Assign job tasks to workers according to unloading and loading schedules
  • Maintain appropriate load plans
  • Coordinate work assignments, monitor performance, and provide training on relevant job duties
  • Provide a clean, safe working environment for all personnel and visiting customers
  • Foster safe handling, loading, unloading, and storage as provided by the Department of Transportation
  • Other duties as assignedQualifications:

    • Must have management experience (3-5 years preferred), in a high-volume, fast distribution environment
    • Previous Retail sort experience (UPS or FedEx Ground) is a plus
    • Bachelor's degree or higher in Management, Logistics, or Industrial Engineering preferred
    • Interest in long-term career development through assignments in multiple facilities across the nation
    • Ability to handle changing priorities and use good judgment in stressful situations
    • Must possess demonstrated leadership ability
    • Knowledge of proper freight handling techniques
    • Must be 18 or older
    • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of operations
    • Knowledge of Department of Transportation (DOT) rules and regulations
    • Experience with a contingent workforce during peak seasons
    • Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to fifty (50) poundsSkills:

      • The ideal candidate will possess a "can do" attitude with a "will do" work ethic
      • Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
      • Have strong time management skills and the ability to work well under pressure
      • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of operations
      • Strong team player that thrives in a fast-paced environment
      • General computer skills - Microsoft Office, Outlook
      • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
      • Industry-leading benefits package
      • Paid holidays & vacation
        Equal Employment Opportunity:

        U.S. Logistics Solutions, Inc., is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our success depends on the combined skills and talents of all our employees. We are committed to making employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, family status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.

        Apply below or call (855) 486-3638 today!

Keywords: US Logistics Solutions, Atlanta , Dock manager, Executive , Ellenwood, Georgia

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