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Dock Supervisor

Company: US Logistics Solutions
Location: Lakeland
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

US Logistics Solutions is looking for a capable and dedicated individual to work as an Operations (Dock / Sort) Supervisor. The qualified candidate will coordinate all activities of dockworkers on a manual small package / retail sort distribution system. The supervisor 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 supervisor will provide dockworker training, performance feedback, and provide disciplinary recommendations when necessary. Previous experience with the small package or retail sort operation is mandatory. Frequent lifting, pulling, pushing, and carrying of freight, up to 50 lbs., are 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 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 assigned

Qualifications:
* 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) pounds

Skills:
* 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

US Logistics Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $41,627.43 - $50,000.00 per year

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* 10 hour shift
* 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Lakeland, FL 33811: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

License/Certification:
* Driver's License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: US Logistics Solutions, Lakeland , Dock Supervisor, Other , Lakeland, Florida

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