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Dock Manager

No. 3270
October 25, 2022
Location
Delta
Salary
60,000 to $65,000 per year, based on experience.
Job category
Transportation - Logistics
Type of job
Permanent
Schedule
Day shift.
Are you seeking for a challenging position in logistics in a dynamic environment that will live up to your expectations? If so, we have the ideal job for you! Our client, a company specialized in L.T.L transport, is currently seeking for a Dock Manager who will be responsible for the loading and unloading of freight for assigned Dock Areas. The person will be responsible for making sure to achieve the business objectives.

Tasks

  • Plan, organize and control various activities relating to loading and unloading of freight.
  • Plan daily manpower needs to ensure customers’ freight is delivered on time and damage free.
  • Communicate with dispatch and with dock workers to coordinate the movement of trailers and freight.
  • Conduct pre-shift meetings/briefings to communicate values, strategies and company objectives.
  • Prioritize transfer freight and next-day delivery.
  • Ensure the timely and efficient movement of freight on a daily basis.
  • Supervise, coach, train and develop Dock Foremen and dockworkers.
  • Prepare and issue shift reports to all relevant personnel.
  • Deal with employee-related issues such as reviews and discipline.
  • Enforce Health and Safety rules, policies and procedures.
  • Do any other responsibilities required for the position.

Advantages

  • Competitive salary.
  • Extended health benefits.
  • One of Canada’s best managed companies.

Job requirements

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the transportation industry in an Operation’s role.
  • Operational Certifications ( Forklift , TDG and WHMIS).
  • Must possess thorough knowledge of L.T.L. industry.
  • Knowledge of OS&D.
  • Computer literate and comfortable with Word or Excel.

Desired profile

  • Leadership and management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Positive attitude, team player and excellent interpersonal relations.
  • Organization skills and good management of priorities.
  • Ability to work independently and ensure KPI's are met.
  • Ability to make sound decisions under pressure and to meet deadlines.

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