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Dock Manager

No. 3270
October 25, 2022
60,000 to $65,000 per year, based on experience.
Job category
Transportation - Logistics
Type of job
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.


  • 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.


  • 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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