Sudbury , CA
4d ago

Sudbury - Dock Foreman

Shift Type : Nights Department : Dock Location : ON - Sudbury Job Type : Full Time Professional Areas : Management

Description :

The Dock Foreman will carry out all the supervisory activities of the cross dock operation through a team of dockworkers and lead hands.

Work and cooperate with all external and internal customers to ensure a high level of customer service.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervise terminal warehouse employees in areas including safety, scheduling, coaching and assessment
  • Schedule and monitor the use of equipment to maximize utilization
  • Provide ongoing training to lead hands
  • Maintain staff levels that insure an acceptable level of productivity and performance
  • Monitor freight movement to ensure maximum load factors and service levels to minimize claims
  • Work with all employees to ensure smooth operations under all conditions
  • Assist with terminal operational activities
  • Administer reporting and record keeping on productivity, utilization and service levels
  • Minimize severity or frequency of accidents of contractors and dock personnel through risk identification process
  • Review weekly dock schedule
  • Plan work schedules, ensuring adequate staffing requirements
  • Directs activities of dockworkers; inspecting completed tasks
  • Develop and execute training plan for dock workers
  • Ensure housekeeping, productivity, and quality of work standards are maintained
  • Achieve departmental, as well as personal goals
  • Manage inventory of tools and supplies to reduce risk, loss and damage
  • Practices Safe work procedures and ensures team practices safe work
  • Assists as needed in other Dock functions that support operations goals and objectives
  • Qualifications

    Experience working in a large commercial / industrial facility leading a team. Ideally, you have post-secondary education and a minimum of three years’ experience in general freight operations.

    Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks, work under pressure and manage critical and unplanned requirements.

    Strong interpersonal skills to foster and build working relationships with business unit leaders in addition to vendors, contractors, and suppliers.

    Competent ability and capacity to get the job done through a hands on approach. Experience using all Microsoft Office programs.

    Working knowledge of WHMIS and the Health & Safety Act.

    Physical Requirements

    This position is a hands on position and will require a physical capability. For this positon you will be required to bend, stoop, stand, walk, turn, pivot, and stand for long periods of time.

    The operation of power tools and manual tools on a regular daily basis. l Occasional sitting and operating powered equipment.

    Lift up and move up to 50 pounds and adjust body position to maneuver. Need a good sense of balance with hand and foot coordination with ability to assess weights and judge distances and heights.

    Ability to work in varying temperatures, depending upon season. Must wear PPE at all times. Regular use of computer.

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