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Dock Supervisor: St. Louis & Springfield

We are recruiting for a full time Dock Supervisor in our St. Louis & Springfield terminals.  This position provides the right applicant unlimited career potential. Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity.

The Dock Supervisor is responsible for:

  • Assigning freight pickup/delivery loads to drivers by route, location and service deadlines.
  • Efficient utilization of drivers and trailers to ensure capacity goals are met.
  • Ensuring driver productivity via on-time service
  • Ensure maximum productivity by efficient routing.
  • Driver check-in and/or check-out
  • Professional interaction with customers, staff and drivers
  • Adheres to and promotes all required safety policies and procedures.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
  • Supervise and coordinate dock operations and personnel to include load planning, timely departures and 100% freight accuracy.
  • Assist local dock personnel with coordinating the following: loading and unloading, FMCSA regulations, manifest approval and deliveries and operation procedures.
  • Complete the freight routing process for next day deliveries.
  • Ensure load quality, timely computer data entry and paperwork procedures followed, terminal and freight security and proper freight routing.
  • Maintain a clean, safe work environment.
  • Assist in all terminal and employee safety issues and compliance with governmental regulations.
  • Provide supervision to staff through motivation, direction, review of and feedback on performance.
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
  • Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge.
  • Be able to balance multiple tasks while positively motivating, coaching and communicating clear instructions to others.
  • Supervise forklift operators to meet daily operation goals.
  • Operate a sit-down forklift in the loading/unloading of trailers as needed.
  • Enforce all company, FMCSR, OSHA and DOT policies, rules, regulations and laws as required.

Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years proven supervisory experience in LTL transportation.
  • Demonstrate leadership with excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Individual will be self-motivated with strong interpersonal, decision-making and organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Have the confidence and ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, support staff and drivers.
  • Able to react quickly to change.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds frequently and greater than 75 lbs. occasionally.
  • Working, standing and walking on non-climate-controlled loading dock area for several hours at a time.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, and Outlook).
  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • High School Diploma or GED

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to attracting and retaining the best-qualified people available, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or status as a veteran of the Armed Forces, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

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