Dock Supervisor, 75K, Shift Work, Weekends, LTL, Cross-Dock

CWT Group - Mississauga, ON (30+ days ago)

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Dock Supervisor, $75,000 per annum, Benefits, RRSP's.

Must be flexible to work: Shift Work, Weekends,

LTL Cross-Dock facility.


  • minimum of five (5) years exprience in the trasportation industry in a similar role;
  • leadershipe skills
  • knowledge of equipment and handling procedures within the trucking industry;- dangerous
goods certificate; forklift certificate;

  • geographic knowledge of the areas we service;
  • must be able to multi-task;
  • good communication skills;
  • basic math skills;
  • lead by example philosophy;
  • computer literate;
  • great organizational skills and ability to prioritize effectively & efficiently; ability to make sound decisions under pressure and to meet deadlines.
  • responsible for planning, organizing and controlling various activities relating to loading freight;
  • monitor the loading process to determine conformance to loading patterns and to prevent shifting or damage to freight during transit;
  • inspect loading operations to ensure the maximum use of space requirements, layouts and positioning of shipments;
  • act on all noncompliance issues in a timely manner;
  • monitor and ensure that freight is identified;
  • manage staff and resources to maintain efficient handling of shipped freight;
  • ensure a safe and hazard-free environment;
  • responsible to ensure that the building is set up with the required amount of trailers;
  • responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of these units (trailers);
  • follow up with central dispatch to coordinate any special equipment needs and ensure all the proper equipment is in place as well as determining the required manpower;
  • constant communication with the Forklift Operators, Dispatch, Yard Coordinator and Customs Help;
  • complete the daily door check sheet;
  • responsible for the maintenance and inventory of all tarps, chains, binders, and ensure that worn tarps are red-tagged;
  • researching and investigating pro’s on the dock and in the system;
  • perform electronic breakdowns with central dispatch using the scanner;
  • operate the forklift when needed;
  • assist dock workers when required;
  • manifest the freight to the trailer and distribute pro bills and manifest to dispatch;
  • plan loads to minimize freight handling;
  • loading all outbound trailers;
  • rescheduling unmanifested freight (shipment that did not move);
  • printing pro bills when required;
  • responsible to ensure that the proper trailer is used for freight requiring heat or refrigerated

  • provide tools to the dockworkers such as forklifts and trailers in order for them to perform their job function;
  • monitor and ensure that staff follow work instructions and are in compliance with customer requirements and expectations;
  • rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems;
  • prepare and issue shift report to all relevant personnel;
  • manage workload to ensure costs are in line with established set targets;
  • enforce Health and Safety rules, policies and procedures and continuously instill a safe working environment so as to ensure the well being of all employees.
ISO 9001:2011 (Quality Management System) orientation for all employees is mandatory. All new employees will go through an orientation that involves understanding how all departments operate and how they interact with one another. As part of the training needs, they may spend up to one week or more with another employee for purposes of learning the job, the procedures, the processes and the AS400 computer system. Other requirements for training needs are to review and understand the following work instruction: 301.06 As a Supervisor, the Quality Objective is to ensure that all loaded freight is damage-free and that all outbound trailers meet the required target times in order to meet the service requirements