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Terminal Manager

Company: Guardian Logistics Solutions
Location: Greer
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*Job Description: *

Guardian Logistics Solutions is in search of a capable and dedicated individual to work as a *Terminal Manager *at our new location in Greenville SC (GSP). This location is due to open in Mid January 2023. The candidate will be required to train in our Charlotte and Charleston locations prior to the opening of this location.

The qualified candidate will coordinate all activities of dockworkers, drivers and other support personnel. The Terminal Manager will provide planning for, direction to, and will control available resources associated with the timely, damage-free, and safe loading/unloading of freight on assigned shifts. In addition, the supervisor will provide dockworker and driver training, performance feedback, and provide disciplinary recommendations when necessary. Previous experience with cargo operations is plus.

*Core Responsibilities & Duties: *

* Ensure all work is performed according to Guardian's approved procedures, standards, and specifications for dock operations
* Directly supervise all activities of dockworkers and support personnel engaged in loading and unloading trucks and trailers
* Assign job tasks to workers according to unloading and loading schedules
* Provide guidance to subordinates on goals and objectives on a weekly basis
* Maintain appropriate load plans
* Ensure proper maintenance of facility, forklift equipment, trailers and handling supplies
* Execute appropriate load plans and proper load balance to ensure safe vehicle operation
* Coordinate work assignments, monitor performance, and provide training on relevant job duties
* Maintain facility appearance, condition and security
* Perform facility inspections
* Assist in the loading and unloading of trailers
* Other duties as assigned

*Qualifications: *

* Verifiable *Leadership Management* of at least *3+ years*
* Previous route planning experience
* Strong team player that thrives in a fast-paced environment
* Ability to drive performance of direct reports and lead a team in a lean manufacturing environment
* Prior air freight experience is a plus
* International/Import experience is a plus
* Must possess demonstrated leadership ability
* Knowledge of proper freight handling techniques
* Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of operations
* Must be flexible to work weekends and nights if necessary
* Forklift and general freight handling experience
* Knowledge of Department of Transportation (DOT) rules and regulations
* Experience with a contingent workforce during peak seasons
* Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds
* Ability to *travel* for training - *TRAINING IS MANDATORY* (Expenses Are Compensated by Company)

*Skills: *

* Ideal candidate will possess a "whatever it takes" mindset
* Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
* Have strong time management skills and the ability to work well under pressure
* Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of operations
* Successful management of Operational costs
* General computer skills - Microsoft Office, Outlook, TMS / WMS programs
* Excellent communication and problem-solving skills

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $65,000.00 per year

* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
* Monday to Friday
* Weekend availability
Supplemental pay types:
* Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Greer, SC 29651: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

* Microsoft Office: 5 years (Required)
* Logistics Management: 5 years (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Guardian Logistics Solutions, Asheville , Terminal Manager, Executive , Greer, North Carolina

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