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Assistant Yard Manager- West BC
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Maersk | South Gate, CA
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Assistant Yard Manager- West BC

CALocalSupply Chain/Logistics OperationsRef.: DC-214972At Maersk we are experts at warehousing, distribution, and transportation.

Your shoes were likely made in China. Have you ever wondered how it got to your local retailer? Or, what's in that shipping container going down your local highway? At Maersk we know. In fact, we facilitate the deconsolidation and movement of freight across all of US and Canada every single day.

Maersk is financially affiliated to one of the world's largest and most respected transportation and logistics organizations. Formerly known as Maersk Distribution, Damco Distribution has provided customized distribution solutions for over 25 years. Each client's supply chain is evaluated to optimize efficiency from factory production, all the way to end user delivery. The goal is not only to minimize lead times but also to minimize inventory levels and costs, thus making the client's business more flexible. Our warehouse network spans from East to West Coasts of the United States and in Canada, with a workforce of some 650 employees. Services include transloading and automated sortation, cross-docking, DC bypass, replenishment, drayage management, and inland transportation. The company stands by its brand attributes of: Passion for Customers, Dedication to Service Delivery, Differentiation and Energized People.

We OfferWorking at Maersk brings a unique blend of being part of a conglomerate with rich heritage and an exuberant, enthusiastic, fast-paced logistics company. We believe in encouraging our employees to learn, take risks, and grow their career. You bring your hands-on work ethic, positive attitude and strong leadership skills. We provide you with a range of unique opportunities from operations to customer service that will accelerate your development in one of the world's leading logistics companies which is part of a Fortune 500 global organization.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages which include but are not limited to:

* A competitive salary
* A comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
* RRSP Match contributions
* Paid time off
* Tuition Reimbursement
* And More

Key ResponsibilitiesThis position is responsible for the overall performance of the yard, including operations, safety, house- keeping and security from the identification of drivers and proper procedures for access and departure from the yard. The Yard Manager schedules staff and plans, directs, and controls all activities regarding the yards. The Yard Mmanager also selects, motivates and develops all yard staff members. This works closely with the other departments in establishing and meeting performance objectives and goals. The Yard Manager is responsible for achieving company objectives in regard to cost, productivity, customer service, profits, implementing company policies and the managing the daily Yard Drivers' duties.

Key Responsibilities:

* Develop and implement an efficient method to assure supplies and equipment is available at all times and manage customer equipment pools to ensure efficient operations and meet profit goals/business needs
* Conduct internal audits regarding safety, housekeeping, security, equipment and inventory
* Ensure the accuracy and timely preparation, processing, distribution and retention of all necessary reports and records regarding all operating functions
* Ensure safety policies and practices are being adhered to and are fundamental to the Company culture
* Collaborate with the Operations Manager and Information Systems in the development and maintenance of necessary operations of the YMS
* Initiate resolutions and improvements to all procedures regarding the yard areas
* Manage Yard and Gate staff and activities to ensure all daily goals are met
* Review forecasting of container volumes to ensure proper staffing and scheduling
* Develop processes and measurements necessary to meet operational productivity goals and monitor process improvements
* Assure that customers receive the required level of operations and administrative support to exceed customer's expectations
* Communicate and coordinate any systematic issues and/or development needs regarding yard and/or operational activity
* Be proficient in all yard and operational systems with ability to train others and troubleshoot as needed
* Be responsive to budgetary guidelines in monitoring all expenditures and costs as it pertains to customer and/or administration at site location. Be prepared to enforce with all colleagues and/or direct reports
* Effectively communicate with other departments and shifts to ensure the efficiency of the Yard as a whole
* Have constant dialog with the Supervisors and Managers on daily operational issues and events, in their absence report the same information to the Operations Manager
* Meet customer and Company key performance metrics, goals and objectives
* Participate with the training of the other managers
* Foster team environment within the facility and demonstrate strong leadership skills
* Manage, evaluate and mentor Supervisors
* Supports the commitment to the Company's Core Values
* Coordinate with Managers and Human Resources to ensure adherence to Company policies and procedures
* Ensure that reports, billing and labor payroll are timely and accurate
* If applicable, the Assistant Yard Manager responsible for interpreting, administering and managing labor in accordance with bargaining unit contract guidelines
* Performs job related duties as specified by management

Who we are looking for- College degree preferred but not required

* Strong candidates are assertive, adaptable and resilient
* Must be a self-starter
* Strong multi-tasking and problem solving abilities
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Team player attitude
* Proficient with systems (i.e.: Microsoft products; warehouse management systems, etc)
* Flexibility to work nights, holidays, and weekends
* At times may be required significantly extended shift hours based on business need
* Must be able to lift up to 50lbs

>Last application date: 05 June 2020.

For further information, please contact: .maerskline.comThe purpose of this document is to provide a summary of the generic functions/tasks associated with this position. It is not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible position responsibilities, tasks, and duties. The responsibilities, tasks, and duties of the incumbent might differ from those outlined here and additional duties may be assigned at the manager's discretion. The position description details as outlined below are also subject to change and may be reassigned at any time.

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

General office setting, typically the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work, usually at a computer terminal - with short breaks and/or lunch period. There may be bending/stooping, reaching above shoulder level, walking; standing; carrying of light items such as papers, books or packages of up to 25 pounds. In the warehouse setting, employee may be walking, standing and/or loading goods for long periods of time. The ability to bend/stoop, reach above shoulder level, walk; stand; carry of light to heavy goods weighing up to 50 pounds is required. Should be able to hear & speak clearly using phone / headset to communicate with customers; be able to navigate, view & enter information on the computer. At times may be required significantly extended shift hours based on business need. May need to travel across US & Canada, international.

Relocation Not Available; Must have Canada work authorization

A.P. Moller - Maersk is an integrated container logistics company working to connect and simplify its customer's supply chains. As the global leader in shipping services, the company operates in 130 countries and employs roughly 70,000 people. With simple end-to-end offering of products and digital services, seamless customer engagement and a superior end-to-end delivery network, Maersk enables its customers to trade and grow by transporting goods anywhere - all over the world. For more information: https://www.maersk.com Your promise. Delivered.

About Maersk

Maersk Data USA Inc. offers a complete array of IT services, including consulting, application development and support, systems integration, e-commerce solutions and more. Maersk Data USA, Inc. is part of the Maersk Data Group, which, as a member of the A.P. Moller family of companies, employs more than 2,500 people in the United States, Denmark, Asia and India.