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Job Code:201057
Job Title:DOCK MANAGER
Job Category:LOGISTICS/DISTRIBUTION/WAREHOUSING
Location:MISSISSAUGA, ON

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POSITION TITLE:

Dock Manager

JOB CATEGORY:

Logistics/Distribution/Warehousing

INDUSTRY:

Transportation:Ground/Trucking

DATE:

August 28, 2018

LOCATION:

Mississauga, ON

JOB ORDER NUMBER:

201057

THE COMPANY:

Our client, a family-run, industry leader in transportation, logistics and distribution in North America, has paved the way for over 70 years. Since day one, this employer of choice has embraced cutting edge technology and progressive practices. All the while keeping their eye firmly on the prize of being the leading provider of supply chain logistics services by offering their clients a competitive range of value-added services.  Their mandate, and key to success, has always been to maintain a team of responsible and committed transportation and distribution experts who partner with their clients to provide first class solutions. They do so in a manner that prizes, above all else, safety, quality, agility, efficiency and innovation.  They employ thousands of professionals, sport a fleet of thousands of tractors and trailers, and operate dozens of Distributions Centre’s and terminals throughout Ontario and Quebec.

THE OPPORTUNITY:

This is an opportunity to join an employer of choice who provides the resources, support and infrastructure to expertly carry out the duties of each important position within the organization. Our client is a rare breed in today’s work-a-day world, respectful of the fact their employees have interests and obligations independent of their work-related duties and mindful of the importance of a positive work/life balance. As a result, they extend to their teams various programs to support their employees in these initiatives. 

One talented individual will be fortunate to join our client and this progressive organization in the very important and essential capacity of Dock Manager. If you are someone who thrives under the unique pressure that comes with the world of Transportation Warehousing, who can think ahead and on their toes, and who can multi-task like few others…we want to hear from you. 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Dock Manager will manage and lead teams of Dock Personnel. You will utilize available resources and equipment to move freight in the safest and most cost effective manner. With the customers and company best expectations in mind.

  • Supervise and Manage Dockworkers and other support staff in the loading and unloading of trailers
  • Interact with the terminal office and yard operations to properly service customer shipments in a timely and cost effective fashion ensuring the seamless movement of freight.
  • Manage work assignments, monitor performance and provide training as needed
  • Directly manage, train, coach and mentor Dock Personnel. Provide accountability and feedback on all activities pertaining to the Dock.
  • Ensure all handling, loading, unloading and storage are preformed according to the Company’s standard and procedure for safe working environment
  • Must have your Fork Lift Certification
  • 3-5 years management experience in a high-volume, fast distribution environment
  • Knowledge in proper freight handling techniques
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of operations
  • Can handle changing priorities and able to show strong judgement in stressful situations
  • Previous experience with a cross dock transport company would be considered an asset

EXPERIENCE: In order to be COMPETITIVE for this position, you will have:

  • Must have your Fork Lift Certification
  • 3-5 years management experience in a high-volume, fast distribution environment
  • Knowledge in proper freight handling techniques
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of operations
  • Can handle changing priorities and able to show strong judgement in stressful situations
  • Previous experience with a cross dock transport company would be considered an asset

COMPENSATION:

Our client is offering a very competitive compensation package, including a benefits package.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Fork Lift Certification (Ontario)

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

Permanent, Full Time

REQUIRED TRAVEL:

No

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE:

No

MANAGES OTHERS:

Yes

CONTACT:

Charmaine Kapasky: Recruitment Consultant, Transportation and Logistics

HOW TO APPLY:

Please click on the “APPLY” button located elsewhere on this job posting (preferred) or email your resume to: ckapasky@stoakley.com 

KEYWORDS: 

Dock, Forklift, Fork Lift, Dock Manager, Freight, Cross Dock  

ABOUT STOAKLEY-STEWART CONSULTANTS:

Stoakley-Stewart Consultants Ltd. is an Executive Search/Recruiting Firm with international reach. We opened our doors in 1977 and have grown to be one of the most successful employment agencies in Canada, boasting over 300 person-years of recruiting expertise.  We house a team of top-notch consultants, each acting as Subject Matter Expert in their chosen field. As a result we provide professional recruiting services to clients and candidates in a variety of industries.

This expansive breadth of experience allows us, as a firm, to satisfy all of your hiring/employment needs. In accordance with Canadian laws, it is the policy of Stoakley-Stewart Consultants to consider all qualified individuals for available positions without regard to race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, country of origin, age, disability etc.

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