Operations Supervisor

Edmonton, Alberta

Date Listed: 2014-08-15
Job Title: Operations Supervisor
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Job Summary: Supervise all activities of drivers, dockworkers and other operations personnel. Utilize available resources to move freight in the safest and most cost-effective manner to meet or exceed customer expectations and to achieve company goals.
Principal Duties: Develop daily delivery plan utilizing equipment, manpower and other resources to ensure an effective, efficient operation.Supervise all activities of drivers and dockworkers responsible for efficient loading/unloading of trailers along with productive pick-up and delivery of freight at customer locations.Manage work assignments, monitor performance and provide training on job duties, company policies and procedures.Communicate company safety program and enforces safety rules and compliance with all government regulations.Ensure proper work methods are utilized at all times.Utilize independent judgment and effectively recommend personnel actions in accordance with company policy, procedures and contractual language. Provide appropriate coaching and documentation of actions.

Complete necessary paperwork accurately and in a timely manner to ensure an efficient and steady flow of information.

Extensive knowledge and effective use of the local union contract.

Working Conditions: 
This is a 24/7 operations. Must be flexible and willing to work any schedule.

  • Completion of secondary school is required.
  • A college diploma or university degree in business or transportation administration or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Several years of supervisory experience related to freight traffic required.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office applications.
  • Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills required.
Relocation Assistance: No
Contact Information: Qualified candidates should apply to reimerhr@reimerexpress.com.
Please quote R686 627 in the subject line.