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Supervisor, Transportation

CADILLAC, MI

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Posted on October 23, 2018

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About Supervisor, Transportation

Title: Supervisor, Transportation

Location: United States-Michigan-Cadillac

Job Number: 8554

SUMMARY

Plans, directs and coordinates the storage and distribution operations for the facilities within the assigned business unit.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Negotiates with carriers, warehouse operators and insurance companies for services and preferential rates. Develops and documents standard and emergency operating procedures for receiving, handling, storing, shipping or salvaging products or materials. Issues shipping instructions and provides routing information to ensure that delivery times and locations are coordinated.

Confers with department heads to coordinate warehouse activities, such as production, sales, records control and purchasing. Supervises, coordinates, provides leadership to, and reviews the work of transportation department personnel. Evaluates and makes recommendations regarding methods and procedures in assigned areas. Acts as liaison with other departments and prepares written reports concerning assigned aspects of work. Interviews and recommends candidates for new hire. Plans day-to-day departmental operations, assigns people, authorizes overtime and controls costs. Plans week-to-week and month-to-month departmental operations. Coordinates with Production, Purchasing, Production Planning, Sales, Engineering and Quality Departments to ensure operation standards and goals are met. Arranges for necessary shipping documentation, and contacts customs officials in order to effect release of shipments when necessary. Arranges for storage facilities when required. Evaluates freight costs and the inventory costs associated with transit times in order to ensure that costs are appropriate. Examines invoices and shipping manifests for conformity to tariff and customs regulations when necessary. Advises sales and billing departments of transportation charges for customers’ accounts. Performs such individual assignments as supervisors and superiors may direct; establishes and maintains effective work relationships within the department, the Corporation and the community; and maintains the professional competence, knowledge and skill necessary for the satisfactory performance of all assigned responsibilities. Performs those administrative activities necessary for the effective management of the department, including provision for the selection and development of employees, pay administration, budget administration, employee safety, employee counseling and motivation, organization goals and objectives, and planning, organizing, integrating and measuring the work performed within the department and ensures adequate and continuous controls are exercised over all assigned activities affecting quality. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. CORE COMPETENCIES Commitment to company values and ethics Dependability: personally responsible, completes work in a timely manner, and performs tasks accurately Motivation: must maintain a positive attitude and strong work energy Organization: very detail oriented and always comes prepared Teamwork: works harmoniously with others to get a job done, responds positively to instructions/procedures, and works well with others Communication: excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills

Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A.) or Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) from four-year college or university; or eight years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about the facility. The environmental characteristic for this position is an office setting. Candidates should be able to adapt to a traditional business environment. Name………………………………………………………………………. Signature…………………………………………………………………. Date………………………………………………………………………..

Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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