Dock Supervisor
CEVA Logistics 1,078 reviews - Atlanta, GA

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Job Summary and Mission

Coordinates and supervises all activities on the outbound dock and ensures the system is coordinated efficiently. Models and acts in accordance with our guiding principles and core values.

Summary of Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities and essential job functions include, but are not limited to the following:

Develop and maintain excellent service to internal and external customers at all times.

Plan the daily work schedule by reviewing existing work orders, arrival notices and instructions from customers.

Assess priorities based on time sensitivity and available resources.

Assign duties to appropriate warehouse staff.

Review pending jobs or trends, plan for reorganization of warehouse space, and needed changes in levels of supplies, equipment, or staffing needs.

Train new staff in assigned duties, or delegate training responsibility to experienced specialist.

Monitor quantity and quality of jobs being performed throughout the day, providing guidance and advice as necessary.

Assign supervisory duties to experienced specialists acting as leads for lower level warehouse staff.

Keep abreast of progress or problems.

Keep manager advised of progress or problems requiring attention on a daily basis.

Hold regular meetings with warehouse staff to assess group's overall status.

Provide ideas and suggestions for more efficient operations.

Promote a positive relationship with clients by providing excellent customer service.

Provide responsible supervision and control for all department activities.

Provide training of assigned staff through active recruitment, training, and quality management activities.

Conduct annual performance reviews for all staff within department.

Address all employee performance problems promptly and directly in accordance with personnel policies.


Summary of Experience and Education

High School Diploma or GED required.

Bachelor's Degree preferred or equivalent combination of work experience and completion of the LDP Program.

Minimum four years related experience.

Minimum three years industry experience preferred.

Minimum one year supervisory and/or management experience required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office, internet, web-based and job specific software applications.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide using units of U.S. and/or international currency, weight, volume and distance measurements.

Basic understanding of business financial principles including P & L's, budgets, payroll, financial reporting and expense control.

Ability to allocate work assignments and/or tasks responsibilities to others to maximize the organization's and the individual's effectiveness.

Makes customers and their needs a primary focus of one's actions; developing and sustaining productive relationships.

Takes action that is consistent with available facts, constraints and probable consequences.

Explores alternatives and positions to reach outcomes that gain all parties' support and acceptance.

Analyzes complex problems and develops alternative solutions.

Ability to model the organization's vision and values and lead others.Ability to plan work for self and others to ensure that work is completed efficiently.

Effectively participates in and /or supervises department projects related to assigned area of responsibility.

Develop and use collaborative relationships to accomplish work goals; develop individual relationships by listening, sharing ideas, and appreciating others' efforts.

Maintain stable performance under pressure or opposition; handling stress in a manner that is acceptable to others and the organization.

Use appropriate methods and a flexible interpersonal style to help build a cohesive team and facilitate the completion of team goals.

Read, analyze and interpret complex procedures or regulations and write correspondence and procedural documents.

Ability to read, write and speak English fluently.

Speak effectively before groups of customers or employees.

Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.

Ability to drive and/or operate forklift, pallet jack and hand truck.

Must have good vision and depth perceptions.

Consistently at work and on time.

Licenses and Certifications

Valid state issued driver's license.

Forklift Driver Certification.

DOT Dangerous Goods/Hazardous Materials Certification





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About this company
1,078 reviews
CEVA Logistics U.S. is a regional unit of CEVA Logistics, part of giant CEVA Group. CEVA Logistics US provides freight forwarding and...