Dock Supervisor
Saia, Inc. - Indianapolis, IN

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Is your career taking you where you want to go? When it began in 1924 years ago, Saia covered a two-state area: Louisiana and Texas. Today, Saia is one of the most successful LTL carriers in the United States, ranking in the top ten of carriers in the LTL sector. Much of Saia's growth has been accomplished through mergers and acquisitions. The road to a great career starts with Saia! Saia, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAIA) is a less-than-truckload provider of regional, interregional and guaranteed services covering 34 states. Saia is home to the industry-leading Xtreme Guarantee product, which guarantees total customer satisfaction from pick-up through invoicing. Saia offers complete North American coverage through partner agreements. With headquarters in Johns Creek, Ga., and a network of 147 terminals, we employ 7,400 people. For more information on Saia, visit the Saia Website at http://www.saia.com/ . We have an immediate opportunity for an experienced Dock Supervisor. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):Provide planning, direction and control of all available resources for ensuring timely, damage-free loading/unloading of freight on the outbound shift. Supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in loading and unloading trucks and in moving and storing materials or products. Train new employees in job duties. Ensure all work is performed according to company approved procedures, standards and specifications. Provide a clean, safe environment for all personnel and visiting customers. The successful candidate will possess the following attributes: Previous LTL supervisory or operations experience strongly preferred! Exceptional people and communication skills Motivational and organizational skills Experience with employee training, coaching, and progressive discipline counseling Scheduling Knowledge of DOT rules and regulations Knowledge of safe lifting techniques Knowledge of proper loading/unloading techniques Computer literate (Word, Excel, Email) Customer service relations Record keeping and filing Saia offers an excellent benefits package: Health Insurance - Medical/Rx/Vision/EAP with LOW COST employee contributions Employee Only: $26.00/semi-monthly Employee +1 Dependent: $55.25/semi-monthly Family: $81.25/semi-monthlyEmployees with 10 or more years of service do not pay Employee Contributions!!Other great benefits include: Market-based salary Optional Dental Insurance Free Life Insurance Free Salaried Continuation program Free Long-term disability coverage Other optional benefits such as supplemental life insurance, supplemental accidental death & dismemberment, critical illness insurance 401(k) plan with immediate vesting Paid Vacation days, holidays and Personal/Sick Day Employee Stock Purchase plan Direct Payroll Deposit Credit Union Scholarship program Employee recognition programs Become part of the mission… At Saia, we are guided by a three-part mission that recognizes both our customers' needs as well as the needs of our employees. Based in part on our proprietary CSI (Customer Service Indicators) program, it is a mission that is truly unique in the industry.Partner with a successful company that built its mission statement around how the company operates each day: 'Provide the best-in-class regional service defined by our Customer Service Indicators with cost-effective processes in an environment that respects employees and recognizes excellence.'
Preferred Qualifications: Minimum 1 year of transportation and/or supervisory experience LTL dock operations experience strongly preferred Bachelor's degree Knowledge of AS400 system Knowledge of MS Office Why Work at Saia Motor Freight? Saia Motor Freight is a company that...*is established and offers stability and security for you and your family while maintaining a young, innovative vision of the future. *is committed to rewarding an employees superior performance by allowing lateral or promotional transfers. *is one of the most successful LTL carriers in the U.S. *is a growing corporation, offering the best in benefits and opportunities to inspire every member of our team. Thinking of joining our winning team? We would like to invite to view just some of Saia's more recent accomplishments Saia Honored for Excellent Safety Record Saia Named Interregional Carrier of the Year by CoLinx, LLCSix Saia Employees Receive Chairman's AwardSaia Honored with Lowe's 2009 Silver AwardSaia's Susan G. Komen for the Cure Campaign ConcludesSaia Improves Transit Times; Offers More Direct CoverageSaia Honored with Three Prestigious AwardsSaia Opens New Terminal in Illinois If you are a person that takes pride in your work, presents a positive image, and has a strong work ethic, then we welcome you to apply! CareerBuilder related terms: dock supervisor, inbound, outbound, operations, operations supervisor, cross dock, terminal, freight

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Saia -- you say it "sigh-ah" -- is a holding company for less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier Saia Motor Freight Line. (LTL carriers...