Directs the activities of yard personnel in order to ensure good customer service and safe and efficient movement of goods and equipment on the premises.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Directs workers in loading, unloading and movement of materials on the premises utilizing material handling equipment and machinery; oversees receiving of yard materials and instructs yard workers in receiving and storage procedures.
Ensures that employees receive proper training and certification, if necessary, to operate equipment and machinery used in yard; ensures that equipment is serviced on schedule and maintained effectively.
Inspects loading operations for outgoing delivery to ensure compliance with shipping specifications, load limits and safety regulations; prepares and reconciles bills of lading and packing slips.
Provides on-the-job training to outside or new yard employees including product knowledge of items stored in yard and warehouse; housekeeping and safety procedures.
On occasion, will perform the same duties as other yard personnel.
Ensures that outside areas kept neat and clean and scraps and yard debris are appropriately recycled or disposed; reports safety hazards and handles remedial action.
Assists customers in loading and load building; provides delivery status information, inventory availability and answers related questions.
Understands and observes all safety procedures and practices in order to prevent injury to self or co-workers; attends periodic safety meetings as required; may recommend changes to improve safety procedures.
Leads and directs employees including assigning, monitoring and reviewing work progress and accuracy, providing guidance, addressing escalated issues and training less experienced team members. May provide input on the performance of assigned employees to management.
Other duties may be assigned.
Advanced knowledge of yard and product activities on location including component or materials weights and methods of loading
Advanced knowledge of operation and handling of all machinery and equipment used in the yard; maintains certification to operate such if required.
Ability to plan and coordinate work processes to maintain and increase manpower and equipment efficiency
Communication skills sufficient to speak before teams and work groups to explain work rules, product standards and productivity goals
Ability to read and write work schedules and reports
Knowledge of basic math, counting and estimating
Customer service orientation
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED) and five (5) years yard operations experience; or equivalent education and experience.
WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
The work environment and physical activity described 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.
Work is performed primarily in an outdoor yard environment, subject to variations in temperature and weather, equipment noise and dust.
Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 pounds frequently and on occasion up to 80 pounds.
May be required to perform specific tasks that involve climbing, lifting, pushing or kneeling.
ProBuild - 8 months ago