Operations Supervisor Job at Day & Ross Inc. in Winnipeg, MB
Position Type: Regular – Full-Time
Requisition ID: 4802
Grade: Grade 04
Company: Day & Ross Inc.
At Day & Ross, you’ll go far.
From a single truckload of potatoes in the 1950s to a fleet of thousands, Day & Ross has become one of the largest transportation companies in Canada. With more than 8,000 employees, drivers, and owner operators, we’re a major player in cross-border and LTL/TL transportation, offering a diverse portfolio of transport and logistics solutions across North America.
For over a decade, we’ve been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, and we were named a Top Company for Women to Work for in Transportation in 2018 and 2019. Our industry recognition is a testament to the family values we share with our parent company, McCain Foods Limited.
About the Role
How You’ll Help
Provide daily guidance and motivation to Dock Workers (employees and agency workers) and Drivers (company and broker drivers) to ensure achievement of operational objectives for the terminal.
Escalates issues of individual poor performance, inappropriate behaviour, absenteeism, etc. to the Regional Manager.
Communicate monthly performance stats to the team to help measure, develop and improve operational performance.
Maintain policies and procedures and ensure compliance with federal and provincial transportation, safety, and employment legislation.
Ensure all incidents (personal injuries, transportation collisions, spills, near misses, etc.) are promptly reported, documented, an investigation is initiated and corrective/preventative measures are implemented.
Hold effective, weekly toolbox meetings and ensure safety issues are addressed.
Works with the team and others, internal and external to the terminal, to resolve roadblocks to achievement of daily operational objectives.
Ensure the schedule for the terminal is followed.
Work with the Terminal Manager to track monthly performance stats for the dock.
Other duties as required
Your Skills & Experience
Minimum of five years experience in the transportation industry
Previous leadership experience and/or experience in the transportation industry are strong assets
Post secondary education, preferably in operations, logistics, or business
Strong leadership skills specifically the ability to motivate and drive engagement to achieve objectives, facilitate conflict resolution, and to provide training
Advanced communication skills, particularly verbal
Computer skills, including the use of MS Word, Excel & Outlook, and web based programs as well as RF scanners. Experience using AS400, a strong asset
Strong interpersonal skills including customer focus
Appropriate sense of urgency
Strong sense of safety; training and experience in similar safety sense environments a strong asset
Knowledge of industry-related equipment, including forklifts, lift jacks, trailers, etc. a strong asset
Majority of work day is spent between a safety sensitive dock operation and the dock office. Can be busy and noisy, as well as fast-paced and demanding. Required PPE must be used at all times.
Significant physical activity, including bending, stretching, lifting, etc. over extended periods of time; involves moving and handling large and cumbersome freight (50-75 lbs) using proper techniques and resources
Also involves extended period of time sitting at a computer and on the phone.
Please note that the successful candidate will be subject to reference and criminal background checks prior to employment.
We thank you for your application, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
As a federally regulated employer, The Day & Ross Transportation Group fully supports the principles of employment equity and encourages all qualified members of the designated groups to apply.
Location(s): CA – Canada : Manitoba : Winnipeg
Company: Day & Ross Inc.
Company Location: Winnipeg, MB