New Penn Motor Express Operations Supervisor Trainee in Baltimore, Maryland

A great opportunity for Recent College Grads looking to get into the logistics industry!

Job Purpose Statement

While training as an operations Manager you will also train and act as the The Weights and Inspections (W&I) Auditor to ensure appropriate freight charges are applied to customer shipments. This is a second shift evening position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Re-weigh and inspection process of customer shipments.

  • Coordinate W&I activity to ensure appropriate freight charges on each shipment.

  • Provide continuous review of accuracy of National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC ) commodity descriptions and reported weight on bills of ladings as provided by shippers.

  • Complete density studies for the Pricing department.

  • Provide support to Sales team on customer calls to existing and potential accounts.

  • Coordinate scale inspections and calibration of forklift weigh systems as needed. Train & instruct others on usage of same systems.

  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • Manage activities and processes involved with the loading and unloading of trucks

  • Foster a “safety first” culture throughout the operations to ensure a safe work environment for all personnel and visitors

  • Observe loading operations to ensure conformance to Company policies and procedures, as well as, Federal Department of Transportation regulations

  • Responsible for staffing to include: work assignments/rotations, employee training, employee breaks, overtime assignment, and coverage for absent employees

  • Analyze processes and procedures to produce maximum service with minimal downtime

  • Responsible to meet terminal safety, productivity, and quality goals

  • Responsible to ensure all activities meet or exceed Federal and State safety regulations and guidelines

  • Record and manage data within appropriate timelines

  • Provide training for new employees and provide on-going coaching for existing staff

  • Utilize computer skills in a mainframe environment

  • Provide oral and written communication to all levels of employees within the Company

Required Experience and Education:

  • 2 year college degree or Bachelor's degree preferred

  • Basic computer skills to readily enter, access, review or change data as required.

  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to the implications of W&I corrections to our customers.

  • Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills.

  • Organizational and prioritizing skills to expedite and effectively manage work load.

  • Ability to work varying shifts/hours/days as needed.

  • Ability to learn quickly and work independently

  • Must be able to work in a non-temperature controlled open air dock platform in all weather conditions (hot or cold weather)

  • Must be able to stand, bend, stoop, and walk frequently on a concrete dock surface subject to dust or other debris as needed to physically inspect shipments.

  • Ability to utilize NMFC as a resource to determine correct classification of customer shipments

  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations necessary to do the work, including counting goods and weight calculation

Job Type: Full-time

Title: Operations Supervisor Trainee

Location: MD-Baltimore

Requisition ID: 1702TM