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Gate Supervisor "Fairfax"

Job Location

Kansas City, KS

Job Type

Full Time

Published Date

April 3, 2024

Job Description

Gate Supervisor (2nd Shift)
Kansas City, KS - Fairfax

Our Fairfax Terminal is looking to hire a new 2nd Shift Gate Supervisor. Our preferred candidate will embody an exemplary work ethic, patience with employee concerns, experience in decision-making, abiding to operating procedures, upholding contract and disciplining employees. This position requires a strong willed, experienced person in managing personnel.

Manage day-to-day activities of Yard employees; perform various administrative duties in support of this function.

Essential Functions:

o Provide hands-on supervision of employee work assignments to ensure maximum, quality productivity within Jack Cooper as well as working directly with the GM plant
o Work day starts at 4pm to 12:30a
o Ensure compliance with customer guidelines and requirements
o Ensure appropriate staffing levels to effectively satisfy productivity goals and expectations
o Prepare inventory for loading; build loads, audits, safety audits, claims, damages
o Identify yard and equipment maintenance needs; initiate repair process, as needed

Physical Abilities and Work Environment:

o Physical agility to include, but may not be limited to, walking, standing, sitting, bending, stooping, squatting, reaching, lifting up to 100 pounds, pushing, pulling, stretching, climbing and balancing
o Visual acuity, including but may not be limited to, close up and distance, peripheral sight, ability to discern color
o Work effectively in an environment with potential loud noise, extreme heat or cold
o Ability to work effectively at heights up to 50'
o Manual dexterity
o Ability to work around fumes and petroleum products

Requirements

o High school graduate or equivalent
o 2-4 years' relevant management experience in a union environment
o Management experience in the auto transport industry preferred
o Working knowledge of computers and software to include Microsoft Office
o Excellent management, supervisory and leadership skills
o Excellent employee and labor relations skills
o Excellent time management and prioritization skills

Benefits include:

o Medical
o Dental
o Vision
o 401K
o Paid Time off

Requirements

o High school graduate or equivalent
o 2-4 years' relevant management experience in a union environment
o Management experience in the auto transport industry preferred
o Working knowledge of computers and software to include Microsoft Office
o Excellent management, supervisory and leadership skills
o Excellent employee and labor relations skills
o Excellent time management and prioritization skills

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