Yard Supervisor "Ft. Wayne"

Job Location

Ft. Wayne, IN

Type of Job


Published Date

August 4, 2022, 5:00:00 AM

About the job

The preferred candidate will embody an exemplary work ethic, patience with employee concerns/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.

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

Essential Functions
* Provide hands-on supervision of employee work assignments to ensure maximum, quality productivity
* Ensure compliance with customer guidelines and requirements
* Ensure appropriate staffing levels to effectively satisfy productivity goals and expectations
* Prepare inventory for loading; build loads
* Identify yard and equipment maintenance needs; initiate repair process, as needed

Physical Abilities and Work Environment
* 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
* Visual acuity, including but may not be limited to, close up and distance, peripheral sight, ability to discern color
* Work effectively in an environment with potential loud noise, extreme heat or cold
* Manual dexterity
* Ability to work around fumes and petroleum products


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