Yard Supervisor

Job Location

Type of Job

Non- Union -Full-Time

Published Date

March 25, 2021, 4:00:00 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

  • Ability to work effectively at heights up to 50'

  • 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