Auto req ID: 5091BR Posting Title: Dock Supervisor Location: Bensalem PA Company: Estes Express Lines HotJob: No JobDescription: Report to Operations Manager /Assistant Terminal Manager and/or Terminal ManagerLead, guide and direct dock employees as needed to include setting targets, monitoring performance, providing coaching, counseling and developmentAccountable for the management of an efficient, clean and safe LTL operation to include dock planning and set up schedulesEnforce understanding and compliance with all Company policies and procedures; safety rules and government regulationsInvolved in and makes recommendations in the hiring and termination processesAdminister and carry out assigned portions of the Terminal Business plan as set forth by the Terminal ManagerResponsible for meeting all KPI’s assignedDaily utilization of all Company enhancement tools and processesReview and revise schedules to increase efficiencies and to lower costResponsible for equipment assignment and movement (trailers and tractors) in collaboration with other supervisors/managementResponsible for proper communication to customers via phone, fax or emailOversee and responsible for all paperwork associated with the dock to ensure it is handled timely and correctly by employeesRegular attendance is requiredThis is not an all-inclusive list of job requirements and/or duties and may not contain all capabilities necessary to perform the job at all times due to circumstances; Operational, safety and other needs may require the employee to perform any and all other duties as assigned; Employees are expected, and must be able to perform all such duties and tasksQualificationsHigh School Diploma or General Educational Degree (GED), or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. Bachelor’s Degree preferredThorough understanding of the LTL trucking industry, including basic paperwork flow preferredPrior management, dispatch and dock experience required, preferably in LTL trucking industryMust be knowledgeable of local metropolitan areaMust have strong leadership skills including the ability to hire, coach, counsel, train, mentor and terminate employeesTeam building and interpersonal skillsPossess excellent verbal, written and listening communication skillsExcellent planning and organization skillsMust have good computer skills (AS/400 & MS Office a plus)Must have strong work ethic and good problem solving skillsMust be willing to work 50 hours/week averageMust be able to work any shift including nights and/or weekends and in any weather conditionMust be able to comply with all company policies, rules, procedures and Code of ConductMust be able to interact well with othersMust be able to work independently, or in a team settingMust be capable of working under tight time constraints in a high volume environment with multiple prioritiesMust be able to lift approximately 10-15 lbs., or more if required by the essential functions of the jobResponds well to questions; Ability to read, interpret and comply with written information and documents such as safety rules, operations / procedure manuals and maintenance instructions with a high comprehension and concentration level to include the ability to meet deadlinesMust pass a pre-employment drug screen, random drug and/or alcohol tests, and will be subject to a criminal history background checkMust be authorized to work in the United States