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Freight Operations Manager

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Freight Operations Manager Can you see the “big picture” and champion safety in a transportation environment? Here is your opportunity to have a direct impact on the operational efficiency of this respected national transportation company as Freight Operations Manager. In this role, your goal will be to maximize productivity by Identifying real risks and taking immediate action where required. You must also communicate with dock workers on each shift to fully understand employee needs. Success in this position will depend on your ability to represent the company positively to both internal and external stakeholders. What you will do: * Schedule, supervise and mentor 4 foremen and approximately 30 dock workers * Conduct daily meetings with each foreman, to confirm job tasks and discuss issues * Provide regular feedback and evaluation to dock workers; encourage a respectful and col laborative workplace * Analyze flow of freight within the warehouse to minimize unnecessary freight movement * Track truck arrivals, delays, volumes, and damages; audit paperwork for accuracy * Train dock workers to properly code delays, weight and timecard discrepancies * Develop and implement procedures and audit checklists to reduce waste Must haves: * Post-secondary education in business, or equivalent skills and experience * Proven leadership and entrepreneurial experience (ex. small business ownership or warehouse management) * Demonstrated management experience and ability * Excellent communication and people skills * Goal-oriented and driven work style * Computer proficiency (i.e. Microsoft Office applications, email), with ability to learn new software quickly Apply now! If you would like to be considered for this position, or know someone who would, please email a resume to Jay Myshkowsky at jay [at] pinnacle [dot] jobs. To learn more about this position, please call 204.926.3507, quoting job number 6039. Great companies are built with great people who make a difference. Our passion is finding those game changers who make that difference. Pinnacle was founded on this simple principle in 2002. Our success over the past decade is a direct result of our ability to connect top candidates with top clients. Today Pinnacle has 25 specialized recruiters who continue this vision. We are Manitoba’s largest recruitment firm only because we treat every candidate like they’re our only candidate.

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March 30, 2013 (Long time ago)

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