Container Yard Depot Manager
Updated on 5/20/2023
Pleasanton, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • Working knowledge of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety rules strongly preferred
  • Proficiency with software applications and transportation systems
  • Previous supervisory or management experience
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to multitask, meet deadlines, and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with customers and staff at all organizational levels
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Logistics, Supply Chain Management or a related field preferred (relevant experience can be substituted for the required education on the basis of one calendar year of experience for one academic year of education)
  • Ideally three to five years of experience in yard operations
  • Relevant work experience within Logistics, Warehouse Management, or Dispatch required
  • Prolonged periods sitting or standing at a desk and working with a computer
  • Entering text or data into a computer by means of a traditional keyboard
  • Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word to impart oral information to clients or coworkers
  • Clarity of vision at approximately 20 inches or less, including use of computers
  • Assess business conditions, evaluate emerging business needs and take action to address near-term opportunities to improve service, reduce costs and/or generate incremental revenue to enhance operational results across the distribution system
  • Manage the daily operations of the container yard
  • Responsible for work safety management and training, and federal/state/local regulatory compliance
  • Direct and oversee record keeping, inspections, audits and safety training
  • Ensure the timeliness and integrity of all inventory transactions
  • Manage and maintain an effective Yard Management program to achieve specified accuracy rate
  • Analyze and redirect workflow to appropriate work centers to balance workloads
  • Identify necessary remodels or replacement of obsolete or unproductive assets based on operational need and economic justification
  • Review and evaluate the performance of all yard operations functions, address performance gaps and take corrective action as needed to ensure each functional area is delivering on operating goals
  • Responsible for personnel matters related to hiring, training/development, termination and grievance of employees
  • Conduct performance appraisals and coach direct reports to enhance individual and team performance
NEXT Trucking

51-200 employees

Proprietary platform and digital freight marketplace