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Assistant Terminal Manager

Company: Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

American Fast Freight, a subsidiary of Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation (OLT), is recruiting for an Assistant Terminal Manager in Anchorage, AK for the domestic freight forwarding businesses of Alaska. OLT is privately held and one of the top 100 US third-party logistics companies with operations across the US, Europe and Asia.
The Assistant Terminal Manager will have the primary responsibility to help oversee the daily operations of a transportation facility. This position will supervise and lead team members to ensure smooth operations and efficient completion of projects. Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Overall responsible for all shift operations. Must be flexible and able to oversee all shifts.
  • Evaluate and enforce policies and procedures.
  • Monitor product and information flow.
  • Maintain inventory integrity.
  • Communicate job expectations to staff.
  • Constantly evaluate manning and space requirements.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment.
  • Coach and train associates.
  • Achieve operational objectives.
  • Control expenses.
  • Resolve problems.
  • Initiate corrective actions for any errors or violations.
  • Monitor quality of our services.
  • Monitor quality of product handling.
  • Monitor & review staff (in Dayforce system).
  • Audit all processes including receiving, shipping, and paperwork trails.
  • Secure property by maintaining established access policies and procedures.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned. Daily Actions:
    • Review daily inbound and outbound requirements and plan resources.
    • Track orders [with Warehouse Lead(s)] in and out of warehouse.
    • Track needs for daily orders with Office Manager and Administrative staff.
    • Communicate expectations to staff.
    • Evaluate and enforce policies and procedures.
    • Monitor product and information flow with Administrators.
    • Monitor any issues with inventory locations and correct immediately.
    • Oversee warehouse employees.
    • Resolve problems.
    • Monitor quality of our services.
    • Monitor quality of product handling.
    • Document in Day-Timer all to do items.Qualifications and Key Skills:
      • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
      • Ability to solve problems and make effective decisions in a fast-paced environment.
      • Ability to take ownership of the business and ensures the highest standards of safety, productivity, and customer service are exceeded every day.
      • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
      • Ability to meet deadlines and multitask.
      • Ability to train, coach, and mentor associates.
      • Ability to solve conflicts among coworkers.
      • Effectively communicates with customers and coworkers by providing accurate, courteous, and timely responses to questions or concerns.
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Education and Experience
        • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
        • Minimum of five years of management/leadership experience in transportation industry is required.
        • Must have knowledge or background in DOT compliance.
        • Proven experience in providing high levels of customer service to internal and external customers.
        • Prior experience using barcode scanning and a forklift certification is preferred. Physical Requirements
          Must lift 40 lbs. on a frequent basis and up to 70 lbs. on a less than frequent basis; sit for sporadic periods of time and stand for up to 8 hours at a time. Walk for up to 8 hours in a shift to assure smooth warehouse operations. Reach above head for storing materials (up to 40 lbs.), grasp, handle, and perform finger operations. Must focus physical activity for extended periods of time to assist freight movement. Majority of time spent on feet in and out of potentially inclement weather. Must operate normal office equipment such as a phone, computer, fax machine, and copy machine.

Keywords: Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation, Anchorage , Assistant Terminal Manager, Professions , Anchorage, Alaska

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