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Tracking Code Cargo Operations Supervisor
Job Code 18-0679
Posting Title Cargo Operations Supervisor
Post Date 4/16/2018
Full Time / Part-Time Full Time
City Seattle
State WA
Description The Cargo Operations Supervisor is responsible for directing and managing to efficiently discharge and load cargo to and from vessels while maximizing productivity and promoting safety awareness and regulatory compliance and controlling operation costs

Job Responsibilities: Essential Functions:

• Supervise Cargo Operations to achieve maximum productivity and optimize operational costs by making sure labor understands and follows formal standards of cargo handling to prevent injuries and reduce damages.
• Determine necessary terminal equipment requirements.
• Coordinate with other terminal operations departments as well as resolving operational issues.
• Continuously monitor to ensure compliance with company policy, state, federal Marine safety codes/regulations.
• Identify and thoroughly investigate accidents, incidents, damages and injuries; respond to unsafe operations or emergency situations, generate timely and accurate reports.
• Perform all other job related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Knowledge of the documentation of shipments for the Marina Cargo Industry.
• Must have the ability to work any shift assigned including nights, weekends and holidays
• Must have the ability to lead by example, adapt to changing circumstances, communicate effectively, build strong teams, make sound decisions, resolve problems and develop rapport with employees.
• Must be able to make quick decisions and react expeditiously and efficiently establish a plan of action and coordinate efficient execution.
• Must have strong leadership skills and inspire others to accomplish goals and encourage high standards of performance.
• Must have the ability to prioritize tasks and objectives; high level skill of planning, organizational and time management skills.
• Knowledge of container terminal operations, especially vessel cargo plans and sequencing of cargo handling activities
• Must be able to use independent judgement and discretion.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and provide direction to individuals and/or teams/groups
• Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office products (Word & Excel); a plus if prior experience with a Terminal Operating System
Requirements Required Experience:

• Minimum of 2 years of supervisory cargo handling experience.
• Must be able to obtain a North Slope Training Cooperative Certification (NSTC).
• Must be able to obtain a BP Transit Badge.
• Must have a valid drivers license.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Proven customer service skills.
• Demonstrated ability to independently establish priorities.
• Must be detailed oriented and possess exceptional leadership skills, a strong customer focus, and team-oriented.
• Must be extremely flexible and able to adapt quickly to changes resulting from an ever changing logistical environment.
• Must possess a valid driver’s license and safety training skills. The ability to obtain TWIC credentials.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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