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Seasonal Field Transportation Lead

Reference ID: 717050

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Brampton, ON
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Full Time
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Other


Job Description:
• Perform leadership functions for the yard team, including regular 1:1 coaching and development sessions and directing the team as needed during the work day.
• Perform the duties of the Area Manager when the Area Manager is not on site.
• Perform functions to maintain yard accuracy
• Correspond with multiple shipping companies and their contacts
• Facilitate the relationship between the yard team and the IB and OB FC teams.
• Use multiple shipping company's software to ship and track packages
• Coordinate trailers to corresponding dock doors and cross docks using the appropriate
• Troubleshoot shipping problems and errors to resolution
• Communicate well with fellow employees and coordinate activities according to needs
• Comprehensive understanding of shipping requirements, rules and obligations by carrier, destination and package type
• Ensure that all safety measures and precautions are in place and being used regarding the docks and trailers
• Assist in off-site yard operations

Qualifications:
• Must be able to communicate well with peers, managers and outside carriers
• Must be well organized and detailed oriented with the ability to multi-task
• Must be accurate, reliable and understand the importance of deadlines
• Must be able to work as required to satisfy deadlines
• Must be able to be proactive and work well with others
• Strong verbal and written communication skills are a must
• Need to know or be able to learn the Shipping process
• Need to know or be able to learn the carrier provided shipping tools
• Must be flexible for daily overtime and varying schedules as needed
• Must have a valid driver's license, maintain appropriate insurance and pass a motor vehicle background check.

Physical Considerations:
• Standing and/or walking during a minimum ten-hour shift
• Some lifting and moving of packages, most weighing 35 pounds or less
• Walking in the FC and Yard area with great frequency
• Manual dexterity in hands and wrist
• Regular bending, lifting, stretching and reaching both below the waist and above the head

Work Environment:
• Will be working in an active trailer yard
• This role will spend a majority of the time in the FC yard, where conditions will vary based on the season
• The pace in the shipping department is fast and can be hectic

Basic Qualifications Basic Qualifications:
• Need to know or be able to learn the Shipping process
• Need to know or be able to learn the carrier provided shipping tools

• High School Diploma or equivalent required
• Must be flexible for daily overtime and varying schedules as needed
• Current Valid Driver's License, which must be maintained in the state that it pertains

Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications:
• Must be able to communicate well with peers, managers and outside carriers
• Must be well organized and detailed oriented with the ability to multi-task
• Must be accurate, reliable and understand the importance of deadlines
• Must be able to work as required to satisfy deadline
• Must be able to be proactive and work well with others
• Strong verbal and written communication skills

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

Amazon is a drug free workplace


Posted: September 15, 2018
Closes: November 14, 2018
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10,000+ employees
Industry:
Technology

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