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Operations Trainee

YRC Worldwide

This is a Contract position in Miami, FL posted July 29, 2021.

JOB SUMMARY Job training in the supervision and operational fundamentals of dock operations, to successfully transition properly trained candidates into Supervisors.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Be trained to supervise and direct all activities of dockworkers, truck drivers and other support staff engaged in the loading, unloading and transport of freight.

Learn to prepare and plan daily utilization of resources to ensure a consistent and efficient operation.

Gain understanding of company policies and procedures.

Learn the methods of on the job safety to foster safe handling, loading and storage of hazardous materials.

Acquire knowledge and effective use of the local union contract Gain exposure to linehaul and city operations.

– Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes, structure, or culture); adjusting effectively to change by exploring the benefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make the change successful.

Building Trusting Relationships
– Using appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal partners; interacting with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one’s intentions.

– Working cooperatively with others to help a team or work group achieve its goals.

– Conveying information and ideas clearly and concisely to individuals or groups in an engaging manner that help them understand and retain the message; listening actively to others.

Continuous Learning
– Actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application.

Initiating Action
– Taking prompt action to accomplish work goals; taking action to achieve results beyond what is required; being proactive.

Work Standards
– Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.

BENEFITS Competitive pay based on experience MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelors/Associates (or in progress) degree.

Career interest in Transportation or Logistics Effective organizational, planning and prioritization skills.

Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

This is a 24/7 operation.

Must be flexible and willing to work any schedule.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Education or Military Background in Logistics or Transportation WORKING CONDITIONS This job operates in a professional office environment indoors.

Routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The position requires the ability to spend long hours sitting or standing while using office equipment and computers.

Ability to perform repetitive tasks such as typing and keying.

Occasional lifting, pushing/pulling, carrying 10 lbs of supplies and materials is required.

Yellow Corporation, along with all subsidiary companies, are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer 06022021