Yard Coordinator – Maersk – South Gate

Working as an independent business unit, Damco Distribution Services is a member of the Maersk group of companies and is financially affiliated to one of the world’s largest and most respected transportation and logistics organizations. Formerly known as Maersk Distribution, Damco Distribution has provided customized distribution solutions for over 25 years. Each client’s supply chain is evaluated to optimize efficiency from factory production, all the way to end user delivery. The goal is not only to minimize lead times but also to minimize inventory levels and costs, thus making the client’s business more flexible. Our warehouse network spans from East to West Coasts of the United States and in Canada, with a workforce of some 650 employees. Services include transloading and automated sortation, cross-docking, DC bypass, replenishment, drayage management, and inland transportation. The company stands by its brand attributes of: Passion for Customers, Dedication to Service Delivery, Differentiation and Energized People.

We offer
Working at Damco Distribution Services brings a unique blend of being part of a conglomerate with rich heritage and an exuberant, enthusiastic, fast-paced logistics company. We believe encouraging our employees to learn, take risks, and grow their career. You bring your hands on work ethic, positive attitude and strong leadership skills. We provide you with a range of unique opportunities from operations to customer service that will accelerate your development in one of the world’s leading logistics companies which is part of a Fortune 500 global organization.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages which include but are not limited to:
A competitive salary:
• A comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
• A 401k Retirement Plan
• Paid time off
• Tuition Reimbursement
• And More

Key responsibilities
Position Summary: This position coordinates activities between yard operations, dock operations, customer service and IT. The Yard Coordinator assists management with schedules of staff, equipment levels and all activities regarding the yard and dock.

Position Responsibility:
• Monitor supplies and equipment levels to ensure availability at all times
• Ensure the accuracy and timely preparation, processing, distribution and retention of all necessary reports and records regarding all operating functions for yard and dock office
• Ensure system updates for equipment status and status changes are maintained
• Monitor customer equipment pools to ensure efficient operations and meet profit goals/business needs
• Act as liaison for equipment repair both Wherenet and Yard Goats
• Conduct internal audit regarding safety, housekeeping, equipment and inventory
• Track the department’s performance in meeting all customers’ “Level of Service” requirements
• Coordinate Yard Drivers to ensure timely equipment moves to the dock and report issues to the management team
• Assist in the forecasting of staff and schedules based on work volumes
• Track department productivity goals and process improvements
• Work closely with Information Systems to ensure all technology hardware is operating as needed
• Coordinate, track and follow up on activates between the operations department and IT in the development and maintenance of necessary operations management systems
• Responsible for maintenance invoices

We are looking for
• High School Diploma or equivalent
• 1 year related business experience preferred
• Excellent organization skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Proven problem-solving and self starter attitude; resourceful
• PC skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
• Open to varying hours and shifts

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