Under the supervision of the Terminal Manager, the Assistant Manager of Operations directly supervises, plans, organizes, coordinates, and evaluates all Appalachian Regional Port service departments and personnel.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Ensures all Yard, Gate, and Intermodal operations are run safely, efficiently, and within the parameters of the operating budget. Coordinates with the Georgia Ports Authority Maintenance Department to ensure the availability of container handling equipment for service (production) demands as well as for preventive maintenance scheduling. Oversees the scheduling of departmental employees. Ensures proper training of employees to safely operate container handling equipment and relevant GPA computer systems. Coordinates with external customers and over the road drivers to ensure the Intermodal Container Transfer Facility is organized and operated in an efficient and safe manner. To include, but not limited to, customer service issues and billing concerns. Makes plans to facilitate new business opportunities and analyzes operating methods. Prepares evaluations for departmental employees. Conducts regular Safety and Business meetings with departmental employees. Monitors terminal activities and production levels as required. Maintains accurate inventory of all hazardous material containers on terminal. Assists with the preparation of the department's budget. Assists with the preparation of department goals and implements procedures to accomplish those goals. Ensures all employees perform their duties with the utmost concern for their safety, their equipment's upkeep, and the safety and well-being of those working on the Port. Oversees the parts inventory control via SAP. Performs other duties as assigned. JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Daily work assignment changes will be implemented at managements discretion. Cross training will be ongoing for the assistance in such an event. Ability to schedule, organize, supervise work of subordinates. Ability to exercise prompt independent judgment. Ability to learn and manage the GPA computer systems. Excellent oral, written, and listening skills required. Ability to deal effectively and professionally with the GPA staff on all levels as well as customers, representatives of the shipping industry, and the general public required.
Education and/or Experience:
Four year college degree in business, transportation or related field required. Three years of related work experience desired. Prior experience managing fleet maintenance desired. Prior management experience desired.
Must meet the criteria for and obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC). Valid state driver's license required.
Addendum to Description:
Typical duties are to include, but not limited to the following: Logging in of train and processes in the system Plans and assigns work to rails as required Monitors and responds in a timely manner to emails Assist road drivers as required Parts inventory control via SAP Work assignments for operators/technicians Helps with customer service and billing concerns Maintains inventory of hazardous containers on terminal Performs daily tool box safety meetings Equipment daily logs are to be saved on file as PDF and entered into ETS, produce a repair plan Monitors and logs daily volume Maintains supplies for equipment maintenance Communication with yard teams on production planning Daily production on Moves Per Hour (MPH) monitoring Daily Intermodal reporting Admin/foreman/employee safety meetings and communication Assign all equipment operators per daily schedule Works with vendors on maintenance issues Gain maintenance knowledge and software capabilities